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Camping misadventures bring in the laughs at B Street

Three of Sacramento’s funniest ladies have teamed up to write and perform an original piece, “Treatment,” on B Street Theatre’s Mainstage. Amy Kelly, Tara Sissom and Stephanie Altholz are beloved members of B Street’s Acting Company and have performed in more than 60 productions at the B Street Theatre alone. They have been featured on all three of the B Street stages as well as throughout […]

April 19, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Cunningly cute corgis spread joy

Writer’s note — This is about Tanner and Emma, two wonderful Pembroke Welsh corgis who are licensed with the Alliance of Therapy Dogs and love nothing more than going to different places to spread joy with their humans, Ann-Marie and Jim L’Etoile of Cameron Park. The pair of pooches, who will tail their own tail below, […]

April 12, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Authors share their stories

What: Authors’ Day Who: Placerville Shakespeare Club Where: 2940 Bedford Ave. in Placerville When: Sunday, April 23 at 1 p.m. Information: placerville-shakespeare.com Poetry, historical fiction, mystery, contemporary fiction and romance — you’ll find all that and more at the Placerville Shakespeare Club’s annual Authors’ Day on Sunday, April 23. For 10 years the club has been featuring authors […]

April 12, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Bridge tournament revival in the cards for EDH Library

Life is like a game of cards, said Jawaharlal Nehru. The hand you are dealt represents determination. The way you play it is free will. The El Dorado Hills Friends of the Library took that saying to heart. In 2011 the group shut down its annual bridge tournament fundraiser. Times were tough. It was time to give […]

April 12, 2017 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Tagged ,

‘The Bodyguard’ saves the day

Broadway Sacramento announces that the first U.S. national tour of the hit musical “The Bodyguard” will play at the Sacramento Community Center Theater April 18-23. Grammy Award-nominated and multi-platinum R&B/pop recording artist and film/TV actress Deborah Cox stars as Rachel Marron. In the role of bodyguard Frank Farmer is television star Judson Mills. Based on Lawrence Kasdan’s 1992 Oscar nominated […]

April 12, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

An act of defiance sets the stage for ‘Antigone’

Big Idea Theatre continues its 10th anniversary season, Find Your Voice, with the timely classic “Antigone” by Sophocles. “Antigone,” directed by Big Idea Theatre Company member Gail Dartez, is the story of how an act of defiance and an act of retaliation crumble a kingdom and invoke the wrath of the Gods. It explores the themes of […]

April 12, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

‘Oliver!’ brings great songs, story to stage

Consider yourself at home with Lionel Bart’s classic musical based on Charles Dickens’ novel “Oliver Twist” as Sutter Street Theatre presents “Oliver!” The Tony and Olivier award-winning show is one of the few musicals to win an Academy Award for Best Picture and is widely hailed as a true theatrical masterpiece by actors and audience […]

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