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Local wineries take top honors at State Fair Wine Competition

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The California State Fair is proud to announce the top wine awards from the 2015 California State Fair Commercial Wine Competition. Three El Dorado County wineries earned top honors at the state exposition. The Best of Show red was awarded to the Grace Patriot Wines 2012 Tempranillo. It scored a double gold and 98 points. […]

Comments Off / July 19, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Dealing outside the box: See Europe in your own car and save

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I like to plan in advance. It’s no secret. Planning any project ahead saves time, money and frustration. And if you add a little buffering for the unforeseen… a plan is a very good thing. It’s a true deal. A little artistic creativity helps. Sometimes you can combine projects and end up with an amazing […]

Comments Off / July 19, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Book review-‘Mean Mom’s Guide to Raising Great Kids’

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The Mean Mom’s Guide to Raising Great Kids, by Joanne Kraft, published by Leafwood Publishers, March 2015, paperback and ebook versions, 256 pgs. Tiger Moms, beware! “Mean Moms” are speaking up, some 75 of them. Instilling boundaries in the lives of her children, the mean mom “keeps her word when it’s hard; gives, models and […]

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FolsomFest fires up

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The sounds of rhythm and blues, Americana rock, swing and funk will have people dancing into the evening on Saturday, Aug. 8 when five national acts take the stage during FolsomFest at Folsom’s Rodeo Park. The first-time music festival, presented by Carrera Productions, celebrates the roots of contemporary music by bringing together nationally recognized bands as […]

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‘Peter Pan’ comes to Sacramento

After auditioning performers in New York City, Los Angeles and Sacramento, California Musical Theatre has confirmed casting for the 65th Music Circus season. The stellar cast for the season is loaded with Broadway veterans, some of whom are making their Music Circus debuts, Tony nominees and audience favorites from previous Music Circus productions. “Peter Pan” […]

Comments Off / July 15, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Harris Center calendar features favorites and new entertainment

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Harris Center for the Arts has released its fall lineup of entertainment and special events. Coming up on its fifth anniversary, the Harris Center for the Arts, at Folsom Lake College, is bringing back favorites from previous seasons, as well as introducing a number of new and exciting performances. New to Harris Center “Bollywood Masala […]

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National Dance Day July 25

El Dorado Arts Council is hosting National Dance Day on Saturday, July 25. The biggest dance event of the year, this free festival promotes dance and health in the community. Performances by local dance studios, including Jammin’ Dance and Fitness and Sarpika Tribal Dance, will showcase the many different styles of dance. Dance instructor Richard […]

Comments Off / July 09, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »