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Cooper’s one-man show is a celebration of life

A master sculptor, Michael Cooper has won universal praise for his unique masks, which he brings to life during his Masked Marvels & Wondertales show. See him live at Harris Center for the Arts on Saturday, Jan. 31. Photo by James Penney-Ritter

FOLSOM — Michael Cooper is a Poet of the Stage — an eye-popping visual artist and virtuoso mime whose exquisite performances of humor and poignancy, nimble speech and eloquent gestures have dazzled audiences of all ages for almost 30 years. Cooper brings his own special world to Harris Center for the Arts on Jan. 31. Here dogs wear hats, […]

Comments Off / January 22, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Country music legend to perform acoustic concert

After 25 years in the music industry, country star Travis Tritt said he's never felt more confident about his performances and career. See him live in Folsom on Jan. 28. Courtesy photo

Travis Tritt celebrates his 50th birthday, 25th year in show business FOLSOM — Travis Tritt, who recently appeared at Harrah’s Tahoe promoting his most recent album “The Calm After …,” brings his multi-awarded talents to Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom on Jan. 28. Experience this rare opportunity featuring the multi-platinum, CMA and Grammy award-winning […]

Comments Off / January 18, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sammy Kershaw pays tribute to George Jones

Sammy Kershaw

FOLSOM —  Since his debut on the music scene in the early 1990s, Sammy Kershaw has remained one of the most consistent power hitters in country music — both with a chain of major hit records and sell-out touring schedules. His Jan. 25 Harris Center for the Arts appearance will feature songs from his most recent […]

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Siegel returns to share the ‘torment and triumph’ of Franz Liszt

Jeffrey Siegel returns to Folsom to share the music and stories of composer Franz Liszt.

FOLSOM — Internationally celebrated pianist Jeffrey Siegel has been soloist with the world’s great orchestras, collaborated with many of the pre-eminent conductors of our time and his ongoing series of Keyboard Conversations flourish in numerous American cities. Harris Center for the Arts welcomes Siegel back for yet another of his Keyboard Conversations, concerts with lively […]

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BODYTRAFFIC breaks the boundaries of traditional dance

BODYTRAFFIC dancers push themselves to the limit. Watch their impressive efforts on stage in Folsom. Courtesy photo

Founded in 2007, Los Angeles-based BODYTRAFFIC was named one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch” in 2013 and was praised by the Los Angeles Times for its “most hopeful combination of choreographic and performing excellence.” This exciting dance ensemble continues to break new ground in the field of dance and its evening performance at Harris […]

Comments Off / January 11, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Jekyll & Hyde’ takes audiences on an emotional ride

"Jekyll and Hyde" is the classic struggle between good and evil. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — The epic struggle between good and evil comes to life on the Harris Center for the Arts stage in this all new production of the musical phenomenon “Jekyll & Hyde.” Glamorous, sexy and deliciously wicked, “Jekyll & Hyde” is the enthralling musical based on Robert Louis Stevenson classic story about a brilliant but obsessive […]

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St. Petersburg State Symphony performs special concert for classical music afficianados

The St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra's repertoire is limitless thanks to a well-considered
policy of performing music of every epoch, genre and style, with particular attention
afforded to the music of living composers. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom prides itself on presenting superb talent from all over the world to our audiences. Once again the opportunity has arisen to introduce talent from the far reaches of the globe with an outstanding classical music performance by the St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra from Russia. The St. […]

Comments Off / January 08, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »