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Fairytale Town celebrates Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

“You’re off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so …g et on your way!” Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday at Fairytale Town on Sunday, March 2, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a read-aloud of his beloved books and Seuss-themed hands-on activities. “Green Eggs and Ham,” “Fox in Sox,” “Hop […]

No Comment / February 23, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Voices of Afghanistan share songs of hope

FOLOSM — Despite enduring great personal risk in their homeland when music was controlled, censored and finally banned altogether, Ustad Farida Mahwash and Homayoun Sakhi persevered in developing their musical talent independently. Now working together as Voices of Afghanistan, these remarkable artists bring together and perform a blend of ghazals, Afghan folk songs imbued with […]

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Arts Center hosts several colorful events in March

"Carnie" by Skip Lee

March at Sacramento Fine Arts Center opens with Animal House the Exhibit and finishes with Mira Loma High School IB Art Show in Galleries 1 and 2. Special to the Arts Center is an Exhibit “Recent Works” by Skip Lee in the newly remodeled Gallery 3. George and Mary Hargrave Show in the Foyer Gallery. […]

No Comment / February 23, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Thank you, Maestro, for bringing your gifts to our community

Scripture teaches that there is a time and a season for everything. For the last decade, we in the tri-county area surrounding Folsom Lake enjoyed seeing the genesis and growth of a remarkable community symphony orchestra. It is composed largely of musician volunteers and is a thriving entity. Established first as the Folsom Lake Symphony […]

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SIRO-A: The Digital Technodelic Experiment

SIRO-A fuses human movement with technology and music. The group comes to the Harris Center March 4 & 5. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — The next generation of entertainment from Japan is set to arrive at Harris Center for the Arts as SIRO-A, a six-member strong performance group from Sendai, makes its West Coast debut March 4. Set against a heavy, pulsing techno beat, the show features intricately choreographed projections, LED suits, lights and lasers. A recent […]

No Comment / February 23, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Alto saxophone prodigy shares her voluminous talents

Also saxophone star Grace Kelly performs four shows in Folsom, Feb. 28 through March 1. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM _ “I’ve heard the future of jazz and it is Grace Kelly.” — NPR. Audiences at Harris Center for the Arts will have a chance to hear for themselves as the Grace Kelly Quartet comes to Folsom. Kelly’s prolific career includes seven albums, four ASCAP Young Jazz Composers Awards and two Boston Music Awards […]

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

Clint Black returns for more intimate performances

Clint Black performs three shows at Harris Center for the Arts, Feb. 27 through March 1. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Country star Clint Black returns to Harris Center for the Arts with an intimate trio setting in an all-new show. His auspicious country music career started with a bang, really unlike any other. The debut recording “Killin’ Time” boasted five No. 1 hits —unprecedented from a debut in any genre — and he has […]

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