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Bond fan shaken, not stirred

Uwe Brosamle shows off his James Bond movie posters, collected while he was a teen in Germany. They now hang in his El Dorado Hills dental office. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

As a teenager growing up in Germany, Uwe Brosamle was enthralled by James Bond movies. Ask the El Dorado Hills resident his favorite of the seven men who played Bond and the answer is quick: “Sir Roger Moore, that’s the one I grew up with in the ’70s.” “The Spy Who Loved Me” is his favorite […]

No Comment / November 21, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

‘Little Princess’ triumphs

Dale Wallerstein acted in her first play at Imagination Theater in Placerville in 2004, playing Yente in “Fiddler On The Roof.” She has also worked as the vocal director at the theater. Now she returns to the stage to play Miss Minchin in “A Little Princess” and is the vocal director of the show. “A […]

No Comment / November 21, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

MOSAIC Dance Company to present ‘An Evening of Dance’ at Three Stages

FOLSOM —  Innovative examples of ballet, jazz, theatrical and hip-hop will be among the stylistic modes of modern movement performed when MOSAIC Dance Company presents “An Evening of Dance” at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6, at Three Stages at Folsom Lake College. The semi-annual dance concert, led by MOSAIC founder Debi Worth, offers student-choreographed […]

No Comment / November 21, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Reindeer run amok at Chautauqua

Shelley Walker and Ellen Anderson star as reindeer in "Reindeer Revolution." Photo by Kent Miller

Chautauqua Children’s Theatre presents its Christmas production “Reindeer Revolution,” playing at noon and 2 p.m. every Saturday, Dec. 8-22. “Reindeer Revolution” is an original script written and directed by Marie Raymond and based on characters created by Kent Miller. Raymond has been Arts Director for Chautauqua Children’s Theatre for over thirty years. The play shares the […]

No Comment / November 21, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Madeline’s Christmas will enchant audiences

One of the wonderful and well-known stories in the Madeline series comes to life on Sutter Street Theatre’s stage as the musical “Madeline’s Christmas” is presented. The lyrics, “In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived 12 little girls in two straight lines,” starts off this delightful tale. Join Madeline and […]

No Comment / November 20, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Scrooge’ back at Chautauqua

Chris Lamb (as Jacob Marley) and Rodger Hoopman (as Ebenezer Scrooge) star in Chautauqua's production of "Scrooge."

Northern California’s favorite holiday musical, “Scrooge,” comes to the Chautauqua Playhouse for the 33rd year. With Rodger Hoopman in the title role for his 33nd year, the current production of “Scrooge,” directed by Warren Harrison, will feature a company of local favorites including Salina Donek, Warren Harrison (who has performed the role of Bob Cratchit […]

No Comment / November 20, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

There’s no place like ‘Homes for the Holidays’ in EDH

The Roberts' home features beautifully decorated Christmas trees and a Santa's Wonderland "man cave." Visit it and other homes on the Homes for the Holidays tour Dec. 1 & 2. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

That “Winter Wonderland” month is nearly here: December. Soon, the joyous strains of Christmas music will be heard over the radio. Kitchens will be filled with the scents of holiday feasts and treats. Children will share games and family traditions, such as dreidel, with school chums. Stores already have their holiday décor up. There is […]

2 Comments / November 18, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »