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Three Stages opens full, exciting season

KRIS KRISTOFFERSON will perform at Three Stages.

The first full season of Three Stages at Folsom Lake College builds on the success of the regional performing arts center’s spring productions. The $50 million arts venue opened on Feb. 11, 2011, with “A Chorus Line” and continued with a wide variety of performances that attracted 40,000 patrons shelling out more than than $1 […]

No Comment / July 27, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Region’s artists on display

2011 BEST OF SHOW: "€œMan With Reflectors" by Kit Austin

“Magnum Opus XXII,” Sacramento Fine Arts Center’s annual open show, runs Aug. 9 through Sept. 3 at the center,  5330 B Gibbons Drive in Carmichael. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturday. “Magnum Opus XXII” is an art show of the regions finest artists showing their finest original […]

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

IT fundraiser will be an unforgettable affair

Imagination Theater will host its fourth annual fundraiser, “An Affair to Remember,” from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 19, at the Smith Flat House in Placerville. The theater is excited about this new location as it is suited for this year’s theme, “A Summer Wedding Reception.” Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the […]

No Comment / July 22, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sauce’d adds new flavor to EDH restaurant scene

SAUCE'D General Manager Curtis Cole readies for the Mixology crowd at the El Dorado Hills pizza and cocktail house. Photo by Julie Samrick

El Dorado Saloon celebrated its first anniversary with plenty of bull riding and another restaurant to boot. Adjacent to the saloon, Sauce’d Pizza and Cocktail House opened its doors in June, offering a unique, yet complementary, experience to saloon patrons. General Manager Curtis Cole said the new addition gives folks more options. “People can stay […]

No Comment / July 22, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

All aboard for ‘Anything Goes’

VICKI LEWIS, center, stars as the fabulous Reno Sweeney in "Anything Goes" at Music Circus through July 31. Performing with LewIs are Jason Graae, left, and David Elder. Photo by Charr Crail

Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes” sets sail at Music Circus through July 31. With mistaken identities, long-lost loves, and a bevy of tap dancers aboard a luxury cruise liner, “Anything Goes” is a guaranteed good time. The 1934 classic has significant staying power, as evidenced by the 2010 Broadway revival starring Sutton Foster and Joel Gray […]

No Comment / July 22, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Murder mystery comedy comes to Folsom

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FOLSOM —  In John Bishop’s hilarious “Musical Comedy Murders of 1940” a creative team responsible for a recent Broadway flop (in which three chorus girls were murdered by the mysterious “Stage Door Slasher”) assemble for a backer’s audition of their new show at the Westchester estate of a wealthy “angel.” The house is replete with […]

No Comment / July 22, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

EDH kids rock out at state fair

ROCK ON —€” Taylor Haines, 17, and AJ Fletcher, 16, perform "Dog Days Are Over" at the California State Fair Sunday. Rock Generation produced the show featuring kids from El Dorado Hills, Folsom and Orangevale. Courtesy photo

What happens when you take children from completely different backgrounds, cultures, ages and talents and throw them together as a performance team? What you get is a breathtaking show on the Promenade Stage. Twenty-five performers from the Folsom, Orangevale and El Dorado Hills captivated onlookers on Sunday at the California State Fair. The show was […]

No Comment / July 19, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »