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You can’t be crabby at this event

Time to pull out the bibs and crab crackers for the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills’ annual Crab & Tri Tip Feed on Saturday. This popular, one-night event raises thousands of dollars for Rotary projects and programs completed throughout the year. The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills’ annual activities include a high school speech […]

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California Stage presents ‘The Whale’

California Stage< News release Fresh off of winning an Elly Award for best new script, California Stage opens its 26th season with the award winning play “The Whale,” Samuel D. Hunter’s incisive look at love, relationships and religious intolerance. Starring Joel Mario Rickert and directed by Shawn O’Neal, the play opens Jan. 13 at 8 […]

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Big Idea Theatre kicks off 10th season with ‘The Night Alive’

Kevin Adamski Big Idea Theatre Big Idea Theatre begins its 10th season, Find Your Voice, with the spellbinding drama, “The Night Alive” by Conor McPherson. “The Night Alive” opens Jan. 13 and runs through Feb. 11, taking a poignant look at the resilience of the human spirit and what it means to find the possibility of hope […]

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Works by master Japanese ceramists arrive at Crocker Art Museum

Karen Christian Crocker Art Museum The Crocker Art Museum brings to Sacramento an exhibition highlighting the technical virtuosity of more than 40 artists, including many of Japan’s greatest living ceramists as part of their latest show, Into the Fold: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Horvitz Collection. Japan has an exceptionally long and distinguished history of ceramic-making dating […]

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New glass-melting business will bowl you over

They’re really fired up on 48 gorgeous wooded acres in the Texas Hill subdivision just outside Placerville, reaching temperatures of 2,250 degrees Fahrenheit several times a week. That hellish number takes 12 hours to peak, a pinnacle that marks the point where glass melts. And that’s exactly what Cathy Porter and Bernadette Guimarin want — […]

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Photography professor brings meaning to San Quentin images

It all started about four years ago when Sacramento State photography Professor Nigel Poor was shown a single box of photo negatives at San Quentin State Prison. Now she is in the midst of a huge project to organize, scan and produce prints from several thousand negatives taken at the prison between 1935 and 1986. […]

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B Street share’s Dr. Ruth’s journey in one-woman play

Liz Liles-Brown B Street Theatre Everyone knows Dr. Ruth Westheimer from her career as a pioneering radio and television sex therapist. Few, however, know the incredible journey that preceded it. From fleeing the Nazis in the Kindertransport and joining the Haganah in Jerusalem as a sniper, to her struggle to succeed as a single mother […]

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