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Pomp and pageantry coming to Folsom

Mountbatten Festival of Music 2013

Britain’s Band of The Royal Marines joins with The Pipes, Drums & Highland Dancers of The Scots Guards for a Colorful Spectacle at the Harris Center for the Arts. The pomp and grandeur that characterizes centuries of British military tradition will be on display as two of Great Britain’s most respected military musical institutions perform […]

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Food trucks drive to Union Mine High School

Every one is invited to the Food Trucks in the Foothills event, hosted by the Union Mine High School Music Boosters — an organization of dedicated individuals who promote musical awareness and raise money for things such as needed new marching band uniforms. The food trucks will be on campus on Saturday, Feb. 20 from […]

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Scarlata, Kalish top New Millennium Concert schedule

Works by Schubert, Brahms and many other composers will be presented in exquisite classical music performances this spring as part of California State University, Sacramento’s renowned New Millennium Concert series. Telegraph Quartet gets things started Wednesday, Feb. 17 with a performance of the third of Mozart’s Haydn Quartets and Schubert’s masterpiece “Death and the Maiden.” […]

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Discover Gold Rush emigrant trails into county

The Sierra Renaissance Society presents Dee Owens speaking about “Emigrant Trails into El Dorado County during the Gold Rush.” The researcher for the El Dorado County Historical Museum/Oregon-California Trails Association is speaking on Friday, Feb. 19 from 1-3 p.m. at Folsom Lake College, El Dorado Center, Community Room C-102, 6699 Campus Drive in Placerville. Owens, […]

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‘Ancestral Voices’ inspire dancers in spring concert

Drawing inspiration and strength from the dancers and choreographers who preceded them, members of Sacramento/Black Art of Dance (S/BAD) will present Ancestral Voices for its next concert, part of California State University, Sacraento’s Arts Experience for spring 2016. “Next year is our 25th anniversary and I thought it was the perfect time to start paying […]

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SCSO Singathon 2016 offers something to sing about

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Strains of great Broadway hits — and perhaps a preview of Carl Orff’s riveting “Carmina Burana” — will put a smile on the faces of Sunrise Mall shoppers of all ages on Thursday evening, Feb. 18 during the Sacramento Choral Society’s annual singathon fundraiser in front of Macy’s Women’s store from 6:30-8. SCSO members will […]

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Comedy cast for ‘Escanaba in da Moonlight’

Starring in “Escanaba in da Moonlight,” from left to right, Mike Jimena, Eric Ollson and Matt Udall. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

When the Soady clan reunites for the opening day of deer season at the family’s Upper Peninsula camp, 35-year-old Reubin Soady brings with him the infamous reputation of being the oldest Soady in the history of the Soadys never to bag a buck. In a hunting story to beat all hunting stories, “Escanaba in da […]

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