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The arts spring to life at Sacramento State

Classic art portraits transformed into three-D masks, the return of a renowned music concert series, a festival of all things arts and the greatest scam ever to hit Broadway — all are part of California State University, Sacramento’s Arts Experience for Spring 2016. Festival events Festival of the Arts tickets, where required, are available at […]

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Intersection forges a powerful connection with audiences

The El Dorado County Community Concert Association is proud to present Intersection at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 10 for its fifth concert of the 2015-16 season. Violinist Laura Frautschi, cellist Kristina Reiko Cooper and pianist John Novacek have forged a powerful connection with audiences worldwide. Soulful expression, instrumental virtuosity, playful banter — these are […]

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McClintock announces 2016 Congressional Art Competition

All high school students in the Fourth Congressional District are invited to participate in the Congressional Art Competition “An Artistic Discovery,” a nationwide high school art competition sponsored by the Congressional Institute. The 2016 theme for the Fourth Congressional District is “American Exceptionalism.” Contest guidelines and release forms are available on Congressman Tom McClintock’s website […]

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Rodgers & Hammerstein classic on Ponderosa stage

Ponderosa High School Drama brings the popular musical “Oklahoma!” to the stage this month. The final theatrical production for the school year opens March 10 at the Little Theatre, 3661 Ponderosa Road in Shingle Springs. Students have been working hard on the production both onstage and behind the scenes. Actors have run through their lines […]

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Spring Fling tour hits Sleep Train

Cage the Elephant is known for their southern-rock style and energetic stage presence. See them live, joined by three other alternative groups, March 12 at Sleep Train Arena. Courtesy photo

Alternative rockers Cage the Elephant, Silversun Pickups, Foals and Bear Hands are performing in Sacramento this weekend as part of a national arena tour package show. Sacramento is the second stop in the 2016 Spring Fling Rock AF tour and it’s probably going to be a pretty good show. The 15-city US tour packages some of the […]

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Find Easter fun at Fairytale Town

Fairytale Town is celebrating Easter with a weekend full of family-friendly activities as part of their Spring Eggstravaganza March 26 and 27. Activities begin at 11 a.m. and continue through the afternoon. The fun-filled family weekend features egg hunts, prizes, spring-themed hands-on activities and visits with Peter Cottontail. Daily egg hunts are held promptly at 12, […]

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B Street Theatre presents world premiere of ‘A Masterpiece of Comic … Timing’

Jerry Cobb (David Pierini), right, is tasked with inspiring playright, Danny “Nebraska” Jones (Jason Kuykendall), to pen a smash hit. Courtesy photo

What could be funnier than a play about trying to write a play and having that play not be funny? In the Royal Palms Hotel in Scottsdale, Ariz. Danny “Nebraska” Jones is set to write the world’s funniest comedy as soon as he gets over his melancholy, an ex girlfriend and an anxious producer. Oh, […]

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