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American Watercolor Society exhibits at Sacramento Fine Arts Center

"Moonlight Nocturne IV" by Denise Athanas

The American Watercolor Society, founded in New York by 11 painters, initiated their renowned traveling exhibits in 1905. Today, the tour is considered one of the premiere watercolor shows in the world. More than 1,200 artists from the United States and 12 foreign countries submitted their art to a panel of jurors (who were chosen […]

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‘Pippi Longstocking’ brings her shenanigans to the Sutter Street stage

Adele Trapp plays the unforgettable Pippi Longstocking in the Sutter Street production that runs through March 20.
Photo by Allen Schmeltz

On the outskirts of town stands a ramshackle house. It may not seem like much until you peek through the railings. Then, there’s a horse on the porch, a monkey in the kitchen and a freckle-faced, red-pigtailed, whirlwind of a girl in mismatched stockings presiding over it all. This is the domain of Pippilotta Delicatessa […]

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‘The Addams Family’ — They’re altogether ooky

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The creepy and kooky, mysterious and spooky family that are keen about the dead come to life on stage this weekend. This is El Dorado Musical Theatre’s encore production for performers ages 13-22 that is the one audition-only show of the entire season, featuring their best performers in a production that showcases their talent; only […]

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Affair of the Heart event focuses on heart-healthy lifestyle

Zumba instructor Kay Lenhart, in black facing camera, leads a zumba gold chair class. The class is a good workout and offers many health benefits. Lenhart will be one of the demonstrators at the Affair of the Heart at the Cameron Park Community Center on Thursday Feb. 18. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

According to the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, cardiovascular disease is the leading global cause of death, accounting for 17.3 million deaths per year. Cardiovascular diseases such as heart disease and stroke claim more lives than all forms of cancer combined. Marshall Medical Center and Cameron Park Community Services District take this information […]

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‘Hands on History’ travels by land and sea

Continuing a popular series of interactive and fun Hands on History activities each month, Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park will present a special Hands on History: By Land and By Sea event on Saturday, Feb. 21 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Through special presentations, exciting demonstrations and hands-on activities, docents will help fort visitors understand the […]

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Vista Players returns for Sacramento premiere

California Stage and Vista Players present “Happy Armenians” Feb. 19 through 26 at the Dennis Wilkerson Theater, R25 Arts Complex, 2509 R St. in Sacramento. The show plays two weekends only, Fridays, Feb. 19 and 26 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Feb. 20 and 27 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Feb. 21 and 28 at 2 […]

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The Indigo Girls appear at Mondavi Center

The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, University of California, Davis announces the appearance of the Indigo Girls on Sunday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. in Jackson Hall. The Indigo Girls — Emily Saliers and Amy Ray — have spent 35 years performing together, produced 16 albums (seven gold, four platinum and […]

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