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Consider native plants for your garden

By Deborah Nicolls El Dorado County Master Gardener If you are thinking about putting in new landscaping or just enhancing your existing yard, why not consider native plants? There are native plants for every situation in your garden. There are plants that do well in shade, many that do well in full sun and others […]

No Comment / August 29, 2013 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Todd Ellison conducts to the classics

Todd Ellison

Hailed by the New York Times as one of “Broadway’s electric conductors,” Todd Ellison is one of the most accomplished and sought after music directors working today and he’s coming to Folsom on Sept. 8. For his Harris Center debut, Ellison is joined by four vocalists from the Broadway stage performing some of his favorite musical […]

No Comment / August 29, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Folsom Cyclebration – fun for the entire family

School may be under way or starting for most, but there are still plenty of opportunities to get out with the entire family this summer. Folsom celebrates its sixth annual bike festival, Cyclebration, Sept. 6–8. For three days, bike enthusiasts can enjoy 10 events and lots of family fun. Members of the public are welcome […]

No Comment / August 25, 2013 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Americano Grill Italian Bistro has a menu to die for

THE CHICKEN PASTA Roll, aka, the Italian Enchilada, is a specialty item at the Americano Grill Italian Bistro in Town Center. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

No one knows Italian food like Raj Nouzari knows Italian food … just ask those who know him best. “Raj is an amazing cook,”said Denice Dorsett, Raj’s partner and friend. “He makes incredible spaghetti and his Italian enchiladas and palermo are to die for.” So inspired by Nouzari’s mouth-watering dishes, Dorsett paired up with the chef […]

No Comment / August 21, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

Monster sings, dances on Sutter Street stage

Actors Anthony Raddigan, Christianne Klein and Mark Cornfield, left to right, laugh it up in the monsterous comedy "Young Frankenstein," opening at Sutter Street Theatre on Aug. 24. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

It’s alive! Sutter Street Theatre presents a monster musical comedy — “Young Frankenstein.” With such memorable tunes as “The Transylvania Mania,” “He Vas My Boyfriend” and “Puttin’ On The Ritz,” “Young Frankenstein” is scientifically-proven, monstrously good entertainment and the only place you’ll witness a singing and dancing laboratory experiment in the largest tuxedo ever made. Sutter Street’s […]

No Comment / August 18, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

In The Mood for dazzling entertainment?

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FOLSOM — As part of its 20th anniversary tour, the upbeat, all-singing-all-dancing-all-American celebration of swing jazz returns to the Harris Center/Three Stages next week. Much more than a concert, In The Mood presents a retro 1940s big band revue featuring the In The Mood Singers and Dancers with the sensational String of Pearls Big Band Orchestra. In the 1940s, the […]

No Comment / August 18, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Lightning storm inspires romantic suspense novel

While writing postcards in her rented castle in the Dordogne region of France, the turret tower where Sherry Joyce sat was struck by lightning. Terrified and unable to sleep that night, a romantic suspense was born — “The Dordogne Deception.” Meet the El Dorado Hills author at her book launch from 6 to 8 p.m. on […]

No Comment / August 13, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »