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Jazz stars to entertain at festival

The 26th annual Folsom Jazz Festival will be held on Saturday, Jan. 24 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. and it promises to be an exciting day of entertainment. This year’s guest artists include Grammy-nominated saxophonist Ben Wendel, the Sacramento State Jazz Ensemble and the American River College Vocal Jazz Ensemble. Adding to the program will be […]

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Epicurean adventures await in El Dorado County

Diners will undoubtedly enjoy the focaccia-crusted roasted chicken breast with braised wintergreens and barley-faro pilaf served at the Smith Flat House. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

January is California Restaurant Month and El Dorado County is celebrating in a big way on Sunday, Jan. 25. El Dorado Epicurean is presented to showcase the creative chefs and outstanding dining establishments throughout the county. Organized by the El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce Visitors Authority, the early evening of dining features seven different adventures […]

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‘Jekyll & Hyde’ takes audiences on an emotional ride

"Jekyll and Hyde" is the classic struggle between good and evil. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — The epic struggle between good and evil comes to life on the Harris Center for the Arts stage in this all new production of the musical phenomenon “Jekyll & Hyde.” Glamorous, sexy and deliciously wicked, “Jekyll & Hyde” is the enthralling musical based on Robert Louis Stevenson classic story about a brilliant but obsessive […]

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Second longest running Off-Broadway musical comes to the Sutter Street

Michael Coleman, Jessica Mckillican, Jennifer Morrison and Christopher Celestin star in Sutter Street Theatre's production of "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change," opening Jan. 17. Photo by Cassidy Cagney

“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” — a celebration of the mating game — takes on the truths and myths behind that contemporary conundrum known as “the relationship.” The first act explores the journey from dating and waiting to love and marriage, while the second act reveals the agonies and triumphs of in-laws and newborns, […]

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Rising Star Review showcases local talent

Sutter Street Theatre presents its second annual Rising Star Review featuring the awesome talent of some of its actors and singers. Hear songs performed such as: “In Summer” from Frozen, “Bring Him Home” from Les Mis, “I Know Things Now” from Into the Woods as well as old standards like “I’ve Got The World On A String,” […]

Comments Off / January 08, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

St. Petersburg State Symphony performs special concert for classical music afficianados

The St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra's repertoire is limitless thanks to a well-considered
policy of performing music of every epoch, genre and style, with particular attention
afforded to the music of living composers. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom prides itself on presenting superb talent from all over the world to our audiences. Once again the opportunity has arisen to introduce talent from the far reaches of the globe with an outstanding classical music performance by the St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra from Russia. The St. […]

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Want to work on the railroad?

Fascinated by railroading history? Interested in working on a train? Enjoy working with visitors, children and school groups? California State Parks, the California State Railroad Museum and Old Sacramento State Historic Park are now recruiting adults (18 or older) who are interested in volunteering to help communicate the West’s fascinating heritage of railroading and the […]

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