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History museum sets up scandalous exhibit

OLD SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento History Museum will debut “Trouble in River City,” an exhibit that chronicles a long-running criminal trial that took place in Sacramento and captivated the nation during the Great Depression. Showcased by fascinating trial transcripts, documents, video, photographs and interactive elements, the exhibit  opening June 28 will investigate the nearly four-month trial […]

No Comment / June 18, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Opera, philharmonic team up for adventurous season

SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento Opera and Sacramento Philharmonic, recently joined as Two in Tune under the “umbrella” corporation Sacramento Region Performing Arts Alliance, announce their first joint season. Beginning on Aug. 11, the opera and philharmonic will present a unique and diverse program, encompassing mainstage opera and symphonic concerts, musical events for children and families, cutting-edge Satellite Series concerts, […]

No Comment / June 18, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Future of rock performs at the fair

Max, left, and Nick of Haunted by Heroes perform at the El Dorado County Fair. The band from Pacifica could likely be the future of rock and roll. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

It was a gut-punch … loud, uncomplicated rock and roll. The pure stuff the Who and AC/DC cranked out in their prime — soaring guitar solos, follicle-raising power chords, blistering drum solos, bone-shaking bass riffs and spot-on vocals, and it was coming from the skatepark from a band born while George W. Bush was president. […]

No Comment / June 17, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Find Waldo in El Dorado Hills

Do you know Waldo? With his striped shirt, signature cap and black-rimmed specs, he has been a beloved figure in children’s literature since 1987. Children love to spot him hidden in the detailed scenes illustrating the “Where’s Waldo?” books. This July, children can search for the famous character at 25 local businesses throughout the community. […]

No Comment / June 16, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

ORHS student at Shakespeare camp

ASHLAND, ORE. — The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is pleased to announce that its 2013 Summer Seminar for High School Juniors is under way. This is the 32nd anniversary for this vital student program and program officials are once again delighted to host 65 new students this year from July 29 through Aug. 10. Quintin Casl […]

No Comment / June 16, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

STC season features Crazy Horse, Romeo and Mr. Green

Sacramento Theatre Company is pleased to announce the 2013-14 season. STC places priority on shows that are on the reading list for local schools, and shows that offer our students the opportunity to perform alongside our professional actors in age appropriate roles. The shows “Pride and Prejudice” Oct. 2-27, 2013 Based on Jane Austen’s novel, this […]

No Comment / June 12, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Off to see the wizard …

The timeless classic family musical “The Wizard of Oz,” based on the beloved 1939 film starring Judy Garland, kicks off the 2013 Music Circus season with an extended run at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, June 21-30. Filled with favorite songs like “Over the Rainbow” and “We’re Off to See the Wizard,” fans of all ages […]

No Comment / June 09, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »