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No curtains at Nugget Fringe Theater Festival

Tom Durkin Nugget Fringe Festival New York has one. Chicago has one. San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego each has one. Even Grass Valley in the Sierra Foothills has a fringe theater festival. But Sacramento and Reno don’t. For decades, Grass Valley has been fertile ground for film, music and culture festivals but the […]

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Cookies build leaders one package at a time

Happy New Year and happy Girl Scout Cookie season. This year marks the 100th year since Girl Scouts first started selling cookies. The cookie sale teaches valuable life skills and the proceeds— which all stay local — support adventures and community service projects all year long. Girl Scouts nationwide are celebrating this 100th cookie-versary with […]

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Camp Richardson’s snowshoe cocktail races begin Saturday

Strap on your snowshoes, grab a serving tray and get ready to compete, Camp Richardson Resort’s annual laugh-out-loud Snowshoe Cocktail Races start Jan. 21. Other destinations have races, but nothing comes close to this three-part race series held on the beach in front of the Beacon Bar and Grill. This year is sure to be […]

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Harmonica Blowout stretches the boundaries of blues

From Howard Levy to Duke Robillard to Son of Dave — Mark Hummel brings a blowout like no other to the Harris Center for the Arts, 10 College Parkway in Folsom. Every time these musicians take the stage at the Harris Center they rock the house and every time they teach the audience something new […]

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Internationally respected guitarist to perform

El Dorado County Community Concert Association’s third concert of its 66th season will feature Rupert Boyd at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18. New York-based Australian classical guitarist Boyd is acclaimed as one of the most talented guitarists of his generation. He has been described by the Washington Post as “truly evocative,” and by Classical […]

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Chefs and mixologists share 2017 trends

Pork belly and kale, move over for micro-desserts, cooking on wood and an emphasis on plants and sustainability. With the arrival of 2017 some chefs and mixologists weigh in with their thoughts on what food and beverage trends will gain traction and what trends they’d like to see relegated to the compost bin. Here are […]

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Vibrant ‘Drumline Live’ returns

With dazzling choreography, explosive percussion and tributes to Michael Jackson and Prince Drumline Live returns to Folsom with a brand-new show at the Harris Center for the Arts on Thursday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. and Friday, Jan. 20 at 3 and 7 p.m. A thrilling spectacle that pays homage to the show-style marching popularized […]

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