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Jazz master comes to Three Stages

Chucho Valdéz comes to Three Stages on Nov. 13. Courtesy photo

Hailed as “the dean of Latin jazz” and “one of the world’s great virtuosic pianists” (New York Times), five-time Grammy Award winner Chucho Valdés has recorded more than 80 CDs during his illustrious career. The Chucho Valdés Quintet performs on Three Stages’ Stage One on Nov. 13.  “Whether Chucho Valdés is performing a gentle ballad or a rousing […]

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

Thousands to participate in Thanksgiving events to feed families

What has 8,000 legs, more than 4,000 smiles and burns lots of calories? If you guessed the sixth annual Folsom Turkey Trot, you guessed correctly. Held every year on Thanksgiving Day, participants agree, it’s a great way to give back to the community … and burn a few calories before indulging in a piece of […]

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Star-crossed lovers come to Folsom Lake College

FOLSOM — The Falcon’s Eye Theatre showcases the contemporary relevance of Shakespeare’s classic tale of two feuding families in “Romeo and Juliet” through Nov. 18 on the City Studio stage at Folsom Lake College’s Three Stages performing arts center. Finding love in a dangerous time and unaccepting society, Romeo and Juliet must hide from the […]

No Comment / November 01, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

March to the Folsom Fall Festival

The region’s most highly anticipated marching band competition is set for Saturday, Nov. 3, at noon at the Prairie City Stadium on the Folsom High School campus. Featuring 12 of the top marching bands from high schools throughout Northern California, the Folsom Fall Festival is expected to draw thousands of spectators. Last year’s attendance topped […]

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

Who dunnit in Agatha Christie’s ‘The Mousetrap’

Analise Langford and Stephen Kauffman perform in "The Mousetrap." Photo by Allen Schmetlz

Agtha Christie comes forth with another hit about a group of strangers stranded in a boarding house during a snow storm, one of whom is a murderer. The suspects include the newly married couple who run the house, a spinster with a curious background, an architect who seems better equipped to be a chef, a […]

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

‘Seussical the Musical’ … with heart

A collage of Dr. Seuss stories takes the stage in Folsom next month with El Dorado Musical Theatre’s production of “Seussical the Musical.” Cheer on Horton as he tries with all his heart to protect the Whos and an egg entrusted to him by Mayzie La Bird. Naysayers and hidden dangers lurk around every corner but […]

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

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 »