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Iconic rock photographer Ethan Russell comes to Harris Center

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Rebecca Murphy Anyone who might want to revisit the blossoming age of rock and roll will want to see Ethan Russell’s Best Seat in the House coming to the Harris Center’s main stage May 20. The show will feature approximately 400 photographs of the icons of the era, along with music and the stories surrounding […]

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

Tour d’art: Artists open studio doors this weekend

Suzanne Haydu shows some of her paintings that will be available for purchase during the El Dorado Hills Arts Association Spring Art Studio Tour. Photo by Laurie Edwards.

Sherri Bergmann The El Dorado Hills Arts Association is presenting its annual Spring Art Studio Tour open house May 21 and 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This weekend-long, free event is more than an open house, but rather open houses, spread from Folsom across the foothills to Shingle Springs as 21 artists’ studios will open […]

1 Comment / May 12, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Raise a glass to Mom

It's good eats, drinks, music, art and more this weekend at the Art, Beer and Wine Festival at Town Center. Village Life illustration by Krysten Vellum

The 13th annual El Dorado Hills Art, Beer & Wine Festival will be held Mother’s Day weekend, May 7 & 8, at El Dorado Hills Town Center.  What could be more fun than a whole weekend of craft beer and wine tasting, great live music, some of the regions’ best artisans and fantastic food? Admission is free with fee-based […]

Comments Off / May 01, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

GHS Elementary scores big in Science Olympiad

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Elementary students in third through sixth grade from Golden Hills School in El Dorado Hills once again scored a spectacular finish in the Sacramento Division A Science Olympiad, this year locking down a second place finish at Mira Loma High School against 11 other regional public and private schools. Last year the team took third place. The […]

Comments Off / April 27, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

‘Hello, Dolly!’ Matchmaking at its best

"Hello, Dolly!" presented by El Dorado Musical Theatre opens this week at Harris Center for the Arts. Courtesy photo

One of the most famous and enduring productions on Broadway — “Hello, Dolly!” — comes to Harris Center for the Arts, April 29 through May 15, thanks to the local talent of El Dorado Musical Theatre actors. The production is a true entertaining experience in the professional acting, grand costumes, impressive stage design and effects […]

Comments Off / April 25, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

My Turn: High-speed fail

If you thought the Bay Bridge construction fiasco would reign forever as California’s worst, most unsurpassable example of a government project running wildly over budget you are in for a bitter surprise. High-speed rail is on pace to be the grand champion money waster in California history and needs to be stopped before our citizens […]

1 Comment / April 24, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Camellia Cup: Sacramento sailor wins seventh championship

Day sailors start their race at the 50th annual Camellia Cup Regatta on Folsom Lake. The weekend event was hosted by the Folsom Lake Yacht Club. Photos by John Poimiroo

Sacramentan Charles Witcher, representing the Folsom Lake Yacht Club, earned recognition as the best sailor in the greater Sacramento region on Sunday, April 17, by ranking first among 59 sailboats in the 50th Camellia Cup Regatta sailed on Folsom Lake. Witcher finished first in four of five races sailed by the 13-boat Banshee class during two […]

Comments Off / April 19, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »