Classic play takes on a modern look at Falcon’s Eye

Falcon’s Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College closes its 10th season with “Cyrano.” The most legendary nose in literature gets a makeover from playwrights Michael Hollinger and Aaron Posner in this lively American adaptation of the 1897 French classic by Edmond Rostand. Will Roxane fall for Christian’s dashing looks or Cyrano’s daring poetry? Find out […]

Find the force as Midtown’s massive Saber Battle returns

Traci Rockefeller Cusack News release Science fiction fans in Sacramento won’t have to use a mystical force to have a good time when Saber Battle rolls through Midtown on Thursday night, May 4 from 8 to 10 p.m. Massive fan-run events in cities from coast to coast have brought together generations of fans to participate […]

Grow for it! How your extra garden harvest can make a difference

Robin Stanley UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County If you are like many gardeners in El Dorado County, the last few years of drought have put a crimp in your veggie gardening.  Worries about water caused many gardeners to sharply reduce the size of their gardens and, as a result, the size of their harvest. […]

One Book author Wes Moore to speak at Sac State

California State University, Sacramento News release Wes Moore, author of California State University, Sacramento’s 2016-17 One Book selection “The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates” is the keynote speaker for the DEGREES (Dedicated to Educating, Graduating and Retaining Educational Equity Students) project’s annual recognition ceremony from noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 1, in […]

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Bartender Hank to entertain at Poor Red’s

Generations of El Dorado County residents and Highway 50 travelers have made Poor Red’s their preferred destination for drink and sometimes food. Each one of them has an interesting story to tell about their experience there; some based on reality while others pieced together through the haze of too many Gold Cadillacs. On the three […]

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Pay-What-You-Wish Sundays at Crocker

As part of a collaborative, ongoing effort to improve wellness and education in Northern California communities, the Crocker Art Museum and Western Health Advantage have joined forces to ensure that fine art experiences are accessible to everyone. Pay-What-You-Wish Sundays, held the third Sunday of each month at the Crocker, give visitors a chance to choose […]

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Chamber music concert at season finale

The Mother Lode Friends of Music, the regional organization of classical music performances, presents its last concert of the 2016-17 season on Sunday, April 30, at the Pine Grove Community Church, 14045 Ponderosa Way in Pine Grove. The concert, starting at 3 p.m., is free and is open to the public. The concert features music […]

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