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May gardening in El Dorado Hills

By Kit Smith UCCE/ El Dorado County Master Gardener Happy May Day! Here are some tasks to get your garden started and to keep it thriving. Plant summer bulbs such as dahlia, gladiolus, canna and tuberose. Start feeding roses with a complete fertilizer. Test and repair your irrigation system. Keep feeding acid-loving plants such as […]

Comments Off / April 24, 2013 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Pops concert celebrates ingenuity, diversity of American music

By Linda Holderness This year, the Folsom Symphony’s annual pops concert will celebrate the diversity and ingenuity of American composers. Titled “Made in America,” the performance will run for two nights, May 17 and 18 at Three Stages, in response to the high demand for tickets in previous years. Since the symphony’s season schedule was […]

Comments Off / April 21, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Big Bang’ bursts onto Folsom stage

Have you ever dreamed of getting involved in a big-time Broadway Production? Join Sutter Street Theatre in the elegant Park Avenue apartment of Dr. Sid and Sylvia Lipbalm as two wannabe producers, Jed and Boyd, try to line up backers for “The Big Bang,” the most expensive and lavish Broadway Musical ever written. With a […]

Comments Off / April 21, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Broadway Sacramento goes blue, wicked

California Musical Theatre announces the 2013-14 Broadway Sacramento season at Community Center Theater, a varied lineup featuring five Sacramento premieres and a Broadway blockbuster brought back due to popular demand after a record-breaking run in the 2011-12 Broadway Sacramento season. The new season opens on Nov. 5, 2013, with “Priscilla Queen of the Desert the […]

Comments Off / April 15, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Doug Adamz brings music and stories to Sutter Street

Doug Adamz, masterful guitar player, a soulful singer, an outrageous harmonica player and an engaging storyteller offers an entertaining evening of music at Sutter Street Theatre on Sunday, April 21. Adamz has two solo albums and his work has been performed by The Joffrey Ballet and The Kronos Quartet and used in major motion picture […]

Comments Off / April 14, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

EDMT succeeds in ‘How to Succeed without Really Trying’

By today’s standards, mid-1950s Americans were living in fairy-tale land. It was a time when any young man with pluck and charm could become president of a corporation. Any young woman with good looks and charm could marry Prince Charming — often the young man who had risen to the top of the corporate ladder. […]

Comments Off / April 14, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Hansel & Gretel’ with a twist

Hannah Hurst (Gretel) and Caiden Falco (Hansel) have an adventure in the Brothers Grimm tale opening at Folsom's Sutter Street Theatre. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

What happens when the witch doesn’t want to be a witch anymore? Find the answer at Sutter Street Theare’s production of “Hansel & Gretel,” opening April 20. This fun adaptation of the classic Brothers Grimm fable includes music, an evil witch, a goblin, Pookins the Cat and Fritzi the Dog (both puppets) and, of course, […]

Comments Off / April 14, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »