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‘A Couple of Blaguards’ shares tales of life in Limerick

"A Couple Of Blaguards" entertains the audience with stories of growing up in Ireland. Courtesy photo

Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Angela’s Ashes” and bestseller “Tis” Frank McCourt and his brother Malachy, also a successful author, joined talents to write an autobiographical account of their years growing up in poverty in Ireland, “A Couple of Blaguards.” Though times were tough in Limerick, the tales spun by the brothers McCourt simmer with bittersweet […]

Comments Off / April 20, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

An evening of profound mystery, amazing musical techniques

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As they began touring in the West seventeen years ago, Huun Huur Tu almost single-handedly introduced the outside world to the boundless wealth of Tuvan traditions, thanks in great part to their superior musicianship. Audiences at Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom will be introduced to what The Tucson Weekly calls “a strange, beautiful […]

Comments Off / April 13, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Rock of Ages: Worldwide ’80s party musical will rock Folsom

"Rock of Ages" tells a love story using iconic '80s music. Courtesy photo

In 1987 on the Sunset Strip, a small-town girl met a big-city dreamer in LA’s most legendary rock club and they fell in love to the greatest songs of the ‘80s. It’s “Rock of Ages,” a hilarious, feel-good love story told through the hit songs of iconic rockers Journey, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Foreigner, Pat Benatar, […]

Comments Off / April 10, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

50 fiddlers raise the roof

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 lively as a dance band, as majestic as a symphony orchestra. Front this merry group of music-makers with Scottish master fiddler Alasdair Fraser — whose humor, passion and charismatic […]

Comments Off / April 08, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

One night, four great guitarists

Four of the world’s leading acoustic guitar virtuosos join creative forces to bring their individual and collective musical genius to the stage with The Great Guitars. Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom is one of only six unique venues in the U.S. chosen for this tour in April 2014. Featuring renowned guitar maestros Martin […]

Comments Off / April 06, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Spring Awakening explores the teen years

The Falcon’s Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College announces its April 2014 production of the electrifying musical drama “Spring Awakening.” This marks the first performance by The Falcon’s Eye on the magnificent main stage of the Harris Center for the Performing Arts. Winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, “Spring Awakening” is a rock […]

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

Big band salutes Frank Sinatra, Harry James

Sebastian Anzaldo will perform his tribute to Ol’ Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra, with the Don Clark Big Band at Harris Center for the Arts.

It’s going to be a star-studded show when Harris Center for the Arts presents a Tribute to Frank Sinatra and Harry James Featuring the Don Clark Big Band. Joining in the tribute will be the legendary vocal group the Four Lads, performing their hits “Moments to Remember,” “Istanbul,”  “Standing on a Corner” and more. Also […]

Comments Off / March 23, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »