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Petty Theft jams like the Heartbreakers

'You Don't Know How It Feels' but you can get really close to a Heartbreakers' live concert experience as Petty Theft rocks the Live on the Boulevard stage Thursday night. Courtesy photo

Petty Theft, made up of six professional Bay Area musicians, will be delivering Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ songs at El Dorado Hills Town Center’s free Live on the Boulevard summer concert series on Thursday, Sept. 1 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The group will perform everything from revered classics to current hits true to the originals and […]

Comments Off / August 28, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Freedom’ tells the next chapter for Jaycee Dugard

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Book: “Freedom: My Book of Firsts” Author: Jaycee Dugard Publisher: Simon & Schuster, July 2016, Hardcover, 272 pages “Freedom: My Book of Firsts” is not the story of a survivor of an 18 year captivity — that story has already been told. It’s the story of what happens next, when a survivor must make choices […]

Comments Off / August 28, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Two-in-one tribute goes Live on the Boulevard

Forejour takes the Steven Young Amphitheater stage for the Live on the Boulevard free concert Thursday Aug. 25 at 6:30 p.m. Courtesy photo

Forejour will be recreating, with stunning accuracy, the music of two beloved multi-platinum mega-bands of the ’80s, Foreigner and Journey, at El Dorado Hills Town Center’s free Live on the Boulevard summer concert series this Thursday, Aug. 25 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Take a trip back in time, or experience the music of the ’80s today, as […]

Comments Off / August 22, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Satchmo at the Waldorf’ celebrates music legend

The legendary Louis Armstrong is portrayed by Jahi Kearse in "Satchmo at The Waldorf," playing through Sept. 17 at B Street Theatre's B3 Stage. Photo by Rudy Meyers

B Street Theatre News release B Street Theatre closes their 2016 B3 Series Season with Terry Teachout’s “Satchmo at the Waldorf,” a tour-de-force production that depicts the life of renowned jazz artist Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong. While most can identify Armstrong’s music, few are aware of his past and the many obstacles he overcame in order […]

Comments Off / August 21, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Anything Goes’ sails onto the Sutter Street Theatre stage

All aboard for Sutter Street Theatre's "Anything Goes" as bad guy Moonface Martin (Rick Kleber), crooner Reno Sweeney (Connie Mockenhaupt) and lovesick Billy Crocker (Nat Challis) bring amusing antics to the stage, or ship rather, during their trans-Atlantic voyage.
Photo by Allen Schmeltz

Allen Schmeltz Sutter Street Theatre As the S.S. American travels across the Atlantic with a handful of eccentric passengers aboard, madcap antics ensue in Sutter Street Theatre’s upcoming production of “Anything Goes,” playing Aug. 27 through Oct. 2. Nightclub singer and evangelist Reno Sweeney is en route from New York to England aboard the ocean liner. Her […]

Comments Off / August 21, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Pursuit of beauty: EDH photographer finds inspiration in nature, family

Meet Holly Fischer and see her wildlife and landscape photography collection at  the opening reception of her show, Pursuing Beauty, Aug. 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Salone di Carlo. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills resident Holly Fischer will debut a collection of her wildlife and landscape photography this Friday evening at an art show free to the public. A self-professed nature lover, Fischer didn’t become a professional photographer until the oldest of her three sons, now 16, was in elementary school. She picked up a camera […]

Comments Off / August 21, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment,News | Read More »

Tailgate at the Automobile Museum

It’s time we give a nod to the trusty old pickup truck and the California Automobile Museum has done just that with a new exhibit appropriately titled Pickup Truck: Where Utility Meets the Everyday. And what better way to celebrate the pickup truck than with a themed tailgate party. If you love your truck or just love […]

1 Comment / August 18, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »