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Kurt Pearsall named new director of the Capitol Pops Concert Band

Veteran Sacramento-area musician and music educator Kurt Pearsall has been designated the new full-time director of the Capitol Pops Concert Band, assuming his conducting duties in September. He succeeds Jerry Lopes, who is retiring from the position in August after serving as the CPCB’s only director since the band was formed in 1997. “I am […]

Comments Off / July 16, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Local brings new film to Placerville

Placerville native Todd Huffman will bring his latest film, “Penton: The John Penton Story,” to Regal Cinemas Placerville’s Stadium 8 Movie Theater on July 23 After two extremely well-received premieres in Cleveland and Hollywood, plus openings around the country, “Penton: The John Penton Story,” is being released in limited markets nationally. John Penton is motorcycle pioneer […]

Comments Off / July 15, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Time for Cowboys and Cornbread

Christmas comes in July for professional Cowboys. It is their busiest time of year. They hit one rodeo after another, roping, riding and wrestling for a chance to win a lot of money in a short period of time. Celebrate the cowboy culture and western living at Cowboys and Cornbread, a day-long celebration of old-fashioned […]

Comments Off / July 13, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Link Up’ with Snowline Hospice

Beginning Friday, Aug. 1, Link-Up Poles will be located at all six Snowline Thrift Store locations and at the administrative office. These brightly painted poles will be housed at these locations until Sept. 12 to allow community members to attach a paper “link” signifying their encouragement and support of young people entering the Healing All […]

Comments Off / July 10, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Musicians bring the classics to Tahoe

Tickets to the third annual Lake Tahoe SummerFest, a series of classical music concerts the first three weekends in August, are on sale at tahoesummerfest.org. The Lake Tahoe SummerFest orchestra is comprised of world-renowned musicians representative of international symphonies including the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco, Seattle and Vancouver, among others. For […]

Comments Off / July 10, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Connections – One Stop offers services for disabled job seekers

El Dorado County residents who are disabled and looking for work are invited to take advantage of free services and special funding offered through Connections – One Stop. “The El Dorado County Connections – One Stop program can help disabled individuals search for a good job, develop a quality resume, enhance job interview skills and […]

Comments Off / July 04, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘Mary Poppins’ comes to Sac

Noa Solorio (Jane Banks), Kelly McCormick (Mary Poppins) and Ben Ainley-Zoll (Michael Banks) star in "Mary Poppins," produced by Music Circus at the Wells Fargo Pavilion July 8-13 Photo by Charr Crail

Using a little bit of discipline, a spoonful of sugar and a whole lot of magic, Mary Poppins reacquaints the Banks family with the things that really matter in life. The musical features classics like “Chim Chim Cher-ee,” “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” and “Step In Time” and is fun for all ages. This Disney classic presented by Sacramento Music […]

Comments Off / July 03, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »