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Sacramento gets ‘Wicked’

“Wicked,” with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (“Pippin,” “Godspell,” Academy Award winner for “Pocahontas” and “The Prince of Egypt”) and book by Winnie Holzman (“My So Called Life,” “Once And Again” and “thirtysomething”) based on the best-selling 1995 novel by Gregory Maguire, opens on Wednesday, May 28, for a three-week engagement at Sacramento Community Center Theater. Long before […]

No Comment / May 15, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Siegel returns to explain Mistresses and Masterpieces

Jeffrey Siegel’s Keyboard Conversations are brilliantly polished concerts-with-commentary format in which captivating remarks precede virtuoso performances of piano masterpieces. The Los Angeles Times acclaims, “Jeffrey Siegel has everything: massive technique, musical sensitivity and character, wide tonal resources, immense reserves of power, and the ability to communicate.” These talents will be displayed at Harris Center for […]

No Comment / May 11, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Gritty drama makes its regional debut on the B3 stage

The B Street Theatre is pleased to present “A Steady Rain,” Keith Huff’s dark duologue exploring the complexities of a lifelong bond tainted by domestic affairs, violence and the rough streets of Chicago. Joey and Denny have been best friends since kindergarten and, after working together for several years as policemen in Chicago, they are […]

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Sacramento museums explore the great outdoors

SACRAMENTO — From dirt and rocks to fish and flowers …Sacramento Museums delight in the outdoors with special events and activities in May. In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine […]

No Comment / May 11, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Mexican Marionette show reimagines “Sleeping Beauty”

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(Once upon a time, there was a puppet company in Mexico that wanted to tell the timeless tale of Sleeping Beauty in a new way. No witches … no spinning wheels … but with the same king and queen who simply wanted to keep their daughter safe from danger. See what happens when an adventurous […]

No Comment / May 11, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

The Fabulous Thunderbirds fly into Folsom

The Fabulous Thunderbirds

Over 30 years, The Fabulous Thunderbirds has been the quintessential American band.  The group’s distinctive and powerful sound, influenced by a diversity of musical styles, manifested itself into a unique musical hybrid via such barnburners as “Tuff Enuff” and “Wrap It Up.” Co-founder Kim Wilson, still spearheads the group as it evolves into its newest […]

No Comment / May 11, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Ballet choreographers use ‘Apollo’ as their muse

Sacramento Ballet dancers will perform three original pieces on May 15. Courtesy photo

Apollo descends on Folsom’s Three Stages — three muses, three choreographers, three pieces. Opening Thursday, May 15, and running through Saturday, May 17, The Sacramento Ballet presents its 2014 Modern Masters program, including three original choreographed pieces, at Harris Center for the Arts’ Three Stages at Folsom Lake College. The Thursday and Friday performances will […]

No Comment / May 05, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »