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BODYTRAFFIC breaks the boundaries of traditional dance

BODYTRAFFIC dancers push themselves to the limit. Watch their impressive efforts on stage in Folsom. Courtesy photo

Founded in 2007, Los Angeles-based BODYTRAFFIC was named one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch” in 2013 and was praised by the Los Angeles Times for its “most hopeful combination of choreographic and performing excellence.” This exciting dance ensemble continues to break new ground in the field of dance and its evening performance at Harris […]

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‘The Boy Friend’ opens at Sac Theater

In addition to the professional Main Series productions, Sacramento Theater Company  is staging four Youth Series productions in 2015, featuring STC School of the Arts students. The Young Professionals Conservatory of STC’s School of the Arts is a 10-month program for students age 12 to 18, which prepares students for a career in theater through […]

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Focal Point show at the Fausel House

PLACERVILLE — El Dorado Arts Council presents Focal Point, a photography and 3D juried art show through March 3. Participating artists include Agi Gillespie, Anca Statescu, Anton Nemeth, Ashley Pfister, Betty Sederquist, Cindy Stephens, Jennifer Lotery, Ken Mahar, Paul Cockrell and Terri Crisp. Artist Cockrell received the Best in Show award for the photography category with his piece “Muddy […]

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Jazz stars to entertain at festival

The 26th annual Folsom Jazz Festival will be held on Saturday, Jan. 24 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. and it promises to be an exciting day of entertainment. This year’s guest artists include Grammy-nominated saxophonist Ben Wendel, the Sacramento State Jazz Ensemble and the American River College Vocal Jazz Ensemble. Adding to the program will be […]

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Epicurean adventures await in El Dorado County

Diners will undoubtedly enjoy the focaccia-crusted roasted chicken breast with braised wintergreens and barley-faro pilaf served at the Smith Flat House. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

January is California Restaurant Month and El Dorado County is celebrating in a big way on Sunday, Jan. 25. El Dorado Epicurean is presented to showcase the creative chefs and outstanding dining establishments throughout the county. Organized by the El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce Visitors Authority, the early evening of dining features seven different adventures […]

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‘Jekyll & Hyde’ takes audiences on an emotional ride

"Jekyll and Hyde" is the classic struggle between good and evil. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — The epic struggle between good and evil comes to life on the Harris Center for the Arts stage in this all new production of the musical phenomenon “Jekyll & Hyde.” Glamorous, sexy and deliciously wicked, “Jekyll & Hyde” is the enthralling musical based on Robert Louis Stevenson classic story about a brilliant but obsessive […]

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Second longest running Off-Broadway musical comes to the Sutter Street

Michael Coleman, Jessica Mckillican, Jennifer Morrison and Christopher Celestin star in Sutter Street Theatre's production of "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change," opening Jan. 17. Photo by Cassidy Cagney

“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” — a celebration of the mating game — takes on the truths and myths behind that contemporary conundrum known as “the relationship.” The first act explores the journey from dating and waiting to love and marriage, while the second act reveals the agonies and triumphs of in-laws and newborns, […]

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