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Four generations of Weston turn Viewpoint to black and white

"Cat in Hat" by Kim Weston will join other works by the Weston family for an exhibit at Viewpoint Photographic Art Center through June 4. Courtesy photo

In its main gallery during the months of April and May, Viewpoint Photographic Art Center presents the art of the Westons in an exhibition titled Four Generations of Weston: Black and White — Edward, Brett, Kim, Zach. Edward Weston is probably best known, and considered by many influential artists of his day, as a pioneer of 20th century art. […]

Comments Off / April 10, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Grow for it! Gardening with a Mediterranean thumb

By Alice Cantelow UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County You’ve probably heard the term “Mediterranean climate” bandied about. Yes, that is the official name for the pattern of cool, wet (usually) winters and hot, dry summers found in our area below about 3,000 feet. But did you know just how rare our climate is? […]

Comments Off / March 31, 2016 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Bouquets to Art blooms at de Young

A floral display by Plumweed Floral and Event Design, crafted for the 2015 exhibit, is displayed next to “Lady in Black with Spanish Scarf” by Robert Henri, 1910.  Photo by Greg A. Lato

More than 125 of the Bay Area’s most innovative and sought after floral designers return to the de Young for Bouquets to Art 2016, the annual week-long exhibition in which local designers create spectacular works of floral art in response to pieces in the museum’s permanent collection and the architecture of the building. This year’s […]

Comments Off / March 30, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Langford-Clark and Blum star at California Stage

Analise Langford-Clark

 Analise Langford-Clark and Jonathan Blum will shine in California Stage’s production of “Arlington.” A favorite with audiences in San Francisco and New York, California Stage now brings this provocative new chamber musical to Sacramento starting April 1. Bob Irvin also makes his California Stage directorial debut. Through Langford-Clark audiences meet Sara Jane, the seemingly sweet […]

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New book tells the stories and celebrates the 10-county foothills region

Wineries of the Sierra Foothills

Book: “Wineries of the Sierra Foothills: Risk-Takers and Rule-Breakers” Author: Barbara Keck Photographer: Johan Martin Publisher: Range of Light Media Group, 2016, 176 pages Available:[email protected] Ten counties, 280 wineries in the largest wine region in terms of acreage in the whole United States — that’s the Sierra Foothills. Barbara Keck’s newly released book, “Wineries of the Sierra Foothills: Risk-Takers […]

Comments Off / March 30, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Capital Stage Apprentice Company presents ‘Subculture’

Every year, Capital Stage, 2215 J St. in Sacramento, brings together a group of passionate and motivated students interested in gaining practical professional theater training. The apprenticeship program bridges the gap between academic theater and the professional world by immersing apprentices in classes, rehearsals, performances, projects and practical application of skills learned in technical production disciplines. […]

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‘101 Dalmatians’ is coming to IT

Imagination Theater’s “101 Dalmatians,” directed by Peter Wolfe, is coming to the stage this spring. Based on the classic animated film, Disney’s “101 Dalmatians” is a fur-raising adventure featuring Cruella De Vil, Disney’s most outrageous villain and 101 of the most adorable heroes to set their paws onstage. The show opens April 8 and runs […]

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