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Maija Peeples-Bright exhibits art at KVIE

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KVIE Public Television announces the new exhibit in the KVIE Gallery “Maija Peeples-Bright, Small Works.” The works were curated from Peeples-Bright’s large personal collection of favorite paintings. The gallery exhibition will run through Nov. 16. The KVIE Gallery, sponsored by Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP, offers visitors a chance to view the art of recent […]

Comments Off / October 13, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Willie Wonka’ brings the sweets to Sutter Street

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The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka’s mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder and new songs by Leslie Bricusse (Jekyll & Hyde, Doctor […]

Comments Off / October 10, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Evil Dead: The Musical’ bloodies Sutter Street stage

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“Evil Dead: The Musical” is a hilarious live stage show that takes all the elements of cult classic horror films “Evil Dead 1,” “Evil Dead 2″ and “Army of Darkness,” then combines them to make one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time. Based on the book and lyrics by George Reinblatt with music […]

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Finding music in silence

Eric Presnall, who grew up in El Dorado Hills, is premiering his short film, "Amusia" Oct. 13 at Tower Theatre in Sacramento. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Sherri Bergman Village Life correspondent “Music is the language of mankind,”— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) Eric Presnall, an actor, producer, writer and director who grew up in El Dorado Hills, has been working to make this statement a vision with his new short film “Amusia.” Since he was ten years old, Presnall has been busy making […]

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Folsom Lake Symphony autumn offering to be a Rhythmic Heat

Natsuki Fukasawa will join Folsom Lake Symphony Oct. 22 as they open their concert season with Rhythmic Heat. Photo courtesy Howard George Photography

Works dedicated to the New World by two North American composers and a Frenchman take the stage at the Harris Center, as the Folsom Lake Symphony performs its Rhythmic Heat concert on Oct. 22. A living composer Arturo Márquez is regarded as one of the greatest — if not the greatest — Mexican composers of […]

Comments Off / October 09, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

‘A Christmas Story, the Musical’ comes to IT! for the holidays

Imagination Theater News release Ho! Ho! Ho! The holidays are almost here and Imagination Theater is excited to bring “A Christmas Story, the Musical” to the Placerville stage. Fans of the classic 1983 movie will enjoy this show that captures holiday wonder with funny and heartfelt songs, show stopping dancing, delicious wit and a heart […]

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Mondavi Center announces more performances

Mondavi Center News release The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, University of California, Davis is pleased to announce the addition of two more performances to its 2016-17 season: Food Network star Alton Brown with his “Eat Your Science” show on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 8 p.m.; and a double bill […]

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