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Elly’s awarded Sept. 11

Leslie Addiego Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance The Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance presents the 34th annual Youth Elly Award Ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. This annual Youth Elly Award ceremony focuses entirely on young people and will distribute over 50 awards for outstanding performances in the following divisions: Education — Plays; […]

No Comment / September 01, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment | Read More »

Learn to sing with the Sacramento Valley Chorus

Are you a woman who loves to sing a cappella music? The Sacramento Valley Chorus of Sweet Adelines International is sponsoring a series of lessons in the barbershop harmony style with its Harmony Academy: Holiday Edition. Free voice lessons with Master Director Dede Nibler begin at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 21, and each subsequent Wednesday until the chorus’ holiday […]

No Comment / September 01, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment | Read More »

Prison time for Workers’ Comp scheme

SACRAMENTO — Former El Dorado Hills resident Gregory J. Chmielewski, 46, was sentenced recently by U.S. District Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. to three years and five months in prison for mail fraud in connection with his misappropriation of funds from his insurance business into his own personal accounts for his personal use, Acting U.S. Attorney […]

Comments Off / August 29, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Swing time — Five shows in Folsom to put audiences ‘In the Mood’

"In the Mood" travels back in time to hear the Andrew Sisters' 1941 hit "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy." Courtesy photo

Harris Center for the Arts News release To the delight of fans of American Big Bands, the brassy, all-singing, all-dancing and all-American 1940s musical  “In The Mood” celebrates 23 years on the road with five performances at the Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom Sept. 1-4 Following this engagement, the “In the Mood” talent will be departing […]

Comments Off / August 28, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Concert season hits the ground Papa Doo Run Running

Some have said that Papa Doo Run Run sounds more like the Beach Boys than the Beach Boys. Find out for yourself this Sunday as the surf rock veterans play two concerts at Harris Center. Courtesy photo

Craig Burnett Folsom Lake Community Concert Association Formed in 1965, the now legendary California band, Papa Doo Run Run, quickly discovered their forté — they sound like the Beach Boys. That sound led them to surf music icons Jan & Dean, and from 1976-80 Papa toured North America with the wildly popular duo. In the […]

Comments Off / August 18, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ premieres at Music Circus

Matt Hessburg California Musical Theatre The 2016 Music Circus season concludes with the Northern California premiere of a new musical from the mind of Victor Hugo, inspired by one of the most epic stories ever told: “The Hunchback of Notre Dame.” This daring production sets the classic tale of love, vengeance and compassion to one […]

Comments Off / August 17, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Viewpoint looks at national treasures and parks

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On Aug. 25 the U.S. National Park Service turns 100. Viewpoint Photographic Art Center in Sacramento is celebrating this landmark anniversary with two exhibits on display through Sept. 3 at its J Street location. In the Main Gallery, the exhibit focus is on California National Parks, with inspirational works by three photographers. The exhibit will highlight our beautiful California […]

Comments Off / August 11, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »