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Top of Folsom debuts under the stars

Karen Holmes of Karen's Bakery Café will show off her salad-tossing skills at the Top of Folsom fundraiser next month. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — The Folsom Historic District presents Top of Folsom, featuring food, wine, fine art and performances served up on a scenic rooftop in the heart of Historic Folsom, from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15. The evening includes live music and performance art. The stars of DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Network’s “Yardcore” licensed contractors Jake and […]

Comments Off / August 07, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Producers’ antics generate laughs

Mel Brooks’ hit Broadway musical “The Producers”opens this week at Sutter Street Theatre in Folsom. “The Producers” sets the standard for modern, outrageous, in-your-face humor. It is a truly “boffo” hit, winning a record 12 Tony Awards and wowing capacity crowds night after night. The plot is simple: A down-on-his luck Broadway producer and his […]

Comments Off / August 06, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Music Circus features ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

Tradition is the theme as the 2012 Music Circus season continues with the all-time classic musical “Fiddler on the Roof” at Wells Fargo Pavilion, Aug. 14–19. Like the iconic rooftop musician, playful yet reverent Tevye teeters between his respect for tradition and his love for his daughters, each anxious to follow her heart after a […]

Comments Off / August 06, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Legend of American Art Norman Rockwell Comes to the Crocker

“American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell” opens Nov. 10 SACRAMENTO — The Crocker Art Museum is proud to present a collection by one of America’s most iconic and beloved artists, Norman Rockwell, from Nov. 10, through Feb. 3, 2013. “American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell” offers a rare look at nostalgic and historic […]

Comments Off / July 30, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Enigmatic Madeleine Peyroux to perform in Folsom

“The first thing to be noticed is her voice. Madeleine Peyroux was quickly crowned with the neo-Billie Holiday label, but her earliest influence was Bessie Smith. Neither a show-off stylist nor a laid back crooner, “She sings as elegantly as Peggy Lee and writes with the downbeat clarity of Leonard Cohen.” (Mojo).  Madeleine Peyroux takes the […]

Comments Off / July 30, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Two weekends left to see Disney’s ‘Jungle Book’

The jungle is jumpin’ with jazz in the exciting Disney classic “The Jungle Book,” now playing at Sutter Street Theatre in Folsom. Join Mowgli, Baloo, King Louie and the gang as they swing their way through madcap adventures and thwart the ferocious tiger, Shere Khan. Specially adapted from the beloved film, this musical includes all […]

Comments Off / July 30, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Singers perform for non-profit

Singers Katherine Sorgea, Aly Chavez, Lauryn Caruso and Savannah Argyle will perform in a benefit concert for Run for Courage, a non-profit organization committed to ending human sex trafficking. The free concert will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 10, at Sun Hills Church, 1001 Suncast Lane in El Dorado Hills. Donations will be accepted for Run for […]

Comments Off / July 27, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »