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Contemporary ballet: An exciting vision of human movement

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FOLSOM — Desmond Richardson and Dwight Rhoden, along with their New York City-based company of dance thoroughbreds, have awakened audiences around the world to a new, exciting genre that combines the best of athleticism, lyricism and technical training and experience. America’s original multi-cultural dance company brings its passion to Harris Center/Three Stages on Oct. 24. […]

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It’s Jason Alexander … with hair

Jason Alexander

FOLSOM — Jason Alexander, actor, director, Tony Award-winner and “Seinfeld” alum, delivers a variety show as diverse, as entertaining and as enthusiastic as his résumé. Featuring stand-up comedy, music, audience participation and a “Seinfeld” Q & A, come to the Harris Center for the Arts on Oct. 23 for a unique glimpse into the multi-award […]

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Danger, revenge and moral corruption in ‘Hamlet’

"Hamlet" comes to the Harris Center on Oct. 16. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — “To be, or not to be — that is the question” addressed by the Tony Award-winning Acting Company as it brings its newest production, William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” to the Harris Center/Three Stages on Oct. 16. Set in the Kingdom of Denmark, the play dramatizes the revenge Prince Hamlet exacts for his father’s murder, […]

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Deliriously funny ‘Detroit’ makes California debut

The B Street Theatre proudly presents the California premiere of Lisa D’Amour’s Obie Awarding-winning comedy “Detroit” on the Mainstage through Nov. 17. The Obie Awards, Off-Broadway’s highest honor, have been presented by New York’s Village Voice since 1955 to spotlight the more adventurous Off-Broadway movement’s achievements. The play’s wildly popular production at Playwrights Horizons earned […]

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Apassionato celebrates the arts

El Dorado Arts Council Apassionato — the term signifies how a musical piece should be played: passionately and with great emotion. El Dorado Arts Council’s signature event is designed to raise funds for community arts projects including arts in education, and members of the council hope this event will likewise stir guests to passionately invest […]

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Sutter Street Theatre’s Connie Mockenhaupt honored

Connie Mockenhaupt, co-founder with her husband Mike Jimena and artistic director of Sutter Street Theatre, was honored by the Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the recent Elly Awards Ceremony. Mockenhaupt holds multiple degrees in music, dance and drama. She has directed, performed in, choreographed or musically directed more than […]

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Big Idea Theatre announces new artistic director, 2014 season

Big Idea Theatre recently announced that  Artistic Director Brian Harrower will step down from his position at the end of the 2013. Big Idea’s current Marketing Director Benjamin T Ismail will succeed Harrower as A.D. “I am beyond thrilled to be the new artistic director for Big Idea Theatre,” Ismail said. “This upcoming season is […]

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