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Second longest running Off-Broadway musical comes to the Sutter Street

Michael Coleman, Jessica Mckillican, Jennifer Morrison and Christopher Celestin star in Sutter Street Theatre's production of "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change," opening Jan. 17. Photo by Cassidy Cagney

“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” — a celebration of the mating game — takes on the truths and myths behind that contemporary conundrum known as “the relationship.” The first act explores the journey from dating and waiting to love and marriage, while the second act reveals the agonies and triumphs of in-laws and newborns, […]

Comments Off / January 11, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Rising Star Review showcases local talent

Sutter Street Theatre presents its second annual Rising Star Review featuring the awesome talent of some of its actors and singers. Hear songs performed such as: “In Summer” from Frozen, “Bring Him Home” from Les Mis, “I Know Things Now” from Into the Woods as well as old standards like “I’ve Got The World On A String,” […]

Comments Off / January 08, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

St. Petersburg State Symphony performs special concert for classical music afficianados

The St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra's repertoire is limitless thanks to a well-considered
policy of performing music of every epoch, genre and style, with particular attention
afforded to the music of living composers. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom prides itself on presenting superb talent from all over the world to our audiences. Once again the opportunity has arisen to introduce talent from the far reaches of the globe with an outstanding classical music performance by the St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra from Russia. The St. […]

Comments Off / January 08, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Want to work on the railroad?

Fascinated by railroading history? Interested in working on a train? Enjoy working with visitors, children and school groups? California State Parks, the California State Railroad Museum and Old Sacramento State Historic Park are now recruiting adults (18 or older) who are interested in volunteering to help communicate the West’s fascinating heritage of railroading and the […]

Comments Off / January 05, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

NEA chairman coming to Cap Stage for arts discussion

The National Endowment for the Arts and California Arts Council will host From Surveys to Solutions: Engaging Audiences in the Arts on Monday, Jan. 12, at Capital Stage Company in Midtown Sacramento. This event will include an announcement by NEA Chairman Jane Chu of three new NEA research reports that explore who participates in the arts and why, as […]

Comments Off / January 05, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Grow for it! Is that plant out of place?

By Penny Villanueva UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County Remember the hidden picture games children play? Sometimes out-of-place plants in gardens are hidden to one person, yet to another they can stand out like a burnt tree. Noticing misplaced plants in the garden depends on the observers’ perspective. Even the mention of “exotic plants” […]

Comments Off / January 04, 2015 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Musicians pay tribute to Bluebird Records

Mark Hummel, left, seen here with Billy Boy Arnold, brings blues legends together for one performance at Harris Center for the Arts. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Mark Hummel returns to Harris Center for the Arts on Jan. 14 and brings more of his talented friends with him in this tribute to Bluebird Records. The Blues Harmonica Blowout has sold out in past performances and with the caliber of talent joining this evening’s activities, tickets will be in high demand. Grammy […]

Comments Off / January 04, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »