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El Dorado County artist wins Best of Show honors

Gloria Vernon of El Dorado County and vice president of the Sierra Pastel Society, has won Best of Show with her striking picture “Larry” in the Sierra Pastel Society’s Membership Show. The art exhibit is currently running through March 12 at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center, 5330-B Gibbons Drive in Carmichael. The hours of the […]

March 01, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Prague Philharmonic Choir showcases the best of Czech music

FOLSOM — Since its inception Harris Center for the Arts has prided itself on bringing some of the world’s best talent to Folsom. The Prague Philharmonic Choir, led by principal conductor Lukáš Vasilek, is a professional choral ensemble of almost 70 members which has been performing and recording all over the world for 79 years. […]

November 05, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

‘Best of both worlds’ high school open

What does the future of public high school look like? And how might more American students succeed in an increasingly diverse society? The El Dorado Union High School District now offers a blended learning model of instruction at its new Virtual Academy adjacent to Union Mine High School. Its head of school and EDUHSD’s new […]

January 01, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

All Star games showcase the best of the best

Little League All Star play kicked off last week. Here’s a snapshot of the action: Juniors Gold Rush 0, Roseville West 1 El Dorado Hills11, Snowline 2 El Dorado Hills 2, Maidu 12 El Dorado Hills 0, Lakeside 11 Majors El Dorado Hills 10, Folsom American 0 El Dorado Hills 18, Folsom National 5 El Dorado […]

July 03, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Crib notes: ‘Pi’ is a movie with it all, arguably best of the year

Why is it that fresh, smart story lines have taken a backseat to visual gymnastics at kids’ movies lately? The bigger the budget, the more tricks we see, but this often means less in the way of character and plot development. That is until “Life of Pi,” the new film based on the 2001 novel […]

December 19, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

The best of Europe’s devotees pay homage to the gypsy jazz master Django

Django Reinhardt introduced a passionate style of Gypsy Jazz guitar that was astonishing in the 1930s and is still revered today. In The Footsteps Of Django brings together the best of the new Gypsy Jazz masters of Europe: Lulo Reinhardt, a third generation master, whose Latin Swing Project combines gypsy jazz with Latin rhythms; Les Doigts de […]

October 03, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

The Best of Doo Wop brings unique sound to Three Stages

Born in the ’40s, Doo Wop — tightly harmonized rhythm and blues — characterized the golden age of rock and roll. Gathered for one performance, The Tokens (“The Lion Sleeps Tonight”), Bobby Hendricks’ Drifters, Remember When (Platters Tribute) and Dodie Stevens (“Pink Shoelaces”) continue in The Best of Doo Wop tradition — now in its twelfth season on […]

September 05, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,
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