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Painter of presidents coming to Folsom

"Reagan" by Andy Thomas

FOLSOM — American Visions Art Gallery will host the first visit by nationally-acclaimed artist Andy Thomas on Saturday, Nov. 3. Thomas is an artist who reached national acclaim and recognition with a series of paintings of U.S. Presidents — playing poker and playing pool, and his iconic portraits of President Ronald Reagan and Abraham Lincoln. […]

1 Comment / October 25, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Things get mysterious at Sutter Street Theatre

Brent Dirksen and Brady Tait starr as the dynamic duo of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in Sutter Street Theatre's production of "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes." Photo by Allen Schmeltz

FOLSOM — See the humorous adventures of Sherlock Holmes as he battles the nefarious Dr. Moriarty in Sutter Street Theatre’s production of “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.” Directed and staged by the award winning Mike Jimena, this production — written by B Street Theatre’s Jerry Montoya — has only been seen once at its premier […]

No Comment / October 21, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

A Midsummer Night’s Dream enchants

Love potions and fairies come to Ponderosa High School in the Drama Department’s performance of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The play depicts love gone amuck when Puck, a servant to King Oberon, gives unwitting subjects a love potion while they sleep … with hilarious results. True love does win out and the audience will […]

No Comment / October 21, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Grimm Brothers’ Fairytales come to life

Things will look Grimm at Fairytale Town for this year’s Safe and Super Halloween. The fairytales of Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm come to life for three nights of family fun from 5 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 26-28. Families will enjoy visiting Sleeping Beauty’s castle, walking through Little Red Riding Hood’s forest, and sneaking a […]

No Comment / October 18, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Chilean ensemble illuminates Three Stages

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FOLSOM — For four and a half decades, the music of Inti-Illimani has intoxicated audiences around the world. Performing on more than 30 wind, string and percussion instruments, it is a veritable institution, a cultural icon of the group’s native Chile. With more than 40 recordings to its name, Inti-Illimani has appeared on stage with Bruce Springsteen, […]

No Comment / October 18, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Cutting-edge multi media opera utilizes live music and dance

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Utilizing animation with a live mariachi quartet, three modern folklórico dancers, and the music of hip hop, bossa nova and blues, “Imperial Silence: Una Ópera Muerta / A Dead Opera in Four Acts” is a bilingual new media opera and  a contemporary interpretation of the Chicana/o tradition of the Days of the Dead. The project coming to […]

No Comment / October 18, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Choral society fills cathedral with music

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Conductor Donald Kendrick and the Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra Chorus, soloists and organist Dr. Ryan Enright invite the public to the Portals of Heaven matinee performance at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28, at the recently renovated Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in downtown Sacramento. This SCSO Stained Glass concert will feature the inspiring Requiem by 19th century French composer Gabriel Fauré […]

No Comment / October 16, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »