Arts & Entertainment

‘Peter Pan’ with Cathy Rigby a must-see for children and adults

  Know and Go: What: “Peter Pan” When: Showtimes 7:30 p.m. Dec. 26 – 30. Matinee performances at 2 p.m. Dec. 27, 29 and 30. Where: Community Center Theat ...

More great books for holiday reading/giving

Second of two parts Recently, the Friends of the Lincoln Library asked library staffers for their favorite books about or set in California as gift ideas or for holiday reading. T ...

Best books for holiday reading/giving

  First of two parts Looking for some gift book ideas? Not long ago, the Friends of the Lincoln Library asked library staffers for their favorite books about or set in Calif ...

Scene to be seen column

  Old Fruitvale School celebrates a Christmas pot luck at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. All are welcome to attend. Bring a dish to share with others. During dinner, Fruitvale student ...

‘The Hobbit’ cooks in second half

It was more than a decade ago that director Peter Jackson brought Middle-earth to life in his epic trilogy, “The Lord of the Rings.” Those three films are regarded as ...

Decking the halls for holiday home tour

The unique character of the six homes featured on Saturday’s Loomis Basin Holiday Home Tour represent the personalities of the homeowners who have artfully decorated them. T ...

Concert to benefit the homeless and animals

Steve Price, of Pablo Cruise, is just one musician who will be performing at the second annual Winter Music Festival and Wild Bird Show, from 6:30-11 p.m., this Saturday, Dec. 8, a ...

Lincoln Calendar of Events

  Thursday, Dec. 6 Lincoln Rotary – Noon meeting is at the Lincoln Woman’s Club, 499 E St. Info: President Clark Osterhout at 543-5294. Roseville Chapter No. 9 ...

Scene to be seen column

  Remember Placer County Wineries’ “Holiday in Hills” this weekend. Lincoln’s Rancho Roble Vineyard and Wise Villa Winery will join 15 other wineries ...

Enjoy the holiday spirit, whatever your religion may be

The holiday spirit is in full force. That’s true, even in the face of last week’s constant rain and heavy winds that led to the postponement of the Dec. 1 Christmas par ...

‘Killing Them Softly’ fascinating in part

    Directed by Andrew Dominik Starring: Brad Pitt, Richard Jenkins and James Gandolfini Rating: Three out of five stars     America is viewed as the lan ...

The Lincoln Library’s secret weapon: elves

We love a bargain and the Friends of the Lincoln Library book sales are one of the best around (and raise money for programs and new books). We have a big sale in the library&rsquo ...

The Lincoln Holiday parade, tree lighting and merchants’ open house set for this Saturday has been rescheduled to Dec. 8, due to bad weather this week

  The Dec. 8 parade will start at 4:30 p.m. along Fifth and F streets. Following next week’s parade will be live music and the annual tree lighting in Beermann’s ...

‘Life of Pi’ exquisitely filmed

  “Life of Pi” Directed by Ang Lee   Starring: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan and Rafe Spall Rating: Three out of five stars The story of a shipwrecked b ...

Books that open up your heart, mind

“I just heard an old Chinese proverb: ‘Open a book and the book will open you.’ Sounds great, doesn’t it?” My pal, Adrienne Blackhart, sent that note ...