Tibetan Monks return to county

El Dorado County has a very special tradition to begin the new year with, a tradition now in its 12th year and perhaps unique in the nation. Here in the foothills, backed by snow-covered Sierra Nevada peaks, residents begin each year with a two-week visit by the Tibetan monks of Gaden Shartse Monastery. With its […]

December 31, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Unforgettable music lives on at ‘Smokey Joe’s Café’

Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Famers The Coasters featured  FOLSOM — The 20th anniversary national tour of Broadway’s longest running musical revue, “Smokey Joe’s Café,” rocks its way to Harris Center for the Arts, opening Jan. 2. This toe-tapping musical features some 38 Billboard hits from the legendary team of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. This […]

December 31, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Sutter Street brings music, adventure to stage

Sutter Street Theatre has announced the 2015 shows that will make up its ninth season on Sutter Street in Folsom. Off Broadway season “I Love You You’re Perfect, Now Change,” Jan. 17 through Feb. 15 “Noises Off,” Feb. 21 through April 4 “Sex Please We’re Sixty,” April 11 through May 3 “The Bad Seed,” May 9-31 “I Hate Hamlet,” June […]

December 24, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Ring in the New Year with glamour and glitz

We can’t all travel to celebrate New Year’s Eve in New York City. Not all of us would want to deal with the hassle anyway. Fortunately, there is an elegant option that is just a few miles from El Dorado Hills. The Rotary Club of Folsom is hosting a New Year’s Eve celebration in that […]

December 24, 2014 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Tagged ,

Dirty Dancing dazzles

“Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage,” an unprecedented live experience exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing, will play at Sacramento Community Center Theater, opening on Dec. 26. Based on the tremendously popular classic 1987 film starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, “Dirty Dancing” is part of the Broadway Sacramento series presented by California […]

December 24, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Old Sac tour guides needed

Looking for an interactive, engaging and fun part-time job in 2015? The Historic Old Sacramento Foundation is currently accepting applications for paid tour guide positions for its popular Old Sacramento Underground tour program that will resume on April 4, 2015. The foundation is looking to fill a minimum of four paid tour guide positions to staff […]

December 17, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Visit Governor’s Mansion before renovations begin

SACRAMENTO — The California State Historic Governor’s Mansion Foundation, in partnership with California State Parks, encourages the community to visit the historic Governor’s Mansion State Historic Park in December before it temporarily closes to the public on Jan. 1 for extensive renovations and rehabilitation efforts. Throughout the month of December, the Governor’s Mansion SHP is open […]

December 17, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,