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‘Romance!’ is in the air at The Folsom Symphony

Valentine’s Day is coming up in just a few weeks. Wondering what to do to celebrate the biggest day in the Month of Love? If you fancy something a little less materialistic for your loved one, and wish to be a little more focused on matters of the heart, The Folsom Symphony may be just […]

No Comment / January 16, 2014 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Oak Ridge students weave a time-traveling tale

"The King's New Threads" writer/director Ashely England works with her characters King Alfonzo (Jack Breedlove) and Queen Atara (Corina Spicer). The play opens Jan. 17. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

When a  king obsessed with fashion meets three mischievous weavers … trouble quickly follows. Watch the colorful and exposing mayhem unfold at Oak Ridge High School Drama’s student-written play, “The King’s New Threads.” Playwrights Ashley England and Celeste Carle, both ORHS juniors, wrote the play based on “The Emperor’s New Clothes” by Hans Christian Andersen. They also direct the play […]

No Comment / January 16, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

20 best to worst family movies of 2013

If you’re thinking of renting a family DVD, check out this list of best to worst movie choices to watch with your kids. “Frozen” is the best movie of 2013 because every age will enjoy it equally. The cinematography is breathtaking and the full musical soundtrack is on par with “The Lion King.” There are several twists […]

No Comment / January 12, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Music Circus 2014 features audience favorites

California Musical Theatre announced a varied lineup of musicals for the 2014 season of Sacramento Music Circus at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for what has become a Northern California summer tradition. The five-show season will include the Music Circus premiere of the beloved Disney classic “Mary Poppins,” as well as other Tony […]

No Comment / January 12, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Chita Rivera coming to the Harris Center

Chita Rivera invites everyone to her 80th birthday celebration at the Harris Center next month. Photo by Laura Marie Duncan

FOLSOM — Celebrate the one and only Broadway legend Chita Rivera in a unique solo concert event celebrating her 80th birthday next month at Harris Center for the Arts. Direct from her sold-out smash concert in New York, the multiple Tony Award winner will recreate signature moments from her legendary career including numbers from “West […]

No Comment / January 09, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Esther’ crowned at Lakehills Church

See these "Esther" cast members and more at the Lakehills production opening Jan. 31: Back row, from left to right: Crowned King Xerxes (Jonathan Conrad) and Mordecai Dylan Giles' third row, left to right: Queen Esther (Rachel Travis), Delaney Kelleher and Laura Parkyn; second row, left to right: Allie Allen, Hannah Verner and Holly Stone; front row, left to right: Kaylee Pippen, Audrey Allen and Alyssa Montalvo. Photo by Curtis McKenzie

Lakehills Church Youth Performing Arts Group presents “Esther,” a youth Broadway-style musical suitable for the entire family. “Esther,” music and lyrics by Marin Landry with book and lyrics by Janice Landry, is story of an orphaned Jewish girl who becomes Queen of Persia. She discovers that her people are to be annihilated by royal decree and […]

No Comment / January 08, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Audition for ‘Spring Awakening’

The Falcon’s Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College announces auditions for “Spring Awakening” from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 27 in The Dance Studio, PE building room 203, at Folsom Lake College, 10 College Parkway in Folsom. Auditions are by appointment only; visit the Falcon’s Eye website at falconseyetheatre.com, and click auditions. Follow prompts to make appointment. Callbacks […]

No Comment / January 07, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »