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Sac State exhibit traces global reach of hip-hop

Celebrate the history and global success of hip-hop with Pump Up the Volume!, a free art exhibit featuring works by Jane Dickson, above, and Joe Lewis in California State University, Sacramento’s Robert Else Gallery through Feb. 26. Works range from paintings to photos to text.

Since its origins in the Bronx in the 1970s, hip-hop has not only influenced music, poetry and dance, it’s had an impact on art as well. “Pump Up the Volume!,” a free exhibit running through Feb. 26 in California State University, Sacramento’s Robert Else Gallery, features the art of Jane Dickson and Joe Lewis, who […]

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Moscow Festival Ballet brings two classics to Harris Center

The Moscow Festival Ballet is performing “Swan Lake” at Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom tonight and “Cinderella” Thursday Feb. 4. Courtesy photo

The renowned Moscow Festival Ballet returns to the Harris Center for the Arts, 10 College Parkway in Folsom, to perform two of the most popular classical ballets of all time — “Swan Lake,” a ballet composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and “Cinderella,” the classic fairytale of the cinder girl and her stepsisters, featuring Prokofiev’s exuberant […]

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“For the first time” — No. 1 animated movie of all time takes to the ice

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Academy Award-winning and number one animated feature film of all time, Disney’s “Frozen,” comes to life on ice Feb. 10-15. Disney on Ice and Feld Entertainment present this modern fairy tale told live for the first time, capturing the dynamic between two royal sisters, Anna and Elsa. Anna, a girl with an extraordinary heart, embarks on an epic […]

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Irish tenor Emmet Cahill to perform at Delta King Theatre

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Widely regarded as one of Ireland’s most exciting young performers, multi-award winning Irish tenor Emmet Cahill will perform at the Delta King Theatre in Sacramento on Wednesday, Feb. 10. Cahill’s show will include a mix of Irish classics like “Danny Boy,” “When Irish Eyes Are Smiling” and “Cavan Girl” along with memorable Broadway and movie […]

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STC’s Youth Series presents “Thoroughly Modern Millie”

Set in New York City in 1922, “Thoroughly Modern Millie“ tells the story of a young girl from Kansas who comes to New York in search of a new life for herself. Sacramento Theatre Company’s Young Professionals Conservatory brings their production of this classic musical to the stage Feb. 5-7. Millie’s grand plan is to find […]

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‘Little Mermaid’ makes a splash

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Take a trip under the sea with Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.” This fun-filled, timeless tale makes its Broadway Sacramento debut in a limited engagement at Sacramento Community Center Theater, Feb. 2-7. The production is presented by McCoy Rigby Entertainment in association with La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and Mt. Beacon Productions, Inc. It […]

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Folsom Lake Symphony dons new name, romance and destiny

The Folsom Lake Symphony performs an evening of Romance & Destiny at the Harris Center on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Tchaikovsky’s “Symphony No. 5” is featured.

As Valentine’s Day swiftly approaches, one of the more romantic activities available to folks in our neck of the woods — a musical evening at the The Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom — is nearly sold out. Always entertaining, this musical season holds some surprises. Name changes Last year, the host of this event […]

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