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Poetry Out Loud speaks to the students

This year marks El Dorado County’s eighth year of participating in Poetry Out Loud — a national arts education program that encourages high school students to learn about great poetry through memorization, performance and competition. The program is a partnership of the National Endowment for the Arts, the Poetry Foundation and state and regional arts […]

February 01, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Call Your Corners ‘canned art’ at Sac State

SACRAMENTO — California State University, Sacramento, announces Call Your Corners, an exhibit at the Union Gallery that features work from Ryan Seng, the owner of Can Can Cocktails. The exhibit will be on display through Feb 16. An opening reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26. The exhibit and […]

January 25, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Church musical shares messages of love, tolerance

“Godspell,” the upbeat and funny, long-time running Broadway and Off Broadway musical that retells the Gospel of Matthew comes to Lakehills Covenant Church Jan. 27-29. The show is about a disparate individuals coming together to form community and follow a loving and knowledgeable teacher, according to songwriter Steven Schwartz. Lakehills’ “Godspell” director, Becky Reilly couldn’t […]

January 25, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

High-energy performance at Sac State

California State University, Sacramento, University Union UNIQUE Programs announces Cirque Zuma Zuma, a high-energy African Style acrobatic dance show, will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 2 at the Union Ballroom. This event is free and open to students and the public. Combining the mysticism of Africa with the excitement of a theatrical cirque performance, “America’s Got […]

January 25, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Cap Stage play takes a backward look at affair

SACRAMENTO — Highly regarded as one of Harold Pinter’s masterpieces, and winner of the 1979 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play, “Betrayal” has enjoyed several successful productions and revivals around the world since its opening in London in 1978. Capital Stage’s production will be in the deft hands of director Janis Stevens, whose direction of […]

January 25, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Folsom Lake Symphony concert testifies to ‘Russian Romance’

There is a certain emotional appeal in Russian music. A tortured, bittersweet, triumph of the human spirit in vibrations that travel from a musical instrument to the human ear. A Slav who yearns for release. Invisible — even secret — until it communicates with the heart. In February Maestro Peter Jaffe and the Folsom Lake Symphony bring […]

January 25, 2017 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Tagged ,

La vie Boheme on stage next month

The 20th anniversary tour of “Rent” comes to the capital region — and to the intimacy of Harris Center’s Stage One. “Rent” opened on Broadway in 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer; it won both a Pulitzer Prize and a Tony Award for Best Musical. The show follows an unforgettable year in the lives […]

January 25, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,
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