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Capital Stage premieres ‘Blackberry Winter’

In Steve Yockney’s “Blackberry Winter,” Vivienne Avery (Amy Resnick) must find balance in her life as her mother’s dementia progresses. Photo by Charr Crail

Capital Stage continues its season with the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of “Blackberry Winter” by Steve Yockey. NNPN’S flagship initiative, the Rolling World Premiere Program, supports three or more theaters that choose to mount the same new play within a 12-month period. The result is an NNPN Rolling World Premiere, in which a […]

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Go global at International Culinary Festival

The Rotary Club of Historic Folsom is hosting the fifth annual International Culinary Festival on Sunday, March 20 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Folsom Community Center. The festival will feature over a dozen local restaurants serving delicious samples of a variety of ethnic foods to take your taste buds on a world tour. The […]

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Community invited backstage to as part of Harris Center’s fifth anniversary celebration

The Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College opened five years ago, and while the facility has seen over 1,500 performances and three-quarters of a million visitors, very few people have been backstage to see how this national-caliber arts facility works. To commemorate the anniversary, the Harris Center for the Arts is throwing open the doors and […]

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California Stage marks centennial of Dublin’s Easter Rising

Katherine Walton stars in “Easter Rising: Dublin 1916” for a dramatic performance at California Stage this weekend only. Photo by Barry Wisdom

For one weekend only, California Stage Theater Company will honor Dublin’s fallen and celebrate their fighting spirit with Ray Tatar’s “Easter Rising: Dublin 1916.” This moving reader’s theater piece commemorates the 1916 Dublin uprising that sparked a revolution. Four performances will be given March 18-20. Tatar’s “Easter Rising: Dublin 1916” takes audiences into the rough […]

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Have an Irish hooley with Slugger O’Toole

Slugger O'Toole brings their Irish spirit to the Harris Center stage March 12. Courtesy photo

It just wouldn’t be St. Patrick’s Day without honoring the great tradition and the mighty joy of all things Irish. With rip-roaring music, song and dance, the Harris Center for the Arts welcomes back An Irish Hooley! with Slugger O’Toole and the Kerry Dancers for an early celebration of the jovial holiday. Virtually a Folsom institution […]

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Direct from Gdansk, Poland — Polish Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra brings Tchaikovsky to Folsom

The Polish Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra will perform a concert of Tchaikovsky on Sunday March 13. Get your tickets today as limited tickets remain for this show. Courtesy photo

With more than 80 musicians on stage and a stellar all-Tchaikovsky program in the offing, Harris Center for the Arts patrons are in for a treat, as the Polish Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra comes to Folsom March 13 as part of the longest concert tour in the orchestra’s history. Founded in 1945 on the heels of […]

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Calling all artists for Banners on Parade

The Placerville Art on Parade organization is currently seeking artists to enter designs for the 2016 Banners on Parade community art exhibit. The decorated banners will hang on light poles on Main Street in Placerville from early June through mid October. Following the exhibit, the banners will be auctioned off at the Oct. 15 Art […]

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