Buttered and Salty: Between The ‘BookendS’

BookendS   Likely R rating, 1 h 14 min – Drama Currently playing film festivals, streaming TBD   *** Serious choices have serious consequences. That’s the underlying theme in the indie-drama “BookendS,” a film that centers around two couples who spend an evening getting to know each other while a level four hurricane tears through […]

Children invited to climb all over art exhibit

It’s not every day that a major museum invites young visitors to touch and shape its art installations, much less climb on them, but that’s exactly what the Crocker Art Museum offers with its newest Art Spot, Wingding. Created by Sacramento artist Sonja White, Wingding beckons children and their caregivers to step inside a giant, wooden, […]

Preserve it! Persimmons: Drying & Using

Natalia Budillo UCCE Master Food Preservers of El Dorado County One of the changing landscapes of the American kitchen table has been the increase in the variety of fruits and vegetables available at any given time. Foods previously considered exotic by American standards have become a staple in mainstream grocery stores as well as farmers […]

Think you know the Blues? You ain‘t seen nothin’

World-class blues return to El Dorado Hills for the eighth annual Blues and Brews for Vets celebration on Nov. 11. This year Cafe R&B headlines the fundraiser hosted by the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills. Sacramento-based blues musician Ryder Green will open the show. “Not only is this a night of world-class, live music to […]

Buttered and Salty: Goodbye Christopher Robin

“Goodbye Christopher Robin” * * * 1/2 PG, 1 hour, 47 minutes Biography, Family, History Watching “Goodbye Christopher Robin” I was reminded that when we go to the movies not only do images get projected onto a silver screen, but we project our lives right back at the images in front of us. Thus explains […]

Get your tickets for some wonderful holiday home tours

There are many ways to celebrate the upcoming holiday season with friends and family. One of the most delightful is to go on an inspirational holiday home tour. A holiday home tour is many things: A source of design inspiration, as each home is decorated by a professional interior decorator; a way to share a one-of-a-kind […]

Concert hits high notes to help students feeling low

El Dorado County Youth Commissioner and Oak Ridge High School student Tifany Wong invites everyone to the first Healthy Mind, Happy Life Concert on Nov. 9. The music, performed by pianist Wong as well as other Oak Ridge and professional musicians, will be lively. The cause that ticket sales support is more serious — mental […]