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Museums ready for summer nights

SACRAMENTO —  California State Parks, the California State Railroad Museum and the Sacramento History Museum are proud to offer extended summer hours on Thursday evenings as part of a special “Thursday Night at the Museums” program, May 29 through Aug. 28. Both museums located in Old Sacramento State Historic Park will stay open until 8 p.m. […]

No Comment / May 18, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Forbidden love, electrifying music come to Harris Center

Huey and Felicia defy tradition and expectations in "Memphis." Courtesy photo

Critically acclaimed “Memphis” won four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Original Score (David Bryan and Joe DiPietro), four Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Music (David Bryan) and four Outer Critic Circle Awards including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Score and Outstanding Choreography (Sergio Trujillo). Now this multi-award winning production is making a […]

No Comment / May 18, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Festival celebrates world-class music

SACRAMENTO — Get ready to move your feet and dance in the streets morning, noon and night when the 2014 Sacramento Music Festival & Jubilee returns over Memorial Day Weekend, May 23-26. The four-day musical celebration will showcase nearly 100 bands playing 300 sets at 20 venues from Old Sacramento to the Convention Center area. A […]

No Comment / May 18, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sacramento gets ‘Wicked’

“Wicked,” with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (“Pippin,” “Godspell,” Academy Award winner for “Pocahontas” and “The Prince of Egypt”) and book by Winnie Holzman (“My So Called Life,” “Once And Again” and “thirtysomething”) based on the best-selling 1995 novel by Gregory Maguire, opens on Wednesday, May 28, for a three-week engagement at Sacramento Community Center Theater. Long before […]

No Comment / May 15, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Siegel returns to explain Mistresses and Masterpieces

Jeffrey Siegel’s Keyboard Conversations are brilliantly polished concerts-with-commentary format in which captivating remarks precede virtuoso performances of piano masterpieces. The Los Angeles Times acclaims, “Jeffrey Siegel has everything: massive technique, musical sensitivity and character, wide tonal resources, immense reserves of power, and the ability to communicate.” These talents will be displayed at Harris Center for […]

No Comment / May 11, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Gritty drama makes its regional debut on the B3 stage

The B Street Theatre is pleased to present “A Steady Rain,” Keith Huff’s dark duologue exploring the complexities of a lifelong bond tainted by domestic affairs, violence and the rough streets of Chicago. Joey and Denny have been best friends since kindergarten and, after working together for several years as policemen in Chicago, they are […]

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Sacramento museums explore the great outdoors

SACRAMENTO — From dirt and rocks to fish and flowers …Sacramento Museums delight in the outdoors with special events and activities in May. In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine […]

No Comment / May 11, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »