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Viewpoint looks at national treasures and parks

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On Aug. 25 the U.S. National Park Service turns 100. Viewpoint Photographic Art Center in Sacramento is celebrating this landmark anniversary with two exhibits on display through Sept. 3 at its J Street location. In the Main Gallery, the exhibit focus is on California National Parks, with inspirational works by three photographers. The exhibit will highlight our beautiful California […]

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Celebrate ‘the change’ — Menopause the Musical hits Harris Center for four shows

Four middle-aged women find out how much they have in common in “Menopause The Musical,” playing Aug. 25-27 at the Harris Center in Folsom. Starring in this production of the hit musical are Linda Boston, Judy Blue, Teri Adams and Megan Cavanagh, left to right.
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The much loved parody “Menopause the Musical” returns to Harris Center for the Arts in a “hilarious celebration of women and ‘the change.’” “Menopause the Musical” is in its 14th year, having entertained audiences in more than 750 cities around the world, in over 15 countries. The musical is infectious; “it’s impossible not to laugh!” wrote the New York […]

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Miss Lillie’s great gospel plays Rolling Hills

"O, Happy Day" will be the vibe at Rolling Hills Christian Church tomorrow night for a special concert with gospel singer Lillie Knauls. Courtesy photo

Nancy Curtis Special to Village Life Famed Christian vocalist Lillie Knauls will appear at Rolling Hills Christian Church, 800 White Rock Road in El Dorado Hills, on Thursday evening, Aug. 18, at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to this free concert. Miss Lillie, as she is affectionately known, came into worldwide recognition when she started […]

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Join the celebration of 50 years of imagination at work

"Life" by Linda Heath Clark

Placerville Arts Association News release “Creativity is putting your imagination to work and it’s produced the most extraordinary results in human culture.” — Ken Robinson Some very extraordinary results in human culture have been happening for 50 years in Placerville and El Dorado County. Placerville Arts Association is very excited and proud to display the exciting […]

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Master Food Preservers: What happens in the kitchen stays in the kitchen

One of the first unofficial lessons UCCE Master Food Preservers learn is there are few failures, just product redefinitions. Jams and jellies that refuse to set are relabeled syrup; if they set too hard they become candy. If a jar doesn’t seal, it goes in the fridge. However, there are strict processing rules as defined […]

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Sacramento area museums celebrate end of summer with festivals and fun

Fourteen toy cabooses from the Railroad Museum's collection will be on display for the first time as part of the Toy Train Month exhibit, on display through the end of the month. Photo courtesy the California State Railroad Museum

In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science and wildlife treasures all year long. With summer nearing its end, many of the 30 members of Sacramento Association of […]

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‘All Shook Up’ rocks out at Sutter Street Theatre

Cast in the lead roles for "All Shook Up," are Sutter Street thespians Cai Gutierrez, Nazaneed Salimi, Cassie Hamilton, Trace Landrum and Caelyn Anderson, left to right. 
Photo by Allen Schmeltz

“All Shook Up” centers around a small town in the U.S. in the 1950s that is forever changed by a guitar playing, motorcycle riding roustabout, who rides into town one day and really does shake things up. When this cool dude hits town, cupid draws his bow and aims it at everyone. “Jailhouse Rock,” “I […]

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