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An intimate evening with Helen Reddy

Helen Reddy has come out of retirement. She will perform at Three Stages on Oct. 1. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Best known as a recording artist, Helen Reddy had more than a dozen Top 40 hits in the United States. She was the first Australian to win a Grammy Award and to have three No. 1 hits in the same year. She’s been on hiatus from performing publicly for over a decade; as of […]

No Comment / September 13, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

On the way to Monterey

John Abercrombie's Organ Trio performa at Three Stages. Courtesy photo

Jazz guitar master John Abercrombie comes to Three Stages FOLSOM — John Abercrombie continues pushing the envelope of jazz guitar music into the 21st century. His vast experience as a jazz guitarist includes collaborative efforts with many of the all time greats in modern music including Chico Hamilton, Gato Barbieri, Billy Cobham, Charles Earland, Dr. Lonnie […]

No Comment / September 13, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Weight of the Nation’ screening scheduled

Leaner Healthier Teen Revolution proudly hosts a screening of the HBO documentary, “The Weight of The Nation,” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27, at Three Stages in Folsom. In the United States, two-thirds of adults and one out of every three children are overweight or obese. The annual cost of treating obesity related disease and […]

No Comment / September 10, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

American River Music Festival: a great weekend on the river

Ethnocentric moniker notwithstanding, the mixed bag of genres under the “Americana music” umbrella is a transnational mélange that shares a common element: they all connect with the listener at an emotional level, creating a shared experience, especially in a live environment. And what better environment than Henningsen Lotus Park? A large grassy lawn, a cloudless […]

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

Discover ‘The Secret Garden’

By bringing "The Secret Garden" to life, Mary Lennox helps her family mend their broken hearts. The musical is now playing at Imagination Theater. Courtesy photo

Imagination Theater’s production of  “The Secret Garden: runs through Sunday, Sept 30. Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnet, “The Secret Garden tells” the story of Mary Lennox, a lonely little girl who is sent to live with her uncle Archibald in Yorkshire, England, after being orphaned by a cholera epidemic in India. Still grieving over the loss […]

No Comment / September 05, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,Uncategorized | Read More »

‘Sly Fox’ brings mischief to Sutter Street Theatre

To tickle the humor of today’s audiences, “Volpone,” the 17th century comedy by Ben Johnson, has been moved from 17th century Venice to turn of the century San Francisco. Volpone is now called Foxwell J. Sly and he is the same scheming, rapacious miser vent on extracting fortunes from a trio of rich, greedy opportunists. Sly, […]

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

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 »