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Spirituality, addiction tackled in comedy

Capital Stage’s new midtown venue at 2215 J St. in Sacramento will host popular actress/comedienne Katie Rubin performing her one-woman comedy show “My Spiritual Death, a Comedy Show!” In her signature unique style, local actress, playwright and comedienne Rubin brings characters, poetry, and stand-up comedy together for this unique theatrical tour de force taking aim […]

Comments Off / February 17, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Monologue master performs at Oak Ridge

Timothy Mooney

In a dazzling display of memorization and characterization, Timothy Mooney has memorized one monologue from every Shakespeare play, capturing the most stirring speeches, the most outrageous situations and the most sonorous delicious soliloquies ever to emerge from Shakespeare’s pen. Following an appearance at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, “Lot o’ Shakespeare,” a dynamic tour de force, […]

Comments Off / February 16, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Music Circus announces summer schedule

California Musical Theatre Executive Producer Richard Lewis has announced the line-up of shows for the 2012 summer season of Sacramento Music Circus at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. The five-show season will include the Music Circus premiere of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” and the return of four musical theatre classics that are consistently among the most […]

Comments Off / February 16, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Folsom Symphony, Sacramento Master Singers present ‘Symphony of Joy’

“In my opinion,” and Maestro Michael Neumann stresses the words in my opinion, “Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony is the greatest musical composition Western civilization has ever produced.” It’s an assessment that’s widely shared. Beethoven’s Ninth, with its famous “Ode to Joy” chorale, is universally deemed the composer’s finest work and one of classical music’s greatest masterpieces. […]

Comments Off / February 16, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Crocker presents first hometown survey for Mel Ramos

SACRAMENTO — The Crocker Art Museum will present a survey of the work of internationally acclaimed artist and Sacramento native Mel Ramos in the exhibition “Mel Ramos: 50 Years of Superheroes, Nudes, and Other Pop Delights.” This is the first major exhibition of his work in his hometown and follows his recent solo show at […]

Comments Off / February 15, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

EDMT announces auditions for ‘Oklahoma’

El Dorado Musical Theatre will audition for its Spring production, “Oklahoma,” at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27. Auditions will be held at EDMT’s rehearsal facility located in the El Dorado Hills Business Park,  5011 Golden Foothill Parkway, Suite 4. “Oklahoma” is the story of Laurey and the two rivals who try to win her affections: […]

Comments Off / February 14, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

ImPORTant facts about a delicious dessert wine

Independent in Placerville is serving a rhubarb berry crisp with the 2002 and 2008 New-World Port from Madroña Vineyards during New-World Port Month. Many El Dorado County restaurants are participating with special desserts to go with the port. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

El Dorado County celebrates local port By Doug Noble Paring wine and food, if done well, enhances the culinary experience. Normally this is done at a wine dinner or special event where several wines are paired with several different dishes. However, Paul Bush, co-owner and winemaker at Madroña Vineyards, has come up with a different […]

Comments Off / February 10, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »