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EDMT brings ‘Shrek the Musical’ to the stage

Everyone’s favorite ogre is back as El Dorado Musical Theatre presents “Shrek The Musical,” a hilarious spectacle for the stage based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film. All of Shrek’s friends and foes come to life to prove there’s more to the story than meets the ears. Irreverent fun for the whole family, Shrek’s story asserts that beauty […]

No Comment / February 22, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘The Fabulous Fable Factory’ brings magic to Sutter Street Theatre

“The Fabulous Fable Factory” is a delightful story of an inquisitive young girl who discovers an old factory operated by Mr. Aesop and a human machine of nine fable makers. After the Fable Making Machine is accidentally turned on, the adventure begins as some of Aesop’s best-known fables come to life including “The Ant and the Grasshopper,” […]

No Comment / February 22, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Crocker to show Japanese American internment photographs

Following Japan’s bombing of Pearl Harbor, the governments of the United States and Canada forcibly relocated citizens of Japanese ancestry. Two renowned photographers — American Ansel Adams and Canadian Leonard Frank — documented the relocation and internment of their fellow citizens. On Feb. 19 exactly 75 years to the day after Franklin D. Roosevelt signed […]

1 Comment / February 22, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

The sound of music in the making

Jane Van Camp Village Life correspondent There’s a lot of noise coming from Room 12 at Camerado Springs Middle School in Cameron Park — rowdy students? No, the students are quietly concentrating. The noise is coming from band saws, routers and electric sanders. Don Cochran’s advanced woodshop class is busy on a project that has […]

No Comment / February 22, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Save the date? Yes, but take action

  Life gets complicated.   Our agendas are full and moving at light speed.   It’s like packing for a weekend trip. You want to stuff 20 outfits into a single overnight bag to be prepared for every possibility. But it just doesn’t work.   So, to simplify our lives, someone invented “save the date.” […]

No Comment / February 22, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Lights, camera, recline at El Dorado Hills movie theater

Richard M. Grover Regal Entertainment Group Regal Entertainment Group, a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating one of the largest theatre circuits in the United States, is replacing 13 of the existing theater seats at Regal El Dorado Hills Stadium 14 & IMAX with luxurious new recliners including footrests. During construction Regal’s king-size recliners are on […]

No Comment / February 22, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

C. J. Box Jr. spins an interesting tale

Larry Weitzman Special to Village Life Joe Pickett may be the most famous Fish and Game Warden in Wyoming. The devoted husband, doting father of three and dedicated state employee is yet as frail and sensitive as anyone and certainly not a superman. But his stories are known worldwide as his creator, author Charles James […]

No Comment / February 15, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »