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Todd Ellison & friends share Romance of Broadway

Todd Ellison

FOLSOM – Todd Ellison is one of the most accomplished and sought after music directors working today. Returning to Harris Center for the Arts for the second time this season, Ellison, as host and accompanist, is joined by four talented vocalists from the Broadway stage, including Sacramento native Teal Wicks. They will perform some of […]

Comments Off / June 01, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

The Hit Men bring Seasons’ greatest hits back to the stage

FOLSOM — The Hit Men featuring former stars of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons perform at the Harris Center for Arts  in Folsom on June 8. It’s not the cast from “Jersey Boys;” it’s not a Jersey Boys tribute show and not a Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons cover band. Members of this […]

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Starship touches down June 2

Every Starship album released since 1979 has gone Gold, Platinum or Multi-Platinum. For the current tour, the band will mine its deep back catalog. Courtesy photo

Mickey Thomas is the owner of the soaring voice that propelled the venerable San Francisco band Starship through the decades of the 1980s and ’90s with several of the 20th century’s biggest pop and rock anthems. Harris Center audiences will likely recognize hits such as “Sara,” “We Built This City” and “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us […]

Comments Off / May 22, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Joni Morris celebrates Patsy Cline

Joni Morris

Take a step back in time to the late 1950s and early ’60s when the airwaves were filled with country western legend Patsy Cline’s songs like “Crazy,” “Sweet Dreams” and “I Fall to Pieces” as Joni Morris offers her Tribute to the Music of Patsy Cline at Harris Center for the Arts. Full of music […]

Comments Off / May 22, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Forbidden love, electrifying music come to Harris Center

Huey and Felicia defy tradition and expectations in "Memphis." Courtesy photo

Critically acclaimed “Memphis” won four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Original Score (David Bryan and Joe DiPietro), four Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Music (David Bryan) and four Outer Critic Circle Awards including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Score and Outstanding Choreography (Sergio Trujillo). Now this multi-award winning production is making a […]

Comments Off / May 18, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Siegel returns to explain Mistresses and Masterpieces

Jeffrey Siegel’s Keyboard Conversations are brilliantly polished concerts-with-commentary format in which captivating remarks precede virtuoso performances of piano masterpieces. The Los Angeles Times acclaims, “Jeffrey Siegel has everything: massive technique, musical sensitivity and character, wide tonal resources, immense reserves of power, and the ability to communicate.” These talents will be displayed at Harris Center for […]

Comments Off / May 11, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Mexican Marionette show reimagines “Sleeping Beauty”

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(Once upon a time, there was a puppet company in Mexico that wanted to tell the timeless tale of Sleeping Beauty in a new way. No witches … no spinning wheels … but with the same king and queen who simply wanted to keep their daughter safe from danger. See what happens when an adventurous […]

Comments Off / May 11, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »