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Explore ‘stone age’ California with photographer Byron Wolfe

In an extraordinary set of large-scale composite photographs artist Byron Wolfe investigates the appearance of Ishi, the legendary Yahi Indian who emerged from the wilderness near Oroville on Aug. 28, 1911 — marking the final days of “stone age” California. In its main gallery in October, Viewpoint Photographic Art Center presents “Ishi and the River […]

1 Comment / October 11, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Artist’s arsenal: Crocker Museum exhibit contrasts materials and beliefs

1 Al Farrow Synoagogue V

Using guns and ammunition as building materials, artist Al Farrow contrasts the violence, misunderstandings, fundamentalisms and perversions of power threatening many societies today. Thirty two of Farrow’s sculptures have arrived at the Crocker Museum along with preparatory sketches that compel viewers to consider how modern socio-political conflicts have come to be. The exhibition, “Divine Ammunition: The Sculpture of […]

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Spookomotive trains to treat Old Sacramento visitors

All aboard for Halloween fun as California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum and Foundation offer entertaining rides aboard the popular Spookomotive train this fall season. Visitors can also take the Sacramento Spooky Halloween River Cruise as part of a fun and family-friendly combination package. The special Halloween-themed package (with discounted pricing) is valid twice per […]

Comments Off / October 01, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment | Read More »

Lyon offices collecting coats during October

For the fifth consecutive year, Lyon Real Estate will turn its Placerville and Cameron Park offices into a collection point for new and reusable coats in reasonably good condition during the month of October. Last October local residents donated a total of 291 coats through the 2014 Lyon Coat Drive, part of several charitable efforts […]

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Grow, preserve and craft — Masters offer knowledge

Lois

When Cheryl met Gerry almost 50 years ago, she was intrigued by a pressure cooker the bachelor had in his home. She’d been wanting to try her hand at fixin’ up a batch of beans … “We had beans on the ceiling and we were finding them in the strangest places for a long time […]

Comments Off / September 30, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment | Read More »

Kenny Endo hits Folsom for 40th anniversary tour

Kenny Endo

As a jazz percussionist and early innovator in Japanese taiko, Kenny Endo’s adventurous spirit stretches the taiko genre incorporating influences like funk, jazz, Afro-Cuban and Hawaiian, with roots firmly grounded in tradition. His performances are nuanced, brilliant and exciting. For Endo’s 40th anniversary, he will tour with his Contemporary Ensemble — taiko, vibes, drums, ukulele, flute, koto — with […]

Comments Off / September 30, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment | Read More »

‘Dorothy Meets Alice’ in Sutter Street’s ‘Wonderland’

The delightful meeting of two of literature’s most famous young ladies unfolds when a young man puts off a book report till the last minute, then suddenly finds himself in a strange place somewhere between Oz and Wonderland. It is then his responsibility to unscramble the stories and steer the familiar characters — the Cowardly Lion, the […]

Comments Off / September 28, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »