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Hangtown Halloween Ball features more than 40 artists

Railroad Earth’s Hangtown Halloween Ball returns to Placerville with a diverse lineup of more than 40 artists representing a range of musical genres including rock and roll, bluegrass, and Americana. The four-day festival runs Oct. 22 through Oct. 25. The festival features Railroad Earth (three shows), Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, Beats Antique, Yonder Mountain String Band, Lettuce, North […]

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Artists sought for 2015 California Upland game bird stamp art contest

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is conducting an art contest to select the design for the state’s 2015-16 upland game bird stamp. This year’s stamp will feature the ring-necked pheasant. The California Upland game bird stamp art contest is open to all U.S. residents 18 years and over. Entries will be accepted […]

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Folsom Symphony presents a tribute to ‘Masterpieces’

It seems odd to introduce the Folsom Symphony’s first concert of the season but that is exactly what the “Masterpieces” concert is. The first official concert. The other events — the free “Larger than Life” concert at Town Center on Sept. 3 and an inaugural family concert ([email protected]) on Oct. 3, not to mention the annual benefit gala last August — were wildly […]

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Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Are You Experienced’ comes to life

Remember when you used to listen to an entire album? Classic Albums Live does. For the first time in popular music the greatest albums from the ’60s and ’70s are being recreated live on stage, note for note, cut for cut. And Carrera Productions is bringing this experience to the Harris Center in Folsom with a […]

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Explore ‘stone age’ California with photographer Byron Wolfe

In an extraordinary set of large-scale composite photographs artist Byron Wolfe investigates the appearance of Ishi, the legendary Yahi Indian who emerged from the wilderness near Oroville on Aug. 28, 1911 — marking the final days of “stone age” California. In its main gallery in October, Viewpoint Photographic Art Center presents “Ishi and the River […]

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Artist’s arsenal: Crocker Museum exhibit contrasts materials and beliefs

Using guns and ammunition as building materials, artist Al Farrow contrasts the violence, misunderstandings, fundamentalisms and perversions of power threatening many societies today. Thirty two of Farrow’s sculptures have arrived at the Crocker Museum along with preparatory sketches that compel viewers to consider how modern socio-political conflicts have come to be. The exhibition, “Divine Ammunition: The Sculpture of […]

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Spookomotive trains to treat Old Sacramento visitors

All aboard for Halloween fun as California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum and Foundation offer entertaining rides aboard the popular Spookomotive train this fall season. Visitors can also take the Sacramento Spooky Halloween River Cruise as part of a fun and family-friendly combination package. The special Halloween-themed package (with discounted pricing) is valid twice per […]

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