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Staff Benda Bilili tour canceled

The American debut of Staff Benda Bilili — scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 14, at Three Stages at Folsom Lake College — has fallen prey to the difficulties inherent in international travel. The entire North American tour, 16 cities in all, including New York and Los Angeles, has been canceled due to “bureaucratic red tape and […]

No Comment / September 13, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured Stories | Read More »

Chill out with ‘The Water Coolers’

Off-Broadway sensation “The Water Coolers” will offer their hilarious look into the world of adulthood at Three Stages at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 25. “The Water Coolers” debuted in New York in 2000 and opened Off-Broadway in the fall of 2002. Originally created as a comedy act for corporate meetings, the move to theatre was inevitable. The […]

No Comment / September 13, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Historic Folsom hosts Antique Peddlers’ Fair

HISTORIC FOLSOM's 44th annual Antique Peddlers' Fair will have something for everyone. Browse through from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 18. Courtesy photo

Antiques enthusiasts from throughout California, Nevada and Oregon look forward to Historic Folsom’s 44th annual Antique Peddlers’ Fair, taking place on Sunday, Sept. 18, rain or shine. “After a year-and-a-half of major revitalization, Historic Sutter Street is open for business!” says Carole Berry, antique event coordinator for the Folsom Historic District Association. “Each of the […]

No Comment / September 13, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

The battle between good and evil now playing at Sutter Street Theatre

THE WHITE WITCH (Gina Hillmer) talks with Dwarf (Paige Harman) in Sutter Street Theatre's production of "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe." Photo by Allen Schmeltz

 Join Peter, Susan, Lucy and Edmund as they journey through an old wardrobe into the magical land of Narnia and meet a delightful cast of characters: the majestic Lion, the evil White Witch, Fenrin Ulf the scary wolf, charming Mr. & Mrs. Beaver, Tumus the Faun and more. Sutter Street Theatre presents “The Lion, The […]

No Comment / September 13, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

STOMP brings infectious rhythm to Three Stages

THE MUSICIANS of STOMP use unconventional instruments to entertain the audience. The group will perform at Three Stages in early October. Courtesy photo

STOMP, the international percussion sensation, makes its Three Stages premiere Oct. 7-9. From its beginnings as a street performance in the UK, STOMP has grown into an international phenomenon over the past 13 years, having performed in more than 350 cities in 36 countries worldwide. The young performers “make a rhythm out of anything (they) […]

No Comment / September 13, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sutter Street Theatre explores the dark side in ‘Cabaret’

"CABARET" TESTS your convictions and your conscience. Feeling up to the challenge? Head over to Sutter Street Theatre. Courtesy photo

During the Middle Ages “morality plays” would come to local villages. With simple tales of good versus evil, they would show villagers the true way to a life of peace and goodness — sometimes in thought-provoking ways. Sutter Street Theatre’s “Cabaret” is thought-provoking in a similar way, but here the path is murky … and […]

No Comment / September 12, 2011 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Bring your treasures to Antique Evaluation Day

GUESTS line up to have their antiques examined by the experts at Folsom's Antique Evaluation Day. Courtesy photo

On Saturday, Sept. 10, antiques enthusiasts are invited to bring family treasures and garage sale finds for informal evaluation and identification during the 14th annual Antique Evaluation Day on Sutter Street in Folsom. An impressive team of volunteer appraisers, covering a wide range of specialities, will offer collectors a unique opportunity to learn more about […]

No Comment / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »