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Cameron Park author explores what it means to be human

Awakening, Karen Sandler, published Tu Books, April 2013, hardcover, 400 pgs., $18.95 “Awakening” is the second book in Karen Sandler’s Tankborn Trilogy. The first book in the series, “Tankborn,” which came out last year, introduced readers to Kayla, a genetically engineered non-human (GEN) in a world where there are sharp caste divisions between GENs, lowborns […]

No Comment / July 03, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment | Read More »

Showboat floats back to Sac

Jennifer Hope Wills stars as Magnolia and Gordon Goodman as Ravenal in "Show Boat" produced by Music Circus at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. Photo by Charr Crail

“Show Boat,” the American musical masterpiece with a grand score by Oscar Hammerstein and Jerome Kern that includes the classic songs “Ol’ Man River” and “Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man,” is now showing at the Wells Fargo Pavilion through July 14. Generally considered America’s first true musical, the show has not been at Music Circus […]

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

Sac Fine Arts Center hosts new shows

"Primacy Watch" by Susan Landi

The Sacramento Fine Arts Center hosts two exciting shows this month. Northern California Arts presents “Inner Views,” an annual membership show through July 13. A special Second Saturday Reception will take place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on July 13, featuring live music by guitarist Sean O’Conner and refreshments. Northern California Arts was founded 1939 and […]

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

Harris Center’s third season brings back classics, plus new and exciting events

FOLSOM — Bringing artists from all over the world, and from almost every genre, the Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College (formerly known as Three Stages at Folsom Lake College) will offer hundreds of performances in 2013-14. Beginning in late July 2013 and extending into spring 2014,  the new season includes world-class performers […]

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

Runaway Stage travels down the yellow brick road

"The Wizard of Oz" opens July 5. Courtesy photo

SACRAMENTO — The merry old land of Oz comes to downtown Sacramento July 5-28 at the 24th Street Theatre when Runaway Stage Productions presents “The Wizard of Oz.” Join Dorothy as she’s swept away from farmland Kansas and enters a world of color and magic. Dance and sing along the yellow brick road with her […]

No Comment / June 30, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Pastels on display

"On Bacchi Road" by Pat Stoddard Aragon

The Sierra Pastel Society hosts its Signature Member Art Show July 2 through July 27 at the El Dorado Arts Council ArtSpace Gallery. The signature show is put on every other year by members who have achieved excellence in the medium and achieved signature status. The Sierra Pastel Society motto is “Bringing Brilliance to Art […]

No Comment / June 30, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Gardening with ease

By Barbara Finley UCCE El Dorado County Master Gardener The hands ache, the knees creak, the poor aching back — but look at that beautiful garden! The roses are blooming and oh, so many bees around the lavender … and, yes, there is a butterfly! Plums ripen, pears and apples coming along, but the grass […]

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