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< Friday, March 31, 2023 >

All Day Traffic Restrictions Scheduled Next Week in Amador County
Amador County, CA...The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has the following work and lane restrictions scheduled on State Routes 49 and 124 next week in Amador County.

Route 49

One lane will be closed from Main Street/Matley Street to Hoffman Street for shoulder work beginning Monday, March 27, through Thursday, March 30, 2023, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Route 124

One-way traffic control at Brickyard Road for utility work from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29, 2023.
Motorists should expect 5- to 10-minute delays and are advised to use alternate routes, if possible.

This work is scheduled to begin as listed, but is subject to change due to traffic incidents, weather, availability of equipment, and/or materials and construction related issues.

For the safety of workers and other motorists, please Be Work Zone Alert.

For the latest road conditions, visit
All Day Scheduled Work Next Week in Calaveras County
Calaveras County, CA...The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has scheduled the following work next week on State Routes 12 and 49 in Calaveras County.

Route 12

The right shoulder and bike lane will be closed from Chestnut Street to Cosgrove Creek for utility work from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 31, 2023.
Route 49

The right shoulder will be closed at Main Street due to utility work from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28, 2023.
Motorists should expect delays of 5- to -10 minutes and are advised to use alternate routes, if possible.

This work is scheduled to begin as listed, but is subject to change due to traffic incidents, weather, availability of equipment, and/or materials and construction related issues.

For the safety of workers and other motorists, please Be Work Zone Alert.

For the latest road conditions, visit
All Day New Artwork Displayed at the Arts of Bear Valley Window Gallery in Arnold
Arnold, CA...Artists Christa Dodd and Deborah Marlene to exhibit in Arts of Bear Valley Window Gallery at Meadowmont Shopping Center in Arnold.

Show dates:
March 1-31, 2023


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“Blooming Bear” by Christa Dodd, is a young cub scampering among the spring flowers in her backyard, one sunny day in Arnold, CA.

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Christa loves looking for tracks in the snow and imagining what may have transpired.  “Hunting Snowblind” is of her resident fox stalking in a snowstorm.

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“A Springtime Gathering” by Deborah Marlene is inspired by the natural beauty that abounds in the Motherlode and Central Sierras.

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Deborah Marlene has many fond memories of painting on location at the Sourgrass Recreation Area along the Stanislaus River, where she created “Sourgrass Respite.”

New artwork displayed at the Arts of Bear Valley Window Gallery in Arnold

The Arts of Bear Valley Window Gallery brings a lift of color to the Meadowmont Shopping Center in Arnold. During the month of March, you’ll be able to enjoy and purchase the paintings of Christa Dodd and Deborah Marlene, shown in a window display at the east side of the shopping center.

Dodd looks to nature and travel for her inspiration. She seeks to express how each environment makes her feel through brush strokes and use of color.  She also enjoys painting whimsical animals from Calaveras County, like bears and foxes.

Intense colors dominate Marlene’s paintings of the beauty in nature.  She has lived in the Central Sierra for 28 years, and she is influenced by the natural beauty she finds around her. Her primary medium is watercolor, which she began using 27 years ago.

The Arts of Bear Valley Window Gallery is window space graciously donated by the Meadowmont Shopping Center where Arts of Bear Valley artists exhibit their work to the public. Artwork is for sale; information at the window gallery gives instructions to purchase the artwork, or you can contact Dodds at or Marlene at or to learn more about their work and purchase directly from them.

Arts of Bear Valley is a local association devoted to developing and promoting the visual arts along the Upper Highway 4 corridor in Calaveras and Alpine counties. Learn more about Arts of Bear Valley at

07:00 PM Alice's Adventures Underground (Closing Night Tonight)
San Andreas, CA...Tumble down the rabbit hole and experience Wonderland like never before! Alice has gone missing, and by listening to clues and making choices you just might save her and yourself in this immersive event. Featuring comedy, illusion, music and more! Special table seating available. Plus you can mingle with the cast at Alice After Hours on Friday nights after the performance!  Walk-ins welcome!

For tickets click Here

The Metropolitan, 59 Main Street, San Andreas



(Friday) 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


The Metropolitan Theater

59 Main Street San Andreas, CA 95249


Fourth Wall Entertainment Troupe209-754-555559 Main Street San Andreas, CA 95249

07:30 PM Let There Be Love by Kwame Kwei-Armah at Murphys Creek Theatre Through April 15
Murphys, CA...Dwight Mahabir stars as misanthropic West Indian Alfred Morris. When Alfred is kicked out of his daughter’s Croydon house, he returns to his Willesden home to find he’s been gifted a caretaker, Maria. Having alienated friends and family, he seems happy to live out his illness-ridden days in the solitude of his West London house. Maria, a struggling but determined Polish immigrant, will have none of it, and the cantankerous and xenophobic Alfred realizes that he may indeed still have a role in life.

Somewhere among the soulful lyrics of Nat King Cole and the mutual struggle of making a life in a foreign city, these flawed humans will find a path to solace from their haunting past.

Directed by Todd Thomas

March 24 - April 15, 2023
- Evening Curtain: 7:30PM
- Matinee Curtain: 2:00PM


Dwight Mahabir has been wowing MCT audiences since 2017 with incredible performances in Looking Over the President’s Shoulder, Driving Miss Daisy, The Whipping Man, and last year's standout production Satchmo at the Waldorf.

Charlie Vershay, a regular on the boards at MCT, was last seen in 2022's King Lear, Exit - Pursued by a Bear, and Doubt: a Parable.

Jessica B Thiessen a newcomer to MCT's stage, is an actor and producer of theatre in Portland, including the all-woman theatre troupe, Whisper Skin Theatre Company.


Kwame Kwei-Armah is a British actor, playwright, director, and broadcaster. In 2018 he was made Artistic Director of the Young Vic, where he has directed Twelfth Night and Tree.

From 2011 to 2018 he was previously the Artistic Director of Baltimore Center Stage where he directed: Jazz, Marley, One Night in Miami, Amadeus, Dance of the Holy Ghosts, The Mountaintop; An Enemy of the People, The Whipping Man and Things of Dry Hours.

Other work as a director includes: Tree (Manchester International Festival), Twelfth Night, Comedy of Errors, Much Ado About Nothing, Detroit’67 (Public Theatre, New York), The Liquid Plain (Signature Theatre, New York and Oregon Shakespeare Festival), Porgy and Bess (Baltimore Symphony Orchestra) the Olivier Nominated One night in Miami for Best New Play 2016 (Donmar Warehouse) and One Love (Birmingham Repertory Theatre).

As a playwright his credits include Tree (Manchester International Festival, Young Vic), One Love (Birmingham Repertory Theatre), Beneatha’s Place (Baltimore Center Stage) Elmina’s Kitchen, Fix Up, Statement of Regret (National Theatre) Let There Be Love and Seize the Day (Tricycle Theatre).

Kwame was Artistic Director for the Festival of Black arts and Culture, Senegal, in 2010. He conceived and directed the opening ceremony at Senghor National stadium. He was an Associate Director of the Donmar Warehouse and has served on the boards of the National Theatre, Tricycle Theatre, and Theatre Communications Group. Kwame was the Chancellor of the University of the Arts London from 2010 to 2015, and in 2012 was awarded an OBE for Services to Drama.

In 2012, 2013 and 2014 Kwame was named Best Director in City Paper’s Best of Baltimore Awards and in 2015 was nominated for the prestigious Stage Directors and Choreographers Zelda Fichandler Award for Best Regional Artistic Director. In 2016 he was awarded the Urban Visionary Award alongside House Representative Elijah Cummings by the Center for Urban Families for his work in the Baltimore community. In 2019 he was the Chair of the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting. Kwame is a patron of Ballet Black and a visiting fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University.

Children (12 and under) : $16.00
General Admission : $32.00
Senior (65+)/Student/Group : $26.00


2 hours with one 15 minute intermissions.


Refund/Exchange Policy: Refunds/exchanges are allowed up to 24 hours prior to booked performance. Cancellations within 24 hours and no-shows will be processed as a tax deductible donation to MCT.

Content Note: This production contains some profanity and racial slurs.

Late Seating Policy: There will be no late seating. Please plan to arrive early.

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