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Celebrate ‘the craft’ of fine furniture and Oak Ridge art at 48 Natoma

“Rocking Chair” by Gary Foster. The fine furniture craftsmanship of 18 members of the Sierra Nevada Fine Furniture Makers Guild will be on display at the Gallery at 48 Natoma in Folsom, March 18 to May 5. Courtesy photo

No matter what area of human endeavor one looks at, one eventually finds those who pursue excellence to the point where that field becomes a true art form. Or, as those perfection seekers call it, “the craft.” This week, a group of 18 members of the Sierra Nevada Fine Furniture Makers Guild will display the work […]

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Nationally Acclaimed jazz students to perform

Folsom’s premiere wine and cuisine event will feature entertainment by the award-winning Folsom High School jazz bands and jazz choir, and Sutter and Folsom Middle School jazz bands on Saturday, March 12 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Folsom Community Center, 52 Natoma St. in Folsom. Taste wines from the local region, sample food from […]

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‘The Lost Generation’ tells the many aspects of war

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“The Lost Generation” is both a story of one American’s experiences in the British Army during World War I and the reflections about war of a modern-day soldier as told by author R. M. Hamlin. In his first full-length novel, Hamlin, an El Dorado Hills resident, details the youthful excitement of six Tennessee friends who […]

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El Dorado Camera Club looks at focus stacking

The El Dorado Camera Club’s monthly meeting will be a study in focus stacking with club members and experienced photographers Mark Tart and Donna Hannickel. This month’s club meeting will take place Thursday, March 17 at 7 p.m. at the Cameron Park Community Center. For photographers interested in close-up photography, focus stacking can help produce sharp […]

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Sutter’s Fort calls out for volunteers

Do you have an interest in Sacramento’s early history? Do you get excited at the idea of recreating pioneer activities like churning butter, making barrels or dressing in period attire? If so, volunteering at Sacramento’s iconic Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park may be just right for you. A new session of docent training classes will […]

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Capital Stage premieres ‘Blackberry Winter’

In Steve Yockney’s “Blackberry Winter,” Vivienne Avery (Amy Resnick) must find balance in her life as her mother’s dementia progresses. Photo by Charr Crail

Capital Stage continues its season with the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of “Blackberry Winter” by Steve Yockey. NNPN’S flagship initiative, the Rolling World Premiere Program, supports three or more theaters that choose to mount the same new play within a 12-month period. The result is an NNPN Rolling World Premiere, in which a […]

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Go global at International Culinary Festival

The Rotary Club of Historic Folsom is hosting the fifth annual International Culinary Festival on Sunday, March 20 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Folsom Community Center. The festival will feature over a dozen local restaurants serving delicious samples of a variety of ethnic foods to take your taste buds on a world tour. The […]

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