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Hello, Dolly!

Apr 29, 2016 - May 15, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Friday and Saturday.

The youth actors of El Dorado Musical Theatre will bring 1890s New York to life with its production of the 10-time Tony-winning musical Hello, Dolly! (whose 2017 Broadway revival will star Bette Midler). In this show—which features songs like “Before the Parade Passes By” and “Ribbons Down My Back” written by Jerry Herman (Mame, Mack & Mabel)—widowed...

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The Hound of the Baskervilles

Apr 29, 2016 - May 15, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Friday and Saturday.

Sacramento Theatre Company will take audiences on a thrilling ghost hunt with its presentation of The Hound of the Baskervilles, which was adapted from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s 1902 novel by R. Hamilton Wright and David Pichette into a play described as “fun-filled, twisted and intelligent” by Vanguard Seattle. Private detective and master of deductive reasoning Sherlock...

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Brigadoon

Apr 29, 2016 - May 15, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Friday and Saturday.

Get whisked away to the Highland hills at Davis Musical Theatre’s rendition of Brigadoon, which boasts tunes by Frederick Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner (the Tony-winning team behind My Fair Lady and Gigi) like “The Heather On the Hill,” and “Almost Like Being in Love.” This romantic fantasy—which was adapted into a 1954 film starring Gene Kelly—follows two...

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Avenue Q

Apr 29, 2016 - May 29, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Friday and Saturday.

This satiric play on children’s shows like Sesame Street is the brainchild of Robert Lopez (the co-creator of The Book of Mormon and Frozen) and Jeff Marx, and uses puppetry and punchy songs like “I Wish I Could Go Back to College” and “It Sucks to Be Me” to address issues like racism, homosexuality and navigating life’s struggles. The show—which won...

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Cécile McLorin Salvant

Apr 29, 2016

Since becoming the youngest-ever winner of the coveted Thelonious Monk jazz competition in 2010, Cécile McLorin Salvant has continued her extraordinary ascent, earning a 2016 Grammy Award for best jazz vocal album in February. Declared by The New York Times as “the finest jazz singer to emerge in the last decade,” Salvant will mark her Mondavi Center debut with this...

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Spamalot

Apr 29, 2016 - May 8, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Friday and Saturday.

Adapted for the stage by Eric Idle (an original member of the British comedy troupe Monty Python’s Flying Circus) from the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, this comedy, which took home the Tony for best musical in 2005, follows the legendary King Arthur and his inept knights of the round table as they set out on a quest for the Holy Grail. Along the way, they encounter killer...

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Sacramento International Film Festival

Apr 29, 2016 - May 1, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This nine-day cine fest will kick off with the Sacramento premiere of One Smart Fellow, a feature film directed by Emmy-winning actor Timothy Busfield (who co-founded the B Street Theatre and is best known for his roles in The West Wing and Thirtysomething) about a man who turns a North Carolina beach vacation with his wife and daughter on its head with one decision. Busfield, who stars in the...

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California State Railroad Museum: Fast Tracks: The World of High Speed Rail

Apr 29, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This interactive exhibition puts attendees in the driver’s seat (literally) of a Japanese-designed high-speed railcar, where through a simulation, future conductors can take the wheel of a bullet train, racing from Tokyo to Osaka (by way of video projection) at up to 200 miles per hour. Visitors can also board a life-size mock-up of a high-speed railcar—which stands about 15 feet...

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The California Museum: Ninth Annual California Hall of Fame

Apr 29, 2016 - Aug 28, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

This exhibit features artifacts from the 2015 inductees, including Olympic gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi’s ice skates, former astronaut Ellen Ochoa’s flight suit, one of Buck Owens’ Nudie jackets, an Iron Man suit worn by Robert Downey Jr., and news anchor Lester Holt’s 1977 rejection letter from NBC.  Museum hours are Tues. through Sat. 10 a.m.to 5 p.m. and...

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The California Museum: Kingdom of Dust: Drought & Decline in California’s Central Valley

Apr 29, 2016 - May 1, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Tulare County-based lensman Matt Black—chosen as Time magazine’s 2014 Instagram Photographer of the Year for his “gritty and deeply personal” photographs—will exhibit the poignant black-and-white photos he’s taken of residents navigating life in drought-ravaged Central Valley towns.  Museum hours are Tues. through Sat. 10 a.m.to 5 p.m. and Sun. from...

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