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Folsom Lake Symphony’s ‘Festa Italiana’ a feast for the musical soul

In Italian “festa” simply translates as “festival.” But in actuality an Italian festa is so much more. Within the culture it celebrates the life of a Christian saint. The faithful joyfully attend Mass. Homes and plazas sport decorations. Traditional foods, with recipes handed down for generations, comfort the body as well as the soul. Small […]

Classic cars and trains meet this weekend

California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum & Foundation — in partnership with the California Automobile Museum — presents an eye-catching exhibit opening May 26. Located alongside impressive full-scale locomotives in the railroad museum’s spacious Roundhouse, five vintage automobiles will be on display as part of A World on Wheels. The display will highlight how […]

Impressive illusions coming to Folsom

After a stint on Broadway in “The Illusionists,” the world’s No. 1 magic show that shattered box office records during its 2014-15 run, Adam Trent is now one of the most in-demand illusionists working today. The Folsom Lake Community Concert Association brings him to the Harris Center for the Arts for two shows on May 28. Trent […]

Family transforms in ‘The Open House’

Big Idea Theatre continues its 10th anniversary season, Find Your Voice, by welcoming Janis Stevens back to direct “The Open House” by Will Eno. The play, a dark comedy about family and transformation performed by an exceptionally talented cast, opened May 26. “Every house has potential, but, potential for what? is the question posed that […]

Vettes & Vets celebrates America’s finest

Hit the road to the California Automobile Museum on Memorial Day for the eighth annual Vettes & Vets and American Muscle Car Show sponsored by Performance Chevrolet. The popular annual event celebrates America’s love for the automobile while honoring our country’s brave veterans and active duty military. All car owners and enthusiasts are encouraged to […]

Crocker celebrates all families

The Crocker Art Museum offers plenty of events and activities in June. Keep the family busy this month or enjoy a cool event that will get you out of the summer heat. Summer Film Series June 1: The Summer Film Series returns, this year showcasing the power of black and white, at 6:30 p.m. Discover how directors have used this monochromatic style, by choice or by necessity, […]

To be a parent or not? Play weighs pros and cons

After the larger-scale production of “The Christians” in January 2017, the B3 Series is producing a more intimate play in Duncan Macmillan’s “Lungs,” which asks important questions about today’s society and does so in a rather personal manner: When is the right time to have a child? With the uncertainty of global politics and every-day safety is it […]

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