Home » Entertainment You are browsing entries filed in “Entertainment”

Pioneer women bear their souls in ‘Quilters’

THE ALL FEMALE CAST MEMBERS of "Quilters" portray more than 100 characters in the Imagination Theater production. The play tells the stories of pioneer women who ventured west. Mother Lode News photo by Krysten Kellum

“Bits and pieces of life from the community”— that’s how “Quilters” director Chrissy Addison describes the play. Those “bits and pieces” include the ensemble cast of actresses, the community involvement in the production and the melding of talent and energy from theater communities and volunteer artists from around the region that have contributed to Imagination […]

No Comment / March 11, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Maria Callas exposed in ‘Master Class’

MUSIC MASTER —€” Janis Stevens plays Maria Callas in Capital Stage's production of "Master Class." Here, she's working with Callas' student Tony, played by Ian Cullity. The play aboard the Delta King runs through April 10. Photo by Charr Crail

Opera diva Maria Callas comes to life in Capital Stage’s production of “Master Class.” The Terrence McNally play introduces Callas as a larger than life and drop-dead funny teacher. As she leads three aspiring voice students, Callas offers an intimate look into her life — her tumultuous affairs, her ugly duckling start, her fierce hatred of […]

No Comment / March 10, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Packed house greets Gloria Steinem

Gloria Steinum

The energy in the audience was palpable as Gloria Steinem walked across the stage to the podium on Monday night, March 7, on Stage One of Folsom Lake College’s Three Stages. The women, young and old, and a sprinkling of men, could not stay in their seats and rose to greet Steinem with a standing […]

No Comment / March 09, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

Chautauqua Playhouse has gone to the cats

HERE KITTY, KITTY — The "Phantom Cat of the Chautauqua" cast, left to right, Linda Arnold, Michael Bianchi-Rossi, Linda Small, Bob Nannini, Jay Casl and Shelley Walker. Courtesy photo

Something weird is going on at the Chautauqua Theatre. Ever since the new owners took over, there have been strange occurrences and rumors of a phantom cat prowling about. Chautauqua Children’s Theatre presents “Phantom Cat of the Chautauqua,” an original script written by Michael Bianchi-Rossi and directed by Marie Raymond. The play begins March 19 and […]

No Comment / March 09, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Art show ‘Awash With Color’

"Traverse City Victorian"€ by Ken Potter was the Best of Show 2010 Members Exhibit.

“Awash With Color” — WASH Inc. or Watercolor Artists of Sacramento Horizons presents its annual members’ watercolor show. Juried by Steve Walters, “Awash With Color” will be a display of up to 100 members’ watercolor paintings at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center, 5330 B Gibbons Drive in Carmichael. Show hours are 11 a.m. to 7 […]

No Comment / March 08, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Congressman McClintock announces 2011 Congressional Art Competition

Entries due by April 29 All high school students in the Fourth Congressional District are invited to participate in the Congressional Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery, a nationwide high-school art competition sponsored by the members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The contest is open to all high-school students within the Fourth Congressional District. First-place entries […]

No Comment / March 07, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Rumors’ — a farce to be reckoned with

UP TO NO GOOD — Cassie (Courtney Wrba) tries to stir up trouble by putting the moves on Lenny (Dylan Smith) while her husband, Glenn, (Nick Azevedo) looks on. Also pictured are Cris and Ken Gorman (Alex Chavez and Zack Brown), and Lenny's wife, Claire Ganz (Lauren Day). Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Oak Ridge High School drama opened its spring production “Rumors,” by playwright Neil Simon, Thursday night to a house that wasn’t quite packed, but nonetheless roaring with laughter for most of the performance. Directed by Janet Henke and assisted by Ryan Van Overeem and Nick Lawson, “Rumors” is a classic farce from the author of […]

No Comment / March 04, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »