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A ‘Mod’ affair at the California Automobile Museum

SACRAMENTO — Come to the California Automobile Museum dressed in your 1960s Mod attire for a swell time and good company from 6 to 9 p.m. in Friday, Sept. 21. Guests will enjoy a sneak preview of the new exhibit 1968 and some delicious appetizers and refreshments. This is a 1960s mod style party tribute […]

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

Walking ‘On the Wild Side’ at 48 Natoma in Folsom

"Spider Monkey" photograph by Lewis Kemper

The great thing about the Community Center in Folsom is there is so much to do there. The campus includes the Gallery at 48 Natoma (located at 48 Natoma St.), the Folsom City Hall/Community Center complex, the Georgia Murray Library and the Folsom City Zoo. Not to mention the cute train that runs through Folsom […]

No Comment / August 31, 2012 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Antique Evaluation Day puts a price on your treasures

Gary Cox examines a piece during an earlier Antique Evaluation Day. Courtesy photo

On Saturday, Sept. 8, antiques enthusiasts are invited to bring family treasures and garage sale finds for informal evaluation and identification during the 16th annual Antique Evaluation Day on Sutter Street in Folsom. An impressive team of  volunteer appraisers, covering a wide range of specialties, will offer collectors a unique opportunity to learn more about their […]

No Comment / August 29, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured Stories | Read More »

America’s foremost watercolor artist returns to Folsom

"Another Round" by Eric Christensen

American Visions Art Gallery and Eric Christensen Fine Art & Editions announced that Watercolor Master Eric Christensen will make a personal appearance at the Folsom gallery on Saturday, Sept. 8. Christensen’s “wine art” begins where most contemporary wine artists leave off. Christensen loves to capture the romance of the wine country, which he points out, “is […]

No Comment / August 29, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

The Best of Doo Wop brings unique sound to Three Stages

Born in the ’40s, Doo Wop — tightly harmonized rhythm and blues — characterized the golden age of rock and roll. Gathered for one performance, The Tokens (“The Lion Sleeps Tonight”), Bobby Hendricks’ Drifters, Remember When (Platters Tribute) and Dodie Stevens (“Pink Shoelaces”) continue in The Best of Doo Wop tradition — now in its twelfth season on […]

No Comment / August 29, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

The ancient ‘Show of a Hundred Tricks’

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The National Circus of The People’s Republic of China to perform at Three Stages FOLSOM — The incredible things the human body can do! Direct from Beijing, the National Circus of the People’s Republic of China — one of  the longest  running and most distinguished circus troupes in China — brings its exquisite cast of acrobats, […]

No Comment / August 28, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Butterfly Concert grounded

By Peter Tyner Who knew a butterfly could create its own headwinds? Or, that uplifting community music could become so burdened that it simply stops playing? Ah well, despite singer Elton John’s assertion that “Butterflies are Free” the local and beloved Butterfly Concerts have been grounded, at least until a new flight support system can […]

No Comment / August 23, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »