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Audition for Folsom Lake College Youth Chamber Orchestra

Local youth musicians are invited to an Aug. 12 audition for the new Folsom Lake College Youth Chamber Orchestra, with the auditions focused on bass, cello and viola. The auditions will be held at Three Stages at Folsom Lake College (10 College Parkway in Folsom), starting at 2 p.m. The mission of the Youth Chamber […]

No Comment / July 22, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sacramento Philharmonic has great deals for music lovers

The Sacramento Philharmonic kicks off its new season this September. If you’re a music lover, here’s what you need to know: Great seats New season ticket buyers can now purchase tickets for seats previously held by 2011-12 season ticket holders. Incentives for season ticket purchases include a 15 percent early-bird discount for a three-concert package […]

No Comment / July 22, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

The Reel deal

The Reel includes Curtis Van Winkle (electric guitar, background vocals), Kevin Balzer (electric guitar, background vocals), Cameron Stymeist (acoustic guitar, lead vocals), Christian Midthun (drums, cajon) and Jacob Ricketts (bass), left to right. The El Dorado County-based band recently won a Skype worldwide band competition. Courtesy photo

Making music is more than simply an appearance on stage, a lot of fans and popularity, according to the members of The Reel, a band with local roots that recently won the “Say it with Skype” worldwide band competition. “We’re living out our purpose through out music,” said Placerville native and lead singer Cameron Stymeist. […]

1 Comment / July 19, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

El Dorado County exhibits ‘step up’ to be counted the State Fair

For the last 158 years Californians have proudly celebrated the talent and bounty of this great land at the annual California State Fair. Whether in good times or tough ones, somehow the good folks of the Golden State manage to “step up to the plate” and show why there is always hope for the future. […]

No Comment / July 13, 2012 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Sutter Street’s show simply ‘Marvelous’

“The Marvelous Wonderettes” takes you to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where we meet the Wonderettes — four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinolines! As we learn about their lives and loves, we are treated to the girls performing classic ’50s and ’60s songs as “Lollipop,” “Dream Lover,” “Stupid Cupid,” […]

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

FLC hosts benefit, New York style

The Manhattan Transfer —€” Tim Hauser, Janis Siegel, Cheryl Bentyne and Alan Paul, left to right — has won eight Grammys over the years. See them live at the Three Stages benefit concert on Aug. 18. Courtesy photo

The community is invited to support Folsom Lake College students and enjoy an exclusive, unforgettable evening at the same time. Three Stages, One Night: A New York Experience will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, and support the Folsom Lake College Foundation. The Manhattan Transfer will perform at the event. Winner of […]

No Comment / July 12, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Prepare for the ‘Alpocalypse’

"Weird Al" comes to Three Stages Aug. 10 & 11. Courtesy photo

“Weird Al” kicks off Three Stages new season FOLSOM —  His full name is Alfred Matthew Yankovic — more accurately known as  “Weird Al” Yankovic — and the multi-Grammy Award winner brings his inspired lunacy to Three Stages this August as part of his Alpocalypse tour. “He’s the biggest selling comedy recording artist of all time — touring behind […]

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