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Exhibit tackles challenges of PTSD

A traveling art exhibit at Sacramento State examines post-traumatic stress disorder — its causes and symptoms, its stigma and treatment — through the art and words of those directly affected by it. “PTSD Nation: Art and Poetry From Survivors of War, Gun Violence and Domestic Abuse” will run through Dec. 13 in the University Library Gallery annex. Regular gallery […]

Comments Off / October 28, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Rumors’ filled with comical miscues, fun

Rumors abound when a dinner party goes awry in Neil Simon's hilarious play, opening at Ponderosa High School on Nov. 6. Above, Cookie (Abriana Morris), Ernie, (Mason Bergenholtz), Ken (Noah Hallum), Chris (Sarah Enos), Claire (Julia Pankow) and Lenny (Joe Thuesen) have a serious discussion. Cameron Park Life photo by Pat Dollins.

When’s the last time you laughed so much your cheeks started aching? Get your facial muscles toned up and head for Ponderosa High School’s latest play, a rollicking comedy by Neil Simon that promises to leave the crowd feeling lighthearted and entertained by the talented students under the direction of their new drama teacher, Renee […]

Comments Off / October 28, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

State Indian Museum celebrates Native American Heritage Month

SACRAMENTO — In honor of national Native American Heritage Month, the State Indian Museum will offer a series of special events and activities each weekend that celebrate and share the lasting heritage, traditions and contributions of Native Americans, including basket weaving demonstrations, a compelling Native literature showcase, hands-on “Continuing Culture” skills workshops, a Native Film Festival and the always-popular […]

Comments Off / October 26, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Aladdin’ brings magic to Harris Center

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Aladdin and Princess Jasmine will take audience to a whole new world in El Dorado Musical Theatre’s production of “Aladdin,” opening Oct. 31 at Harris Center for the Arts. This is the second time the El Dorado Hills theater group has performed the Disney tale and Director Debbie Wilson promises it will be bigger and better […]

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Prague Philharmonic Choir showcases the best of Czech music

The Prague Philharmonic Choir has a wide repertoire that is focused primarily on a cappella, cantata and oratorio works from classicism to the present.  See the choir perform at the Harris Center on Nov. 10. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Since its inception Harris Center for the Arts has prided itself on bringing some of the world’s best talent to Folsom. The Prague Philharmonic Choir, led by principal conductor Lukáš Vasilek, is a professional choral ensemble of almost 70 members which has been performing and recording all over the world for 79 years. […]

Comments Off / October 26, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Falcon’s Eye takes audiences on an odyssey

"Anon(ymous)" produced by Falcon's Eye Theatre will open on Nov. 7. Courtesy photo

The Falcon’s Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College opens its eighth season with Naomi Iizuka’s “Anon(ymous).” This gorgeous, brilliant and totally modern adaptation of the adventure tale “The Odyssey” by Homer will dazzle with spectacle while exploring the uniquely American journey to find one’s true home. Homer’s classic adventure is brought vividly into the present […]

Comments Off / October 24, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Diego El Cigala to perform award-winning music at Harris Center

Latin Grammy winner Diego El Cigala blends musical genres to create a unique sound. See him at Harris Center for the Arts on Nov. 5. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Appearing for the first time at Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom, three-time Grammy-winner Diego El Cigala is often credited as being the most exciting and innovative flamenco singer in the world today. El Cigala has captivated audiences all over the world with his gravelly voice and passionate interpretations of flamenco and […]

Comments Off / October 22, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »