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Learn an art as old as dirt

Brian Hayes likes that part in the movie “Ghost” where Demi Moore is working in the wee hours of the morning on a potter’s wheel, hands caressing and shaping the moistened clay and then Patrick Swayze, roused from sleep, comes up behind her and … well, you know … “I do like that part,” said […]

January 18, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Live the golden dream at the park

What: Gold Discovery Day Who: Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park  Where: Highway 49 in Coloma When: Saturday, Jan. 21 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost: No admission, $8 parking fee, fee for some activities Information: (530) 622-3470 or go to marshallgold.org One hundred and sixty-nine years after gold was discovered in the tailrace of John Sutter’s sawmill in Coloma, […]

January 18, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

You can’t be crabby at this event

Time to pull out the bibs and crab crackers for the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills’ annual Crab & Tri Tip Feed on Saturday. This popular, one-night event raises thousands of dollars for Rotary projects and programs completed throughout the year. The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills’ annual activities include a high school speech […]

January 18, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

California Stage presents ‘The Whale’

California Stage< News release Fresh off of winning an Elly Award for best new script, California Stage opens its 26th season with the award winning play “The Whale,” Samuel D. Hunter’s incisive look at love, relationships and religious intolerance. Starring Joel Mario Rickert and directed by Shawn O’Neal, the play opens Jan. 13 at 8 […]

January 11, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Big Idea Theatre kicks off 10th season with ‘The Night Alive’

Kevin Adamski Big Idea Theatre Big Idea Theatre begins its 10th season, Find Your Voice, with the spellbinding drama, “The Night Alive” by Conor McPherson. “The Night Alive” opens Jan. 13 and runs through Feb. 11, taking a poignant look at the resilience of the human spirit and what it means to find the possibility of hope […]

January 11, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Works by master Japanese ceramists arrive at Crocker Art Museum

Karen Christian Crocker Art Museum The Crocker Art Museum brings to Sacramento an exhibition highlighting the technical virtuosity of more than 40 artists, including many of Japan’s greatest living ceramists as part of their latest show, Into the Fold: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Horvitz Collection. Japan has an exceptionally long and distinguished history of ceramic-making dating […]

January 11, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

New glass-melting business will bowl you over

They’re really fired up on 48 gorgeous wooded acres in the Texas Hill subdivision just outside Placerville, reaching temperatures of 2,250 degrees Fahrenheit several times a week. That hellish number takes 12 hours to peak, a pinnacle that marks the point where glass melts. And that’s exactly what Cathy Porter and Bernadette Guimarin want — […]

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