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Fiber arts, quilts converge at Folsom Civic Center

 Every February, one of the significant quilt and fiber exhibits in the Western U.S. comes to the Folsom Civic Center: the annual quilt show of the Folsom Quilt and Fiber Guild. The show is at the Folsom Community Center on Natoma Street the first Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of February. This year, the FQFG is […]

February 01, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Good Earth Movement hosts poetry night

The Good Earth Movement Cooperative, 250 Main St. in Placerville, will host the popular Sacramento region poet Shawn Pittard on Friday, Feb. 3 at 6:30 p.m. Pittard will read from his book “Standing in the River” and other poems. He evokes the depth and beauty of his milieu within his poetry. A poetry open mic will […]

February 01, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Black History Month speaker series event explores westward migration

The Center for Sacramento History, in association with the Sacramento History Alliance, is proud to present a special Black History Month speaker series event — Sweet Freedom’s Plains: African-Americans on the Overland Trails, 1841-1869 on Thursday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Center for Sacramento History, 551 Sequoia Pacific Blvd. Shirley Ann Wilson Moore, a […]

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Snow removal display ‘Clearing the Way’ at Railroad Museum

Visitors to the California State Railroad Museum will have the opportunity to see a 251,000-pound rotary snowplow from the museum’s impressive collection along with an exhibit titled “Clearing the Way” that highlights various snow removal methods used by the railroad. The SP MW205 (formerly known as SP 715) snowplow was built in 1920, converted to […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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