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Make way for THE KING

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Shake, rattle and roll at the ultimate Elvis tribute FOLSOM — “The King,” or rather four male performers onstage paying homage to Elvis Presley through the four periods of his fabulous career, will appear at Harris Center/Three Stages as part of a 60 city tour. Elvis Lives is an unforgettable multi-media and live musical journey across […]

No Comment / September 26, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Falcon’s Eye takes on ‘The Crucible’

The Falcon’s Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College announces its fall 2013 production of Arthur Miller’s devastating parable, “The Crucible.” This is the first production in the seventh full season from The Falcon’s Eye. “The Crucible” takes place in the scorching context of the 17th-century Salem witch trials and unravels a tale of human struggles both internal and external. […]

No Comment / September 26, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Italy on Wheels is rolling

Best of show — This 2008 Maserati GT coupe won it all. It's owned by Amadeu Santos of El Dorado Hills, seen standing behind the car on the left with Ross Mullins who brought his award winning very rare 1976 Ducati bevel drive 750 Super Sport. Photo by Larry Weitzman

By Larry Weitzman Blue covered the sky, but the grounds of the Murer House Museum and park were covered with red, white and green for the second annual Italy on Wheels held Sept. 14. The red, white and green refers to Italian cars, motorcycles, scooters and bicycles that were painted in all colors except for […]

No Comment / September 22, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

Lonesome Hollow explores a dangerous society

Jouni Kirjola, Eason Donner and Devon Roe perform in "Lonesome Hollow." The show opens in Sacramento on Sept. 27. Photo by Benjamin T. Ismail

Big Idea Theatre continues its hit 2013 season on Friday, Sept. 27, with the opening of Lee Blessing’s prescient and provocative “Lonesome Hollow.” In the not too distant future, a photographer of artistic nudes is sentenced to an open-ended imprisonment in a state run “penal village” for sexual offenders. Seeking to find peace among a […]

No Comment / September 22, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

A treasure trove of art

Cameron Park artist Linda Rothgeb holds a music box filled with handmade books. Guests on the Placerville Arts Association’s 2013 Studio Tour will discover these and many other treasures. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

From El Dorado Hills to Pollock Pines and Coloma to Diamond Springs, art lovers and novices alike have the opportunity to visit 16 studios showcasing the works of 53 El Dorado County artists this weekend. “There will be a great variety of really, really high quality art,” said artist Lucia Rothgeb, who will share Studio […]

No Comment / September 22, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Michael Grimm proves he’s got talent

Michael Grimm

FOLOSM — With his soulful voice, trademark fedora and earthy, Southern manner, Michael Grimm charmed millions of viewers as a contestant on Season Five of NBC’s popular “America’s Got Talent.” Parlaying his substantial singer-songwriter appeal into a first-place finish, Grimm took home the $1 million prize and headlined the first-ever national America’s Got Talent Tour. Now […]

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

Brubeck brothers pay tribute to their dad

In a special presentation,The Brubeck Brothers Quartet makes its Harris Center/Three Stages debut on Thursday, Sept.19. The brothers will pay tribute to their dad, the legendary Dave Brubeck. “Dave Brubeck’s music is rich with challenging chord progressions and beautiful melodies,” said Chris Brubeck. “Dave is one of the biggest inspirations in all our lives and […]

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