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Grow For It! Rain gardens — a new approach

Alice Cantelow UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County Remember the old days when you could just throw water at any plant you chose for your garden to get it to thrive? Now we know better — wet winter or not, drought or not, we’ve learned that our California water is precious and limited. Water conservation in our homes […]

February 08, 2017 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Tagged ,

Russian National Ballet to perform at Harris Center

Under the artistic direction of the legendary Elena Radchenko, a principal dancer with the Bolshoi Ballet, the Russian National Ballet Theatre was founded during Perestroika, when many principal dancers from the great ballet companies migrated to RNBT. Today it is its own institution of 50 exquisite dancers of singular instruction and vast experience, all dedicated […]

February 08, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

‘Kinky Boots’ struts into Sacramento

California Musical Theater News release “Kinky Boots,” the smash-hit musical that brought together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for “Kinky Boots”), is playing at the Sacramento Community Center Theater through Feb. 5. Tickets start at $25 and are available now at the Wells Fargo […]

February 01, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Alice to trek through a wild and wacky Wonderland in IT production

So Peter Wolfe, director of Imagination Theater’s latest play, “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” told the White Rabbit during a recent dress rehearsal, “If the squirrel is late go ahead and run around.” Not sure what that was all about … but right after the White Rabbit got its marching orders, the King of Hearts was […]

February 01, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Runaway Stage takes next step for new performing arts center

Runaway Stage Productions has signed a lease for its West Sacramento property with plans to complete the new RSP Center for Performing Arts by mid-2017. The Armrod Charitable Foundation recently donated $10,000 toward the project and will match up to $140,000 in donations received through June 2017. “We are very excited to move forward with […]

February 15, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Set sail and solve a murder mystery aboard the SS Escape

Mystery and mayhem are on the buffet as passengers of the Saga Cruise flagship SS Escape set forth on a cruise that includes food, entertainment and an intriguing murder to solve. And you’re invited to join them for this dinner theater event written by local mystery writer and teacher Linda Griffiths-Gish and acted by a zany cast of characters called the Cordelia Smythe Players. […]

February 01, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Have fun at Date Night — Late Night in Folsom

The Folsom Historic Merchants invite the public to enjoy Date Night — Late Night on the first Friday of each month. Stroll Sutter Street and the entire historical district. Make a date for Feb. 3 when the Folsom Historic District kicks off the first Friday event from 5 to 8 p.m.. Stroll the twinkle-lit streets, […]

February 01, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,
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