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‘Peter Pan’ soars into Community Center Theater

Captain Hook and his crew take on Peter Pan in the upcoming musical at the Community Center Theatre. Courtesy photo

SACRAMENTO — Audiences are invited to discover the magic of the two-time Emmy Award winning and two-time Tony Award nominated production: Cathy Rigby is “Peter Pan.” A perfect holiday experience for the entire family, this magical show comes to Community Center Theater Dec. 26-30 as part of the Broadway Sacramento season. “Peter Pan” is a unique, […]

No Comment / December 09, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Oak Ridge singers spread holiday cheer

Led by nominated student conductor, senior Sumner Caesar, are Oak Ridge Chamber Singers Jon Skrbina, Justin Damron, Fred Seymour, Nicki Anudokem, Rachel Travis, Sara Mohr, Noelle Biyo, Megan Sinclair and Jasmine Bowerman, left to right. See them in Town Center Dec. 14 & 15 and Dec. 21 & 22. Photo by Julie Samrick

Members of the Oak Ridge Chamber Singer group spent Saturday afternoon warming passersby with classic Christmas songs at Steven Young Amphitheater in Town Center. The chamber group, one of seven Oak Ridge choirs (there are 240 students in the whole program), has 17 caroling performances scheduled in December alone. The singers will mostly be at […]

No Comment / December 09, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘The Finest of Watercolors’ comes to Carmichael

Watercolor by John Salminen

The Sacramento Fine Arts Center will proudly host the 145th American Watercolor Society International Traveling Exhibition, consisting of 40 paintings created by artists from all corners of the United States, Canada and Asia. These paintings were chosen to travel throughout the United States from 142 that were on exhibit in New York. The exhibit was […]

No Comment / December 04, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Music students present “Fall Showcase”

FOLSOM — The Folsom Lake College Music Department highlights the full range of campus musical talents at a “Fall Showcase” at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at Harris Center Three Stages at Folsom Lake College. Groove to the smooth tunes of the Jazz Choir and sit back and enjoy the classical and contemporary renderings […]

No Comment / December 02, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Folsom’s Historic District launches inaugural Holiday Home Tour

One of the fun traditions of the season is to visit homes decorated to the hilt for Christmas. For many, many years, one had to either be a) well-connected to influential people to gain access to their homes, or b) drive outside the area. Well, no longer. Last weekend five beautiful homes in El Dorado […]

No Comment / December 02, 2012 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

‘The Nutcracker’: A holiday tradition you won’t want to miss

The magic of "The Nutcracker" comes to Three Stages at Folsom Lake College, Dec. 21-23. This is Pamela Hayes Classic Ballet's 12th production of the holiday show. Photo by Aaron Herman

Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet Theater’s ‘The Nutcracker 2012’ will once again transform Three Stages into a winter wonderland full of magical toys, waltzing snowflakes and larger than life scenery during this annual production. In its 12th season in the Gold Country, Pamela Hayes’ ‘The Nutcracker’ has delighted audiences both young and old since its first […]

No Comment / November 27, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Folsom Symphony to perform ‘Of Joy & Fate’ holiday concert

Fate, according to my 1892 Webster’s Common School Dictionary, is considered to be “a decree; (an) inevitable necessity … supposed by the ancients to determine the course of human life.” Few would argue that, in its strictest definition, all mortal life is “fated” to have a beginning and an end. Rail about it as you […]

No Comment / November 25, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »