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El Dorado County burn projects start today

CAMINO — The Amador-El Dorado Unit of Cal Fire will conduct a series of Vegetation Management Program burn projects in El Dorado County. The first project is located in the Auburn Lake Trails perimeter shaded fuel break outside the town of Cool. The second project is the Bacchi VMP and it is located on the Bacchi Ranch north […]

Comments Off / October 23, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Cal Fire burn ban lifted

SACRAMENTO — California’s first significant rainfall of the season, combined with cooler temperatures, has allowed Cal Fire to lift the statewide burn ban effective Monday, Oct. 22,. Cal Fire had suspended all residential burn permits and various types of outdoor burning within the 31 million acres of State Responsibility Area on Aug. 15. While the […]

Comments Off / October 23, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Things get mysterious at Sutter Street Theatre

Brent Dirksen and Brady Tait starr as the dynamic duo of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in Sutter Street Theatre's production of "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes." Photo by Allen Schmeltz

FOLSOM — See the humorous adventures of Sherlock Holmes as he battles the nefarious Dr. Moriarty in Sutter Street Theatre’s production of “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.” Directed and staged by the award winning Mike Jimena, this production — written by B Street Theatre’s Jerry Montoya — has only been seen once at its premier […]

Comments Off / October 21, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Grimm Brothers’ Fairytales come to life

Things will look Grimm at Fairytale Town for this year’s Safe and Super Halloween. The fairytales of Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm come to life for three nights of family fun from 5 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 26-28. Families will enjoy visiting Sleeping Beauty’s castle, walking through Little Red Riding Hood’s forest, and sneaking a […]

Comments Off / October 18, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Chilean ensemble illuminates Three Stages

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FOLSOM — For four and a half decades, the music of Inti-Illimani has intoxicated audiences around the world. Performing on more than 30 wind, string and percussion instruments, it is a veritable institution, a cultural icon of the group’s native Chile. With more than 40 recordings to its name, Inti-Illimani has appeared on stage with Bruce Springsteen, […]

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Cutting-edge multi media opera utilizes live music and dance

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Utilizing animation with a live mariachi quartet, three modern folklórico dancers, and the music of hip hop, bossa nova and blues, “Imperial Silence: Una Ópera Muerta / A Dead Opera in Four Acts” is a bilingual new media opera and  a contemporary interpretation of the Chicana/o tradition of the Days of the Dead. The project coming to […]

Comments Off / October 18, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Choral society fills cathedral with music

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Conductor Donald Kendrick and the Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra Chorus, soloists and organist Dr. Ryan Enright invite the public to the Portals of Heaven matinee performance at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28, at the recently renovated Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in downtown Sacramento. This SCSO Stained Glass concert will feature the inspiring Requiem by 19th century French composer Gabriel Fauré […]

Comments Off / October 16, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »