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‘The Lost Generation’ tells the many aspects of war

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“The Lost Generation” is both a story of one American’s experiences in the British Army during World War I and the reflections about war of a modern-day soldier as told by author R. M. Hamlin. In his first full-length novel, Hamlin, an El Dorado Hills resident, details the youthful excitement of six Tennessee friends who […]

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El Dorado Camera Club looks at focus stacking

The El Dorado Camera Club’s monthly meeting will be a study in focus stacking with club members and experienced photographers Mark Tart and Donna Hannickel. This month’s club meeting will take place Thursday, March 17 at 7 p.m. at the Cameron Park Community Center. For photographers interested in close-up photography, focus stacking can help produce sharp […]

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Sutter’s Fort calls out for volunteers

Do you have an interest in Sacramento’s early history? Do you get excited at the idea of recreating pioneer activities like churning butter, making barrels or dressing in period attire? If so, volunteering at Sacramento’s iconic Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park may be just right for you. A new session of docent training classes will […]

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Capital Stage premieres ‘Blackberry Winter’

In Steve Yockney’s “Blackberry Winter,” Vivienne Avery (Amy Resnick) must find balance in her life as her mother’s dementia progresses. Photo by Charr Crail

Capital Stage continues its season with the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of “Blackberry Winter” by Steve Yockey. NNPN’S flagship initiative, the Rolling World Premiere Program, supports three or more theaters that choose to mount the same new play within a 12-month period. The result is an NNPN Rolling World Premiere, in which a […]

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Go global at International Culinary Festival

The Rotary Club of Historic Folsom is hosting the fifth annual International Culinary Festival on Sunday, March 20 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Folsom Community Center. The festival will feature over a dozen local restaurants serving delicious samples of a variety of ethnic foods to take your taste buds on a world tour. The […]

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Community invited backstage to as part of Harris Center’s fifth anniversary celebration

The Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College opened five years ago, and while the facility has seen over 1,500 performances and three-quarters of a million visitors, very few people have been backstage to see how this national-caliber arts facility works. To commemorate the anniversary, the Harris Center for the Arts is throwing open the doors and […]

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California Stage marks centennial of Dublin’s Easter Rising

Katherine Walton stars in “Easter Rising: Dublin 1916” for a dramatic performance at California Stage this weekend only. Photo by Barry Wisdom

For one weekend only, California Stage Theater Company will honor Dublin’s fallen and celebrate their fighting spirit with Ray Tatar’s “Easter Rising: Dublin 1916.” This moving reader’s theater piece commemorates the 1916 Dublin uprising that sparked a revolution. Four performances will be given March 18-20. Tatar’s “Easter Rising: Dublin 1916” takes audiences into the rough […]

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