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Wildlife Art Festival will feature unique American art form

The bodies of these bird figures were carved from solid blocks of wood into amazingly lifelike representations. Beaks were carved from separate pieces of wood and glued in. The bodies were then decorated. The Wildlife Art Festival will feature this unique American art form in Sacramento on July 14 and July 15. Photo by Susan Laird

America is famously known as a “melting pot” — where all peoples bring the richness of their culture to the table and the nation embraces those gifts as its own. However, there is an art form that is unique to the North American continent. And the world has embraced it. What is this mysterious craft […]

Comments Off / July 06, 2012 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Local flavor at regional festivals goes well beyond food

The more time you spend in El Dorado Hills and the surrounding region the more you realize: this place is extraordinary. Extra, as in “more than.” Remarkable, as in “worthy of commentary.” This place we call “home” is one of the most unique places in the country. It is larger than just the sum of […]

Comments Off / August 19, 2011 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Students to celebrate diversity

Heritage Festival Buckeye Unions School District’s annual Heritage Festival will be held at Camerado Springs Middle School, 2480 Merrychase Drive in Cameron Park, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Firday. March 11. The Heritage Festival is an opportunity to introduce students to different countries and cultures through music, dance, art and food. Families are invited to join […]

Comments Off / February 22, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Oak Meadow Elementary goes international

TILE PAINTING - Parent volunteer Jung Yang, 38, of El Dorado Hills instructs festival goers in the art of painting ceramic tiles at the Heritage Festival at Oak Ridge Elementary. Left to right are: Gaurav Turaga, 7, (parents Vish and Bhavana) of El Dorado Hills. Iris Howard, 6, with mom Olivia Howard, 34, dad Patrick Howard, 37, and brother Calvin, 5, of El Dorado Hills. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

It was sunny and warm inside Oak Meadow Elementary’s gymnasium Friday afternoon, despite the dismal weather outside, where 300 people packed the house for the first Heritage Festival. Event organizer and Oak Meadow parent Cigdem Askin envisioned holding such an event since her fifth-grader first started school back in kindergarten, but with three younger children […]

Comments Off / March 28, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Celebrate Prince, Bowie and so much more at Crocker this December

Crocker Art Museum activities will keep adults and children entertained this month. Here’s a look at what’s on the Sacramento museum’s calendar. Continuing exhibitions Claire Falkenstein: Beyond Sculpture Through Dec. 31: Claire Falkenstein (1908–1997) was one of America’s most experimental and productive 20th-century artists. Relentlessly exploring media, techniques and processes with uncommon daring and intellectual […]

No Comment / November 27, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Fall fun offered at the Crocker Art Museum

October brings with it the colors of fall and many new exhibits and events at Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento. Claire Falkenstein: Beyond Sculpture opens Oct. 2 — Falkenstein (1908–1997) was one of America’s most experimental and productive 20th century artists. Relentlessly exploring media, techniques and processes with uncommon daring and intellectual rigor, she moved from […]

Comments Off / September 28, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

National tours punctuate sixth Harris Center season

The Harris Center for the Arts will present more than 400 performances during the 2016-17 season. "Chicago," the longest-running American musical in Broadway history, will play Aug. 19 through 21. Courtesy photo

Bringing artists from around the world and from almost every genre, the Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College will offer upward of 400 performances in its 2016-17 season. While the Harris Center is home to many kinds of performances, the center’s sixth season is especially notable for its presentation of the national […]

Comments Off / July 21, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »



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