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The Crocker Has Reopened

The Crocker Art Museum, which has been closed since March 17 due to the pandemic, reopened this past Friday, inviting visitors with advance ticket reservations...
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Music Lessons: Todd Morgan

He desperately misses performing live. But Todd Morgan has found an upside to sheltering-in-place: He’s building his repertoire. “Since I’m not busy gigging, I have time to learn new songs,”...
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Even The Bard Is on Zoom

As has been said for eons in the theater world, “The show must go on.” At the moment, during this long and painful period known as...
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Local Musician Inspired by Sierra Foothills – Meet Patrick Walsh

El Dorado County songwriter and performer Patrick Walsh is a musician whose work is difficult to classify by genre.Walsh, a popular artist who performs...
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Music Lessons: Beth Duncan

No. 1 lesson learned from the pandemic?“Don’t be a singer or a horn player; you can’t wear a mask,” jokes vocalist Beth Duncan. “We naturally spew!”Duncan’s...
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Dancing with the Landmarks

We can’t dance around the fact that the COVID-19 crisis has taken a toll on performing arts organizations, which even in non-pandemic times struggle to...

The Crocker Presses On

On Sept. 1, Crocker Art Museum Director Lial A. Jones announced that due to a $2 million deficit in its fiscal year budget, the organization had laid off...
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Music Lessons: Nawal Alwareeth

As manager and drummer for the uber-busy local band Island of Black and White, Nawal Alwareeth is a planner and scheduler of the first order. So when COVID destroyed all the finely...

Learn the Dynamics of Ceramics

Hey kids, it’s clay time at the John Natsoulas Center for the Arts in Davis. From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18, the...

Mother Knows Best

When Naseer Roshan and his sisters contemplated the type of restaurant the family would someday open, one thing was certain: “We didn’t want to get into the kebab and rice business,”...