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‘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 […]

No Comment / April 25, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Automobile Museum really truckin’ now

The 1957 Chevy Cameo is one of many trucks on display at the California Automobile Museum. Courtesy photo

The California Automobile Museum has debuted an all-new exhibit — The Pickup Truck: Where Utility Meets the Everyday. With 12 trucks on display spanning time periods from 1935 to present, the focus of the exhibit is to demonstrate the evolution of the iconic pickup truck from an everyday work vehicle to its place in today’s culture […]

No Comment / April 24, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

State Fair launches new student competitions

The California State Fair is expanding the Youth Art Competition and Industrial & Technology Education Competition to create the all new California Student Showcase Competition. California residents can submit works in the areas of Fine Art, Science, Creative Arts, Innovations and Future Economics and Industrial and Vocational Skills. This prestigious statewide student competition celebrates the […]

No Comment / April 24, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Spring show teaches youth about Christ

Kids of the Kingdom performances always end with excitement. Don't miss the show this weekend. Courtesy photo

Lakehills Covenant Church hosts a spring performance that promises to be a fun and energetic musical that teaches children about growing in Christ. This free performance is about the parable of the seed and the sower. The children help Mr. McDonald with his harvest. When they’re visited by some mischievous crows and some rumor weeds, […]

No Comment / April 24, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Take to the ‘Mud Blue Sky’ at B Street Theatre

Have you ever wondered if the “friendly skies” are really all that friendly? Air travel was once considered glamorous, but when three seasoned flight attendants are reunited at a motel near O’Hare Airport, the grungy accommodations and looming morning flight make them question their lives in the friendly skies. Joined by an unlikely fourth companion, […]

No Comment / April 17, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Siegel keys romantic music of Chopin and Schumann

Experience the music of Chopin and Schumann through the talent of pianist Jeffrey Siegel who will conclude this season of Keyboard Conversations with a performance May 4 at 7:30 p.m. Photo by Peter Schaaf

In his final concert of the 2015-2016 season, acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel explores the romantic music of Frédéric Chopin and Robert Schumann in a Keyboard Conversation program entitled Two Great Romantics on Wednesday, May 4, at 7:30 p.m. Utilizing a brilliantly polished concert-with-commentary format, Siegel’s unique Keyboard Conversation concerts are a joy for both the classical music aficionado and those […]

No Comment / April 17, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Railroad Museum enters sisterhood with Railway Museum of Japan

California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum has entered into a sisterhood agreement with The Railway Museum in Saitama, Japan. The formal memorandum of affiliation was signed byLisa Mangat, director of California State Parks and Masaki Oshida, director of The Railway Museum of Japan, during a special ceremony in the roundhouse at the California […]

No Comment / April 17, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »