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Blue Man Group takes audience on visual journey

Blue Man Group comes to Sacramento March 11-16. Photo by Paul Kolnik

Blue Man Group’s theatrical tour featuring brand new content highlighted by classic Blue Man favorites will visit Sacramento, March 11-16. The new sound, set and video design centering around a proscenium-sized LED curtain and high-resolution screen create an entirely new, high-impact visual experience for Broadway houses across the nation. The critically acclaimed Blue Man Group creates experiences that defy […]

No Comment / March 02, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Grow for it! Planting for fall color

Master Gardener Susan Corey-McAlpine

By Susan Corey-McAlpine UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County “Fall has always been my favorite season — the time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.” — Lauren DeStefano, “Wither” It’s very true that our Western Slope fall color can rival the East […]

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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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 »