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‘Oliver!’ transcends time

The works of Charles Dickens are often associated with the Christmas holidays, but that’s not why Imagination Theater veteran Director Lanny Langston chose “Oliver!” for its winter performance. “I directed this show 16 years ago for Theatre El Dorado and I’ve wanted to do it again ever since,” said Langston, who then turned to call […]

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Old Sac’s holiday traditions continue

OLD SACRAMENTO — Known as a magical, electrifying and family friendly holiday tradition in Old Sacramento, the ever-popular and free Theatre of Lights performances return on Wednesday evening, Nov. 26, following an official tree lighting ceremony that begins at 6 p.m. and is open to the public. Theatre of Lights artfully mixes the historic charm of Old Sacramento […]

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‘Beauty and the Beast’ brings magic to Harris Center

FOLSOM — A North American national touring production Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” the award-winning, worldwide smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom as a special part of the 2014-15 season. Produced by NETworks Presentations, this elaborate theatrical production will come to life on stage from Nov. 21- 26 […]

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Homes for the Holidays dazzles

Get into the Christmas spirit with the fifth annual Assistance League of Sierra Foothills Homes for the Holidays tour, Dec. 6 & 7. Homeowners have pulled out all the stops — decking the halls, decorating trees and setting holiday tables — and invite everyone to tour their beautiful homes and soak up great ideas for their […]

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Burn calories as you stroll through neighborhoods, global wonderland

It’s here: that time of grocery store endcaps filled with stuffing, Jell-O, savory spices and decadent desserts. Two weeks and counting to Thanksgiving in the good ol’ U.S. of A. Bring on the pumpkin pie … and the inevitable calories. This a feast. A time of celebration and family. It’s a time to celebrate the good in […]

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Beautiful music, inspirational messages personify choir

FOLSOM — With songs in their heart and praise on their lips, this talented gospel group from Darkar, Senegal has been touring the United States since early September. The singers will culminate their tour with select performances on the West Coast including a concert at Harris Center of the Arts in Folsom. This inspiring West African choir lifts […]

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New Orleans legends perform together on stage

FOLSOM — Jazz fans will have a rare chance to see two celebrated New Orleans jazz icons in the same performance at Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom on Nov. 19. The celebrated Preservation Hall Jazz Band and one of New Orleans favorite sons, Allen Toussaint, are touring the United States in a joint tour […]

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