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Capital Stage presents holiday favorite ‘The Santaland Diaries’

Misty Day Capital Stage Back by popular demand, “The Santaland Diaries” by David Sedaris returns to Capital Stage with Benjamin T. Ismail as Crumpet The Elf. Recommended for mature elves only, this play takes you to the retail heart of the holidays through Macy’s Herald Square Santaland Display and skewers it with the kind of candid […]

Comments Off / November 27, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

World-class performance of Handel’s ‘Messiah’ comes to Harris

Dave Pier Harris Center for the Arts Grammy-nominated Choir of Trinity Wall Street and Trinity Baroque Orchestra are widely regarded as some of the greatest interpreters of Handel’s “Messiah,” with their New York performances topping critics’ picks every year. The Harris Center is very proud to present these world-class ensembles in what promises to be a high point for […]

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Puppets and stories add festive cheer to SCSO’s Christmas Celebration

Since last year’s popular Wells Fargo Home for the Holidays celebration sold out, the Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra has added a new 2 p.m. matinée followed by a 7:30 p.m. evening performance on Saturday, Dec. 10 in Sacramento’s Memorial Auditorium. SCSO Conductor Donald Kendrick has once again created a fresh and sparkling program designed […]

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Celebrate Prince, Bowie and so much more at Crocker this December

Crocker Art Museum activities will keep adults and children entertained this month. Here’s a look at what’s on the Sacramento museum’s calendar. Continuing exhibitions Claire Falkenstein: Beyond Sculpture Through Dec. 31: Claire Falkenstein (1908–1997) was one of America’s most experimental and productive 20th-century artists. Relentlessly exploring media, techniques and processes with uncommon daring and intellectual […]

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EDH Chamber leads Passport Game for Small Business Saturday

This year the El Dorado Hills Chamber is leading an interactive activity for Small Business Saturday. Join in the fun with the chamber’s Passport Game throughout El Dorado Hills and the surrounding areas during business hours on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 26. Passport Game boards can be printed from eldoradohillschamber.org/images/documents/11.02.16_EDH-Chamber-contest-no-head.pdf. Small Business Saturday Passport Game […]

Comments Off / November 21, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Robin Hood’ and the Merry Men romp at B Street

The legendary “Robin Hood” of yore comes to life on the B Street stage with plenty of sword fighting, wordplay and physical comedy. B Street’s production of “Robin Hood” runs through Dec. 24. Greg Bank’s “Robin Hood” received its world premiere at the Children’s Theatre Company in their 2010/2011 season. Subsequent productions at nationally acclaimed children’s theatres South […]

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‘A Christmas Story’ brings charm to Imagination Theater for the holidays

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You’ll see the kid who sticks his tongue to the frozen flag pole and you’ll love it when Ralphie daydreams up a drama where he is the hero with his Red Ryder BB gun. Santa Claus and the department store elves are ready to listen to your Christmas wishes and give you a little extra […]

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