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June 3 Arts and Entertainment Source: Rhythm Method 4 won’t stop believin’

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Solano County music lovers experiencing concert withdrawal can rejoice. As more residents get vaccinated and statewide restrictions loosen, live music is trickling back into the community, giving residents all the excitement that comes with seeing artists play live as opposed to on a screen.

One band thrilled to be taking the stage is the Rhythm Method 4, a quartet that specializes in covers of songs spanning all decades of popular music with some originals thrown in as well. In the past month, the group has played shows at Travis Air Force Base, the Filling Station in Suisun Valley and the Green River Brewing & Taproom in Winters.

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At the Movies: ‘Conjuring’ franchise returns to big screen

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FAIRFIELD — The Warren family returns to the big screen this week as “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” arrives.

The third film in the franchise, the plot centers on one of the most sensational cases handled by paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren. It starts with a fight for the soul of a young boy, then takes them beyond anything they’ve ever seen before.

The film is rated R.

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Live concerts to be featured at ‘hybrid’ Solano County Fair

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VALLEJO — The 72nd annual Solano County Fair is going to feel a bit more normal this year, but it’s still a year away from midway screams, visitors walking exhibit halls, pig races and the wafting odors of corndogs and barbecue as children pull on cotton candy and nibble on kettle corn.

But the sounds of live music return.

The fairgrounds will host live cruise-in concerts, as well as a food festival and Juneteenth activities.

“Go back four or five months, we decided we had to do a virtual fair again,” Mike Ioakimedes, the executive director and chief executive officer of the Solano County Fair Association, said in a phone interview Wednesday.

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‘It was almost a surreal experience’ | Vacaville high school teacher competes on Jeopardy!

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A Vacaville teacher and Dixon resident is set to appear on Jeopardy! Tuesday night.

“It was exciting and nerve-wracking all at once,” Jeff Mitchum, an English teacher at Vacaville High School and a contestant on this upcoming Jeopardy! show, said.

Though the show was taped in advance, May 11 marks Mitchum’s television appearance, where he will be answering some tough questions, tougher even than the questions his students ask him during class.

“You know, being a teacher, being a good teacher, definitely requires a little bit of thinking on your feet,” Mitchum said. “And I definitely had to do a lot of that while I was playing for sure.”

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