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El Dorado County artist wins Best of Show honors

Gloria Vernon of El Dorado County and vice president of the Sierra Pastel Society, has won Best of Show with her striking picture “Larry” in the Sierra Pastel Society’s Membership Show. The art exhibit is currently running through March 12 at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center, 5330-B Gibbons Drive in Carmichael. The hours of the […]

March 01, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

The Five Irish Tenors to charm the audience

The Five Irish Tenors will perform “Salute To Ireland” on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. and “Voices of Ireland” Wednesday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the Harris Center for the Arts. Photo by Keith Dixon Following in the footsteps of the great John McCormack, these five exquisitely trained singers — David Martin, Morgan […]

March 01, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

EDMT brings ‘Shrek the Musical’ to the stage

Everyone’s favorite ogre is back as El Dorado Musical Theatre presents “Shrek The Musical,” a hilarious spectacle for the stage based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film. All of Shrek’s friends and foes come to life to prove there’s more to the story than meets the ears. Irreverent fun for the whole family, Shrek’s story asserts that beauty […]

February 22, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

‘The Fabulous Fable Factory’ brings magic to Sutter Street Theatre

“The Fabulous Fable Factory” is a delightful story of an inquisitive young girl who discovers an old factory operated by Mr. Aesop and a human machine of nine fable makers. After the Fable Making Machine is accidentally turned on, the adventure begins as some of Aesop’s best-known fables come to life including “The Ant and the Grasshopper,” […]

February 22, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

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 ,
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