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Folsom Symphony’s fall gala raises funds for youth programs

The Folsom Symphony and music director Peter Jaffe are planning an extraordinary benefit gala this year. An Evening Under the Stars will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, on a hilltop in El Dorado Hills surrounded by rolling terrain, lush vineyards and sweeping vistas. Guests will enjoy a gourmet dinner, the area’s finest wines, dancing to […]

No Comment / August 19, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Wine and dine at Feast at the Fort

Unique culinary experience includes dinner prepared by Sacramento’s top chefs SACRAMENTO — To the delight of history enthusiasts and food and wine lovers throughout the region, Friends of Sutter’s Fort presents Feast at the Fort on Saturday evening, Sept. 20. Continuing as part of the city-wide “Farm-to-Fork” effort, this is the fifth year for this signature […]

No Comment / August 19, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Spectacular exhibit of historical East Coast quilts at the Crocker

Medallion Quilt, attributed to Elizabeth Welsh (American), circa 1830. Cotton, 110 ½ x 109 in. (280.7 x 267.8 cm). Part of the Brooklyn Museum collection, Gift of The Roebling Society. Photo by Gavin Ashworth, courtesy of the Brooklyn Museum

As August draws to a close, this is the perfect time to take in the last weeks of an amazing, historical exhibit on loan from the Brooklyn Museum in New York to the Crocker Art Museum. “Workt by Hand: Hidden Labor and Historical Quilts” is an exhibit of 35 of the oldest and remarkably well-preserved […]

No Comment / August 17, 2014 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Fairytale Town ready for fall

For more than 50 years, Fairytale Town has offered children and families a safe place to imagine, play and learn. This fall more programs will enchant and delight visitors. Fairytale town is located at 3901 Land Park Drive in Sacramento. Weekday admission is $4.50 for adults and children ages 2 and older. Weekend admission is […]

No Comment / August 17, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Cap Stage’s new season moves between worlds

Capital Stage presents Moving Between Worlds: Exploring the Ever-changing Human Landscape — a season of plays that capture the company’s bold, thought-provoking aesthetic. The season features a mix of styles and genres, all meant to encourage dialogue between performers and audience and keep patrons thinking and discussing long after they leave the theater. Additionally, the season […]

No Comment / August 14, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Pastels on High

"Rain Street" by Jan Y. Miller

CARMICHAEL — The Sierra Pastel Society announces its 10th International Exhibit, Pastels on High, at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center. Sixty-three paintings have been chosen by 39 artists from California and several other states by the juror of selection, Gerald Boyd. The Judge of Awards is Clark Mitchell. Both are award-winning pastelists. Boyd is a distinguished pastelist […]

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La Cage aux Folles wraps up Music Circus season

Adam Lendermon (Chantal), Alan Mingo, Jr. (Albin) and Brian Steven Shaw (Angelique), left to right, star in "La Cage aux Folles," produced by Music Circus at the Wells Fargo Pavilion Aug. 19-24. Photo by Charr Crail

The hilarious musical “”La Cage aux Folles”,” featuring the bawdy humor of Harvey Fierstein and the melodic genius of Jerry Herman, is the final show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution. “La Cage aux Folles” won six Tony Awards in 1984, and […]

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