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Gin Blossoms bring ‘jangle crunch’ to Folsom

Gin Blossoms will perform at Harris Center for the Arts. Courtesy photo

To prove the staying power of Gin Blossoms, we have to go back to 1995. A couple of years earlier the band’s hits “Hey Jealousy,” “Until I Fall Away” and “Found Out About You,” among others, dominated the airwaves and Seattle-based alternative radio station made Gin Blossoms a Pacific Northwest favorite. The station booked the band for a 1993 […]

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

Apassionato arts fundraiser this Saturday

The El Dorado Arts Council will host its annual fundraising event — Apassionato – A Toast to the Arts — from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Manzanita Kitchen in Diamond Springs. Tickets are $50 per person and all proceeds will go toward funding community art programs as well as funding arts in education. […]

Comments Off / September 21, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Rosanne Cash celebrates new album at Harris Center

Rosanne Cash comes to Harris Center for the Arts on Oct. 3. Photo by Clay Patrick McBride

Grammy-winning country-rock singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash returns to Harris Center for the Arts on Oct. 3 to perform live from her 13th record, “The River & The Thread.” With “The River & the Thread,” Cash has added the next chapter to a remarkable period of creativity. Her last two albums, “Black Cadillac” (2006) and “The List” (2009), […]

Comments Off / September 21, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Snow White’ comes to Sutter Street

Brandon Wall and Hannah O’Brien star in Sutter Street Theatre's production of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," opening this Friday. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” a musical based on the story by the Brothers Grimm with book, lyrics and music by Carol Weiss, comes to the Sutter Street Theatre on Friday, Sept. 26. This family musical, directed by Allen Schmeltz with musical direction and choreography by Connie Mockenhaupt, contains a zany, wisecracking mirror who will only […]

Comments Off / September 21, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Fairytale Town hosts literacy festival

Fairytale Town presents the ScholarShare Children’s Book Festival, a two-day festival celebrating early childhood literacy, the weekend of Sept. 27 & 28. Now in its 14th year, the annual festival features readings and presentations by children’s book authors and illustrators, storytelling performances, hands-on literacy activities and more. Admission to the festival and Fairytale Town is free […]

Comments Off / September 13, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sac has a lot to offer on Museum Day Live!

Five Sacramento area museums are joining the Smithsonian magazine Museum Day Live! nationwide effort by offering free admission to ticket holders all day on Saturday, Sept. 27. Participating local museums include the following: California Automobile Museum, California State Railroad Museum, Maidu Museum & Historic Site, State Indian Museum and The California Museum. To make Museum Day […]

Comments Off / September 13, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Artists share their creative sides

Sculpture artist David Foster is one of three artists who will participate in this year's Inside the Creative Mind series hosted by the Assistance League of Sierra Foothills on Oct. 9. Courtesy photo

Assistance League of Sierra Foothills presents Inside the Creative Mind-Artists Forum, the second in a Creative Series, on Thursday, Oct. 9. Sponsored by Marshall Medical Center, Assistance League of Sierra Foothills’ ongoing creative series highlights one aspect of the arts each year and features the talents of well-known artists, authors, musicians, actors, chefs and others that excel […]

Comments Off / September 11, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »