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Capital Stage presents Sacramento premiere of ‘Love and Information’

Catch a poignant new play by legendary playwright Caryl Churchill at the Sacramento premiere of “Love and Information” Jan. 27 at Capital Stage. The piece paints a kaleidoscopic picture of our digital, over-stimulated 21st century lives, and leaves us questioning our own relationships. This production will be the main-stage directorial debut of local theatre talent Benjamin […]

Comments Off / January 17, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Break a leg … a crab leg, that is

When is a dinner with friends, where laughter freely flows and hot butter steadily drips, more than just a dinner? Answer: when those friends are gathered around a table at the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills annual Crab & Tri Tip Feed, returning this year on Saturday, Jan. 30. The money raised from this […]

Comments Off / January 14, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sierra Renaissance Society celebrates learning and fun

No friars, no wenches, just older adults teaching, learning and having fun. What’s not to like about learning new things, meeting interesting people and having fun? It’s called participatory learning and it’s the essential premise and promise of the newly formed Sierra Renaissance Society. Don’t be confused. The Renaissance Society isn’t a bunch of hormonal […]

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

Music boosters present Folsom Jazz Festival

Middle and high school jazz bands will be part of the 27th annual Folsom Jazz Festival in Folsom and El Dorado Hills. Courtesy photo

The 27th annual Folsom Jazz Festival will be held on Saturday, Jan. 23, from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Folsom High School, 1655 Iron Point Road in Folsom, and Rolling Hills Christian Church, 800 White Rock Road in El Dorado Hills. This year’s guest artists include the Ron Cunha Big Band at noon in […]

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

Key in on four-hands jazz piano concert

Paolo Alderighi and Stephanie Trick combine their keyboard skills in a four-hands jazz piano concert on Jan. 14 at Theatre at the Mine in El Dorado.

On Thursday, Jan. 14, El Dorado County Community Concert Association members will be treated to a four-hands jazz piano concert by Stephanie Trick and Paolo Alderighi. Trick and Alderighi, award-winning pianists in their solo work, have combined their love of jazz and their talents to create a dynamic program of four-handed piano duets. The four-handed […]

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

‘Rising Star Revue’ brightens Sutter Street

This entertaining show brings together great talent as performers sing, act, do monologues and present comedy sketches. The audience is treated to musical selections from the new hit Broadway show, “Hamilton,” as well as songs from “Gypsy,” “Next to Normal,” “Little Women” and more. Entertainers include Hannah Hurst, Natalie Collins, Adele Trapp, Jaymie Sanfilippo, Paul […]

Comments Off / January 11, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘James and the Giant Peach’ comes to life at STC

Sacramento Theatre Company’s Young Professionals Conservatory students and Pre-Professional Ensemble students will perform “James and the Giant Peach” at the Wells Fargo Pavilion Jan. 15-17. Photo by Kelly Christoffersen

Young Professionals Conservatory students and students from Sacramento Theatre Company’s Pre-Professional Ensemble program bring the heartwarming tale of a young orphaned boy and his larger-than-life insect friends to the Wells Fargo Pavilion stage beginning Jan. 15. “James and the Giant Peach” is Roald Dahl’s fantastical musical tale of a boy, his insect friends and their […]

Comments Off / January 11, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »