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A treasure trove of art

Cameron Park artist Linda Rothgeb holds a music box filled with handmade books. Guests on the Placerville Arts Association’s 2013 Studio Tour will discover these and many other treasures. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

From El Dorado Hills to Pollock Pines and Coloma to Diamond Springs, art lovers and novices alike have the opportunity to visit 16 studios showcasing the works of 53 El Dorado County artists this weekend. “There will be a great variety of really, really high quality art,” said artist Lucia Rothgeb, who will share Studio […]

Comments Off / September 22, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Michael Grimm proves he’s got talent

Michael Grimm

FOLOSM — With his soulful voice, trademark fedora and earthy, Southern manner, Michael Grimm charmed millions of viewers as a contestant on Season Five of NBC’s popular “America’s Got Talent.” Parlaying his substantial singer-songwriter appeal into a first-place finish, Grimm took home the $1 million prize and headlined the first-ever national America’s Got Talent Tour. Now […]

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

Brubeck brothers pay tribute to their dad

In a special presentation,The Brubeck Brothers Quartet makes its Harris Center/Three Stages debut on Thursday, Sept.19. The brothers will pay tribute to their dad, the legendary Dave Brubeck. “Dave Brubeck’s music is rich with challenging chord progressions and beautiful melodies,” said Chris Brubeck. “Dave is one of the biggest inspirations in all our lives and […]

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

Folsom Symphony kicks off 10th season with free EDH concert

Town Center will be the setting for an evening of great music and culture this Thursday, Sept. 19, as the Folsom Symphony kicks off a decade of bringing beautiful music to the region.  Free concert Bring your chairs to enjoy this outdoor concert. And what a concert it will be…no “mini sampler concert” this. It […]

Comments Off / September 15, 2013 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Casablanca in the Hills helps children in crisis

Too often the tiny voices crying out during the horror created by drug and alcohol abuse in the family home are never heard, and the vicious cycle continues as the children grow into adults with problems that plague society and ruin what could have been productive lives. In El Dorado County, an organization with a stellar lineup of […]

Comments Off / September 15, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured Stories | Read More »

Bestselling authors coming to Folsom

Allison Brennan

Assistance League of Sierra Foothills presents Inside the Creative Mind – Author Forum, the first in it Creative Series, scheduled for Oct. 10 at the Folsom Community Center. Three New York Times bestselling authors — James Rollins, John Lescroart and Allison Brennan — will share their creative process. Guests will enjoy an afternoon of exploration, lunch, author […]

Comments Off / September 12, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Disco and pet rocks … This is the ‘70s

FOLOSM — Following the successful run of This is the ‘60s last season at the Harris Center/Three Stages, This Is The ‘70s picks up where last season’s show left off. The decade that brought us waterbeds, leisure suits and pet rocks also spawned one of the most diverse periods in music history in the 20th Century. More […]

Comments Off / September 12, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »