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State Indian Museum celebrates Native American Heritage Month

SACRAMENTO — In honor of national Native American Heritage Month, the State Indian Museum will offer a series of special events and activities each weekend that celebrate and share the lasting heritage, traditions and contributions of Native Americans, including basket weaving demonstrations, a compelling Native literature showcase, hands-on “Continuing Culture” skills workshops, a Native Film Festival and the always-popular […]

No Comment / October 26, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Aladdin’ brings magic to Harris Center

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Aladdin and Princess Jasmine will take audience to a whole new world in El Dorado Musical Theatre’s production of “Aladdin,” opening Oct. 31 at Harris Center for the Arts. This is the second time the El Dorado Hills theater group has performed the Disney tale and Director Debbie Wilson promises it will be bigger and better […]

No Comment / October 26, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Prague Philharmonic Choir showcases the best of Czech music

The Prague Philharmonic Choir has a wide repertoire that is focused primarily on a cappella, cantata and oratorio works from classicism to the present.  See the choir perform at the Harris Center on Nov. 10. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Since its inception Harris Center for the Arts has prided itself on bringing some of the world’s best talent to Folsom. The Prague Philharmonic Choir, led by principal conductor Lukáš Vasilek, is a professional choral ensemble of almost 70 members which has been performing and recording all over the world for 79 years. […]

No Comment / October 26, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Falcon’s Eye takes audiences on an odyssey

"Anon(ymous)" produced by Falcon's Eye Theatre will open on Nov. 7. Courtesy photo

The Falcon’s Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College opens its eighth season with Naomi Iizuka’s “Anon(ymous).” This gorgeous, brilliant and totally modern adaptation of the adventure tale “The Odyssey” by Homer will dazzle with spectacle while exploring the uniquely American journey to find one’s true home. Homer’s classic adventure is brought vividly into the present […]

No Comment / October 24, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Diego El Cigala to perform award-winning music at Harris Center

Latin Grammy winner Diego El Cigala blends musical genres to create a unique sound. See him at Harris Center for the Arts on Nov. 5. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Appearing for the first time at Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom, three-time Grammy-winner Diego El Cigala is often credited as being the most exciting and innovative flamenco singer in the world today. El Cigala has captivated audiences all over the world with his gravelly voice and passionate interpretations of flamenco and […]

No Comment / October 22, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Pinocchio’ comes to life

Gepetto (Paul Greisen) gets more than he bargained for when he carves Pinocchio (Joshua Matta). See the show at Sutter Street Theatre. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

Pinocchio tangles with tricksters, Fox and Cat, and Lampwick and his no-good buddies in the Land of Toys. Will he save Geppetto from the belly of the whale? Will he ever prove that he is good enough to become a real boy? The story really comes alive, as Lorenzo invites you to see his show at Sutter […]

No Comment / October 20, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Mary Black on the road one final time

Irish singer Mary Black will stop in Folsom on Nov. 3 during her final world tour. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Described by the San Francisco Chronicle as “one of the best interpretative singers around,” Mary Black brings the best works from both new composers and the treasure troves of traditional Irish material to the Harris Center for the Arts stage on Nov. 3. For more than a quarter-century, singer Black has been a dominant presence […]

No Comment / October 20, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »