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See ‘As You Like It’ — Sacramento style

Big Idea's production of "As You LIke It" takes to Sacramento's streets. The show opens March 1. Photo by Benjamin T. Ismail

Big Idea Theatre has become synonymous with high quality, entertaining and inventive adaptations of Shakespeare’s greatest works. Its latest incarnation, opening Friday, March 1, brings a favorite pastoral comedy out of the countryside and into our own backyard .. .literally. This spring, the theater’s production of “As You Like It” will pay homage to Sacramento by […]

No Comment / February 19, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Alice dances across Folsom stage

Kate Montana, apprentice I dancer with Ballet Folsom, has quite and adventure as Alice in "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland," March 16 & 17 at the Jill Solberg Performing Arts Theatre in Folsom. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Ballet Folsom Artistic Director and Choreographer Deirdre Hawkins presents a stunning original ballet performance of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” March 16 & 17 at the Jill Solberg Performing Arts Theatre in Folsom. Colorful characters abound in this three-act ballet that will delight audience members of all ages with its beautiful choreography, fanciful sets and spectacular […]

No Comment / February 19, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Los Lonely Boys come to Folsom

Los Lonely Boys have recorded their fourth studio album. Don't miss their live performance in Folsom on March 9. Courtesy photo

Carrera Productions is proud to announce a very special evening with Grammy award-winning Los Lonely Boys on Saturday, March 9. The band mates’ stories to date is already the stuff of legends: playing behind their fathers as kids in cantinas and honky-tonks, then moving to Nashville as teen to try to win a record deal. […]

No Comment / February 18, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Ryan Koch

Ryan Koch

Air Force Reserve Airman Ryan D. Koch graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits […]

No Comment / February 14, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Cal Stage premiers ‘Learning Spanish’

In Los Angeles the African-American Ghetto runs right into the Latino Barrio. Watts, one of the densest populated areas in Southern California rife with crime, meets the Barrio, “East-Los,” where gangs hold turf and the night air rings with sirens. This is where playwright Leslie David Perry has set his new play, “Learning Spanish.” “Mr. […]

No Comment / February 13, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sac Opera, Sac Philharmonic Boards vote to merge

ast month the boards of the Sacramento Opera and Sacramento Philharmonic made a unanimous decision to merge as a new corporate entity — The Sacramento Region Performing Arts Alliance — producing Sacramento Opera and Sacramento Philharmonic performances and programs. Effective date for the new corporation is July 1, 2013. Informal discussion between executive staff and the boards have […]

No Comment / February 13, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

County’s Ag in the Classroom program gets a boost

El Dorado County Ag in the Classroom has been awarded a Specialty Crop Block Grant by the California Department of Food and Agriculture to enhance Ag in the Classroom’s agricultural-based education programs in the El Dorado County region. Through a highly competitive process, Ag in the Classroom was selected to receive $154,924 over a two-year […]

No Comment / February 12, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »