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Kenny Endo hits Folsom for 40th anniversary tour

Kenny Endo

As a jazz percussionist and early innovator in Japanese taiko, Kenny Endo’s adventurous spirit stretches the taiko genre incorporating influences like funk, jazz, Afro-Cuban and Hawaiian, with roots firmly grounded in tradition. His performances are nuanced, brilliant and exciting. For Endo’s 40th anniversary, he will tour with his Contemporary Ensemble — taiko, vibes, drums, ukulele, flute, koto — with […]

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

‘Dorothy Meets Alice’ in Sutter Street’s ‘Wonderland’

The delightful meeting of two of literature’s most famous young ladies unfolds when a young man puts off a book report till the last minute, then suddenly finds himself in a strange place somewhere between Oz and Wonderland. It is then his responsibility to unscramble the stories and steer the familiar characters — the Cowardly Lion, the […]

Comments Off / September 28, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Fall arts celebration includes new school of music

California State University, Sacramento’s department of music is now the school of music and it’s preparing to celebrate the new designation as part of the University’s Arts Experience for Fall 2015. In addition, the season will include stage productions that explore African folklore and reveal personal revenge in the theater, the whimsical sculptures of Tony […]

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Sheriffs gets second season

The second season of the top ranked show, “Sheriffs El Dorado County,” has 26 brand new episodes that began airing in mid-Spetember. For county residents who haven’t seen the show, it takes viewers on patrol with the brave deputies of the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department as they roll from drug busts to meth lab raids to domestic disputes. […]

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Opetaia’s Te Vaka brings dynamite Polynesian rock fusion to Folsom

Te Vaka (The Canoe) is a dynamite Polynesian-rock fusion band that has been called “the finest South Pacific roots band” and “the heart and soul of the Pacific.” After taking time off for other projects, the group is back with a new CD release scheduled and a movie soundtrack for Disney in the works. Pacific […]

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Sacramento museums fall for Halloween and harvest fun

In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science and wildlife treasures all year long.  In October, many of the 30 members of Sacramento Association of Museums are offering […]

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Visual arts faculty exhibit showcases diversity in media and style

Harris Center for the Arts hosts the 15th annual exhibition of Folsom Lake College Visual Arts faculty in the Bank of America Gallery, now through Nov. 8, with a special artists’ reception set for Oct. 16 from 5 to 7 p.m. The Folsom Lake College visual arts faculty includes professional artists with diverse specializations encompassing […]

Comments Off / September 27, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »