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The best of Europe’s devotees pay homage to the gypsy jazz master Django

The Lulo Reinhardt Latin Swing Project has an extensive international touring history. The group combines its talent with other gypsy jazz musicians in the concert In The Footsepts of Django, coming to Three Stages Oct. 11. Courtesy photo

Django Reinhardt introduced a passionate style of Gypsy Jazz guitar that was astonishing in the 1930s and is still revered today. In The Footsteps Of Django brings together the best of the new Gypsy Jazz masters of Europe: Lulo Reinhardt, a third generation master, whose Latin Swing Project combines gypsy jazz with Latin rhythms; Les Doigts de […]

No Comment / September 28, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

El Dorado County 4-H Youth engineer robotic solutions on 4-H National Youth Science Day

Youth in El Dorado County 4-H will join millions of young people across the nation to become scientists for the day during the fifth annual 4-H National Youth Science Day on Saturday, Oct. 6. This event seeks to spark an early youth interest in science and future science careers and to reclaim the nation’s position […]

No Comment / September 28, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Rx take back day this Saturday

Last April Americans turned in 552,161 pounds (276 tons) of prescription drugs at more than 5,600 sites operated by  nearly 4,300 state and local law enforcement agencies and the Drug Enforcement Administration. In its four previous Take Back events, DEA and its partners took in more than 1.5 million pounds (nearly 775 tons) of pills. […]

1 Comment / September 27, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Free Apple Hill Shuttle hitting the road

El Dorado Transit will operate the free Apple Hill Shuttle every Saturday and Sunday (weather permitting) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 6-28. Parking for the shuttle services will be available at two locations: Schnell School in Placerville and the U.S. Forest Service Ranger Station, just off Highway 50, on Eight Mile Road in Camino. […]

No Comment / September 25, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

FLC faculty artwork on display

Three Stages at Folsom Lake College hosts the 12th annual exhibition of Folsom Lake College Visual Arts faculty in the Bank of America Gallery through Oct. 28, with a special artists’ reception set for 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28. The Folsom Lake College visual arts faculty includes professional artists with diverse specializations encompassing […]

No Comment / September 25, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Cosmopolitan Cabaret ‘changes’ things up with lively musical

The hit musical comedy “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” Off-Broadway’s longest running musical filled with catchy original songs and biting humor, opens Sept. 28 and runs through Nov. 18 at the intimate Cosmopolitan Cabaret. Preview performances are Sept. 26 and 27. The show is a hilarious look at personal relationships, with all-too-relatable scenarios […]

No Comment / September 21, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Danza Floricanto/USA celebrates classic novel through folkloric dance

Danza Floricanto/USA is the oldest existing professional Mexican folk dance troupe in Southern California. Courtesy photo

Danza Floricanto/USA, Los Angeles’ most acclaimed Mexican folklorico ensemble, now 38 years old, blends the vocabulary of traditional Mexican folk dance — indigenous, African, influenced and contemporary movement expressions — to create a contemporary evening length dance work. Alma Llanera-Spirit of the Plains is a 90-minute dance work inspired by the well-known Chicano classic novel “Bless Me Ultima,” written by Rudolfo […]

No Comment / September 21, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »