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Crocker to show Japanese American internment photographs

Following Japan’s bombing of Pearl Harbor, the governments of the United States and Canada forcibly relocated citizens of Japanese ancestry. Two renowned photographers — American Ansel Adams and Canadian Leonard Frank — documented the relocation and internment of their fellow citizens. On Feb. 19 exactly 75 years to the day after Franklin D. Roosevelt signed […]

February 22, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

The sound of music in the making

Jane Van Camp Village Life correspondent There’s a lot of noise coming from Room 12 at Camerado Springs Middle School in Cameron Park — rowdy students? No, the students are quietly concentrating. The noise is coming from band saws, routers and electric sanders. Don Cochran’s advanced woodshop class is busy on a project that has […]

February 22, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Save the date? Yes, but take action

  Life gets complicated.   Our agendas are full and moving at light speed.   It’s like packing for a weekend trip. You want to stuff 20 outfits into a single overnight bag to be prepared for every possibility. But it just doesn’t work.   So, to simplify our lives, someone invented “save the date.” […]

February 22, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Lights, camera, recline at El Dorado Hills movie theater

Richard M. Grover Regal Entertainment Group Regal Entertainment Group, a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating one of the largest theatre circuits in the United States, is replacing 13 of the existing theater seats at Regal El Dorado Hills Stadium 14 & IMAX with luxurious new recliners including footrests. During construction Regal’s king-size recliners are on […]

February 22, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

C. J. Box Jr. spins an interesting tale

Larry Weitzman Special to Village Life Joe Pickett may be the most famous Fish and Game Warden in Wyoming. The devoted husband, doting father of three and dedicated state employee is yet as frail and sensitive as anyone and certainly not a superman. But his stories are known worldwide as his creator, author Charles James […]

February 15, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Aerospace Museum to present da Vinci ‘Machines in Motion’

Aerospace Museum Of California News release The Aerospace Museum of California presents a dramatic, interactive and world-class Leonardo da Vinci Machines in Motion international traveling exhibit that has been on display for the first time in California since earlier this month . Forty machine replicas will be part of the impressive exhibit that will occupy nearly […]

February 15, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Vonderschmitt sees vibrant future for the arts

Jane Van Camp Village Life correspondent Promote, Connect, Empower — those are the words printed at the top of Andrew Vonderschmitt’s business card. Vonderschmitt is the new program director for the El Dorado Arts Council (EDAC) and he said he stands by those words as a promise to the many artists living and working in […]

February 15, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,
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