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Festival of Lights a family traditon

Jump right into the spirit of the season at Placerville Downtown Association's Festival of Lights that flips the switch on holiday fun at 6 p.m.  Friday, Nov. 25. Village Life file photo

Celebrate the official holiday season kick-off — The Festival of Lights hosted by the Placerville Downtown Association — on Friday, Nov. 25, on historic Main Street. For more than 25 years Placerville has welcomed the holiday season with this special event that celebrates local entertainment and features a traditional tree lighting near the historic Courthouse on Main Street plus a […]

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Folsom Lake College faculty art displayed at Harris Center

This trio of raku vases by ceramic arts guru Brian Hayes is part of the Folsom Lake College Faculty show now on display at the Harris Center for the Arts' Bank of America Gallery. Courtesy photo

The Harris Center for the Arts hosts the 16th annual Folsom Lake College Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition in the Bank of America Gallery through Jan. 8. The exhibition provides students, colleagues and visitors a glimpse into the creative and professional work of the Folsom Lake College Visual Arts Department faculty. Participating artists include Diana Coco-Russell, Talver […]

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Now a Folsom tradition, Irish Christmas returns for three shows

World Champion Irish dancers make up the cast of An Irish Christmas that mesmerizes audiences with their rhythmic footwork. The dancers from the Emerald Isle return to Harris Center with their style of Christmas this weekend. Courtesy photo

As seen on PBS — and on Stage One of the Harris Center for the Arts, where the show has become an established part of the holiday season in Folsom — An Irish Christmas returns for three shows Nov. 25 and 26. This celebration of Christmas in Ireland offers superb music-making, an award-winning cast of Irish […]

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Music of the season for family, friends and neighbors

Folsom Lake Symphony's Holiday Cheer concert, featuring a mix of Christian, Jewish and secular music, is Dec. 3 at 4 at the Harris Center. Courtesy photo

This past year is spinning to a close. The hectic holidays are upon us. Yet this is the best season of all. For this is when people come together. Homes twinkle with lights signifying hope. Shoppers seek gifts for friends and loved ones. And the music of the season reminds us all to pray for […]

Comments Off / November 17, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘A Christmas Carol’ returns to B Street Theatre

Liz Liles B Street Theatre After a sold-out run on B Street Theatre’s Family Series Stage in 2015, Buck Busfield’s adaptation of “A Christmas Carol” returns to B Street’s Mainstage as the 2016 holiday show. It’s December 24, 2016, and Ebenezer Scrooge is tired of having his sickeningly sweet redemption told and retold every December […]

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EMH Productions presents awarding-winning play ‘Doubt’

Elise Hodge EMH Productions EMH Productions rounds out its fifth year of dynamic theater on intimate Sacramento stages, this time partnering with co-producer Atim Udoffia for “Doubt” by John Patrick Shanley. It will be directed by Sacramento’s Anthony D’Juan. This 2005 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play mesmerized audiences on Broadway, while the 2009 film […]

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‘Donny Keyotte’ premieres on Sutter Street

“Donny Keynote” takes audiences on a fun and zany ride-along journey with a dimwitted knight and his not-so-faithful companion horse. Together they go on a not-so-important quest for the not-so-mystical wizard that takes place on the expectedly dangerous Danger Mountain. Playing Nov. 19 through Dec. 4, “Donny Keyotte” is a show for the whole family […]

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