“AN ILLUSTRATED CHRISTMAS,” Folsom History Museum’s current exhibit, features vintage holiday wall art, textiles and original prints of Thomas Nast illustrations from Harper’s Magazine. Folsom History Museum is located at 826 Sutter St. and is open Tuesday though Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit the museum online at folsomhistorymuseum.org.
Economists tell us that the economy is in recovery mode — albeit a slow one. That’s good news for the arts community, which is certainly feeling a chill. One sneeze, and a sound organization could develop a serious case of pneumonia. Even when an economy is in recovery mode, it’s possible for an arts organization […]
World’s most popular ballet opens Friday in Folsom One of the region’s most prestigious ballet academies will give three performances of a timeless Christmas classic this weekend in Folsom. Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet opens “The Nutcracker” this Friday night at the Jill Solberg Theater, with following performances Saturday and Sunday afternoon. “The Nutcracker” is a […]
El Dorado Musical Theatre’s premiere tour company, High Voltage, will give only two cabaret-style performances of “Holiday Celebration” Dec. 17 and 18 at 7 p.m. at Oak Hills Church in Folsom. The show will include a plethora of song and dance numbers, including Christmas classics like “Silent Night,” “The Christmas Song” and “Rudolph the Red-Nosed […]
Sutter Street Theatre continues a Christmas tradition this season with its annual production of the historically fictional play “Holiday in the Hills.” Written by Sutter Street’s own Mike Jimena and Connie Mockenhaupt, the play celebrates an old fashioned Christmas filled with the songs, dance and warmth of the season. Set in Historic Folsom in the […]
With the current assault of digitized, auto-tuned, drum-machined, salon-styled and eyeliner-wearing hit manufacturers dominating airways, cable TV and You Tube, it’s a relief to know there are still kids out there strapping on guitars and cranking out timeless rock and roll riffs that stand up long after one-eyed emo hairstyles have gone the way of […]
As I was doing a recent writing assignment for the Mountain Democrat, I overheard a conversation that I found quite interesting at a local merchant’s register: “Ma’am, do you have any items that say they are ‘Made in America?’” a gentleman asked. “Why are you looking for something like that?” the clerk asked. “Well, I’m […]