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Courtyard music to serenade Placerville

Courtyard concert attendees relax next to the enjoyable blend of pop and country by Tiffani Shiro and Hugh Hoeger at the first concert of the season May 14. Village Life photo by Jackie Penn

El Dorado Community Foundation Summertime in downtown Placerville is always a busy time and this year promises to be one of the best yet. As the businesses celebrate the completion of the Main Street renovation and welcome visitors from all over the world to the Gold Panning Championships, they will additionally be serenaded with the […]

Comments Off / May 12, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Get up close with wildlife at Viewpoint

Great Egret

Viewpoint Photographic Art Center is hosting an exhibit of the artwork of wildlife photographer Douglas Herr in the Step Up Gallery for the month of May through June 4. Herr’s work shares the gallery space with the Four Generations of Weston exhibit, which will also be displayed through June 4th. The Step Up Gallery is dedicated to member photographers […]

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Portraits and sculpture share exhibit space at Gallery 48

"Dragonfly" by Jeannie Vodden

A bit of the unexpected; sun dappled images of people with a hint of fantasy that changes a regular portrait into an interaction with the magic of life and uniquely sculpted stone that glows with life will be on exhibit at the Gallery at 48 Natoma in Folsom beginning May 13 to June 30. Beautiful […]

Comments Off / May 09, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Motown The Musical’ comes to Sacramento for a limited run

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Matt Hessburg California Musical Theatre Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris, Berry Gordy and Broadway Sacramento have announced that “Motown The Musical” will play at Community Center Theater for a two-week engagement May 18-29. Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, “Motown The Musical” is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music […]

Comments Off / May 08, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Anne of Avonlea’ continues the story

Anne of Avenolea

What: “Anne of Avonlea” Who: Charter University Prep’s drama department Where: Charles F. Brown School campus, 6520 Oak Dell Road in El Dorado When: May 12 through May 14 Information: (530) 622-8594 ext. 2500 Charter University Prep’s drama department is presenting “Anne of Avonlea” May 12 through May 14. This production is a sequel to an earlier presentation of “Anne […]

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Celebrate Astronomy Day at the community observatory

Astronomy Day

Members of the community are invited to enjoy National Astronomy Day free-of-charge between 6:30 and 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 14 at the Cameron Park Rotary Club Community Observatory in Placerville. Attendees will see the moon and Jupiter through various telescopes, view galaxies with an infinity camera and participate in constellation tours. The event begins […]

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Print competition open to all

A photography print competition will be held at the El Dorado Camera Club’s monthly meeting on Thursday, May 19 at 7 p.m. This judged competition is open to members and non-members for a small entry fee. There are multiple categories for color, monochrome and alternative images. Ribbons will be awarded for first, second and third […]

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