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Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Permalink

Insight: Deadly Dust: Valley Fever In The West / "Immigrants" / Donna Reads / Dee Maaske

File Photo / AP

File Photo / AP



Deadly Dust: Valley Fever In The West Sacramento’s public television station KVIE is investigating a Central California health concern in the newest ViewFinder documentary “Deadly Dust: Valley Fever in the West.” The half-hour documentary explores Valley Fever’s impact on various populations and the push for more funding and attention. It includes interviews with Valley Fever survivors and experts. The show airs March 26th but KVIE is holding a screening event March 19.

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Source: California Department of Public Health

"Immigrants" Playwright Alan Truax’s new drama “Immigrants” comes to the William J. Geery Theater in Sacramento, directed by Leo McElroy. The play, inspired by real events, is a drama about two families struggling to live the American Dream.

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Donna Reads Seventy-five years after John Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath” was first published, it continues to captivate readers. For this month’s Donna Reads segment, Capital Public Radio host Donna Apidone explores the book’s timeless legacy.

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Dee Maaske A veteran actress with 21 seasons at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival under her belt is starring in the latest production at Capital Stage. Dee Maaske is breathing life into the role of a fiesty 91-year-old grandmother in the play "4000 Miles." We'll talk with her about the role and her long career in theater.

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