NorCal artists present their best works

Northern California Arts presents Inner Views, the annual membership show, through July 12 at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center. Don’t miss the special Second Saturday reception from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on July 14. The event will feature live music performed by Sean O’Conner and refreshments. Northern California Arts, or NCA, founded 1939, presents a […]

June 25, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Hit the rails for summertime fun

Summer is officially here and there’s lots to do in the tri-county area. California’s beautiful golden hills beckon with their inspirational views. One of the unique ways to take in the natural beauty of our region is to take a ride on the local Skagit Train. Wait. Train? Local? How is that? Yes. It’s true. […]

June 25, 2014 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Tagged ,

Live on the Boulevard returns

The weather is heating up so you know what that means! It’s time for the region’s favorite concert series, Live on the Boulevard! El Dorado Hills Town Center will rock this summer with a 12-show line-up, June 19 through Sept. 11. Every Thursday night in the Steven Young Amphitheater from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Town Center hosts a live […]

June 18, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Railroad museum to debut ‘Journey Stories’

SACRAMENTO – California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum are proud to be the first institution in California to debut a Smithsonian traveling exhibition titled “Journey Stories” on June 21. With the use of compelling photographs, visual display panels, narrative text and more, the “Journey Stories” exhibition highlights how transportation and migration helped build […]

June 18, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Costumbres Latinoamericanas explores the American continent

FOLSOM — Compañía Mazatlán Bellas Artes de Sacramento performs its new production, Costumbres Latinoamericanas, an exhilarating panorama of Latin America through its dances and rituals, at Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom. Under the watchful eye of Artistic Director Zenón Barrón, CMBA ventures in a dancing odyssey up and down the American Continent. Audiences will be […]

June 18, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

‘Dogs’ bring laughs to Sutter Street

Sutter Street Theatre presents “Two Dumb Dogs — The Adventures of Ferdo and Floof,”a hilarious comedy with lessons that include discovering self-confidence, using your brain and recognizing that following rules is sometimes a good thing. Ferdo and Floof are two not-very-bright dogs — well … at least not to your average fifth-grader. The dogs strongly desire […]

June 18, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Folsom’s got rhythm and blues

FOLSOM — Nothing brings people together quite like a festival — the day before Father’s Day — featuring great music, good food, a family friendly atmosphere and the best in craft beers. Carrera Productions presents the second annual Folsom Rhythm & Brews on June 14, noon to 6 p.m., in the Palladio shopping center in Folsom. The event will feature 40-plus craft […]

June 11, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,