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‘James and the Giant Peach’ comes to life at STC

Sacramento Theatre Company’s Young Professionals Conservatory students and Pre-Professional Ensemble students will perform “James and the Giant Peach” at the Wells Fargo Pavilion Jan. 15-17. Photo by Kelly Christoffersen

Young Professionals Conservatory students and students from Sacramento Theatre Company’s Pre-Professional Ensemble program bring the heartwarming tale of a young orphaned boy and his larger-than-life insect friends to the Wells Fargo Pavilion stage beginning Jan. 15. “James and the Giant Peach” is Roald Dahl’s fantastical musical tale of a boy, his insect friends and their […]

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‘Cabaret’ and ‘Seussical’ shine in Music Circus season

Tony Award-winning Broadway classic “Cabaret” will run July 26 to 31 at California Musical Theatre’s Sacramento Music Circus. Photo by Charr Crail

California Musical Theatre has announced the 2016 lineup for Sacramento Music Circus at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 66th season for the venerable institution. The season includes four shows that have never been produced at Music Circus: The smash hit musical comedy “Legally Blonde,” based on the hilarious film starring Reese Witherspoon; the family favorite […]

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Folsom Lake Symphony: New name, same beautiful music

The Folsom Lake Symphony will take to the stage under the new name in their Feb. 13 concert, “Romance and Destiny,” with special guest violinist Livia Sohn. Courtesy photo

After 12 seasons bringing beautiful classical music to the Folsom Lake region, the Folsom Symphony has changed its name to Folsom Lake Symphony. The new name better reflects the orchestra’s increasing popularity and success beyond the borders of Folsom, said President Bruce Woodbury. “Nothing else about the symphony will change,” said Woodbury, who founded the […]

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Tibetan monks return to El Dorado County

Tibetan Buddhist monks of Gaden Shartse Monastery in India are visiting El Dorado County through Jan. 14 and will be creating a Green Tara sand mandala at the Cozmic Café in Placerville. Courtesy photo

One of the most anticipated events at the beginning of each new year in El Dorado County is the annual visit by the Tibetan Buddhist monks of Gaden Shartse Monastery in India. Through Jan. 14 the monks take up residence upstairs in the Cozmic Café, 594 Main St. in Placerville. The stay includes a full […]

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Raphael’s ‘Portrait of a Lady with a Unicorn’ comes to SF

“Sublime Beauty: Raphael’s ‘Portrait of a Lady with a Unicorn’” visits the Legion of Honor in San Francisco from Jan. 9 to April 10. She arrives after a stay at the Cincinnati Art Museum. The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and the Cincinnati Art Museum are pleased to announce “Sublime Beauty: Raphael’s ‘Portrait of […]

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Tibetan monks of Gaden Shartse Phukhang Monastery schedule

The Tibetan monks of Gaden Shartse Phukhang Monastery have lined up of series of events in which the public can participate. Mandala viewing: Jan. 6 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Cozmic Café, 594 Main St., Placerville. Dharma Talk: Jan. 6 at 7 p.m. Cozmic Café, 594 Main St., Placerville. Meditations on Patience and Compassion. Mandala viewing: Jan. 7 from 10 […]

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Camera club talks gear in January

The El Dorado Camera Club will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. The topic will be gear talk. Time to share your favorite gear and gadgets that enhance your photography experience; whether they are old time favorites or something new you got for Christmas. This is a great time to […]

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