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Guitar luminaries grace Harris Center

San Francisco guitar poet and IGN founder Brian Gore’s style of playing offers strikingly beautiful tone and dynamics — qualities that are often hard to find in steel string players. Courtesy photo

International Guitar Night returns to Harris Center for the Arts with some of the world’s foremost acoustic guitarists to perform their latest original compositions and exchange musical ideas in a public concert setting. International Guitar Night is the world’s premier touring guitar festival. For each tour, IGN founder Brian Gore invites a new cast of […]

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‘Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads’ visit Crocker Museum

Ai Weiwei created contemporary versions of the 12 Chinese zodiac animal heads from the famed 18th-century fountain-clock of the Yuanming Yuan (Old Summer Palace) that were pillaged in 1860 during a raid by French and British troops. Courtesy photo

Internationally acclaimed artist Ai Weiwei’s “Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads: Bronze” series will be on view at the Crocker Art Museum through May 1. Artist, curator, architectural designer and social activist Weiwei is arguably the best-known and most successful contemporary artist in China. Born in Beijing in 1957 to the celebrated poet Ai Qing, Weiwei was […]

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An evening with Keb’ Mo’ at Harris Center

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Three-time Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter, guitarist and contemporary blues artist Keb’ Mo’ will be performing at Harris Center for the Arts, 10 College Parkway in Folsom, on Wednesday, March 9 — a rare treat for the region. Keb’ Mo’ released his 12th studio album titled “BLUESAmericana” on Kind of Blue Music on April 22, 2014. […]

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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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