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Fairytale Town ready for fall

For more than 50 years, Fairytale Town has offered children and families a safe place to imagine, play and learn. This fall more programs will enchant and delight visitors. Fairytale town is located at 3901 Land Park Drive in Sacramento. Weekday admission is $4.50 for adults and children ages 2 and older. Weekend admission is […]

No Comment / August 17, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Cap Stage’s new season moves between worlds

Capital Stage presents Moving Between Worlds: Exploring the Ever-changing Human Landscape — a season of plays that capture the company’s bold, thought-provoking aesthetic. The season features a mix of styles and genres, all meant to encourage dialogue between performers and audience and keep patrons thinking and discussing long after they leave the theater. Additionally, the season […]

No Comment / August 14, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Pastels on High

"Rain Street" by Jan Y. Miller

CARMICHAEL — The Sierra Pastel Society announces its 10th International Exhibit, Pastels on High, at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center. Sixty-three paintings have been chosen by 39 artists from California and several other states by the juror of selection, Gerald Boyd. The Judge of Awards is Clark Mitchell. Both are award-winning pastelists. Boyd is a distinguished pastelist […]

No Comment / August 14, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

La Cage aux Folles wraps up Music Circus season

Adam Lendermon (Chantal), Alan Mingo, Jr. (Albin) and Brian Steven Shaw (Angelique), left to right, star in "La Cage aux Folles," produced by Music Circus at the Wells Fargo Pavilion Aug. 19-24. Photo by Charr Crail

The hilarious musical “”La Cage aux Folles”,” featuring the bawdy humor of Harvey Fierstein and the melodic genius of Jerry Herman, is the final show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution. “La Cage aux Folles” won six Tony Awards in 1984, and […]

No Comment / August 14, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Seizing the day: the art of living life large

It is human nature to observe the ends of things: a beautiful sunset, for example. We also take note of the beginnings of things. Case in point: the upcoming school year. But perhaps what we really ought to be looking at is all the points of interest in between. That “stuff” we call … life. This […]

No Comment / August 11, 2014 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Mama Rose takes over the stage

With their relentless mother pushing them, Louise (Brooke Flores), left, and June (Jessica Bisbee) perform on stage in "Gypsy," opening Aug. 16 at Sutter Street Theatre. Photo by Allen Schmetlz

“Gypsy,” the ultimate story about an aggressive stage mother, comes to Sutter Street Theatre this month. Join Rose, June and Louise in their trip across the United States during the 1920s, when vaudeville was dying and the burlesque was born. Jule Styne’s music and Stephen Sondheim’s lyrics include “Let Me Entertain You,” “Some People,” “You’ll […]

No Comment / August 07, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Oak Ridge plays earn Elly nods

Otto Frank (Keith Walisa) comforts his daughter Anne (Delaney Kelleher) in Oak Ridge's spring 2014 production of the "Diary of Anne Frank." Walisa recently earned an Elly nomination for his role. Director Janet Henke said the young actor had "a tenderness" about him that boosted his performance. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Elly judges celebrated Oak Ridge High School’s productions of “The Sound of Music” and “The Diary of Anne Frank” with Elly nominations announced last week. Actor Ryan Van Overeem earned a supporting male nomination for his portrayal of Max Detweiler in the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical. “The Diary of Ann Frank” received five nominations: Keith Walisa, leading […]

No Comment / August 07, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »