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On stage for one night only: Engelbert Humperdink

With four Grammy nominations, a Golden Globe for Entertainer of the Year (1988), 63 gold and 24 platinum records and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Engelbert Humperdinck might rest easy on his laurels. Not likely. With More than 150 million records sold and new collaborations in the works with artists like Sir Elton […]

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

Animals go wild at Sac Fine Arts Center

"The Honeymooners," 2012, first place painting by Steve Walters

Animals have taken over the Sacramento Fine Arts Center. The Animal House annual fine arts exhibition runs Feb. 19 through March 9. The them for this eighth annual juried fine art exhibition of animal-themed works is “It’s a ZOO Out there!” The exhibit is co-sponsored by Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael Recreation and Park District,Sacramento SPCA and Sacramento […]

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

Linda Purl and Lee Lessack are ‘Too Marvelous for Words’

Duo performs the songs of Johnny Mercer  FOLSOM — “Too Marvelous for Words” presents some of the much-loved songs of Johnny Mercer — one of America’s great lyricists— and captures them at their most intimate. Linda Purl and Lee Lessack return to Three Stages in Feb. 14 in a powerhouse evening, dedicated to the heartwarming music of Georgia’s […]

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

‘Run For Your Wife’ is a mad dash of laughs

See Imagination Theater’s production of the hilarious comedy “Run for Your Wife,” Feb. 15 to March 3. Written by Ray Cooney, this play is a superb example of British farce and will having you laughing all the way home. The play is about a taxi driver who gets away with having two wives in different areas […]

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

Liars rock the Liars Bench

The Fabulous Liars bring their unique style of Rock ‘n’ Roll to the Liars Bench in Downtown Placerville, Friday, Feb. 1. Music starts at 9 p.m. “The Fabulous Liars at The Liars Bench. We’ve been looking forward to playing there for a long time,” said Ed Wilson, one of the guitarists for the band. “Matter […]

No Comment / January 27, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Love is All You Need’ for a happy Valentine’s celebration

Ah, love. February is the unofficial month of love. St. Valentine’s Day will be here before you know it. Lovers and admirers will be exchanging tokens of affection. The notion of “courtly love” developed toward the end of the 11th century in France. As our romantic ancestors viewed it, courtly love was a spiritual high […]

No Comment / January 27, 2013 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Daniel Rodriquez and Marla Kavanaugh make beautiful music

Singers Daniel Rodriguez and Marla Kavanaugh will perform at Three Stages on Feb. 10. Courtesy photo

“America’s Beloved Tenor” Daniel Rodriguez and international soprano sensation Marla Kavanaugh will perform an exhilarating program of vocal works at Three Stages at Folsom Lake College. “Daniel and Marla both enjoy sharing the gift of their voices. You go away feeling enriched.The power of their voices is stunning.” — Jonathon Howe, Manawatu Standard It was fate that brought Rodriquez, a New […]

No Comment / January 24, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »