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Show off your moves at benefit concert

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New Morning Youth and Family Services presents an evening of live music and art at its first Rock ‘N’ Art benefit concert on Saturday, Aug. 4. The event will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. at Lakehills Church’s auditorium, 7000 Rossmore Lane. On the music side Late for Dinner and Jake & The Blue Lights will […]

Comments Off / July 27, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Visit Crocker Art Museum for free

“Pay What You Wish Sunday” sponsored by Western Health Advantage  SACRAMENTO — Through the generous support of Western Health Advantage, the Crocker Art Museum will provide free access to the general public on the third Sunday of each month. “Pay What You Wish Sunday” is part of the Crocker ’s commitment to provide museum access to […]

Comments Off / July 24, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Trouble in River City comes to the capital city

The 2012 Music Circus season continues with “The Music Man,” theatre’s musical tribute to the optimism, warmth, stubbornness and innocence of small town America, at Wells Fargo Pavilion from July 31 through Aug. 5. There’s trouble in River City when traveling salesman Harold Hill comes to town promising to form a children’s marching band to […]

Comments Off / July 22, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Audition for Folsom Lake College Youth Chamber Orchestra

Local youth musicians are invited to an Aug. 12 audition for the new Folsom Lake College Youth Chamber Orchestra, with the auditions focused on bass, cello and viola. The auditions will be held at Three Stages at Folsom Lake College (10 College Parkway in Folsom), starting at 2 p.m. The mission of the Youth Chamber […]

Comments Off / July 22, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sacramento Philharmonic has great deals for music lovers

The Sacramento Philharmonic kicks off its new season this September. If you’re a music lover, here’s what you need to know: Great seats New season ticket buyers can now purchase tickets for seats previously held by 2011-12 season ticket holders. Incentives for season ticket purchases include a 15 percent early-bird discount for a three-concert package […]

Comments Off / July 22, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

The Reel deal

The Reel includes Curtis Van Winkle (electric guitar, background vocals), Kevin Balzer (electric guitar, background vocals), Cameron Stymeist (acoustic guitar, lead vocals), Christian Midthun (drums, cajon) and Jacob Ricketts (bass), left to right. The El Dorado County-based band recently won a Skype worldwide band competition. Courtesy photo

Making music is more than simply an appearance on stage, a lot of fans and popularity, according to the members of The Reel, a band with local roots that recently won the “Say it with Skype” worldwide band competition. “We’re living out our purpose through out music,” said Placerville native and lead singer Cameron Stymeist. […]

1 Comment / July 19, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

El Dorado County exhibits ‘step up’ to be counted the State Fair

For the last 158 years Californians have proudly celebrated the talent and bounty of this great land at the annual California State Fair. Whether in good times or tough ones, somehow the good folks of the Golden State manage to “step up to the plate” and show why there is always hope for the future. […]

Comments Off / July 13, 2012 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »