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Capital Stage Apprentice Company presents ‘Subculture’

Every year, Capital Stage, 2215 J St. in Sacramento, brings together a group of passionate and motivated students interested in gaining practical professional theater training. The apprenticeship program bridges the gap between academic theater and the professional world by immersing apprentices in classes, rehearsals, performances, projects and practical application of skills learned in technical production disciplines. […]

Comments Off / March 30, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Trojan softball downs D’backs

Oak Ridge starting pitcher Leah Polson went four innings against Union Mine Thursday. Village Life Photo by Shelly Thorene

Host Oak Ridge, working its way back from nine rainouts, cashed in twice on two-out, runners at second and third situations to rally past Union Mine 4-2 in Thursday’s intra-county nonleague matchup. Two, two-run singles erased the Diamondbacks’ 2-0 lead and gave the Trojans their second straight win. “We started a little slow and that’s […]

Comments Off / March 21, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Snow much happening in Tahoe South

A winter storm hammered Tahoe South in early March with 2-3 feet of snow at Heavenly Mountain Resort, Sierra-at-Tahoe and Kirkwood, giving powder hounds hope for an extended spring ski season. “Substantial snowfall in conjunction with major renovations has helped to deliver record-breaking business and we anticipate the momentum to continue through spring and beyond,” […]

Comments Off / March 20, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Have an Irish hooley with Slugger O’Toole

Slugger O'Toole brings their Irish spirit to the Harris Center stage March 12. Courtesy photo

It just wouldn’t be St. Patrick’s Day without honoring the great tradition and the mighty joy of all things Irish. With rip-roaring music, song and dance, the Harris Center for the Arts welcomes back An Irish Hooley! with Slugger O’Toole and the Kerry Dancers for an early celebration of the jovial holiday. Virtually a Folsom institution […]

Comments Off / March 06, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Holy Trinity principal praises new role

Holy Trinity School's new principal Christopher Nelson brings a dynamic, hands-on approach to the role. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Christopher Nelson hasn’t always been Catholic, but Holy Trinity School’s new principal has taken the reins to lead the school with gusto. “Catholic schools brought me into the faith,” he said. Baptized Methodist, Nelson said he wasn’t practicing when he became a teacher in his native Southern California. The UCLA grad taught public elementary school, […]

Comments Off / January 04, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Bashing, crashing and smashing favorite returns to Folsom

The STOMP troupe will perform at Harris Center for the Arts on Jan. 21 at 7:30 p.m. The show is nearly sold out so be sure and get your tickets today. Photos by Steve McNicholas

STOMP, the explosive, inventive, provocative, witty and utterly unique experience for audiences of all ages, comes to the Harris Center for the Arts this month. The international percussion sensation has garnered armfuls of awards and rave reviews and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments to […]

Comments Off / December 27, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Billingsley’s Bullets: Parents are powerful

When was the last time you called your parents to say hello? Have you ever thanked them for all they did for you? I am not talking about a one-sentence “thank you” on the phone. You need to arrange a face-to-face thank you with no interruptions, including the TV going or the telephone ringing or texting […]

Comments Off / December 14, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »



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