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El Dorado Western Railroad in Shingle Springs Easter Sunday

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The El Dorado Western Railroad, a program of the County Museum, offers rides on vintage eight-seat track inspection cars every Sunday, weather permitting. On Sunday, March 27 the rides will board at the Shingle Springs Depot, 4241 Mother Lode Drive in Shingle Springs. Tickets are sold first come, first served, starting at 10:30 a.m. with […]

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Tabla master Zakir Hussain brings India’s finest to Folsom

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 Zakir Hussain is the world’s foremost expert on playing the classical Indian drums known as tabla, an unrivaled performer among the greats of Indian music. It was his father who, with Ravi Shankar, brought the music of India to America. On March 30, the reigning master virtuoso of the tabla brings Masters of Percussion to the […]

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Young virtuoso and famous violin make U.S. debut in Folsom

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Patrons of the Folsom Lake Symphony are in for a rare treat next month.  Not only will the music and the performances be remarkable … so will the appearance of a talented soloist and his historical violin. The Spirit of Freedom is the theme for The Folsom Lake Symphony’s upcoming concert on Saturday, April, 2 […]

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It’s Magic variety show to appear at Harris Center

John Shryock and Mari Lynn masterfully incorporate illusion with drama, dance and comedy. Courtesy photo

Once again, the art of magic is alive and thriving at the Harris Center for the Arts. It’s Magic!, a live stage show which features some of the finest magic performers from around the world, returns to Folsom, and well it should, for two performances March 20. Regional audiences have fallen in love with the […]

Comments Off / March 13, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Celebrate ‘the craft’ of fine furniture and Oak Ridge art at 48 Natoma

“Rocking Chair” by Gary Foster. The fine furniture craftsmanship of 18 members of the Sierra Nevada Fine Furniture Makers Guild will be on display at the Gallery at 48 Natoma in Folsom, March 18 to May 5. Courtesy photo

No matter what area of human endeavor one looks at, one eventually finds those who pursue excellence to the point where that field becomes a true art form. Or, as those perfection seekers call it, “the craft.” This week, a group of 18 members of the Sierra Nevada Fine Furniture Makers Guild will display the work […]

Comments Off / March 13, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Nationally Acclaimed jazz students to perform

Folsom’s premiere wine and cuisine event will feature entertainment by the award-winning Folsom High School jazz bands and jazz choir, and Sutter and Folsom Middle School jazz bands on Saturday, March 12 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Folsom Community Center, 52 Natoma St. in Folsom. Taste wines from the local region, sample food from […]

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‘The Lost Generation’ tells the many aspects of war

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“The Lost Generation” is both a story of one American’s experiences in the British Army during World War I and the reflections about war of a modern-day soldier as told by author R. M. Hamlin. In his first full-length novel, Hamlin, an El Dorado Hills resident, details the youthful excitement of six Tennessee friends who […]

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