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Peter Nero plays Gershwin and much more

Peter Nero

FOLSOM — Harris Center at Folsom Lake College welcomes the legendary Peter Nero to Stage One for two separate programs over two nights with bassist Michael Barnett. Hailed as one of the premier interpreters of Gershwin, Nero will perform The Gershwin Project and Classic Connections, an evening dedicated to showing how jazz and classical standards […]

Comments Off / November 03, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Ballroom With A Twist dances across Folsom stage

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Pros from “Dancing With The Stars,” “So You Think You Can Dance” plus “American Idol finalists” live on stage FOLSOM — Ballroom With A Twist, coming to the Harris Center at Folsom Lake College on the weekend of Nov. 1-3, is a critically acclaimed international dance production conceived and choreographed by ABC-TVs “Dancing with the […]

Comments Off / October 27, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Gypsy soul with funky refinement

FOLSOM — The New York Gypsy All-Stars cover the world rhythmically and harmonically. Led with Roma-inspired zeal by classically trained, traditionally raised Macedonian clarinet wonder Ismail Lumanovski, the group never loses its sharp musical focus, astounding chops and true spirit of their Gypsy namesakes. Harris Center/Three Stages present this unique group Oct. 30 & 31. […]

Comments Off / October 27, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Blues Brothers Revue pays homage to Chicago’s rich music history

Wayne Catania and Kieron Lafferty star as Jake and Elwood in the Official Blues Brothers Revue. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — In an energetic salute to the gifted comedy of the late John Belushi and his partner in mischief, Dan Aykroyd, Harris Center/Three Stages proudly presents The Official Blues Brothers Revue for one performance only, Oct. 30. The characters of Jake and Elwood Blues, created by John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd in 1978, were […]

Comments Off / October 17, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Day of the Dead celebrated

Floricanto Dance Theatre's Fiesta del Día de Los Muertos takes its inspiration from the very traditional Day of the Dead activities and gives them a contemporary edge. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Some cultural traditions date back to pre-Columbian times. Some have been expanded and given new meanings through a cultural blending of past and present. One such tradition is being revived at Harris Center/Three Stages as Danza Floricanto presents Fiesta del Día de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) on Oct. 27. In California, where so many cultures come together […]

Comments Off / October 17, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Siegel offers another inside look at piano classics

Jeffrey Siegel mixes music and education during his Keyboard Conversation performances.

Jeffrey Siegel’s unique “concerts with commentary” are a joy for both the piano aficionado and novice alike with exciting explorations of some of the best-loved works in the classical canon. Siegel returns for his second concert of the Harris Center/Three Stages 2013-14 season presenting The Miracle of Mozart on Saturday, Oct. 26. This program includes […]

Comments Off / October 10, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Contemporary ballet: An exciting vision of human movement

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FOLSOM — Desmond Richardson and Dwight Rhoden, along with their New York City-based company of dance thoroughbreds, have awakened audiences around the world to a new, exciting genre that combines the best of athleticism, lyricism and technical training and experience. America’s original multi-cultural dance company brings its passion to Harris Center/Three Stages on Oct. 24. […]

Comments Off / October 09, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »