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Broadway star to perform special benefit concert

Broadway star Eric Kunze, a favorite of Sacramento Music Circus audiences, will perform a benefit concert for the nonprofit California Musical Theatre on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m., at the 200-seat Cosmopolitan Cabaret in downtown Sacramento. Kunze, who has starred in a number of Broadway shows and national Broadway tours, was most recently at […]

No Comment / November 12, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Witness the historic writing of a Torah

FOLSOM — The Torah, also known as The Old Testament/Five Books of Moses, is the most precious article in Jewish life. For the last five years, Chabad Community Center – Folsom has used torahs generously lent to it to conduct services. But on Nov. 18 that will begin to change. On that day Rabbi Yitzchok Raskin, […]

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Artists get crafty

Janice Albert wanted to find a hobby to fill in her time after retiring from the Department of Justice five years ago. The creative 60-year-old decided to take classes on how to make suncatchers — stained glass artwork that can be hung in or near a window so that it catches the available light from […]

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Town Center hosts holiday cheer

This year's holiday tree lighting event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 24, at El Dorado Hills Town Center. Village Life file photo

Over the next couple of weeks El Dorado Hills Town Center will transform into a holiday wonderland with lights, holiday wreaths and more. November is just the start to a fabulous holiday event season at Town Center.   Photo op with Santa Claus Starting Friday, Nov. 23, and running through Christmas Eve, Santa Claus will spend time […]

No Comment / November 11, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

Crocker gets artsy with craft fair

Nearly 100 regional artists and crafts people will offer their unique creations during this year’s annual Holiday Art and Craft Festival on Nov. 23. Presented by the Crocker Art Museum and the Creative Arts League of Sacramento, the festival is held at the Scottish Rite Center, located across from the main entrance of Sacramento State […]

No Comment / November 08, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Shakespeare rocks at Big Idea Theatre

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SACRAMENTO – Big Idea Theatre rocks its final show of the 2012 season with the opening of a funky and festive adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” opening Friday, Nov. 16. The Kings of Navarre, a group of dissolute rockers, vow to change their ways, swearing off booze, drugs and women for a full year. […]

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Sacred rituals of drummers and dancers of Burundi

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One of the greatest percussion ensembles in the world, the Royal Drummers and Dancers of Burundi, have performed in the same way for centuries, passing down traditions and techniques from father to son. The origins of their performance are shrouded in ancient legend and mystery; their performances were traditionally a part of particular ceremonies — […]

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