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California Stage marks centennial of Dublin’s Easter Rising

Katherine Walton stars in “Easter Rising: Dublin 1916” for a dramatic performance at California Stage this weekend only. Photo by Barry Wisdom

For one weekend only, California Stage Theater Company will honor Dublin’s fallen and celebrate their fighting spirit with Ray Tatar’s “Easter Rising: Dublin 1916.” This moving reader’s theater piece commemorates the 1916 Dublin uprising that sparked a revolution. Four performances will be given March 18-20. Tatar’s “Easter Rising: Dublin 1916” takes audiences into the rough […]

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Have an Irish hooley with Slugger O’Toole

Slugger O'Toole brings their Irish spirit to the Harris Center stage March 12. Courtesy photo

It just wouldn’t be St. Patrick’s Day without honoring the great tradition and the mighty joy of all things Irish. With rip-roaring music, song and dance, the Harris Center for the Arts welcomes back An Irish Hooley! with Slugger O’Toole and the Kerry Dancers for an early celebration of the jovial holiday. Virtually a Folsom institution […]

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Direct from Gdansk, Poland — Polish Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra brings Tchaikovsky to Folsom

The Polish Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra will perform a concert of Tchaikovsky on Sunday March 13. Get your tickets today as limited tickets remain for this show. Courtesy photo

With more than 80 musicians on stage and a stellar all-Tchaikovsky program in the offing, Harris Center for the Arts patrons are in for a treat, as the Polish Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra comes to Folsom March 13 as part of the longest concert tour in the orchestra’s history. Founded in 1945 on the heels of […]

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Calling all artists for Banners on Parade

The Placerville Art on Parade organization is currently seeking artists to enter designs for the 2016 Banners on Parade community art exhibit. The decorated banners will hang on light poles on Main Street in Placerville from early June through mid October. Following the exhibit, the banners will be auctioned off at the Oct. 15 Art […]

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The arts spring to life at Sacramento State

Classic art portraits transformed into three-D masks, the return of a renowned music concert series, a festival of all things arts and the greatest scam ever to hit Broadway — all are part of California State University, Sacramento’s Arts Experience for Spring 2016. Festival events Festival of the Arts tickets, where required, are available at […]

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Intersection forges a powerful connection with audiences

The El Dorado County Community Concert Association is proud to present Intersection at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 10 for its fifth concert of the 2015-16 season. Violinist Laura Frautschi, cellist Kristina Reiko Cooper and pianist John Novacek have forged a powerful connection with audiences worldwide. Soulful expression, instrumental virtuosity, playful banter — these are […]

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McClintock announces 2016 Congressional Art Competition

All high school students in the Fourth Congressional District are invited to participate in the Congressional Art Competition “An Artistic Discovery,” a nationwide high school art competition sponsored by the Congressional Institute. The 2016 theme for the Fourth Congressional District is “American Exceptionalism.” Contest guidelines and release forms are available on Congressman Tom McClintock’s website […]

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