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Billy Elliot dances its way to Sacramento

Universal Pictures Stage Productions, Working Title Films, Old Vic Productions and NETworks Presentations LLC bring multi-award-winning “Billy Elliot the Musical” to Sacramento, April 9-14. Based on the international smash-hit film and featuring music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, choreography by Peter Darling and direction by Stephen Daldry, “Billy Elliot the Musical” […]

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‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ makes a splash

Imagination Theater announces the opening of  “The Little Mermaid Jr.” on Friday, April 5. Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. To do so she will have to defy her father King Triton, make a […]

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El Dorado County Ranked 6th Healthiest in California

El Dorado County has been ranked as the 6th healthiest county in California, according to a national report just published by the University of Wisconsin’s Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The County Health Rankings Report, a report published annually since 2010, ranks each county within each state on how healthy people […]

Comments Off / March 28, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Run for Ruff

The entire community is invited to participate in the inaugural Ruff Road Race, held rain or shine, on Sunday, May 5, at Oak Ridge High School. This special race honors friend and former Track and Field Coach Josh Ruff, who lost his life last year in a tragic winery accident where he worked part time […]

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Enter for chance to win at the El Dorado County Fair

PLACERVILLE — Fulfill your Country Dreams at the El Dorado County Fair June 13-16. “This year, we have many new and revised categories from which to choose, guaranteeing a competition everyone will want to enter,” said the fair’s CEO Jody Gray. “The fair is a great place to show off that great photo you took […]

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Shaw play offers ironic but happy ending

“Widowers’ Houses” begins as a boy meets girl romance, but is soon complicated by economic-class differences. Blanche Sartorius is the spoiled daughter of a rich Realtor whose massive fortune has been made from milking poor renters in his sub-standard houses. An idealistic young doctor, Harry Trent has blindly courted Blanche until he discovers the declassé source of […]

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Arts center is ‘Awash With Color’

Watercolor Artists of Sacramento Horizons presents an annual members’ watercolor show, Awash With Color at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center, April 2-20. Juried by Patricia Osborne, Awash With Color will be a display of members watercolor paintings. More than 100 watercolors are expected to participate. A special second Saturday Reception with live music will be held from […]

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