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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 »

Laughter generates dollars for causes

It’s said that when times get hard, “If you don’t laugh, you’ll cry.” Stand-up comedians take that message to heart and five of them will share the healing power of laughter with others during the Stand Up for Kids comedy show set for Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Cameron Park Community Center in Cameron Park. […]

No Comment / February 16, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Lookin’ Back collection reveals Black History

Esther Roman shows of part of her collection of African-American memorabilia, which will be on display at the El Dorado HIlls Senior Center at 1 p.m. on Friday. Feb. 21. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

When a natural gas explosion ripped through a tunnel 200 feet below Lake Eerie in the early summer of 1916, killing 10 workers and 11 more emergency rescuers who were fatally overcome by the gas, three men ran into the nightmarish scene and managed to save two who would not have otherwise survived. The reason the […]

No Comment / February 16, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

Purl & Lessack’s From Manhattan to Paris spans the Atlantic

Linda Purl performs sultry hits with Lee Lessack at Harris Center for the Arts. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Broadway/TV star Linda Purl and the award winning Lee Lessack return to Harris Center in a cabaret show that spans the Atlantic, bridging romance from two of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities — New York and Paris. Built on “Chanteur,” Lessack’s tribute to the Great French Songbook, and Purl’s “Midnight Caravan,” a salute […]

No Comment / February 11, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Runaway Stage Productions presents family favorite ‘Seussical’

The Cat in the Hat and other favorite Dr. Seuss characters return to Runaway Stage. Courtsy photo

SACRAMENTO — Seussical the Musical, the perfect musical for families and theatregoers of all ages comes to Runaway Stage Productions, Feb. 28 through March 23, at the 24th Street Theatre. The incredible Cat in the Hat narrates a magical story featuring the very best of Dr. Seuss characters and stories. “There is Horton the Elephant, […]

No Comment / February 11, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »