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Sutter Street’s tunnels explored at FHM

THE UNSEEN FOLSOM — This tunnel beneath Folsom’s famous Sutter Street is the source of many tales of yore, including stories of smuggled alcohol during the Prohibition Era of the early 20th century. Video footage of the tunnel will be on display at the Folsom History Museum’s “Secrets of Sutter Street,” Feb. 19 to March 20. Courtesy photo

California’s gold country has an attraction that is all its own. Part fact, part fiction, part “je ne sais quoi,” Folsom’s Historic District has a history that dates back to the Gold Rush era and even further back into antiquity considering the Maidu people who lived there thousands of years ago. As a writer and […]

No Comment / February 07, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Cowpatties: Not just for throwing anymore

ASSISTANT CHERYL PINTAR places the dough in a pan. Mother Lode News photo by Shelly Thorene

Cowpatty, cowpie, cow poop or cow flop — whatever name you use — it just doesn’t sound like a tasty treat to most folks. If it’s made out of chocolate cake and covered in chocolate ganache, however, people are willing to give a cowpatty a try. Once a slice of a Carrie Stevenson’s Cowpatty Cake […]

No Comment / February 04, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Anything Goes’ auditions coming soon

El Dorado Musical Theatre will hold auditions for the Cole Porter timeless classic “Anything Goes” at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 28. Auditions will be held at EDMT’s rehearsal facility located in the El Dorado Hills Business Park at 5011 Golden Foothill Parkway, Suite 4. Featuring songs such as “You’re the Top,” “It’s Delovely” and “I Get […]

No Comment / February 02, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Quilt and Fiber Guild show next weekend in Folsom

MORE THAN 200 quilted items, including wearable art, will be on show at the 26th annual Folsom Quilt and Fiber Guild Show. It is one of the major quilt shows in this region of the western states. Courtesy photo

The Folsom Quilt and Fiber Guild will celebrate its 26th annual show next weekend, Feb. 11–13, at the Folsom Community Center. This year’ theme is “Back Home Again.” More than 200 quilted items — including wearable art — will be exhibited. The volume and quality of the works displayed in this show each year is […]

No Comment / February 01, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Busy first month for Three Stages

Three Stages at Folsom Lake College opens to the public Friday to kick off  a very eclectic first month at the region’s newest performing arts center. Friday’s event runs from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. and includes a ribbon cutting ceremony and follow-up open house, complete with self-guided tours. Following the ribbon cutting will be brief […]

No Comment / January 31, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Tibetan monks to visit Folsom Lake College

TIBETAN BUDDHIST MONKS will demonstrate multi-phonic throat singing as part of a special presentation at Folsom Lake College. Photo courtesy of Cerise LaCore

People of all faiths are invited to attend a special presentation at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7,  from the Tibetan tradition monks of the Gaden Shartse Monastery in India. Venerable Jangchub Chophel, a Buddhist monk  director of the Gaden Shartse Cultural Foundation, will deliver a presentation titled “The Inside Job: Journey of a Western Buddhist […]

No Comment / January 28, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Locally penned ‘rom com’ debuts at Sutter Street

LEADING MAN Lester Blum (Charlie Holiday) gets a kiss from Mary Handleman (Hazel Johnson) in "There Should Be Roses," opening Feb. 11 at Sutter Street Theatre in Folsom. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

Sutter Street Theatre presents the West Coast Premier of Dave William’s (former morning anchor on Sacramento’s KFBK) romantic comedy “There Should Be Roses” Friday, Feb. 11. Follow Lester (Charlie Holiday) and Albert (Paul Greisen) as they “break out” of their retirement home to deliver roses to Lester’s wife of 60 years.  You will also see […]

No Comment / January 28, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »