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Crocker Art Museum present Forbidden Fruit

The Crocker Art Museum is pleased to announce a March 2017 opening of Forbidden Fruit: Chris Antemann at MEISSEN, an exhibition of contemporary porcelain sculpture centered around a lavish banquet scene inspired by 18th century grandeur. In 2012 Oregon sculptor Chris Antemann received an invitation to collaborate with master artisans at the MEISSEN Porcelain Manufactory in […]

March 08, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

A delicious evening with Alice Waters

Alice Waters — chef, author, food activist and the founder and owner of Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley — has been a champion of local sustainable agriculture for over four decades; she will share what she’s learned over the years and more as the inaugural speaker for the Folsom Lake College Speakers Series. Waters has had […]

March 08, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Early work by Claude Monet on exhibit at Legion of Honor

“Still Life with Melon” by Claude Monet (ca. 1872, Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon) The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco announces “Monet: The Early Years” at the Legion of Honor, the first major U.S. exhibition devoted to the initial phase of Claude Monet’s (French, 1840-1926) career. Through approximately 60 paintings the exhibition demonstrates the radical […]

March 01, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Time for El Dorado Rose candidates to apply

El Dorado Rose Corporation News release The El Dorado Rose Corporation is looking for Rose candidates to vie for the 2017-18 title. The El Dorado Rose is selected during a contest held at the El Dorado County Fair in June. Candidates must be at least 60 years of age, have lived in El Dorado County […]

March 01, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Soup’s On and the reading is delicious

  New York Times best-selling author John Lescroart has written 28 books with many taking place in San Francisco. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene What do teachers do when they retire? Anything they want to. On Feb. 15 the Soup’s On event at the El Dorado County Office of Education brought out more than 50 retired […]

March 01, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Musician Patrick Walsh does it his way

A very talented musician lives among those in Placerville and along the Western Slope of El Dorado County. His name is Patrick Walsh (patrickwalshmusic.com) and he was born and raised in the beautiful foothill town of Shingle Springs. He has been living in Placerville for the past six to seven years and performing with his […]

March 01, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Students honored by local DAR chapter

El Dorado Chapter Nsdar News release At the monthly meeting of the El Dorado Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution on Feb. 11 Nancy McDonnell and Jina Jumper announced this year’s winners of the American History Essay and the Good Citizen’s Scholarship contests. Caedon Johnson, an eighth-grader from Camerado Springs Middle School, won […]

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