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‘Avatar’ choreographer dances to Three Stages

Company dancers perform "Global Village," a piece choreographed by Lula Washington. The company comes to Three Stages on Oct. 5. Photo by Eric Mesiyah McGinnis

Founded in 1980 in the inner city area of South Los Angeles, Lula Washington Dance Theatre is composed of athletic, young dancers in the tradition of Alvin Ailey and African-rooted dance. “As a choreographer and company director, Lula Washington is doing something more than right” (Anna Kisselgoff, New York Times). “In inviting three dance companies to […]

Comments Off / September 14, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

County schools concerned about impacts if voters reject Prop 30

“El Dorado County’s 15 school districts, serving approximately 28,000 students, will face severe impacts that almost certainly will damage educational quality if California voters reject Proposition 30 on November 6th, 2012,” warned a recently formed coalition of school teachers, parents, support staff, board members, school administrators and local officials. The El Dorado Schools Coalition, formed […]

Comments Off / September 13, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Volunteer tax counselors needed

There are a few openings for volunteer tax-aide counselors for the 2012 tax season to provide free, personal income tax assistance in El Dorado County for the elderly and low-income residents, under the AARP Tax-Aide program. The program will operate Feb. 1 through April 15, 2013. Volunteers are asked to work a minimum of four […]

Comments Off / September 13, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

An intimate evening with Helen Reddy

Helen Reddy has come out of retirement. She will perform at Three Stages on Oct. 1. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Best known as a recording artist, Helen Reddy had more than a dozen Top 40 hits in the United States. She was the first Australian to win a Grammy Award and to have three No. 1 hits in the same year. She’s been on hiatus from performing publicly for over a decade; as of […]

Comments Off / September 13, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

On the way to Monterey

John Abercrombie's Organ Trio performa at Three Stages. Courtesy photo

Jazz guitar master John Abercrombie comes to Three Stages FOLSOM — John Abercrombie continues pushing the envelope of jazz guitar music into the 21st century. His vast experience as a jazz guitarist includes collaborative efforts with many of the all time greats in modern music including Chico Hamilton, Gato Barbieri, Billy Cobham, Charles Earland, Dr. Lonnie […]

Comments Off / September 13, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Weight of the Nation’ screening scheduled

Leaner Healthier Teen Revolution proudly hosts a screening of the HBO documentary, “The Weight of The Nation,” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27, at Three Stages in Folsom. In the United States, two-thirds of adults and one out of every three children are overweight or obese. The annual cost of treating obesity related disease and […]

Comments Off / September 10, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Discover ‘The Secret Garden’

By bringing "The Secret Garden" to life, Mary Lennox helps her family mend their broken hearts. The musical is now playing at Imagination Theater. Courtesy photo

Imagination Theater’s production of  “The Secret Garden: runs through Sunday, Sept 30. Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnet, “The Secret Garden tells” the story of Mary Lennox, a lonely little girl who is sent to live with her uncle Archibald in Yorkshire, England, after being orphaned by a cholera epidemic in India. Still grieving over the loss […]

Comments Off / September 05, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,Uncategorized | Read More »