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Vibrant ‘Drumline Live’ returns

With dazzling choreography, explosive percussion and tributes to Michael Jackson and Prince Drumline Live returns to Folsom with a brand-new show at the Harris Center for the Arts on Thursday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. and Friday, Jan. 20 at 3 and 7 p.m. A thrilling spectacle that pays homage to the show-style marching popularized […]

No Comment / January 15, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Learn an art as old as dirt

Master potter Brian Hayes expertly uses his hands to give clay a beautiful life, fashioning a bowl at his and wife Sarah Murray's studio on their Gold Hill property. Murray, at left, specializes in wonderfully whimsical clay creations such as buttons that may be examined at Etsy (palominoblue.com), while her husband of 10 years has been throwing clay and catching accolades for his incredible work for more than 30 years. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

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 […]

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Live the golden dream at the park

Visitors to Gold Discovery Day at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park, Highway 49 in Coloma, on Saturday, Jan. 21 will have a chance to pan for gold and take part in many other Gold Rush activities. Village Life file photo

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, […]

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You can’t be crabby at this event

Crab walk your way to Lakehills Church this Saturday where unlimited crab will be piled high for the annual Crab & Tri Tip Feed that benefits the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills. Village Life file photo

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 […]

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California Stage presents ‘The Whale’

Clockwise from top, Elena Lipman, Kyle Burrows, Joel Mario Rickert and Aviv Hannan star in California Stage's "The Whale" playing through Feb. 12 at the R25 Arts Complex in Sacramento.
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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 […]

No Comment / January 11, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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 […]

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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 […]

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