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‘Anything Goes’ sails onto the Sutter Street Theatre stage

Allen Schmeltz Sutter Street Theatre As the S.S. American travels across the Atlantic with a handful of eccentric passengers aboard, madcap antics ensue in Sutter Street Theatre’s upcoming production of “Anything Goes,” playing Aug. 27 through Oct. 2. Nightclub singer and evangelist Reno Sweeney is en route from New York to England aboard the ocean liner. Her […]

August 24, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Pursuit of beauty: EDH photographer finds inspiration in nature, family

El Dorado Hills resident Holly Fischer will debut a collection of her wildlife and landscape photography this Friday evening at an art show free to the public. A self-professed nature lover, Fischer didn’t become a professional photographer until the oldest of her three sons, now 16, was in elementary school. She picked up a camera […]

August 24, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Tailgate at the Automobile Museum

It’s time we give a nod to the trusty old pickup truck and the California Automobile Museum has done just that with a new exhibit appropriately titled Pickup Truck: Where Utility Meets the Everyday. And what better way to celebrate the pickup truck than with a themed tailgate party. If you love your truck or just love […]

August 24, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Concert season hits the ground Papa Doo Run Running

Craig Burnett Folsom Lake Community Concert Association Formed in 1965, the now legendary California band, Papa Doo Run Run, quickly discovered their forté — they sound like the Beach Boys. That sound led them to surf music icons Jan & Dean, and from 1976-80 Papa toured North America with the wildly popular duo. In the […]

August 24, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Double the fun with combo train ride and river cruise

What could be better than spending a relaxing summer afternoon enjoying an excursion train ride and a river boat cruise on the Sacramento River? Getting a special combo deal of course. California State Parks, the California State Railroad Museum and Foundation and Hornblower Cruises have teamed up to offer a special combo price for guests […]

August 24, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ premieres at Music Circus

Matt Hessburg California Musical Theatre The 2016 Music Circus season concludes with the Northern California premiere of a new musical from the mind of Victor Hugo, inspired by one of the most epic stories ever told: “The Hunchback of Notre Dame.” This daring production sets the classic tale of love, vengeance and compassion to one […]

August 24, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Joy and Madness — Delivering soul and funk to Live on the Boulevard

Sherri Bergmann Village Life correspondent Joy and Madness, a talented nine-piece soul and funk explosion, will be making the dance floor move at El Dorado Hills Town Center’s free Live on the Boulevard summer concert series Thursday, Aug. 18th from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Joy and Madness is a Sacramento-based music phenomenon that has been rocking stages […]

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