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Students shine a light on art

More than 100 pieces of student-created art were on display at OaK Ridge's April 24 open house art show. The show's poster was created by student Zach Peterson. Photo by Josh Prettyman

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 […]

No Comment / April 27, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Pioneer Jews of the Gold Rush’ a treasured gem of history

The Gold Rush of 1849 brought people of virtually every race, nationality and ethnicity to the Golden State. If you were ambitious and willing to work hard, you came to the Mother Lode. Among those who came were people of a small, ethnic community. A people historically without a country during that time. A people […]

No Comment / April 24, 2014 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Folsom hosts Spring Antique Fair

Antique enthusiasts from Northern and Central California look forward to the Folsom Historic District Association’s 48th Spring Antique Fair to be held Sunday, April 27, on Historic Sutter St. from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (or come early and bring a flashlight), rain or shine! Thousands of shoppers will fill the four-block Historic District for […]

No Comment / April 20, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Dave Pierini talk show debuts

The B Street Theatre is excited to present “Sactown Tonight!,” a new talk show hosted by Dave Pierini, who will over the Mainstage for five nights of unscripted comedy featuring some of the best and brightest Sacramento has to offer. Guests include Jack Gallagher, Phil Cowan, Edie Lambert, comedian Keith Lowell Jensen, Laura Kirkendall and […]

No Comment / April 20, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘A Couple of Blaguards’ shares tales of life in Limerick

"A Couple Of Blaguards" entertains the audience with stories of growing up in Ireland. Courtesy photo

Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Angela’s Ashes” and bestseller “Tis” Frank McCourt and his brother Malachy, also a successful author, joined talents to write an autobiographical account of their years growing up in poverty in Ireland, “A Couple of Blaguards.” Though times were tough in Limerick, the tales spun by the brothers McCourt simmer with bittersweet […]

No Comment / April 20, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Meet Van Gogh at Big Idea Theatre

Kristine David and Brennan Villados perform in "Inventing Van Gogh," now playing at Big Idea Theatre. Photo by Benjamin T Ismail

“Life imitates art far more than art imitates life.” — Oscar Wilde. Big Idea Theatre’s “Unbound” 2014 season unearths art and intrigue with its production of “Inventing Van Gogh” by Steven Dietz and directed by Benjamin T Ismail. In September 2013, the art world reeled when a painting, which had languished for years in a Norwegian […]

No Comment / April 20, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Delightful mystery comes to Sutter Street Theatre

Anthony Raddigan, John Haine and Heather Warren star in Sutter Street's "The Game's Afoot," opening this weekend. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

It is December 1936 and Broadway star William Gillette, admired the world over for his leading role in the play Sherlock Holmes, has invited his fellow cast-members to his Connecticut castle for a weekend of revelry. But when one of the guests is stabbed to death, the festivities in this isolated house of tricks and […]

No Comment / April 20, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »