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‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ makes a splash

Imagination Theater announces the opening of  “The Little Mermaid Jr.” on Friday, April 5. Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. To do so she will have to defy her father King Triton, make a […]

Comments Off / March 31, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

An Opening of the Field: Jess, Robert Duncan, and Their Circle

SACRAMENTO — The Crocker Art Museum is proud to present “An Opening of the Field: Jess, Robert Duncan, and Their Circle.” On view June 9 through Sept. 1, 2013, this is the first exhibition to focus on the artistic production and relationship between the artist Jess, his partner Robert Duncan, and their remarkable circle of […]

Comments Off / March 25, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

A Tribute to the American songbook

FOLSOM — Esteemed vocalist Steve Tyrrell, a Billboard chart-topping jazz singer and legendary record producer, joins two-time Grammy winner vocalist/pianist Diane Schuur in a celebration of the American songbook at Three Stages on March 28. While Schuur made her first record in 1971 — she was 18 — and while JazzTimes said of Schuur’s last studio […]

Comments Off / March 24, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Shaw play offers ironic but happy ending

“Widowers’ Houses” begins as a boy meets girl romance, but is soon complicated by economic-class differences. Blanche Sartorius is the spoiled daughter of a rich Realtor whose massive fortune has been made from milking poor renters in his sub-standard houses. An idealistic young doctor, Harry Trent has blindly courted Blanche until he discovers the declassé source of […]

Comments Off / March 24, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Arts center is ‘Awash With Color’

Watercolor Artists of Sacramento Horizons presents an annual members’ watercolor show, Awash With Color at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center, April 2-20. Juried by Patricia Osborne, Awash With Color will be a display of members watercolor paintings. More than 100 watercolors are expected to participate. A special second Saturday Reception with live music will be held from […]

Comments Off / March 24, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

EDH quilter celebrates the military

"and Our Flag was Still There" by Melinda Bula

An evocative, quilt depiction of an embattled American flag by an El Dorado Hills artist has been added to the permanent collection of The National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Ky. The title is “And Our Flag Was Still There!” “When my son decided to join the Marines after college, I made this quilt to deal […]

2 Comments / March 24, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

The ‘Hag’ back by popular demand

Merle Haggard brings his legendary country music back to Folsom April 8 & 9.

FOLSOM — If the question were asked, “Who forged the genre known today as modern country music,” only a tiny group of country immortals could step forward to share the spotlight. One, out of that select handful, would be Merle Haggard, who returns to Folsom on April 8 & 9. “There are few people who […]

Comments Off / March 19, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »