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Blonde ambition on stage

Impeccable style and brains come together in Ponderosa High School’s latest musical production — “Legally Blonde.” The story follows fashion-loving Elle Woods, whose determination and optimism can’t be quelled even when “the love of her life” dumps her. Elle and her four-legged sidekick Bruiser pack up their California dreams and head to the Ivy League to […]

March 22, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

B Street actress reads at museum

SACRAMENTO — It’s All Aboard for Story Time! with B Street Theatre Company Member Amy Kelly as a celebrity guest reader at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 27, at the California State Railroad Museum. Kelly, a talented local actress, comedian, voice-over artist and impersonator, will read the book “The Transcontinental Railroad” by John Perritano. The […]

March 22, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Don’t miss world music virtuoso Anoushka Shankar

The Harris Center for the Arts presents a singular figure renowned in both classical Indian and world music. Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar has garnered five Grammy Award-nominations and the title “Asian Hero” by Time magazine. She studied sitar under her father and guru, the late Ravi Shankar, making her professional classical debut at […]

March 22, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

B Street Theatre hosts digital privacy event

Join B Street Theatre for a special event addressing the modern issues surrounding digital privacy. The theater partners with the The Goethe-Institute in Washington, D.C., to present short plays written by playwrights across the country and the globe as they explore the challenges of the digital age. The evening will feature an hour-long performance and talk-back followed by a social hour […]

March 22, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Dark, stormy … hilarious night

“It Was a Dark and Stormy Night” is taking over the Oak Ridge High School theater beginning March 16 and you can feel the excitement brewing from the entire cast. Characterized by the Oak Ridge drama teacher and director Catherine Cook as being “a tip of the hat to the 1940s,” the humorous, lighthearted murder mystery […]

March 15, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Celebrate young artists, Japanese culture, women at the Crocker

The Crocker Art Museum serves again as a venue for Sacramento-area schools and art organizations participating in the California Art Education Association’s Youth Art Month, which celebrates exceptional arts education programs in this exhibition of student artwork. The show runs through April 2. Also this month, the museum plays host to a variety of art-related events. […]

March 15, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Master Food Preservers: What’s in your pantry?

Summer Brasuel UCCE Master Food Preserver of El Dorado County The most rewarding thing about home preserving is having a variety of pantry items at my fingertips; items I know my family loves and enjoys with the added bonus of feeling good about the ingredients contained in those jars. Meat broth, salsas, tomato products of […]

March 15, 2017 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Tagged ,
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