Grow For It! Fragrant flowering plants

By Kit Smith UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County Fragrant flowers add so much to the garden. Before planting any plant, consider the plant’s needs in terms of irrigation, soil nutrients, sun, air and space. Find that spot in the yard and the plant will most likely thrive. A summertime favorite is the gardenia; it likes […]

May 07, 2014 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Tagged ,

Mad Hatter party supports Fairytale Town

Fairytale Town mixes the zaniness of the Mad Hatter with the elementary logic of Sherlock Holmes in its second annual offsite fundraising event: Mad Hatter Meets Sherlock Holmes on Thursday, May 8, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Held at the  Masonic Temple in Downtown Sacramento, the party will feature chocolate delicacies and desserts, wine and […]

May 07, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

‘Blind Tiger’ fundraiser brings back the Roaring ’20s

OLD SACRAMENTO — The rip-roaring 1920s will soon be back in style in Old Sacramento! The Historic Old Sacramento Foundation is proud to present a glamorous underground speakeasy gala titled “The Blind Tiger” that will take place on Thursday evening, May 15, at Fat’s Catering & Banquet House in Old Sacramento. To help recreate the look […]

May 07, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Neil Berg plus five back by popular demand

Following the fantastic audience response to the last time Neil Berg appeared at Harris Center for the Arts with 100 Years of Broadway in 2011, Berg returns to Folsom with  an all new show celebrating 101 Years of Broadway. This highly anticipated return engagement features a dazzling cast of five Broadway stars accompanied by an […]

April 23, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

‘Three Musketeers’ bring adventure to Sutter Street

Sutter Street Theatre proudly presents “The Three Musketeers” — a dazzling, epic adventure for the whole family. In Dana Friedman’s hilarious adaptation of Dumas’ classic tale, the daring D’Artagnan must brave 17th century Paris in search of fame and fortune. Along the way he befriends the King’s most courageous Musketeers, falls for the Queen’s most […]

April 30, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Broadway-themed gala to benefit Music Circus

SACRAMENTO — The Broadway Gala, California Musical Theatre’s annual fundraising dinner, takes place on Saturday, May 3, at Sacramento Memorial Auditorium, 1515 J St. in Sacramento. Memorial Auditorium will be elegantly decorated for the evening with a New York Broadway theme. The event will benefit California Musical Theatre, the nonprofit organization that presents top quality theatrical […]

April 30, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Students shine a light on art

By Morgan Lee Oak Ridge High School artists displayed their work at an inaugural art show during open house last Thursday. ORHS junior Morgan Lee and art teacher Mrs. Koch, the Art I and 3-D Design teacher at Oak Ridge High School planned the art show, which included more than 100 pieces of artwork and […]

April 30, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,