‘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 […]

November 19, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

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 […]

November 19, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

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 […]

November 12, 2014 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Tagged ,

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 […]

November 12, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

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 […]

November 12, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Sutter Street takes down actors … one by one

Ten guilty strangers are trapped on an island. One by one they are accused of murder and one by one they start to die. In the superlative mystery comedy “And Then There Were None,” statuettes of little soldier boys sit on the mantel in a house on an island off the coast of Devon. As they […]

November 12, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Follow the yellow brick road to Oak Ridge

Travel somewhere over the rainbow with Oak Ridge High School’s talented actors, actresses and theater crews as they present “The Wizard of Oz.” This colorful production complete with munchkins, flying monkeys and, of course, those gorgeous ruby slippers will delight audiences of all ages and also teach theatergoers important lessons. “It reminds us that family […]

November 12, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,