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Explore Sacramento’s diverse museums

SACRAMENTO — Imagine. Explore. Discover. To the delight of the greater Sacramento area community, nearly 25 local museums will offer free or half-priced admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7, during the 17th annual Sacramento Museum Day. Coordinated by the Sacramento Association of Museums and the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau, Sacramento Museum […]

Comments Off / January 26, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Cap Stage’s apprentice actors tackle sexual politics

SACRAMENTO — Capital Stage continues its commitment to training the next generation of professional artists with the presentation of “Sexual Perversity in Chicago” by David Mamet. The Third Annual Apprentice Showcase features the work of the 2014-15 Capital Stage Apprentice Corps, and all aspects of the production-acting, directing, design and administration-will be done by the […]

Comments Off / January 25, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Folsom Quilt Show to mark 30 years of excellence

It takes talent and a lot of effort to put on a quilt show. It takes even more to produce a show that draws visitors from all over the western United States. Now, keep that up for three decades … and you have the remarkable members of the Folsom Quilt and Fiber Guild. On the […]

Comments Off / January 25, 2015 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Fine Arts center celebrates Jim Estey

“Iris Susiana” by Jim Estey

“Remembering Jim Estey,” is the theme of a watercolor show scheduled Feb. 4-28, 2015 at Sacramento Fine Arts Center’s Gallery 3. The show is sponsored by the Wednesday Watercolor Workshop. Paintings by Estey from private collections as well as paintings by members of the group will be included. Placerville artist James Estey, who died last June, […]

Comments Off / January 22, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Russian Ballet to perform four unique shows

The Russian National Ballet Theatre presents four ballet classics in three nights at Harris Center for the Arts. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Over a span of three days the Russian National Ballet Theatre continues its mission of presenting major Russian ballets by performing great ballet classics — “Giselle,” “Chopiniana,” “Romeo and Juliet” and “Don Quixote” — at Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom. The Washington Post declares the Russian National Theatre “is a cut above many of its […]

Comments Off / January 22, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Cooper’s one-man show is a celebration of life

A master sculptor, Michael Cooper has won universal praise for his unique masks, which he brings to life during his Masked Marvels & Wondertales show. See him live at Harris Center for the Arts on Saturday, Jan. 31. Photo by James Penney-Ritter

FOLSOM — Michael Cooper is a Poet of the Stage — an eye-popping visual artist and virtuoso mime whose exquisite performances of humor and poignancy, nimble speech and eloquent gestures have dazzled audiences of all ages for almost 30 years. Cooper brings his own special world to Harris Center for the Arts on Jan. 31. Here dogs wear hats, […]

Comments Off / January 22, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Country music legend to perform acoustic concert

After 25 years in the music industry, country star Travis Tritt said he's never felt more confident about his performances and career. See him live in Folsom on Jan. 28. Courtesy photo

Travis Tritt celebrates his 50th birthday, 25th year in show business FOLSOM — Travis Tritt, who recently appeared at Harrah’s Tahoe promoting his most recent album “The Calm After …,” brings his multi-awarded talents to Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom on Jan. 28. Experience this rare opportunity featuring the multi-platinum, CMA and Grammy award-winning […]

Comments Off / January 18, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »