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SCSO celebrates 20th season with European Masterworks and CD release

James McCormick Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra Conductor Donald Kendrick and the Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra plan to cap off their landmark 20th season with European Masterworks, a performance featuring three contrasting choral orchestral works by Haydn, Vaughan Williams and Dvoràk at the Sacramento Community Center Theater, May 14, at 8 p.m. The celebration doesn’t […]

May 04, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Rock with Taj Mahal for his birthday

Composer, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Taj Mahal is one of the most prominent and influential figures in late 20th century blues and roots music. Known for popular hits like “Queen Bee,” “Leaving Trunk” and “Johnny Too Bad,” Taj Mahal will take the stage at the Harris Center for the Arts May 19, at 8 p.m. Though his […]

May 04, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Taylor Graham named inaugural Poet Laureate of El Dorado County

Alisyn Gularte El Dorado Arts Council El Dorado Arts Council has inaugurated a Poet Laureate program for El Dorado County. This post, officially appointed by a conferring institution, is bestowed on a noted poet to honor his or her body of work and to celebrate poetry as an art form. Taylor Graham was chosen by […]

May 04, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

State Fair launches new student competitions

The California State Fair is expanding the Youth Art Competition and Industrial & Technology Education Competition to create the all new California Student Showcase Competition. California residents can submit works in the areas of Fine Art, Science, Creative Arts, Innovations and Future Economics and Industrial and Vocational Skills. This prestigious statewide student competition celebrates the […]

April 25, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment

Missoula Children’s Theatre returns to El Dorado Hills

By Holly Barbaccia Sleeping Beauty is in the trunk … the car trunk. On April 18 Joe Godburn and Scott McGee pulled into the parking lot of Holy Trinity School Ministry with a set, lights, costumes, props and make-up, everything needed to put on a production of the classic children’s tale, “Sleeping Beauty” … except […]

April 20, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Office of Ed hires Monsma

The El Dorado County Office of Education announced the selection of Kevin Monsma as the new associate superintendent of Educational Services, effective July 1. “Mr. Monsma’s record of achievement, instructional expertise and conviction to serve will strengthen EDCOE and the county educational community as a whole,” El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools Ed Manansala, Ed.D. said. “EDCOE at the core […]

April 13, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Volunteers needed for state park projects

SAN FRANCISCO — On Saturday, April 16, California State Parks Foundation will host its 18th Annual Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup presented by Pacific Gas and Electric Company at 27 state parks across California. More than 3,000 volunteers are needed to help with environmental improvement projects statewide. The annual Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup event, which runs […]

April 12, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged
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