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‘If You Give A Mouse A Cookie’ delights audiences

The very popular children’s book “If You Give A Mouse A Cookie” comes to life on the Sutter Street stage. Directed by Elly Award winning director Allen Schmeltz and starring Monique Lonergan as the Mouse and Kenny Gagni as the Boy this production will delight children and adults alike. It all began so simply … […]

No Comment / September 19, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Diversity takes center stage SacWorldFest

SACRAMENTO — Sacramento gets its musical groove on for the fifth annual SacWorldFest in Old Sacramento, Oct. 6-7, with an impressive line-up of live musical performances, visually-exciting ethnic dance, engaging storytellers, a dynamic Global Village and much, much more. The annual SacWorldFest extravaganza is designed to celebrate and share the region’s rich and remarkable cultural diversity.  In fact, since […]

No Comment / September 19, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Avatar’ choreographer dances to Three Stages

Company dancers perform "Global Village," a piece choreographed by Lula Washington. The company comes to Three Stages on Oct. 5. Photo by Eric Mesiyah McGinnis

Founded in 1980 in the inner city area of South Los Angeles, Lula Washington Dance Theatre is composed of athletic, young dancers in the tradition of Alvin Ailey and African-rooted dance. “As a choreographer and company director, Lula Washington is doing something more than right” (Anna Kisselgoff, New York Times). “In inviting three dance companies to […]

No Comment / September 14, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

County schools concerned about impacts if voters reject Prop 30

“El Dorado County’s 15 school districts, serving approximately 28,000 students, will face severe impacts that almost certainly will damage educational quality if California voters reject Proposition 30 on November 6th, 2012,” warned a recently formed coalition of school teachers, parents, support staff, board members, school administrators and local officials. The El Dorado Schools Coalition, formed […]

No Comment / September 13, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Volunteer tax counselors needed

There are a few openings for volunteer tax-aide counselors for the 2012 tax season to provide free, personal income tax assistance in El Dorado County for the elderly and low-income residents, under the AARP Tax-Aide program. The program will operate Feb. 1 through April 15, 2013. Volunteers are asked to work a minimum of four […]

No Comment / September 13, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

An intimate evening with Helen Reddy

Helen Reddy has come out of retirement. She will perform at Three Stages on Oct. 1. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Best known as a recording artist, Helen Reddy had more than a dozen Top 40 hits in the United States. She was the first Australian to win a Grammy Award and to have three No. 1 hits in the same year. She’s been on hiatus from performing publicly for over a decade; as of […]

No Comment / September 13, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

On the way to Monterey

John Abercrombie's Organ Trio performa at Three Stages. Courtesy photo

Jazz guitar master John Abercrombie comes to Three Stages FOLSOM — John Abercrombie continues pushing the envelope of jazz guitar music into the 21st century. His vast experience as a jazz guitarist includes collaborative efforts with many of the all time greats in modern music including Chico Hamilton, Gato Barbieri, Billy Cobham, Charles Earland, Dr. Lonnie […]

No Comment / September 13, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »