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‘Big Bang’ returns to B Street

Greg Alexander and Jason Kuykendall star in B Street's production of "The Big Bang." Courtesy photo

Original 2005 cast members Greg Alexander, Jason Kuykendall and Chris Schlagel return in Graham and Feuer’s cosmic romp “The Big Bang,” opening June 15. Reprising their roles as two wannabe producers, Greg and Jason pitch their new idea for a musical recounting the history of the world to prospective investors. Chris accompanies as they introduce […]

No Comment / June 06, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Time to pour over The Cellar Wine Bar’s new menu

FOLSOM — The Cellar Wine Bar, located along historic Sutter Street corridor, recently launched a decadent new menu, complete with homegrown flavors. Executive Chef Joe Kuka has created a versatile menu inspired by the locally grown agriculture of the Sacramento region. The latest creations partner the bold flavors of the county with the charming tastes […]

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All aboard: Railroad Museum calls out for summer volunteers

SACRAMENTO — Fascinated by railroading history? Interested in working on a train? Enjoy working with visitors, children and school groups? California State Parks, the California State Railroad Museum and Old Sacramento State Historic Park are now recruiting adults (18 or older) who are interested in volunteering in summer 2013 to help communicate the West’s fascinating […]

No Comment / June 03, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

FLC fundraising for the arts

The Folsom Lake College Foundation and The Robert S. and Star Pepper Foundation announce the Arts Education Program Challenge to raise a minimum of $150,000 by Dec. 31, 2013, to help support FLC Youth Arts Education Programs. The funds raised will support three years of programming in the following areas: Folsom Lake College Summer Youth […]

No Comment / June 02, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Film not quite “Epic” but good

“Epic” is a mixture of several stories we’ve seen before — “The Littles,” “Avatar,” “The Wizard of Oz” and “Honey I Shrunk The Kids.” Teenager Mary Katherine (aka M.K., played by Amanda Seyfried) goes to live with her eccentric father (Jason Sudeikis) after her mother dies (which is barely mentioned so it will go right over most […]

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Got talent? Show fairgoers what you can do

PLACERVILLE — Highlight your talent for a chance to win well-deserved appreciation and honors. Participate in a contest or just come to watch; there’s sure to be a competition that interests you at the 2013 El Dorado County Fair. Teen Jam is back! If you are in high school or younger and are in a […]

No Comment / June 02, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Strolling Through the Garden’ a reflective feast for the eyes

Antique quilts, vintage clothing and sewing tools (from patterns to notions and more) are all part of the celebration of an American art form on show right now at the Folsom History Museum. Photo by Susan Laird

Quilts are many things to many people. They are tactile — physically warm and cuddly. Quilts are visual, sometimes colorfully patterned. Oftentimes textured with thousands of tiny stitches, they feature intricate patterns in neutral spaces and highlight focal points. Some quilts smell of lavender, rose or cedar from the linen cabinets where they are stored. […]

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