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Internationally renowned company reinvents dance

Diavolo and its large-scale interdisciplinary performances examine the sometimes frightening and often funny ways individuals interact with their environment. In doing so, Diavolo reinvents dance, re-imagines theater and redefines thrills — taking movement, athleticism and risk to the extreme. Courtesy photo

Diavolo returns to Harris Center to present two of its recently commissioned pieces, Fearful Symmetries (2010) and Fluid Infinities (2013), all part of L’Espace du Temps, a trilogy of new dance works contracted and performed by the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl. The initial piece was Foreign Bodies (2007). Comprised of dancers, gymnasts, athletes, […]

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Karen Knotts pays tribute to a funny, terrific dad

Karen Knotts pays tribute to her dad Don Knotts in a hilarious and poignant show. Courtesy photo

A true father/daughter story, Karen Knotts’ one woman show — Tied Up in Knotts! — will delight, entertain and take audiences at Harris Center for the Arts on a wild journey. There’s a host of zany characters, all portrayed by Knotts, who take part on this journey as Karen describes what life was like growing […]

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An Irish Hooley! with Slugger O’Toole returns to Harris Center

It was a raucous good time when An Irish Hooley! came to Harris Center for the Arts last season for two sold-out performances. This year, it’s the perfect lead-up to St. Patrick’s Day with a show on March 15. From the producer of An Irish Christmas comes this Irish Hooley! (“boisterous party”) — pipes, flutes, […]

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Dance, music extravaganza includes a wealth of Irish talent

Irish dancers share their passion of the culture in a re-invented Harris Center sow. Courtesy photo

Driving beats and foot-tapping music, one of the liveliest shows on the world stage today, Rhythm of the Dance comes to Harris Center for the Arts March 17 & 18. This incredible show celebrates both the rich history of Ireland as well as the art of Irish dance. With a wonderful, gifted young cast of […]

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An exuberant tap dance celebration

Under the direction of Savion Glover, STePz is yet another exuberant celebration of tap dance to sound and sound to dance. Glover returns to Harris Center for the Arts in this, his latest dance production, on March 12 & 13. Glover and his ensemble of dancers (TLHS) take tap dance to new heights and levels […]

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Master drummers and dancers explore ancient traditions

Master drummers and dancers of this renowned South Korean ensemble share unique ancient traditions at Harris Center for the Arts on March 11. SamulNori is the name of a group of four dynamic musicians dedicated to performing and preserving traditional Korean music and dance. The name also refers to the style of music they created. […]

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Got competition? ‘Bring It On’

FOLSOM — Bitingly relevant and sprinkled with sass, “Bring It On: The Musical,” inspired by the “Bring It On” film, takes the audiences at Harris Center for the Arts on a high-flying journey filled with the complexities of friendship, jealousy, betrayal and forgiveness while telling the story of these challenges and unexpected bonds formed through […]

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