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Grow For it: Cool, clear water

By Barbara Finley UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County           So, here we are at the end of summer and you have been diligently saving water, or so you hope. Some of us stumble along thinking we are doing so very well; then we receive the first summer season water […]

No Comment / August 28, 2014 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

IT presents Snow White

Imagination Theater on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds in Placerville  presents “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” This non-musical play written in 1912 by Jessie Braham White served as the inspiration for Walt Disney’s Academy Award-winning animated movie. “Snow White” includes the seven dwarfs, Snow White, the vain and self-absorbed Queen Brangomar, Snow White’s Maids of […]

No Comment / August 28, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

American River Music Fest — offbeat, upbeat, hard to beat

The American River Music Festival is Sept. 12, 13 and 14 at Henningsen Lotus Park, 950 Lotus Road in Lotus. The park sits on the South Fork of the American River — perfect for a festival celebrating music and moving water. The festival, now in its eighth year, offers a yin and yang mix of […]

No Comment / August 28, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Town Center celebrates American freedom with free Folsom Symphony concert

Freedom isn’t free. Purchased at a high price, freedom is the birthright of every American. As a people, we are unique. We love our freedom. We also love peace. It is a sad truth; freedom must be repurchased in every generation — sometimes by standing up for the rights of men and women to be […]

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Americana Celebration in Old Sacramento Labor day weekend

SACRAMENTO — An Americana in Old Sacramento celebration awaits visitors to the popular historic district over Labor Day weekend complete with free live music, classic cars and vintage vehicles — 1950s-era buses, emergency vehicles and taxi cabs. In addition, a variety of special evening events and various museum-related activities are planned for the extended holiday weekend. With […]

No Comment / August 24, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Harris Center fills calendar with great performances

The Harris Center for the Arts has lined up a calendar full of new and returning performers for the 2014-15 season. Located at Folsom Lake College, the three stages in the center will present more than 400 performances and others will be added throughout the season as they become available. Harris Center features local, national […]

No Comment / August 21, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Family dynamics come out in “Tribes”

Capital Stage opens its 10th Anniversary Season, themed Moving Between Worlds: The Ever-Changing Human Landscape, with “Tribes” by Nina Raine. The Wall Street Journal calls “Tribes” “the best-written, best plotted, deepest, most daring-and funniest-new play in recent years.” Winner of the 2012 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play, “Tribes” has received critical acclaim in both […]

No Comment / August 21, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »