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A thoroughly good time

Millie Dillmount (Julia Adams), center, is surrounded by "Speed Test Girls" (Bethany Wheat, Lexie Loos, Alexis Vasile, Abigail Jacobstein, Hannah Davis, Clara Whetstone, Emily Martorana, Selma Gebhardt, Lindsay Alhady, Avery Speel, Jordan Soto, Kelsey Fairchild and Emily Ziegler) in "Thoroughly Modern Millie," opening this week. Courtesy photo

In a day when almost nothing seems shocking, it can be hard to believe that there was once a time when a women with short hair and a knee-length skirt would send gasps across America. But that’s exactly the world Millie Dillmount grew up in, and the one she takes audiences to in El Dorado […]

No Comment / February 09, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

Ten Australian tenors perform Broadway classics

The Ten Tenors

Internationally acclaimed singing sensation The Ten Tenors are back in the United States with a just-added stop at Harris Center in Folsom. Their hugely anticipated brand new show celebrates Broadway’s greatest hits in The Ten Tenors On Broadway. This dynamic live experience is a wonderful collection of Broadway’s most-loved classics sung by 10 of Australia’s […]

No Comment / February 06, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Lincoln returns for Living History Day

In celebration of President’s Day weekend, California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum offer a special “Lincoln Living History Day” on Sunday, Feb. 16. To the delight of guests of all ages, a Living History character portraying President Abraham Lincoln, who signed the Pacific Railroad Act more than 150 years ago, will roam […]

No Comment / February 06, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Original Celtic musicians in rare world tour

Clannad, the original Celtic group, performs at Harris Center for the Arts. Courtesy photo

The original Celtic music artists of Clannad are undertaking an extensive world tour featuring songs from their 40 year career as recording artists. The Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom is proud to be one of few venues selected from throughout North America to present the band  in concert, for one night only, on […]

No Comment / February 05, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘My Week in Atheism’ leads to unlikely friendship

El Dorado Hills resident John Christy has documented an unusual journey in “My Week in Atheism,” a film that debuts Saturday at the Crest Theater. A devout Christian filmmaker and student of religion, Christy joined atheist activist/radio host David Smalley at secular conventions, university campuses and a live talk show. “My Week in Atheism” follows many theological and […]

No Comment / February 05, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Meet El Dorado Hills’ royal family

Princess Josie

Book: “Princess Josie” Author: Lisa Paragary Engelken Illustrator: Karen Tarlton Publisher: 3L Publishing, November 2013, hardcover, 24 pages Josie is a small dog with a great sense of importance. In El Dorado Hills resident Lisa Paragary Engelken’s first children’s book, “Princess Josie,” Josie’s busy days are shared with the reader through the dog’s unique perspective as interpreted by Engelken. […]

No Comment / February 05, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

Railroad Museum Announces Tuesday Train Rides

SACRAMENTO — As an expansion of the well-established weekday train ride program for local school groups, the California State Railroad Museum is now offering excursion train rides to the general public on pre-determined Tuesdays in 2014. Tuesday Train Rides are available on the following dates:  Feb. 18; March 4, 11, 18 & 25; April 1, 8, […]

No Comment / February 04, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »