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KVIE Gallery features Winthers

KVIE Public Television announces the current exhibit in the KVIE Gallery, featuring new works from painter Laurie Winthers. An artist reception for “Three Trees: A Color Study” will be held Thursday, May 14 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. This reception is free and open to the public. A fifth generation Californian, Winthers recently moved from Sacramento to […]

KVIE calls for artists for competition

KVIE Public Television announces the 34th annual KVIE Art Auction and is calling for emerging and established artists to enter their work in the KVIE juried art competition. Entry categories include California’s Gold, contemporary classics, figurative, photography, sculpture and still life and landscapes. Artists get the chance to win cash prizes, which include $500 for […]

KVIE announces art auction winners at gala

During the KVIE Preview Gala, the kickoff event to the 2014 KVIE Art Auction, KVIE’s art curator D Neath announced the Best of Show and first place recipients in each category. The award winners are: David Best, Lodi, Best of Show for his piece “Venus on a Half Dome” (airs Sunday, Sept. 21 approx. 7 […]

KVIE auction features local artists

Celebrating KVIE Public Television’s 33 years of creating an accessible venue to bring art into the homes of Northern Californians, the 2014 KVIE Art Auction will showcase more than 250 works of art by emerging, well-known and world-renown Northern California artists. KVIE’s art curator, D Neath, has announced that several artists from Placerville, Cameron Park […]

KVIE calls for artists

KVIE Public Television announces the 33rd annual KVIE Art Auction and is calling for emerging and established artists to enter their work in the KVIE juried art competition. Entry categories include: California’s Gold, contemporary classics, figurative, photography, sculpture, and still life and landscapes. Artists get the chance to win cash prizes, which include $500 for […]

Parkview attracts plenty of attention

Not only is this contemporary town home eye-catching and spacious, but it also fits neatly on a narrow lot. The Parkview’s footprint is perfectly rectangular on its right and rear sides. The left and front are basically rectangular, but varied by a porch, patio, balcony and wall extension, as well as intriguing cantilevered roof lines. […]

Local artists are featured in KVIE auction

Celebrating KVIE Public Television’s 31 years of creating an accessible venue to bring art into the homes of Northern Californians, the 2012 KVIE Art Auction will showcase more than 300 works of art by emerging, well-known and world-renown Northern California artists. KVIE’s art curator, D Neath, announced that 12 El Dorado County artists, who submitted art […]

KVIE to air expert viewpoints on the future of the Delta

SACRAMENTO — On Debating the Delta, debuting on KVIE Public Television (ch. 6) on Wednesday, June 22, from 7 to 8 p.m., as part of the station’s local series ViewFinder, experts will discuss the many challenges facing this critical resource, and offer informative, educational and important viewpoints on the future of the delta. The Sacramento-San […]

KVIE ViewFinder is presenting a month of regional programing

KVIE’s ViewFinder is an original production that is the only locally produced series about the community. KVIE Public Television presents “ViewFinder: Region at Risk” on Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. This program explores the flood risk to communities in the Sacramento Valley. Emmy-winning host Craig Miller checks in on the progress of levee repairs […]

The Tenth Inning by Ken Burns to air on KVIE Public Television in September

Thousands of bats, three home run records, and one curse have been broken since Ken Burns last explored the history of AmericaÕs national pastime with his landmark 1994 PBS series Baseball. Now Burns and co-director Lynn Novick bring the series to the present with ÒThe Tenth InningÓ sponsored locally by Sports Leisure Vacations and Del […]

KVIE presents American Idol alumnus Clay Aiken Tried and True Live

SACRAMENTO Ñ After nine sold-out national tours, six million copies of his four chart-topping albums worldwide, numerous television appearances, a New York Times best-selling memoir, an auspicious Broadway debut in Monty PythonÕs ÒSpamalot,Ó extensive travels for UNICEF and the launch of his own successful foundation Ñ The National Inclusion Project Ñ Aiken brings his clarion […]

Things to do: July 31, 2015

ONGOING Banners on Parade art project will display artistically decorated banners on the light poles along Main Street in Placerville to Oct. 17 This is a collaborative effort of artists, businesses, organizations, individuals and city government that promotes the arts in downtown Placerville. The banners will be for sale at a silent auction at the October 2015 […]

Step into the past

Antique enthusiasts from Northern and Central California look forward to the Folsom Historic District Association’s 49th Spring Antique Fair to be held Sunday, April 19 on Historic Sutter Street from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. rain or shine. Thousands of shoppers will fill the four-block Historic District for this popular regional event featuring more than 150 booths […]

Art series to spark creativity and interest

KVIE Public Television, in partnership with Art21 as part of its Access 100 Artists initiative, presents an exclusive screening of “Secrets from Art in the Twenty-First Century,” the only prime time national television series focused exclusively on contemporary art, on Thursday, Oct. 23, from 6-8 p.m. on KVIE Public Television. This event will also feature […]

National award-winning pastel artist to speak at PAA

The Sierra Foothills are just chock-full of artists recognized locally, nationally and internationally as some of America’s best. The Placerville Arts Association membership is chock-full of many of these artists. PAA member Gloria Vernon is this month’s guest speaker. A local and national award-winning artist, she will be sharing her expertise in painting with pastels […]

Find treasures at the Folsom Antique Fair

Antique enthusiasts from Northern and Central California look forward to the Folsom Historic District Association’s 47th Fall Antique Fair, to be held Saturday, Sept. 13 on Historic Sutter St. from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (or come early and bring a flashlight), rain or shine. Thousands of shoppers will fill the four-block Historic District for this popular […]

Prize winning art

What: 48th National Mother Lode Art Exhibit Who: Placerville Arts Association Where: Placerville Shakespeare Club, 2940 Bedford Ave. in Placerville When: To Aug. 17 daily from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Reception on Sunday, Aug. 17 at 3 p.m. Cost: Exhibition free Information: 530-676-3959 or placervillearts.com   The 48th National Mother Lode Art Exhibit is showing at the Placerville Shakespeare Club, 2940 Bedford Ave. in […]

Sing while you paint

What: 48th National Mother Lode Art Exhibit Who: Placerville Arts Association Where: Placerville Shakespeare Club, 2940 Bedford Ave. in Placerville When: Aug. 3-17  daily from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Reception on Sunday, Aug. 17 at 3 p.m. Cost: Exhibition free Information: 530-676-3959 or placervillearts.com   Have you been hearing more singing in the air lately? Well, you’re not going nuts. Pablo Picasso […]

August 01, 2014 | Posted in Prospecting | Tagged ,

Robert Dean Sparks, MD, FACP, MACP

May 6, 1932 – July 1, 2014 Dr. Robert Dean Sparks of El Dorado Hills, CA, died Monday, July 1, 2014, in Marshall Hospital, Placerville, CA. Dr. Sparks had been ill since the first of March. His death was caused by lung disease and complications of abdominal cancer. Dr. Sparks was born May 6, 1932, […]

July 11, 2014 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Sac Choral Society and Orchestra opens auditions

The Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra and music director Donald Kendrick are currently holding membership auditions for the 2014-15 concert season. Experienced choral singers with good music reading skills are invited to e-mail the SCSO directly at [email protected] or to call the SCSO at 916-536-9065. The Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra is celebrating its 19th year […]

Ice cream and fun at Fairytale Town

Shakespeare’s classic fairy play comes to life at Fairytale Town’s annual ice cream social event, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Crystal Ice Cream Fantasy” on Saturday, June 28 from 5-9 p.m. The enchanting evening features nonstop entertainment for the whole family, including live music, theatrical performances, fanciful arts and crafts activities, and all the Crystal […]

Learn about the fine art of photography

“The clearest way into the Universe is through the forest wilderness.” — John Muir “I have always wanted the ability to walk into a landscape painting, and then become a part of that world. Like the famous painters from the Hudson River School, I, too, want my viewers to walk into my photographs and explore […]

Folsom hosts Spring Antique Fair

Antique enthusiasts from Northern and Central California look forward to the Folsom Historic District Association’s 48th Spring Antique Fair to be held Sunday, April 27, on Historic Sutter St. from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (or come early and bring a flashlight), rain or shine. Thousands of shoppers will fill the four-block historic district for this popular […]

As we were: No soup for Placerville

25 Years ago March 24, 1989 Pea Soup Anderson’s moving forward again By JOHN SAMMON Development of a local Pea Soup Anderson’s restaurant and hotel reportedly is back on track, after delays caused by Anderson’s bankruptcy reorganization under chapter 11. “We have a management contract with the developer and we’re waiting for a signature on it,” […]

Autumn art tour showcases talent

Talent and experience are why collectors continue to seek out jewelry artist Connie Omans and artist Gayle Rappaport–Weiland during the Autumn Art Studios Tour in Placer County. In addition, Craig Johnson will be at Finnish Temperance Hall showing his award-winning photography, as seen on KVIE‘s Art Auction. Andrea Martin is back with her bold and […]

Step into the past on Sutter Street

Antique enthusiasts from Northern and Central California look forward to the Folsom Historic District Association’s 46th Fall Antique Peddlers’ Fair on Sunday, Sept. 15 on Historic Sutter St. from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (or come early and bring a flashlight), rain or shine. Thousands of shoppers will fill the four-block historic district for this […]

Find ice cream and dreaming at Fairytale Town

Fairytale Town celebrates Shakespeare’s classic fairy play “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” at the storybook park’s annual ice cream social event on Saturday, June 29 from 6 to 10 p.m. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Crystal Ice Cream Fantasy” features nonstop entertainment for the whole family, including live music, theatrical performances, fanciful arts and crafts activities, […]

El Dorado Rose candidate: Wadsworth will always love Dolly Parton’s songs

El Dorado Rose 2013 candidate Dolores Wadsworth’s eyes dance with humor as she describes herself as “happily single,” flashing a friendly smile that is bound to attract any discerning gentleman. The Dolly Parton impressionist and lookalike, who enjoyed a 15-year-run with her friend, a Kenny Rogers lookalike, spoke of her life and her aspiration to […]

Bring an attitude to the altitude

What: Fair Play Wine Festival Who: Wineries of Fair Play Where: Southern El Dorado County When: Saturday and Sunday, June 1 and 2 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost: $25 advance purchase, $30 day of the event, $15 for designated driver Information: fairplaywine.com Elevate the wine tasting experience and visit El Dorado County’s southern […]

Treasures from the past

The Folsom Historic District Association’s 47th Spring Antique Fair, is Sunday, April 21 on Historic Sutter St. from 8 a.m.to 4 p.m. Thousands of shoppers from Reno to San Francisco will fill the four-block historic district for this popular regional event featuring more than 150 booths with a wide range of antique and collectible merchandise: […]

Tweet this: Local businesses tool up on social media

Wanting to generate more business from the Internet, a group of local business people met last Thursday for a class on how to better use social media tools. Jointly sponsored by the El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce, El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce, Shingle Springs Cameron Park Chamber of Commerce, Coloma Lotus Chamber of […]

Cal Fire may change State Responsibility Area

Thousands of El Dorado County homeowners could get relief from the state Fire Prevention Fee if proposed changes to state responsibility area boundaries are approved by Cal Fire and the State Natural Resources Agency. If the new maps are fully signed off by July 1, 2013, the relief would begin in 2014. Proposed changes to […]

Learn the art of framing at PAA meeting

Placerville Arts Association is starting 2013 off spectacularly with guest speaker, D. Oldham Neath. Neath has been building custom frames and preserving artwork in her Sacramento shop, Archival Framing, for more than 30 years. She will be the guest speaker at the PAA meeting on Sunday, Jan. 20, at the El Dorado Senior Center, 935 […]

Stephany Nickel Featured Artist at Iron Willow Gallery

Iron Willow Gallery is proud to present Stephany Nickel as this month’s featured artist. Nickel is an award-winning artist as well as a renowned art instructor. She has juried many statewide art competitions. Her work is in private collections throughout the United States, Europe and Japan. The international publication Palette Magazine has published her paintings […]

Iron Willow to feature artist Stephany Nickel

Iron Willow Gallery is proud to present Stephany Nickel as this month’s featured artist. Nickel is an award-winning artist as well as a renowned art instructor. She has juried many statewide art competitions. Her work is in private collections throughout the United States, Europe and Japan. The international publication “Palette Magazine” has published her paintings in […]

Virginia Ann Hosford

March 15, 1920 — Nov. 17, 2012 Virginia Ann Hosford, 92, died peacefully in the presence of loved ones on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at her home in Placerville, Calif. She was formerly a longtime resident of the Sacramento area. Born on March 15, 1920, in Oakland, Calif., to Samuel and Willabelle Stroud, Virginia embraced […]

Placer County artists open studios for tour

Fifty-five Placer County artists are creating new work and readying their studios for PlacerArts’ 19th annual Autumn Art Studios Tour, set for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 9, 10 and 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Many artists will open their private studios for the weekend, while others will participate in group shows at […]

Sac choral holds auditions

The Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra and Music Director Donald Kendrick are currently holding membership auditions for their 2012-13 concert season. If you are an experienced choral singer with good music reading skills, please call the SCSO at 916-536-9065 or e-mail [email protected] The chorus rehearses September through May on Monday evenings from 7 to 9:30 […]

‘Prohibition’ explores era of chaos and speakeasies

KVIE announced today that “Prohibition,” a new three-part, five-and-a-half-hour documentary series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, will air Oct. 2, 3 and 4, from 8 to 10 p.m. on KVIE Channel 6. Set in the era of bathtub gin, bootleggers, and speakeasies, the series tells the true story of the rise, rule and fall […]

A day of antiquing in Folsom

Antiques enthusiasts from throughout California, Nevada and Oregon look forward to Folsom’s 44th annual Antique Peddlers’ Fair, which will take place on Sunday, Sept. 18, rain or shine. The Historic District of Folsom, built in the 1850s during California’s Gold Rush, continues to enchant travelers and locals alike with its unique charm. “After a year-and-a-half […]

Olympic champion coming to Fairytale Town book fair

An Olympic skating champion who doubles as a featured author is coming to Sacramento. Kristi Yamaguchi will be at the 11th annual Scholar Share Children’s Book Festival that will be held at Fairytale Town, 3901 Land Park Drive in Sacramento, the weekend of Sept. 24-25. Admission is free. The book festival features numerous activities including dynamic presentations […]

Amador wineries participate in events

September is an exciting time to visit wine country in Amador County. The season of summer soon transitions into fall, and the leaves start changing, as days begin to cool and tractors will hit the fields. Starting off the Labor Day weekend by enjoying the fruits visiting wineries that will be offering specials, music, and […]

Kristi Yamaguchi to headline annual ScholarShare fest

What: ScholarShare Children’s Book Festival Where: Fairytale Town, 3901 Land Park Drive, Sacramento When: Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: Free admission Information: 916-808-7462 or fairytaletown.org Another story is set to come alive at Fairytale Town during the 11th annual ScholarShare Children’s Book Festival, a two-day event on Saturday, Sept. 24 […]

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