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Morals explored in ‘Homecoming’

Harold Pinter

SACRAMENTO — In celebration of the 50th anniversary of its London Premiere, Capital Stage continues its 10th anniversary season with “The Homecoming” by Nobel Laureate Harold Pinter. Winner of the 1967 Tony Award for Best Play, “The Homecoming” exposes issues of sex and power and challenges the place of morals in family life. Capital Stage Associate […]

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Blue pills cause mayhem on stage

Mike Jimena and Connie Mockenhaupt star in "Sex Please We're Sixty," now playing at Sutter Street Theatre. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

Guests at a bed and breakfast find their lives moving in new and surprising directions in Sutter Street Theatre’s latest production, “Sex Please We’re Sixty,” now playing. Mrs. Stancliffe’s Rose Cottage Bed & Breakfast has been successful for many years. Her guests (nearly all women) return year after year. Her next door neighbor, the elderly, silver-tongued […]

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‘Book of Mormon’ to anchor next Broadway Sacramento season

California Musical Theatre announced the 2015-16 Broadway Sacramento season at the Community Center Theater, featuring six shows not previously presented on the series, two of which were produced in the round at Music Circus but never before part of Broadway Sacramento. From the creators of “South Park” and winner of nine Tony Awards, “The Book […]

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Oak Ridge show highlights students’ creativity

Art students Laura Soper, Kayla Maechler, Grace Derksen and Hunter Spriggs, left to right, sit in front of print-making projects, which will be on display at the upcoming Oak Ridge art show. Grace holds her creation, “Bursting Flower.”

More than 400 students will display their works at Oak Ridge’s second annual free student art show, themed “Celebrate the Creative” from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 23. “After thinking about what Oak Ridge has to offer in terms of art I realized we didn’t have an art show yet,” said senior and […]

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50 fiddlers bring high-energy fun back to Harris Center

FOLSOM — Picture the Harris Center for the Arts stage filled with 50 fiddlers backed by piano, drums, cellos, guitars, harps and even a harmonica, projecting a sound as lively as a dance band and as majestic as a symphony orchestra. Front this merry group of music-makers with Scottish master fiddler Alasdair Fraser, whose humor, passion […]

Comments Off / April 12, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

All aboard … steam train rides return

The vintage steam locomotive Granite Rock No. 10 will return to service on April 11. Courtesy photo

SACRAMENTO — California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum recently announced that the vintage steam locomotive Granite Rock No. 10 have returned to service. First introduced in May 1997 by the California State Railroad Museum, Granite Rock No. 10 was taken out of service in 2011 for extensive boiler repairs during which time diesel locomotives pulled the […]

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The Eye presents groundbreaking satire

KatherinePeters, Anthony Person, Afton Parker and Michael Coleman star in "Cloud Nine," opening April 17 at Folsom Lake College's Harris Center for the Arts. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — The Falcon’s Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College closes its eighth season with Caryl Churchill’s “Cloud Nine.” In celebration of Women’s History Month, The Eye sets its sights on this dizzying send-up of gender roles, sexuality and personal identity. Churchill turned more than a few heads decades ago with this genre-busting allegorical farce. […]

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