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Honor veterans by kicking up your heels at Blues & Brews

Blues & Brews raises money for the Veterans Memorial Park in El Dorado Hills.

Saturday evening, Nov. 16, the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills will host its fourth annual Blues & Brews celebration to honor veterans and raise funds for the planned 1.2-acre Veteran’s Memorial Park at Promontory Park in El Dorado Hills. Leah Tysse Band will headline the event. A Midwesterner, Tyssee got her first gig as […]

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Railroad museum showcases scrap metal sculptures

"A Big Wheel" by Ray Carrington

SACRAMENTO — California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum debut a playful new exhibit titled “Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” on Nov. 8. The all-new exhibit will showcase approximately three dozen sculptures made from scrap metal over a 45-year period and created by Carrington, an artist […]

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Ballroom With A Twist dances across Folsom stage

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Pros from “Dancing With The Stars,” “So You Think You Can Dance” plus “American Idol finalists” live on stage FOLSOM — Ballroom With A Twist, coming to the Harris Center at Folsom Lake College on the weekend of Nov. 1-3, is a critically acclaimed international dance production conceived and choreographed by ABC-TVs “Dancing with the […]

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Placerville concert lets freedom ring

On Veterans Day weekend, Placerville’s Edwin Markham School will host Camerata California Chamber Choir and VITA Chamber Orchestra presenting their critically acclaimed program “Let Freedom Ring.” The program includes “Lincoln Lyrics,” which includes poetry by Edwin Markham, the famous Placerville poet and educator from the 1800s for whom the school is named. Markham’s poetry was […]

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Gypsy soul with funky refinement

FOLSOM — The New York Gypsy All-Stars cover the world rhythmically and harmonically. Led with Roma-inspired zeal by classically trained, traditionally raised Macedonian clarinet wonder Ismail Lumanovski, the group never loses its sharp musical focus, astounding chops and true spirit of their Gypsy namesakes. Harris Center/Three Stages present this unique group Oct. 30 & 31. […]

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The ride of a life time: ‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert’ rolls into Sac

The first national tour of Tony Award winning “Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical” comes Community Center Theater in Sacramento, Nov. 5-10. Adapted from the 1994 Academy Award winning film “The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert,” “Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical” is the most successful Australian musical of all time, and its successful […]

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Poetry Out Loud judges needed

The El Dorado Arts Council is gearing up for its fifth year of Poetry Out Loud, a nationwide poetry recitation competition for high school students. Local high school competitions will be held in January 2014, with the county competition to be held on the evening of Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at the Imagination Theater. The […]

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