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‘Prisoners of Age’ lands on Alcatraz Island

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The National Park Service is pleased to announce the return of the award-winning “Prisoners of Age” exhibition from photographer Ron Levine and designers Michael Wou and Russell Volckmann to Alcatraz Island through December. This exhibit marks the next in a series on Alcatraz that focuses on aspects of crime and punishment, incarceration, freedom and social justice. “Prisoners […]

Comments Off / October 18, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Crocker draws on ‘Bay Area Figurative’ works

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The American painters that put California at the vanguard of contemporary art in the 1950s are the subject of a new drawings exhibition at the Crocker Art Museum. “Back to Life: Bay Area Figurative Drawings” explores 40 works on paper by David Park, Richard Diebenkorn, Elmer Bischoff and other celebrated artists in their circle. These works […]

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Make this an autumn to remember

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Autumn is finally here. After a never-ending summer, the trees are finally putting on a bit of a show, although not as spectacular as in years past, due to the drought. But still a tip of the hat to nature’s beauty. And the hope that we will experience a good El Niño storm season soon. […]

Comments Off / October 18, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Hangtown Halloween Ball bigger, more diverse than ever

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The Hangtown Halloween Ball puts on its annual cultural diversity clinic this weekend, Oct. 22-25, at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive. Equal parts pageantry and performance, “Hangtown” has grown in popularity over its five-year run and achieved destination status on the festival circuit. It’s also a hell of a costume party. Each year […]

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Three nights of trick-or-treating and family fun at Fairytale Town’s annual Safe and Super Halloween

Fairytale Town will be transformed into a swashbuckling world of pirates at this year’s Safe and Super Halloween event. Families can enjoy three nights of family fun and trick-or-treating at the storybook park on Oct. 23, 24 and 25 from 5 to 9 p.m. Seventeen candy stations will be scattered throughout the park for trick-or-treaters to visit. Families […]

Comments Off / October 12, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Hangtown Halloween Ball features more than 40 artists

Railroad Earth’s Hangtown Halloween Ball returns to Placerville with a diverse lineup of more than 40 artists representing a range of musical genres including rock and roll, bluegrass, and Americana. The four-day festival runs Oct. 22 through Oct. 25. The festival features Railroad Earth (three shows), Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, Beats Antique, Yonder Mountain String Band, Lettuce, North […]

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Artists sought for 2015 California Upland game bird stamp art contest

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is conducting an art contest to select the design for the state’s 2015-16 upland game bird stamp. This year’s stamp will feature the ring-necked pheasant. The California Upland game bird stamp art contest is open to all U.S. residents 18 years and over. Entries will be accepted […]

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