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Luma: A performance that’s not afraid of the dark

Luma blends physical movement with hi-tech illuminated objects to paint a very human story about light. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — The human fascination with light is universal. Using dark as a canvas and light as the brush, Luma blends physical movement with hi-tech illuminated objects to paint a very human story about light. In an afternoon performance suitable for the entire family at Three Stages, fireflies dance, shooting stars flash across the stage, […]

No Comment / January 11, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Lakehills Church presents ‘amazing’ show

Foot-tapping, grinning and energy will abound amid dream interpretation, fictitious goat wrestling and more in Lakehills production of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat." Courtesy photo

It was red and yellow and green and brown and scarlet and black and ochre and peach and … a Broadway classic and favorite. “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” will be presented five times by the middle and high school youth at Lakehills Church in El Dorado Hills, Jan. 27-29. The five show schedule is […]

No Comment / January 11, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

All-star lineup celebrates the blues, harmonica

It is an annual gathering dating back 1991—Mark Hummel assembles some of the finest blues musicians and, in a tribute to the mighty harmonica, takes them out on the road. This year the Blues Harmonica Blowout comes to Three Stages on Jan. 21 and features Charlie Musselwhite, Curtis Salgado, Billy Boy Arnold and Sugar Ray […]

No Comment / January 06, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

An adventure that’s simply delicious

Relish Burger Bar will serve a mesclun green salad with blue cheese, apples, bacon, candied pecans and balsamic vinaigrette on The El Dorado Hills Adventure. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

The El Dorado County Visitor’s Authority is again honoring January, “California Restaurant Month,” with the El Dorado Epicurean, a week-long celebration of local cuisine, Jan. 22-29. The grand finale, an extraordinary county-wide progressive dinner for culinary adventurers, will be held on Sunday, Jan. 29. This year adventurers can choose from seven different itineraries that include […]

No Comment / January 06, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

Center opens new shows

The works of Edward G. McGrath will be on display at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center through Jan. 28.

The Sacramento Fine Arts Center announces its’ members Winter Art Show. More than 100 artworks are priced to sell — all sizes, all media, all original. The center also features a retrospect art show by Edward G. McGrath, teacher, artist and past president of Sacramento Fine Arts Center. McGrath recently celebrated his 95th birthday and […]

No Comment / January 05, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Chivalry comes to Sutter Street stage

Things get tense in "€œAdventures With Young King Arthur,"€ starring Andre Mercer, Hannah Marshall, Kevin Tool and Brady Tait, left to right. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

Join Sutter Street Theatre for a delightful musical that takes the audience to both medieval times and the present day. “Adventures With Young King Arthur” follows Merlin as he teaches his young pupil Arthur that girls can be just as smart as boys. To do so Merlin magically travels to the present where he invites […]

No Comment / January 05, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sacramento Philharmonic features violinist David Kim

Philadelphia Orchestra Concertmaster Plays Masterpiece from “Golden Age” of Violinists SACRAMENTO — In a concert billed as “The Romantics,” Sacramento Philharmonic Music Director Michael Morgan has engaged David Kim, concertmaster of the acclaimed Philadelphia Orchestra to play Camille Saint-Saëns’ Violin Concerto No. 3, written at the height of a Golden Age of violinists. “This work is […]

No Comment / January 04, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »