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Folsom Symphony presents a ‘Light Out of the Darkness’

As the days grow shorter the Folsom Symphony opens its eighth season with an evening of unusual works by three masters, dedicated to bringing “Light Out of the Darkness.” Under the baton of Maestro Michael Neumann, the members of the symphony will present an evening of music that isn’t heard every day by classical masters […]

No Comment / September 30, 2011 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Artist shares her colorful work

Point Arena by Marjorie Dodrill

During October El Dorado County artist Marjorie Dodrill will display her oil and acrylic landscapes, seascapes and large detailed flowers and several local galleries. Her work will be on view at the International Art Show “Bold Expressions” through Oct. 29 at the Sacramento Fine Art Center, 5330-B Gibbons Drive in Carmichael. She had two paintings juried […]

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Performance relives Miles Davis’ revolutionary jazz

The Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet will create an immersive production dedicated to Miles Davis at Three Stages on Oct. 18. Courtesy photo

Miles Davis. The name alone has become synonymous with jazz and its place in popular culture, notably the prolific years of 1949-1959 that began with Miles Davis recording what would become the Birth of the Cool and ending with the momentous Kind of Blue. Under dramatic images depicting a remarkable era in jazz — and […]

No Comment / September 30, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

BYU dance company ‘Captures the Magic’

The BYU Ballroom Dance Company performs a Viennese waltz entitled "Waltz of the Flowers" in their "Caputre the Magic" show. Courtesy photo

The award-winning Brigham Young University Ballroom Dance Company will waltz its way to Three Stages at Folsom Lake College with its unforgettable showcase “Capture the Magic.” Dazzling costumes and cleverly complicated choreography will leave audience members of all ages on the edges of their seats when they perform at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14. […]

No Comment / September 30, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Party with Shrek at the Community Center Theater

Dance the night away with some of your favorite, if slightly odd, fairy tale characters at "Shrek the Musical." Photo by Joan Marcus

DreamWorks Theatricals and NETworks Presentations LLC.  announce that “Shrek The Musical,” with book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire and music by Jeanine Tesori, is now playing at the Sacramento Community Center Theater, through Oct. 2. Tickets are available by phone at (916) 557-1999 or (916) 801-5181, in person at The Community Center Theater box office at 1301 […]

No Comment / September 26, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Bingo’ opens this Friday

Discounted preview performances this Wednesday, Thursday Get your tickets now and join in on the fun (and even win prizes!) with the hilarious new musical, “Bingo.” Everybody gets to play the game as a 15-year feud and a blood transfusion all collide in a high stakes, hilariously funny new show presented by the Cosmopolitan Cabaret. Filled […]

No Comment / September 26, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Folsom fascinations: Curiosities, critters and vineyards

The artists in residence at the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary took a walk on the wild side and created a number of art works now on exhibit at the Gallery at 48 Natoma in Folsom. Courtesy photo

It may be autumn, but things are only picking up on my calendar … how about yours? Four exciting events in Folsom are on my list to share this week, with exciting connections to our El Dorado Hills community and El Dorado County. June Carey workshop The first is a major “heads-up!” for local artists […]

No Comment / September 23, 2011 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »