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Local artist creates Midwest monument

El Dorado Hills resident and artist Tim Conway completed this Kansas mural in two weeks. Courtesy photo

ELLINWOOD, KAN. — El Dorado Hills school teacher and artist Tim Conway made a major mark in a Midwest town, creating a monumental mural dedicated to the history of Ellinwood and the Santa Fe Trail The mural is more that 30 feet tall and 50 feet wide. It graces the wall of the historic 1887 […]

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Life celebrated in ‘After Hours”

SACRAMENTO — “After Hours” is an original work by local playwright E.M. Hodge. It will be presented by EMH Productions at The Geery Theatre, Nov. 22 through Dec, 15. Welcome to the tavern After Hours: A place to find a little comfort, a little solace, a little peace. Strangers brought together by relatives with cancer […]

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Folsom Lake College hosts local high school art exhibition

"Empty" by Hannah Carter

The Folsom Lake College Visual Arts Department is proud to host an exhibition displaying the artworks of the college’s service area high school students in the Bank of America Gallery at the Harris Center for the Arts, now through Jan. 5. The participating high schools are El Dorado, Folsom, Ponderosa, Cordova, Union Mine and Vista […]

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Concert benefits Run for Courage

Talented local artists will perform a free concert to raise money for Run For Courage, the local organization that brings awareness to and raises funds for victims of sex trafficking. Katherine Sorgea, Alyson Chavez, Lauryn Caruso and Savannah Argyle Hays will take the stage at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30, at Sun Hills Church […]

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Giving thanks as we burn calories, benefit community

Autumn is, without question, one of the most beautiful times of the year. The fall color is simply amazing and the crisp morning air just begs us to get out for a morning walk. There is an exterior beauty to be found in our community. Two fall events bring out an interior beauty that is […]

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Chris Isaak performs Sun Studio originals

Chris Isaak

FOLSOM — As a child spinning his parents 45s in their Stockton home, Chris Isaak was obsessed with the glory days of Memphis’ Sun Studio and the visionary artists who got their starts there — Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis — all of them discovered and nurtured by […]

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Folsom dancer wins scholarship

Genya Malko and Michiko Cantor waltz at a recent Capital Dance Center showcase.  Photo by Thomas Ferrick

Folsom resident Michiko Cantor recently took first in 12 silver-level dances in San Francisco’s Autumn Dance Classic. She also won the most important dance — the American Smooth Silver Scholarship, an honor with a monetary award that can go for dance lessons, etc. Since private lessons and competing with one’s teacher can be so costly, the […]

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