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New railroad museum exhibit celebrates state parks

California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum debuted an all-new exhibit titled “California State Parks, 150 Years: A Gift from the People, to the People” on Dec. 21. Timed to coincide with the 150th anniversary of California State Parks in 2014, the exhibit features compelling and diverse historic images of parks along with […]

No Comment / December 18, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘The Art of Life’ is what really matters

The best things in life, they say, are free. That isn’t to say that they are cheap, however. Nothing worth having ever seems to come easily. As we say “good-bye” to 2013, I’ve done some reflecting. What are the things that really matter? For me, this goes beyond my quarterly business planning and goal setting. […]

No Comment / December 18, 2013 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

‘Forever Tango’

The sensual tango entrances audiences. "Forever Tango" comes to Folsom next month. Courtesy photo

Sensuous and sophisticated, the tango inhabits a world where everything can be said with the flick of a leg, the tug of a hand, the tap of a foot and the arch of an eyebrow. “Forever Tango,” coming to Folsom Lake College’s Harris Center for the Arts next month, features 14 world-class tango dancers, one […]

No Comment / December 18, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Vacation dreams become a nightmare in ‘Little River’

Imagine being on the white sand beaches of Jamaica with the gentle ocean surf in front of you and  warm sea breezes surrounding you. It’s one of my favorite day dreams but if you add a ruthless, hard-core criminal who kidnapped your college-age daughter and he is planning to sell her to the highest bidder […]

No Comment / December 15, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘The Nutcracker’ will enchant

"The Nutcracker" returns to Folsom Dec. 26-29. Courtesy photo

“The Nutcracker” brings people together to enjoy the holidays, especially in the upcoming staging by the esteemed Moscow Classical Ballet. The company will perform Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s timeless tale of family and the magic of Christmas at the Harris Center for the Arts Dec. 26-29. The stor follows Masha (Clara) who’s given a nutcracker (a prince) for Christmas […]

No Comment / December 15, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sutter Street Theatre in the holiday spirit

Piglet (Amanda Ramos) gets some comfort from pals Winnie-the-Pooh (Madeline Kramer) and Eeyore (Angie Reed) in Sutter Street's production of  “A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail." Photo by Allen Schmeltz

Sutter Street Theatre winds up its seventh season with one of Folsom’s favorite holiday traditions, “Holiday in the Hills” — an original  musical story that takes place in Folsom’s Historic District. Set on Sutter Street at the end of the 19th century, all of the characters either lived in or visited Folsom in the late 1800s. […]

No Comment / December 08, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Zoo critters get holiday treats

Lemurs enjoy a treat at the Sacramento Zoo.

Bundle up the family for Holiday Magic at the Sacramento Zoo on from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14. Throughout the day, special gifts will be delivered to the animals. See them pounce, tear and stomp into their one-of-a-kind holiday treats. New this year will be a special holiday feast with all the […]

No Comment / December 05, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »