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Pushing the envelope: Auto design drives the future

The famous American architect Frank Lloyd Wright said, “Art is a discovery and development of elementary principles of nature into beautiful forms suitable for human use.” This is especially true when it comes to the vehicles Americans drive. Auto design is iconic in our history. Think of it: the early horseless carriages in the rolling […]

April 13, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Four generations of Weston turn Viewpoint to black and white

In its main gallery during the months of April and May, Viewpoint Photographic Art Center presents the art of the Westons in an exhibition titled Four Generations of Weston: Black and White — Edward, Brett, Kim, Zach. Edward Weston is probably best known, and considered by many influential artists of his day, as a pioneer of 20th century art. […]

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Grow for it! Gardening with a Mediterranean thumb

By Alice Cantelow UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County You’ve probably heard the term “Mediterranean climate” bandied about. Yes, that is the official name for the pattern of cool, wet (usually) winters and hot, dry summers found in our area below about 3,000 feet. But did you know just how rare our climate is? […]

April 06, 2016 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Tagged ,

Bouquets to Art blooms at de Young

More than 125 of the Bay Area’s most innovative and sought after floral designers return to the de Young for Bouquets to Art 2016, the annual week-long exhibition in which local designers create spectacular works of floral art in response to pieces in the museum’s permanent collection and the architecture of the building. This year’s […]

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Langford-Clark and Blum star at California Stage

 Analise Langford-Clark and Jonathan Blum will shine in California Stage’s production of “Arlington.” A favorite with audiences in San Francisco and New York, California Stage now brings this provocative new chamber musical to Sacramento starting April 1. Bob Irvin also makes his California Stage directorial debut. Through Langford-Clark audiences meet Sara Jane, the seemingly sweet […]

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New book tells the stories and celebrates the 10-county foothills region

Book: “Wineries of the Sierra Foothills: Risk-Takers and Rule-Breakers” Author: Barbara Keck Photographer: Johan Martin Publisher: Range of Light Media Group, 2016, 176 pages Available:[email protected] Ten counties, 280 wineries in the largest wine region in terms of acreage in the whole United States — that’s the Sierra Foothills. Barbara Keck’s newly released book, “Wineries of the Sierra Foothills: Risk-Takers […]

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Capital Stage Apprentice Company presents ‘Subculture’

Every year, Capital Stage, 2215 J St. in Sacramento, brings together a group of passionate and motivated students interested in gaining practical professional theater training. The apprenticeship program bridges the gap between academic theater and the professional world by immersing apprentices in classes, rehearsals, performances, projects and practical application of skills learned in technical production disciplines. […]

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