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Runaway Stage Productions presents family favorite ‘Seussical’

The Cat in the Hat and other favorite Dr. Seuss characters return to Runaway Stage. Courtsy photo

SACRAMENTO — Seussical the Musical, the perfect musical for families and theatregoers of all ages comes to Runaway Stage Productions, Feb. 28 through March 23, at the 24th Street Theatre. The incredible Cat in the Hat narrates a magical story featuring the very best of Dr. Seuss characters and stories. “There is Horton the Elephant, […]

No Comment / February 11, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

California brings out the best in artists, past and present

“Walk on the Wild Side” at the Folsom Quilt and Fiber Guild’s 29th annual show. This quilt will be raffled off to one lucky winner. Photo courtesy of Folsom Quilt and Fiber Guild

Perhaps it’s the light here: clean, bright and bold. Perhaps it’s the pioneer spirit: fresh and unafraid. Call it what you will, art created in California has its own flavor. There are three events this month that celebrate California art.  ‘Walk on the Wild Side’ The first is this weekend, Feb. 7 and 8. The […]

No Comment / January 30, 2014 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Publisher’s ink: President Houdini inspires 2014 predictions

Another year has passed, as if acclaimed magician Harry Houdini waved his wand across the calendar while reciting a few mystical words and the past 12 months just went …“poof!” Houdini, “The Handcuff King,” master illusionist and grand entertainer, thrilled his audiences with feats of magic. Obviously this talent isn’t a lost art. Our present […]

No Comment / January 16, 2014 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Capital Stage presents ‘The Real Thing’

Capital Stage continues its ninth season, The Homefront: Soul-Stirring plays, with a love story told with the sharp wit of celebrated playwright Tom Stoppard. The 1984 Tony Award-winning play “The Real Thing” illuminates the mysteries of love and the complexities of marriage. Capital Stage’s production will be directed by Janis Stevens and will run Jan. […]

No Comment / January 07, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

“Liberace Presents” an evening of fabulous entertainment

Connie Mockenhaupt stars as Carol Burnett and John Wilder takes on Liberace in Sutter Street Theatre's production of "Liberace Presents." Photo by Allen Schmeltz

Spend an evening with one of the most flamboyant entertainers of all time. Liberace hosts his own special — along with guests Carol Burnett, Rodney Dangerfield, Judy Garland, Vicki Lawrence, young Judy Garland, Dinah Shore and Ann Miller — in Sutter Street Theatre’s production of “Liberace Presents,” now playing. Liberace is portrayed by John Wilder, […]

No Comment / January 05, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sheriff D’Agostini presents “The Operators”

Sheriff John D’Agostini would like to introduce the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Crisis Response Unit. The CRU is made up of three specialized teams: The Special Weapons and Tactics Team, the Crisis Negotiation Team  and the Explosive Ordnance Disposal  Team. SWAT The SWAT Team resolves difficult situations using strategies and tactics that emphasize control, […]

No Comment / November 07, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Oak Ridge present “The Sound of Music”

Learning to sing — Maria  (Jillian Curry), center, teaches Gretl ((Hannah Spears), Marta (Natalie Broadbent) Kurt (Kaden Call), Liesl (Isabella Fay), Luisa (Delaney Kelleher) and Friedrich (Ethan Gomez) musical notes in “The Sound of Music.”

El Dorado Hills comes alive with the sound of music this month as Oak Ridge High School presents the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. For more than five decades, “The Sound of Music” has entertained thousands of theater goers and the film starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer has played in countless homes year after year. […]

No Comment / November 03, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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