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‘First family of fiddling’ brings world-class music to Harris Center

FOLSOM — Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy have created a new show to bring their fans the next chapter in their musical and personal journey. See it live at Harris Center for the Arts on May 4 & 5. For the first time on stage, they’ll feature their children alongside dancers and singers from the traditions […]

No Comment / April 19, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

50 fiddlers bring high-energy fun back to Harris Center

FOLSOM — Picture the Harris Center for the Arts stage filled with 50 fiddlers backed by piano, drums, cellos, guitars, harps and even a harmonica, projecting a sound as lively as a dance band and as majestic as a symphony orchestra. Front this merry group of music-makers with Scottish master fiddler Alasdair Fraser, whose humor, passion […]

No Comment / April 12, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Million Dollar Quartet’ rocks

Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash — bringing these four great musicians together for one night proved to be a success beyond anyone's imagination. Relive that night in "Million Dollar Quartet," April 2-4 at Harris Center for the Arts. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — The Broadway musical “Million Dollar Quartet” is inspired by the electrifying true story of the one night Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley were brought together for what is now known as one of the greatest rock ‘n’ roll jam sessions in history. The national tour of this Tony […]

No Comment / March 29, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

A heartwarming tale woven at Harris Center

California Theatre Center presents "Charlotte’s Web" at 1 and 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 4, in the City Studio Theater. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Wilbur is an ordinary pig. That is, until he meets Charlotte. His friendship with the uniquely talented spider exposes him to kindness, fame and a love that is willing to make the greatest of sacrifices. The nationally recognized California Theatre Center returns to Harris Center for the Arts for another outstanding performance this […]

No Comment / March 29, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

René Marie celebrates Eartha Kitt

Versatile singer René Marie will perform four shows at Harris Center for the Arts this week. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — René Marie, singer, actress, writer. Eartha Kitt, singer, actress, writer. Never before has there been a vocal recording devotion to the divine Ms. Kitt and her fiery sensual, and clever interpretations of songs. With her incredible range of vocal ability, powerful emotional resonance and strong independent streak, Marie is without a doubt the right artist to […]

No Comment / March 22, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Discover dance as you’ve never seen it before

Pilobolus will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 22.  Courtesy photo

Pilobolus has built its fervent and expanding international following by showing the human body to be the most expressive, universal and magical of media. Pilobolus maintains its own singular style, evolving interplay with shapeshifting, shadowplay and other explorations, while actively collaborating with the best and brightest minds from all conceivable professions the world over. The […]

Comments Off / March 15, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Japanese drums, digital electronica fill the stage with world rhythms

San Jose Taiko x The Bangerz present Ji: A Common Pulse at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 14. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — San Jose Taiko x The Bangerz is a collaboration born on the streets of downtown San Jose’s South First Area (SoFA) District in 2010 as part of the SubZero Festival. The combination of the DJ’s powerful digital electronica with the heart-pounding organic pulse of taiko (a Japanese form of percussion using large drums) explore […]

Comments Off / March 07, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »