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Student learn the grim consequences of underage drinking

By Linda Holderness Village Life correspondent The statistics presented at the Town Hall Meeting on Underage Drinking at Oak Ridge High School were grim: Nearly 5,000 youths younger than 21 die each year because of alcohol, and nearly 2,000 of those deaths are the result of car accidents. More than one-third of all fatal crashes […]

May 16, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

‘Our Town’ at Sutter Street

Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” comes to Sutter Street Theatre in Folsom this week. Described by Edward Albee as “… the greatest American play ever written,” the story follows the small town of Grover’s Corners, NH, through three acts: “Daily Life,” “Love and Marriage” and “Death and Eternity.” Narrated by a stage manager and performed with […]

Family transforms in ‘The Open House’

Big Idea Theatre continues its 10th anniversary season, Find Your Voice, by welcoming Janis Stevens back to direct “The Open House” by Will Eno. The play, a dark comedy about family and transformation performed by an exceptionally talented cast, opened May 26. “Every house has potential, but, potential for what? is the question posed that […]

May 31, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Oak Ridge to end year with a sweet send-off

It smells a little sweeter on Oak Ridge High School’s campus this time of year. Art students drew 1,000 chalk flowers in only two days across campus during the school’s Random Acts of Kindness Week last Tuesday and Wednesday. The flowers’ lingering effects will live on, however. They will be featured in the Art Media […]

An act of defiance sets the stage for ‘Antigone’

Big Idea Theatre continues its 10th anniversary season, Find Your Voice, with the timely classic “Antigone” by Sophocles. “Antigone,” directed by Big Idea Theatre Company member Gail Dartez, is the story of how an act of defiance and an act of retaliation crumble a kingdom and invoke the wrath of the Gods. It explores the themes of […]

April 12, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Folsom Lake Symphony concert testifies to ‘Russian Romance’

There is a certain emotional appeal in Russian music. A tortured, bittersweet, triumph of the human spirit in vibrations that travel from a musical instrument to the human ear. A Slav who yearns for release. Invisible — even secret — until it communicates with the heart. In February Maestro Peter Jaffe and the Folsom Lake Symphony bring […]

January 25, 2017 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Tagged ,

Big Idea Theatre kicks off 10th season with ‘The Night Alive’

Kevin Adamski Big Idea Theatre Big Idea Theatre begins its 10th season, Find Your Voice, with the spellbinding drama, “The Night Alive” by Conor McPherson. “The Night Alive” opens Jan. 13 and runs through Feb. 11, taking a poignant look at the resilience of the human spirit and what it means to find the possibility of hope […]

January 11, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,
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