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California State Fair is a winner with global recognition

The California State Fair has received the coveted International Association of Fairs and Expositions Best Marketing Campaign award for its 2015 Best 17 Days of Summer Campaign. Not only did the California State Fair win among its Division 4 competitors, which includes fairs between 500,000 and 1 million visitors, but it won the top award […]

Comments Off / December 27, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Annual juried fine art exhibition of animal artwork returns

“LET IT LOOSE” by Randy Honerlah

“Animal House, The Exhibit,” a popular animal-themed art show, returns to the Sacramento Fine Arts Center a little early this year. Artists Abigail VanCannon, Michele McCormick and Chris Thompson have judged 259 works of art that were submitted for acceptance and notifications have been sent to the 144 artists whose works have been selected. “Animal […]

Comments Off / December 21, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Andy Warhol: Portraits coming in March to the Crocker Art Museum

The status symbol of the disco era was the commissioned Warhol portrait. Opening in March 2016 at the Crocker Art Museum, “Andy Warhol: Portraits” features more than 160 works exploring the development of the artist’s iconic portrayal of the famous or wealthy. Included are Polaroids, fashion sketches, photo-booth film strips and more. Visitors will also have […]

Comments Off / December 21, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Historic Old Sacramento Foundation now hiring guides

The Historic Old Sacramento Foundation  is now hiring part-time tour guides for its upcoming 2016 season of both the Old Sacramento Underground and Gold Rush Experience tour programs. Candidates interested in leading tour groups, meeting people from all over the world, sharing Sacramento’s fascinating history and working in the dynamic historic district in Old Sacramento […]

Comments Off / December 21, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

The snow is falling at South Tahoe

NOAA forecasters call for the storm door to stay open and provide South Shore resorts with plenty of snow. “These weekly storm systems have been lining up perfectly and we’re ready for more,” said Carol Chaplin, executive director of the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority. “We love seeing the slopes and pine trees blanketed in snow […]

Comments Off / December 21, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

The Loft in Tahoe combines entertainment and dining

South Lake Tahoe’s newest hotspot, The Loft Live Theatre – Lounge – Dining, will see 2015 vanish and 2016 appear with two New Year’s Eve celebrations. Located within the Heavenly Village the Loft open is a first for the California side of Tahoe South by combining theater with nightly live entertainment, an intimate bar, lounge and restaurant […]

Comments Off / December 21, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Master Food Preservers volunteer training set for next year

The University of California Cooperative Extension invites adults interested in helping others learn about safe home food preservation to apply to train as a UCCE Master Food Preserver volunteer. UCCE Master Food Preserver volunteers learn research-based information and then share that knowledge through public classes, community events and articles. The 2016 UCCE Master Food Preserver […]

Comments Off / December 20, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »