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PAA goes 3-dimensional

The Placerville Arts Association’s 3-dimensional artists will have a special show in downtown Placerville at the El Dorado Art Council Gallery at 459 Main St., Jan. 9 through Feb. 11. This is the second show presented by the Placerville Arts Association which features 3D works. This unique show is a must for the collector. Viewers […]

No Comment / December 21, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

House of Mirror Reflections at the de Young

Technology provides a new medium for creativity throughout January in the de Young’s Kimball Education Gallery. The de Young’s Artist-in-Residence Program presents Dana Zed: House of Mirror Reflections, as January’s Artist-in-Residence on Jan. 4–29. Zed invites visitors to participate in portrait drawing using studio iPads or their own digital media device. Visitors can print their […]

No Comment / December 21, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sutter Street unveils 2012 season

Sutter Street Theatre’s 2012 season has something for everyone, from musicals to comedies to dramas to family shows to adult content. This season the theatre has added a Director’s Series. Patrons can take advantage of three different shows most weeks at the theater, 717 Sutter St. in Folsom. Reservations can be made by calling (916) 353-1001 or […]

No Comment / December 21, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Holiday fun at Sutter Street Theatre

Jenna Cook and Ryan Adame perform in "Musical of Musicals (The Musical)"€ at Sutter Street Theatre. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

“Holiday in the Hills,” a holiday tradition for the region, will close its sixth annual production with weekday performances through Friday, Dec. 23, At Sutter Street Theatre. Friday’s performance is at 8 p.m. with the other weekday performances at 7 p.m.  “Holiday in the Hills” is a holiday celebration set in Fleckenstein’s Candy Store in the 1880s […]

No Comment / December 19, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Distinguished classical pianist returns to Folsom

Jeffrey Siegel'€™s Keyboard Conversations are a unique, concert-plus-commentary format in which he speaks to the audience about the music before performing each work in its entirety. Courtesy photo

FOLSOm — “What musical compositions can last for 100 years,” asks Jeffrey Siegel, “thrilling listeners today with their beautiful melodies, infectious rhythms and compelling musical stories?” On the heels of his well-received lecture performance last year, the upcoming Keyboard Conversation with distinguished pianist Siegel promises an informal, accessible and entertaining exploration of “1911: A Centennial […]

No Comment / December 16, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Crocker Art Museum takes visitors on a ‘scenic journey’

SACRAMENTO — The Crocker Art Museum will present a career-spanning retrospective of the work of Edgar Payne (1883-1947), one of the most gifted of California’s early plein-air artists, in the exhibition “Edgar Payne: The Scenic Journey.” This exhibition features nearly 100 paintings and drawings, as well as photographs and objects from the artist’s studio. The […]

No Comment / December 16, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Legion of Honor exhibit explores unconventional creativity

Frederic Leighton, Pavonia, 1858-59, oil on canvas. Private collection

SAN FRANCISCO — The Cult of Beauty: The Victorian Avant-Garde, 1860-1900, comes to the Legion of Honor on Feb. 18, 2012. Thisis the first major exhibition to explore the unconventional creativity of the British Aesthetic Movement, tracing its evolution from a small circle of progressive artists and poets, through the achievements of innovative painters and […]

No Comment / December 16, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »