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Witness the historic writing of a Torah

FOLSOM — The Torah, also known as The Old Testament/Five Books of Moses, is the most precious article in Jewish life. For the last five years, Chabad Community Center – Folsom has used torahs generously lent to it to conduct services. But on Nov. 18 that will begin to change. On that day Rabbi Yitzchok Raskin, […]

No Comment / November 12, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,News | Read More »

Town Center hosts holiday cheer

This year's holiday tree lighting event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 24, at El Dorado Hills Town Center. Village Life file photo

Over the next couple of weeks El Dorado Hills Town Center will transform into a holiday wonderland with lights, holiday wreaths and more. November is just the start to a fabulous holiday event season at Town Center.   Photo op with Santa Claus Starting Friday, Nov. 23, and running through Christmas Eve, Santa Claus will spend time […]

No Comment / November 11, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

Crocker gets artsy with craft fair

Nearly 100 regional artists and crafts people will offer their unique creations during this year’s annual Holiday Art and Craft Festival on Nov. 23. Presented by the Crocker Art Museum and the Creative Arts League of Sacramento, the festival is held at the Scottish Rite Center, located across from the main entrance of Sacramento State […]

No Comment / November 08, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

The mandarins are ripening

Cool nights are just what the doctor orders for Placer County’s famous Owari Satsuma mandarin oranges to start turning color and developing the sweetness and intense flavor that foothills mandarins are known for — just in time for the 19th Annual Mountain Mandarin Festival in Auburn. According to Gary Gilligan, CEO of the Mountain Mandarin […]

No Comment / November 08, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Rock out at Sac State auction

A rolling stone gathers no moss, but put a lot of stones together and you’ll gather a crowd of people. Sacramento State’s annual Geology Club Rock Auction is at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, in the Alumni Center. More than 150 rock and mineral samples will be up for grabs, from small gemstones up to […]

No Comment / November 08, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Shakespeare rocks at Big Idea Theatre

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SACRAMENTO – Big Idea Theatre rocks its final show of the 2012 season with the opening of a funky and festive adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” opening Friday, Nov. 16. The Kings of Navarre, a group of dissolute rockers, vow to change their ways, swearing off booze, drugs and women for a full year. […]

No Comment / November 08, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sacred rituals of drummers and dancers of Burundi

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One of the greatest percussion ensembles in the world, the Royal Drummers and Dancers of Burundi, have performed in the same way for centuries, passing down traditions and techniques from father to son. The origins of their performance are shrouded in ancient legend and mystery; their performances were traditionally a part of particular ceremonies — […]

No Comment / November 08, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »