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Louisiana guitarslinger Sonny Landreth coming to Sacramento

Louisiana guitarslinger Sonny Landreth is making his Sacramento debut on ​Thursday, March 31 at Harlow’s, 2708 J St. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the show is at 7 p.m. Landreth’s new 2015 album “Bound By the Blues” marks a return to the slide guitarist’s musical roots. It presents a bold, big-sounding collection of recordings […]

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The CDFW seeks artists to enter California Duck Stamp Art Contest

Artists are invited to submit their original artwork to the 2016-17 California Duck Stamp Art Contest. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will accept submissions May 13 through June 13. The contest is open to U.S. residents who are 18 years of age or older as of March 14. Entrants need not reside […]

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Experience and explore El Dorado Winery Association wines

Passport

The El Dorado Winery Association invites everyone to experience, explore and engage in the 25th annual Passport Wine Event, April 9-10 and April 16-17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. A ticket for this fun-filled weekend provides access to 24 award-winning wineries, food, musical entertainment and a memorable experience. Each spring many of El Dorado […]

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Wanted — El Dorado Rose candidates

El Dorado County has received local, state and national recognition for the unusual and unique contest honoring the mature woman. Women in El Dorado County are recognized with the title of El Dorado Rose. The woman chosen as the Rose represents the county in a variety of events during her year as Rose. The Rose […]

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LUNAFEST film festival showcases the value of empowering women

“First World Problems,” directed by Hanna Maylett, is a film from Finland about a tired homemaker. She loses her car in a shopping mall and discovers that sometimes problems can open a door to a whole new world. Courtesy photo
 

Years ago I read about a man who put his daughter through college debt-free. His friends ridiculed him. They told him: “You will never get a return on that money. She will just get married and have kids. If you had a son, he could have joined the family business with a college education.” The […]

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Sutter Street spoofs ‘Spamalot’

Stars of the Sutter Street stage, left to right, Michael Sandidge, Scott Minor, Kevin Branson and Rick Kleber with Mark Androvich kneeling, form the Round Table. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” “Spamalot” retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table with the help of a bevy of beautiful show girls, cows, killer rabbits and French people. “Spamalot” opens Saturday, April 2, at 8 p.m. at Sutter Street […]

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Celebrate spring aboard Railtown 1897’s Wildflower Train

Wildflower Trains take guests on a six mile, one hour round-trip ride through the scenic landscapes of California’s Gold Country starting from the Railtown depot in Jamestown. Photo by George Sapp

 With spring in full bloom, California State Parks and Railtown 1897 State Historic Park are proud to provide guests with a unique opportunity to experience spring wildflowers from aboard a train pulled by Movie Star Locomotive Sierra No. 3. While the park is open daily, special Wildflower Train rides are available on two Saturday afternoons […]

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