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Folsom Symphony begins season with Wagner, Borodin, Mahler

By Linda Holderness The Folsom Symphony opens its 10th season, “Around the World and Beyond,” on Oct. 12 with “Titans,” featuring three works from German, Russian and Bohemian (now Czech Republic) composers. The evening starts with Richard Wagner’s “Rienzi” overture, continues with Alexander Borodin’s “Polovtsian Dances” from the opera “Prince Igor” and closes with Gustav […]

No Comment / October 03, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Ring of Fire reignites Johnny Cash’s legend

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FOLSOM — Stories of faith, family, passion, redemption and humor will set the Harris Center for the Arts ablaze in the new national tour of Ring of Fire — The Music of Johnny Cash, opening Oct. 18 Touching on the life and times of one of the world’s most legendary musical artists, the musical revue […]

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‘Evil Dead the Musical’ back 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 […]

No Comment / September 29, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Harris Center gets the Aloha spirit

Hula master Moanalani Beamer, Hawaiian slack key master Keola Beamer and Native American flutist R. Carlos Nakai, left to right, come to the Harris Center on Oct. 9. Joining them is jazz pianist Geoffrey Keezer  (not pictured). Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Following in the success of the 2012 PBS TV special “Keola Beamer: Mālama Ko Aloha (“Keep Your Love”)” and Grammy-nominated CD, the key elements of that performance are being brought to the live stage at the Harris Center/Three Stages. Hawaiian slack key master Keola Beamer, Native American flutist/nine time Grammy-nominee R. Carlos Nakai, jazz […]

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The seasons of Anne Gladwill

Anne Gladwill

Artist, rancher and community volunteer Anne Gladwill died unexpectedly at her home on Sept. 24. The Garden Valley resident taught Thomas Kinkade, made the seasons of El Dorado County famous, raised three children and contributed to the well-being of her community in a wide variety of ways. Gladwill was born in Dayton, Ohio. From her […]

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Celebrate the culture of Bali

FOLSOM — Gamelan Sekar Jaya is renowned for its exploration of traditional and modern forms through long-term work with Bali’s finest artists. This 60-plus company of musicians and dancers perform on Balinese instruments — from bronze-keyed metallophones to gongs, drums, and flutes. Formed in 1979, they are the only foreign group to ever receive Bali’s highest […]

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Grow for it! Perennials – easy and beautiful

By Deborah Nicolls UCCE El Dorado County Master Gardener My favorite gardening season is fall. Other than watering and dead-heading I don’t garden in the summer because I rely primarily on perennials in my yard and they don’t need a lot of attention during the summer. With the arrival of fall it is time to […]

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