Bridge tournament revival in the cards for EDH Library

Life is like a game of cards, said Jawaharlal Nehru. The hand you are dealt represents determination. The way you play it is free will. The El Dorado Hills Friends of the Library took that saying to heart. In 2011 the group shut down its annual bridge tournament fundraiser. Times were tough. It was time to give […]

‘The Bodyguard’ saves the day

Broadway Sacramento announces that the first U.S. national tour of the hit musical “The Bodyguard” will play at the Sacramento Community Center Theater April 18-23. Grammy Award-nominated and multi-platinum R&B/pop recording artist and film/TV actress Deborah Cox stars as Rachel Marron. In the role of bodyguard Frank Farmer is television star Judson Mills. Based on Lawrence Kasdan’s 1992 Oscar nominated […]

An act of defiance sets the stage for ‘Antigone’

Big Idea Theatre continues its 10th anniversary season, Find Your Voice, with the timely classic “Antigone” by Sophocles. “Antigone,” directed by Big Idea Theatre Company member Gail Dartez, is the story of how an act of defiance and an act of retaliation crumble a kingdom and invoke the wrath of the Gods. It explores the themes of […]

‘Oliver!’ brings great songs, story to stage

Consider yourself at home with Lionel Bart’s classic musical based on Charles Dickens’ novel “Oliver Twist” as Sutter Street Theatre presents “Oliver!” The Tony and Olivier award-winning show is one of the few musicals to win an Academy Award for Best Picture and is widely hailed as a true theatrical masterpiece by actors and audience […]

Tasting tickets on sale for Art, Beer, Wine festival

While the 14th annual El Dorado Hills Art, Beer & Wine Festival presented by Sunworks Solar is free entry, tasting the local craft beer and award-winning wine requires that you are 21 years or older with an official tasting kit. Tasting kits are $20 online through April 22 and the $30 regular price begins April 23 and at […]

Grow for It! A garden tour with children

Stacey Price UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County Spring Break is approaching and it’s time to start coming up with ways to entertain the kids once they are out of school. Have you considered a visit to the Sherwood Demonstration Garden? Located at the El Dorado Center of Folsom Lake College, the Sherwood Demonstration […]

Pull out all the stops for Organ Symphony

And now, for something completely different from the Folsom Lake Symphony … an organ concert on April 22. Many great works exist for this “King of Instruments,” as Mozart referred to it. But this is an instrument crafted from the woods of the forest and the metals of the earth. In other words, it’s not […]