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Italian tenor to perform in Folsom Symphony’s ‘Bianco Natale’

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In business — and in life — it’s always a good idea to “under-promise and then over-deliver.” This ensures that others are happy with your work. And it keeps expectations in line. So, I begin this column on the Folsom Symphony with just a bit of anxiety. Because it is just knocking it out of the ballpark […]

Comments Off / November 22, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Indy film tinsels Town Center

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For two weeks this fall, El Dorado Hills Town Center became the set for the full-length independent romantic comedy film “Not Your Year.” Visitors to Town Center may have noticed film crews at a concert in the Steven Young Amphitheatre by indi-folk musicians Miranda Dawn and Chris Hawkes. The Austin, Tex.-based couple received national recognition […]

Comments Off / November 22, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Have a jolly holiday with Mary Poppins

Maggie Bush knew that if she was going to see her two daughters over the next few months, she would have to swallow her stage fright and sign up to perform in Imagination Theater’s upcoming production of “Mary Poppins.” “Hanna and Tessa are both in the cast, and I knew I would never see them […]

Comments Off / November 16, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sutter Street actors travel to Narnia

The Pevensie children, played by Sean Stewart, Joshua Matta, Hannah Vaccaro and Tessa Talley, left to right, are about to go on an unforgettable adventure through an old wardrobe. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

FOLSOM — Sutter Street Theatre presents “The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe,” now playing. This new dramatization of C.S. Lewis’ classic, set in the land of Narnia, faithfully recreates the magic and mystery of Aslan, the great lion, his struggle with the White Witch and the adventures of four children who inadvertently wander from an […]

Comments Off / November 16, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Step back in time at Sutter’s Fort

SACRAMENTO — California State Parks and Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park present two fun and festive Living History events scheduled on Saturday, Nov. 21. Throughout the daytime, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., fort visitors will step back in time to mingle with docents in period attire as they demonstrate what daily life was like in 1846. Fort […]

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Theatre of lights holiday tradition lights up Old Sacramento

Don't miss Macy's Theatre of Lights beginning next week in Old Sacramento. Photo by Charr Crail

OLD SACRAMENTO — Known as a magical, electrifying and family friendly holiday tradition in Old Sacramento, the ever-popular and free Macy’s Theatre of Lights performances return on Wednesday evening, Nov. 25, and continue through New Year’s Eve. In addition to Macy’s, the spectacular annual event is also proudly presented by the Downtown Sacramento Partnership in cooperation with Downtown […]

Comments Off / November 16, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Railroad Museum to debut high-speed rail exhibit

SACRAMENTO — The California State Railroad Museum is proud to debut an all-new, interactive exhibit titled Fast Tracks: The World of High-Speed Rail on Friday, Nov. 20. The centerpiece of the exhibit is a high-speed train simulator with interactive controls and a digital projector that will allow museum guests to simulate the experience of piloting […]

1 Comment / November 15, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »