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‘Extraordinary Collections’ on display at Folsom History Museum

Vintage cash registers vie with railroad brake wheels in the wild and wonderful collections exhibit on display at the Folsom History Museum this fall. Photo by Susan Laird

And now, for something completely different. A fun and extremely eclectic set of private collections is currently on display at the Folsom History Museum. “Extraordinary Collections” showcases the stuff we humans collect. And what an interesting bunch we are. This year, more than 20 individuals generously share their passions with the community at large … […]

No Comment / October 13, 2013 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

‘Down the Road’ is a dark journey

SACRAMENTO — “Down the Road” is where audiences will travel with serial killer William Reach as he’s interviewed for his tell all biography by Iris and Dan Henniman. Henniman has taken on her first job with her husband Dan to co-author the only book ever to come directly from the infamous William Reach. They will […]

No Comment / October 10, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Art and Wine Festival pops with color

By Peter Tyner Two of the numerous delights you’ll discover at Placerville’s Art and Wine Festival this year are the, uh, art and the wine. Seriously. This is in addition to the lively music, tasty hors d’oeuvres and wholesome, rip-roarin’ celebration that Hangtown always delivers. The Placerville Downtown Association hosts this 16th annual Art and […]

No Comment / October 10, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Siegel offers another inside look at piano classics

Jeffrey Siegel mixes music and education during his Keyboard Conversation performances.

Jeffrey Siegel’s unique “concerts with commentary” are a joy for both the piano aficionado and novice alike with exciting explorations of some of the best-loved works in the classical canon. Siegel returns for his second concert of the Harris Center/Three Stages 2013-14 season presenting The Miracle of Mozart on Saturday, Oct. 26. This program includes […]

No Comment / October 10, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Fine Arts Gallery shares ‘visions’

2012 Best of Show, “Close to Home” by Rob Stone

“Visions” the 14th annual Open Juried Photography Show is presented by the Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Oct. 29 through Nov. 23, and judged by Brandy Wolsford. A second Saturday reception featuring refreshments and live music will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 9. The gallery is also showing work by Margaret Pollan and Dorothy […]

No Comment / October 09, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Contemporary ballet: An exciting vision of human movement

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FOLSOM — Desmond Richardson and Dwight Rhoden, along with their New York City-based company of dance thoroughbreds, have awakened audiences around the world to a new, exciting genre that combines the best of athleticism, lyricism and technical training and experience. America’s original multi-cultural dance company brings its passion to Harris Center/Three Stages on Oct. 24. […]

No Comment / October 09, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

It’s Jason Alexander … with hair

Jason Alexander

FOLSOM — Jason Alexander, actor, director, Tony Award-winner and “Seinfeld” alum, delivers a variety show as diverse, as entertaining and as enthusiastic as his résumé. Featuring stand-up comedy, music, audience participation and a “Seinfeld” Q & A, come to the Harris Center for the Arts on Oct. 23 for a unique glimpse into the multi-award […]

No Comment / October 09, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »