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‘Buddy’s’ jukebox classics will have you dancing in the aisles

In just three short years, Buddy Holly set the music world on fire and forever changed the face and sound of rock and roll. “Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story,” the musical that charts his meteoric climb, legendary adventures and tragic fall on the fateful day the music died, is the next Broadway Sacramento production, […]

No Comment / December 04, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Prepare to be amazed, inspired

Elaborate Christmas trees like this one at Marie Mitchell's home will inspire guests on the Homes for the Holiday's tour. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Homes for holiday tour this weekend Prepare yourself for decoration envy. El Dorado Hills residents will open their beautiful homes for the Assistance League of Sierra Foothills annual Homes for the Holidays tour, Dec. 7 & 8. These homeowners don’t just decorate; they celebrate all things Christmas. Think ribbons, garlands, sparkling ornaments, golden tree toppers, twinkling […]

No Comment / December 01, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

Mediterranean herbs

By Joan Jenkins UCCE El Dorado County Master Gardener Mediterranean herbs originated around the Mediterranean Sea in Greece, Italy, France, Spain and other lands with a warm sunny climate. They like the alkaline, fast draining soils with good mineral content common to the area. They also prefer full sun, meaning a minimum of six hours […]

No Comment / December 01, 2013 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Bagpipes highlight Folsom Symphony Christmas concert

There’s just something about bagpipes. Whether it’s the skirl of the melodies they share or the rhythmic drums that often accompany them, “the pipes” have a romance about them that is undeniable. Scotland’s national instrument is rarely seen outside of Caledonian festivals and funeral services for fallen heroes. And that’s a shame, because this instrument […]

No Comment / December 01, 2013 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Music to their ears

Hal Linden works with El Dorado Muscial Theatre's High Voltage members. Courtesy photo

It all started with a desire to give back. In 1994, a group of Folsom residents interested in the performing arts banded together. Their mission? To bring high-quality concerts at an affordable price to the greater Folsom area. Out of this fledgling concert association has grown the Folsom Lake Community Concert Association. Today, in partnership […]

No Comment / November 26, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Fairytale Town transforms into winter wonderland

Celebrate the holiday season at Fairytale Town with holiday lights, festive décor, Santa and his reindeer and more at Fairytale Town’s Winter Wonderland event. The fun-filled family celebration is set for eight days: Thursdays through Sundays, Dec. 12-15 and 19-22. Fairytale Town will be open special hours for the event from 1 to 7 p.m. […]

No Comment / November 25, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Dream the dream … ‘Les Mis’ comes to Placerville

Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The French Revolution is coming to Placerville, and Imagination Theater is ready. The cast and crew have been manning the bulwarks, creating a set design that promises to capture the sprawling tale of love and honor against a backdrop of political uprising, encompassing a wide range of human emotions as they present “Les Miserables,” the […]

No Comment / November 21, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »