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Grow For It! Got lawn?

Sarah Robinson UCCE Master Gardener After the abundant rains this winter, many of us who have kept some area of grassy lawn in our landscapes are enjoying the deep green color. Despite living in a Mediterranean climate, which typically has no rainfall from May through October, we would like to maintain these areas. Whether the […]

June 07, 2017 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Tagged ,

Edgy ‘Hand to God’ coming to B Street

After the success of B Street Theatre’s world premiere play, “Treatment,” written by company members Tara Sissom, Amy Kelly and Stephanie Altholz, B Street is proud to offer its Main Stage Series audience a national, award winning success in “Hand to God,” opening June 11. Robert Askins’ play finds a Fundamentalist Christian congregation reckoning with a hand puppet […]

June 07, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Eclectic collection: Crocker to celebrate genre-bending art magazine’s anniversary

June the Crocker Art Museum will bring to Sacramento Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose, a one-of-a-kind exhibition of works by artists who have been prominently featured in the best-selling contemporary art magazine Hi-Fructose. This exhibition marks the tenth anniversary of the influential magazine by bringing together some of the most remarkable […]

June 07, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Ponderosa choirs shine at Heritage Festivals

Ponderosa High School sent three choir groups to the Heritage Music Festivals in Santa Clara and brought home a veritable mountain of awards and honors. Choirs and bands from all over the country, plus one from Canada, performed at the event. The Acabellas group won first place with a gold rating and the Adjucator’s Choral […]

June 06, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Fairytale Town fun planned this month

Fairytale Town features plenty of summer fun for the kids, beginning this month. Community Day at the Sacramento Adventure Playground June 10: All ages are invited for a day of play at the Sacramento Adventure Playground’s Maple Neighborhood Center, 3301 37th Ave., from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Children get to create their own play structures […]

June 07, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Banners brighten downtown Placerville

Banners on Parade now decorate the light poles along Main Street in Placerville for the 11th year. The colorful public art project is in its 13th year and was founded as Placerville Art on Parade — beginning with wheelbarrows and then wine barrels. Placerville Art on Parade, a nonprofit organization, strives to add beauty and a splash […]

June 07, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

High-Flying entertainment: Harris Center presents ‘Pippin’

A thrilling update of classic Broadway fare — and winner of four 2013 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival — the national tour of “Pippin” comes to the intimacy of Harris Center for the Arts’ Stage One for five performances. Concluding the Harris Center “Big Stage” series, this unforgettable production is full of high-flying, death-defying […]

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