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Folsom Symphony opening season with Majesty

An evening of truly illustrious music opens the 2014-15 season of the Folsom Symphony with the performance of the Majesty concert at the Harris Center on Oct. 25. Maestro Peter Jaffe will conduct three stately works by Gioachino Rossini, Ludwig van Beethoven and Ottorino Respighi. Pianist Frank Wiens is the evening’s featured soloist. The Barber of […]

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Take flight with B Street’s ‘Flying Machine’

To invent an airplane is nothing. To build one is something. But to fly is everything! On December 17, 1903 at 10:35 a.m., the world changed. Wilbur and Orville Wright, two great American inventors, are brought to life in the world premiere of “The Flying Machine,” opening Oct. 4 at B Street Theatre. The invention […]

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‘Evil Dead’ returns for chainsaw fun at Sutter Street

“It’s an old tale. You’ve probably heard it a hundred times. Boy and his friends go on a weeklong vacation in the woods. Three friends turn into Candarian demons. One friend is killed by a forest of evil trees. Two demons are killed by their boyfriends respectively, while one stays in the cellar trying to […]

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Sacramento Museums fall for Halloween, harvest fun

SACRAMENTO — In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science, and wildlife treasures all year long. In October, many of the 30 members of Sacramento Association of Museums are offering […]

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Basetrack Live brings the war home

Basetrack Live explores the impact of modern warfare on soldiers, their families and communities across the United States. Courtesy photo

Basetrack Live is a gripping multi-media theatrical event that grapples with the complex truths and ambiguities of modern military experience. It performs at the Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom on Thursday, Oct. 2. Basetrack Live is a unique and ambitious theatrical collaboration between award-winning theatre company En Garde Arts and corpsmen from Marine […]

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Grow for it! A new twist for your garden journal — go digital

Ola Jane Gow, UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County

By Ola Jane Gow UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County June 17, 1974. It is hard to get fertilizer in bags. Found one place on corner of Main and Central Ave. He has fertilizer for groves in 50-lb sacks. It is $6.50 a 50-lb. bag. Crescent City, Florida Do you keep a journal of your […]

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Find something extraordinary at Folsom History Museum

Wild, wacky and wonderful — Folsom History Museum hosts its fourth annual Extraordinary Collections exhibit this fall. Eighteen local residents share their interests with the community. Photo by Susan Laird

One local museum delights in discovering what folks in the tri-county area enjoy collecting. Every fall, these entertaining curiosities are put on show for the rest of us to enjoy. Folsom History Museum’s Extraordinary Collections exhibit celebrates four years of the fun and the funky. This year, 18 “ordinary” citizens generously share their extraordinary interests […]

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