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Red Hawk Casino unveils new stage, lounge and bar

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Red Hawk Casino is pleased to announce the opening of its all-new stage, lounge, bar and dance floor. Live at Red Hawk Weekend, Friday, Dec. 14, through Sunday, Dec. 16, celebrates the opening with performances by three popular tribute bands. Journey Unauthorized, a tribute to the chart-topping band Journey, performs at the […]

No Comment / December 10, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Capital Stage presents ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ — radio style

Inspired by the classic American film of the same title, “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” is performed as a 1940s live radio broadcast in front of a studio audience. Five actors perform the dozens of characters and create a wide range of the radio play’s sound effects. Don’t miss this fun take […]

No Comment / December 09, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Peter Pan’ soars into Community Center Theater

Captain Hook and his crew take on Peter Pan in the upcoming musical at the Community Center Theatre. Courtesy photo

SACRAMENTO — Audiences are invited to discover the magic of the two-time Emmy Award winning and two-time Tony Award nominated production: Cathy Rigby is “Peter Pan.” A perfect holiday experience for the entire family, this magical show comes to Community Center Theater Dec. 26-30 as part of the Broadway Sacramento season. “Peter Pan” is a unique, […]

No Comment / December 09, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Oak Ridge singers spread holiday cheer

Led by nominated student conductor, senior Sumner Caesar, are Oak Ridge Chamber Singers Jon Skrbina, Justin Damron, Fred Seymour, Nicki Anudokem, Rachel Travis, Sara Mohr, Noelle Biyo, Megan Sinclair and Jasmine Bowerman, left to right. See them in Town Center Dec. 14 & 15 and Dec. 21 & 22. Photo by Julie Samrick

Members of the Oak Ridge Chamber Singer group spent Saturday afternoon warming passersby with classic Christmas songs at Steven Young Amphitheater in Town Center. The chamber group, one of seven Oak Ridge choirs (there are 240 students in the whole program), has 17 caroling performances scheduled in December alone. The singers will mostly be at […]

No Comment / December 09, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘The Finest of Watercolors’ comes to Carmichael

Watercolor by John Salminen

The Sacramento Fine Arts Center will proudly host the 145th American Watercolor Society International Traveling Exhibition, consisting of 40 paintings created by artists from all corners of the United States, Canada and Asia. These paintings were chosen to travel throughout the United States from 142 that were on exhibit in New York. The exhibit was […]

No Comment / December 04, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Music students present “Fall Showcase”

FOLSOM — The Folsom Lake College Music Department highlights the full range of campus musical talents at a “Fall Showcase” at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at Harris Center Three Stages at Folsom Lake College. Groove to the smooth tunes of the Jazz Choir and sit back and enjoy the classical and contemporary renderings […]

No Comment / December 02, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Folsom’s Historic District launches inaugural Holiday Home Tour

One of the fun traditions of the season is to visit homes decorated to the hilt for Christmas. For many, many years, one had to either be a) well-connected to influential people to gain access to their homes, or b) drive outside the area. Well, no longer. Last weekend five beautiful homes in El Dorado […]

No Comment / December 02, 2012 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »