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DEA agents tell the ‘true story’ of Pablo Escobar

The inspiration for the Golden Globe nominated series “NARCOS” comes to Stage One at Harris Center, in the season opening presentation for the Folsom Lake College Speakers Series. Entitled “The True Story of Pablo Escobar,” former DEA Special Agents Steve Murphy and Javier Peña detail this decades-long story, which found them at the center of […]

September 13, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Fairytale Town Children’s Book Festival a treat for the imagination

Fairytale Town presents the 17th annual ScholarShare Children’s Book Festival Sept. 16 & 17, introducing young children to reading and literature through readings and presentations by children’s book authors and illustrators, storytelling performances and hands-on literacy activities. Lindsay Mattick, author of the New York Times bestselling and Caldecott award-winning children’s book “Finding Winnie: The True […]

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B Street play dissects the complexities of marriage

“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” examines the breakdown of the marriage of a middle-aged couple, Martha and George. Late one evening, after a university faculty party, they receive an unwitting younger couple, Nick and Honey, as guests and draw them into their bitter and frustrated relationship. The play by Edward Albee is considered to be […]

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Amador artists bring studios together

The Amador County Artists Association will host Open Studios: Revised Version, bringing together 25 artists to the Sutter Creek Auditorium, Sept. 16 & 17.  On Saturday the exhibition will run from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Sunday hours will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Entry is free. Participating artists will have art for sale and share […]

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Take a wagon ride back to the Gold Rush

Continuing a popular series of fun and interactive Hands on History activities offered each month, Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park and Friends of Sutter’s Fort will present a special Hands on History: Wagons West event on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fort visitors will be delighted to see the recently completed […]

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Buttered and Salty: ‘It’

IT   *  *  *  1/2 R, 2 h 15 min – Drama, Horror  If you are a fan of Stephen King and horror, this is the film you have been waiting for. “IT” is the most fun I’ve had at the movies this year. After the dreadful “The Dark Tower,” the summer of 2017 redeems itself and closes […]

September 13, 2017 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Tagged ,

Sacramento Restaurant Week is back

Many regional restaurants — including The Melting Pot, Broderick Roadhouse, The Patriot and more — are gearing up to participate in this year’s Sacramento Restaurant Week, Sept. 8-17. Farm-to-Fork Restaurant Week is a celebration of the region’s premiere dining destinations and the bounty of local seasonal ingredients that surround us within a 150-mile radius of […]

August 13, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged
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