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Folsom Symphony presents a tribute to ‘Masterpieces’

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It seems odd to introduce the Folsom Symphony’s first concert of the season but that is exactly what the “Masterpieces” concert is. The first official concert. The other events — the free “Larger than Life” concert at Town Center on Sept. 3 and an inaugural family concert ([email protected]) on Oct. 3, not to mention the annual benefit gala last August — were wildly […]

Comments Off / October 11, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Are You Experienced’ comes to life

Remember when you used to listen to an entire album? Classic Albums Live does. For the first time in popular music the greatest albums from the ’60s and ’70s are being recreated live on stage, note for note, cut for cut. And Carrera Productions is bringing this experience to the Harris Center in Folsom with a […]

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Explore ‘stone age’ California with photographer Byron Wolfe

In an extraordinary set of large-scale composite photographs artist Byron Wolfe investigates the appearance of Ishi, the legendary Yahi Indian who emerged from the wilderness near Oroville on Aug. 28, 1911 — marking the final days of “stone age” California. In its main gallery in October, Viewpoint Photographic Art Center presents “Ishi and the River […]

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Artist’s arsenal: Crocker Museum exhibit contrasts materials and beliefs

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Using guns and ammunition as building materials, artist Al Farrow contrasts the violence, misunderstandings, fundamentalisms and perversions of power threatening many societies today. Thirty two of Farrow’s sculptures have arrived at the Crocker Museum along with preparatory sketches that compel viewers to consider how modern socio-political conflicts have come to be. The exhibition, “Divine Ammunition: The Sculpture of […]

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Spookomotive trains to treat Old Sacramento visitors

All aboard for Halloween fun as California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum and Foundation offer entertaining rides aboard the popular Spookomotive train this fall season. Visitors can also take the Sacramento Spooky Halloween River Cruise as part of a fun and family-friendly combination package. The special Halloween-themed package (with discounted pricing) is valid twice per […]

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Lyon offices collecting coats during October

For the fifth consecutive year, Lyon Real Estate will turn its Placerville and Cameron Park offices into a collection point for new and reusable coats in reasonably good condition during the month of October. Last October local residents donated a total of 291 coats through the 2014 Lyon Coat Drive, part of several charitable efforts […]

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Grow, preserve and craft — Masters offer knowledge

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When Cheryl met Gerry almost 50 years ago, she was intrigued by a pressure cooker the bachelor had in his home. She’d been wanting to try her hand at fixin’ up a batch of beans … “We had beans on the ceiling and we were finding them in the strangest places for a long time […]

Comments Off / September 30, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment | Read More »