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Museums host special events

SACRAMENTO — In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science and wildlife treasures all year long. With 28 active partners, the Sacramento Association of Museums is proud to showcase […]

No Comment / December 29, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Young at Art’ 2012 opens a vista of possibilities to region’s middle school students

"Young at Art 2012"€ will give local middle school artists an opportunity to create and show a variety of artworks …€” and gain recognition in a regional Sacramento show. Courtesy photo

Art is a path for the exploration of beauty — a door to an infinite number of possibilities. It is not intended to be enjoyed or created only by the cultured or the elite. It is for all people, and for every age group. This is especially true for young people, who see the future […]

No Comment / December 29, 2011 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Innovative movements define Diavolo

Through working together, Diavolo dancers explore the challenges of relationships, the absurdities of life and the struggles to maintain our humanity. The company comes to Three Stages Jan. 19 & 20. Courtesy photo

Diavolo Dance Theater is an internationally renowned modern acrobatic dance company. Diavolo company members are dancers, gymnasts, actors, athletes and, above all, teammates. Under the guidance of Artistic Director Jacques Heim, the company has developed a reputation for stunning, innovative movement on oversized surrealistic sets and everyday structures. Through working together, Diavolo dancers explore the […]

No Comment / December 29, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

PAA goes 3-dimensional

The Placerville Arts Association’s 3-dimensional artists will have a special show in downtown Placerville at the El Dorado Art Council Gallery at 459 Main St., Jan. 9 through Feb. 11. This is the second show presented by the Placerville Arts Association which features 3D works. This unique show is a must for the collector. Viewers […]

No Comment / December 21, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

House of Mirror Reflections at the de Young

Technology provides a new medium for creativity throughout January in the de Young’s Kimball Education Gallery. The de Young’s Artist-in-Residence Program presents Dana Zed: House of Mirror Reflections, as January’s Artist-in-Residence on Jan. 4–29. Zed invites visitors to participate in portrait drawing using studio iPads or their own digital media device. Visitors can print their […]

No Comment / December 21, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sutter Street unveils 2012 season

Sutter Street Theatre’s 2012 season has something for everyone, from musicals to comedies to dramas to family shows to adult content. This season the theatre has added a Director’s Series. Patrons can take advantage of three different shows most weeks at the theater, 717 Sutter St. in Folsom. Reservations can be made by calling (916) 353-1001 or […]

No Comment / December 21, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Holiday fun at Sutter Street Theatre

Jenna Cook and Ryan Adame perform in "Musical of Musicals (The Musical)"€ at Sutter Street Theatre. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

“Holiday in the Hills,” a holiday tradition for the region, will close its sixth annual production with weekday performances through Friday, Dec. 23, At Sutter Street Theatre. Friday’s performance is at 8 p.m. with the other weekday performances at 7 p.m.  “Holiday in the Hills” is a holiday celebration set in Fleckenstein’s Candy Store in the 1880s […]

No Comment / December 19, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »