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Art and Wine Festival pops with color

By Peter Tyner Two of the numerous delights you’ll discover at Placerville’s Art and Wine Festival this year are the, uh, art and the wine. Seriously. This is in addition to the lively music, tasty hors d’oeuvres and wholesome, rip-roarin’ celebration that Hangtown always delivers. The Placerville Downtown Association hosts this 16th annual Art and […]

No Comment / October 10, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Siegel offers another inside look at piano classics

Jeffrey Siegel mixes music and education during his Keyboard Conversation performances.

Jeffrey Siegel’s unique “concerts with commentary” are a joy for both the piano aficionado and novice alike with exciting explorations of some of the best-loved works in the classical canon. Siegel returns for his second concert of the Harris Center/Three Stages 2013-14 season presenting The Miracle of Mozart on Saturday, Oct. 26. This program includes […]

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Fine Arts Gallery shares ‘visions’

2012 Best of Show, “Close to Home” by Rob Stone

“Visions” the 14th annual Open Juried Photography Show is presented by the Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Oct. 29 through Nov. 23, and judged by Brandy Wolsford. A second Saturday reception featuring refreshments and live music will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 9. The gallery is also showing work by Margaret Pollan and Dorothy […]

No Comment / October 09, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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 […]

No Comment / October 06, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »