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Grow for it! Should I avoid parasitoids?

Mary Tran UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County No, but the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug definitely should. You already know from the last update that the BMSB is an invasive pest that arrived from Asia in the 1990s. It is a problem because it eats (actually, it sucks out the juices of) many kinds […]

Comments Off / June 06, 2016 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Choral society holding auditions

Do you want to sing? The Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra and music director Donald Kendrick are currently holding membership auditions for the 2016-17 concert season. If you are an experienced choral singer with good music reading skills call the SCSO at (916) 536-9065 or e-mail the SCSO at [email protected] The chorus rehearses September through […]

Comments Off / June 05, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Capital Stage presents the Sacramento premiere of ‘The Totalitarians’

Capital Stage completes its 2015-16 season with the Sacramento premiere of “The Totalitarians” by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, directed by Capital Stage co-founder Peter Mohrmann. This “riotous political comedy” — Bay Area Reporter, takes the audience on the campaign trail with retired roller derby star turned candidate for lieutenant governor Penelope Easter. It is a dark […]

Comments Off / June 05, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Raelene Nunn in for El Dorado Rose

El Dorado Rose candidate Raelene Nunn is sponsored by the Shakespeare Club. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

A former El Dorado Rose has been asking Raelene Nunn to run for the title for about 10 years now — but Nunn was always too busy. “She was too busy volunteering for other efforts,” said Teddy Wolterbeek, who was Rose in 2000. “I asked her for years and years … then this year she […]

1 Comment / June 05, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

A spectacular summer planned

Join the Cameron Park Community Services District for the 17th annual Summer Spectacular — A Golden Adventure — held on Saturday, June 25, at Cameron Park Lake. Gates open at 2 p.m. A free shuttle is available. Parking is available at Light of the Hills Church, 3100 Rodeo Road; Marshall Medical Center, 3581 Palmer Drive; Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country […]

Comments Off / June 03, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment | Read More »

Photography from the Ramer Collection comes to Crocker

Larry Sultan, "Untitled," from the series "The Swimmers," 1978. Dye transfer print, 12 3/4 x 19 1/16 in. Photo courtesy the estate of Larry Sultan

Sometimes documentary, sometimes metaphorical, a new photography exhibit at the Crocker Art Museum titled, Ourselves through the Lens: Photography from the Ramer Collection tells varied stories that span the poignant to the provocative. On view from June 19 to Oct. 23, the exhibition examines the human impulse to look, and the ways photography directs such visual encounters. By training the […]

Comments Off / May 28, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

California Stage premieres new play by Leslie Lewinter-Suskind

Marion Jeffery plays Susan in California Stage's premiere of Leslie Lewinter-Suskind's "A Revolutionary Mind," opening June 17. Photo by Barry Wisdom

From acclaimed author of last season’s smash hit “Italian Opera” Leslie Lewinter-Suskind comes something completely different. Running June 17 through July 17, California Stage Theatre Company will premiere her new play, “A Revolutionary Mind” under the direction of Ray Tatar, producing artistic director. “A Revolutionary Mind” follows rabid activist turned housewife Susan down the rabbit hole when her daughter, […]

Comments Off / May 28, 2016 | Posted in Business Columns,Entertainment | Read More »