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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 »

Keyboard Conversations explore Splendor in Silence

Splendor from Silence will feature works written after deafness by famed composers Bedrich Smetana, Gabriel Fauré and Beethoven. Photo by Peter Schaaf

Jeffrey Siegel’s unique concerts are a joy for both the piano aficionado and novice alike with a brilliantly polished concert-with-commentary format. Captivating remarks precede the virtuoso performances of piano masterpieces and the concert concludes with a lively Q-and-A. Siegel returns for his second concert of the season presenting Splendor from Silence on Saturday, Jan. 16, […]

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Holy Trinity Children’s Choir performs at Town Center

The Holy Trinity Children's Choir performed Christmas carols Dec. 12, bringing a little extra holiday cheer to Town Center. Courtesy photo

On Saturday, Dec. 12 the shoppers at Town Center in El Dorado Hills experienced a little extra holiday cheer while running their errands. The children’s choir and honor choir from Holy Trinity parish performed together in the plaza for about 45 minutes. Led by Holy Trinity music director Rob Sabino, the choir entertained shoppers with […]

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