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Sac Philharmonic music director promises outstanding season

SACRAMENTO — After a cliff-hanging spring, the Sacramento Philharmonic successfully reached its phase one $150,000 fundraising goal and has raised 30 percent of its phase two $150,000 goal. Encouraged by these promising signs, the board of directors authorized moving forward with a 2012-13 season. “We know the struggle is not over,” said board fundraising chair Sandy […]

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

Scott Hardie’s film taking off

FIlmmaker Scott Hardie poses with his star, the M-400 Volantor Skycar created by Paul Moller of Davis. Hardie’s documentary “Volantor” follows Moller’s efforts to create a commercially viable “flying car.”  Courtesy photo

It’s not likely anyone’s heard of 2002 Oak Ridge alum Scott Hardie’s first film — “The Fat and the Ferocious” — unless you were in his high school English class. The parody project of the 2001 hit “The Fast and the Furious” didn’t become a breakout hit but it did leave a lasting impression on […]

No Comment / May 31, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

Nathan Snyder’s film takes audiences on dangerous journey

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Nathan Snyder is trying his hand at cinematography, from scratch. Inspired by works such as the “Paranormal Activity” series, “Lost,” “the Blair Witch Project” and “Harry Potter,” the Oak Ridge High School alum and producing partner Brandon Cano-Errecart created their first chilling full-length feature film, “The Sigil.” The movie documents the journey of Devan, a confused […]

No Comment / May 30, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

Crocker Art Museum features four centuries of European landscape drawings

“The Artist’s View: Landscape Drawings from the Crocker Art Museum” on view Sept. 22 through Jan. 6. SACRAMENTO — Featuring works by artists as diverse as Herman van Swanevelt and Camille Corot, this exhibition celebrates the beauty of landscape drawings from the major European schools. Spanning four centuries, “The Artist’s View: Landscape Drawings from the […]

No Comment / May 30, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

FLC announces Youth Arts Academy

Folsom Lake College and Three Stages invite the community to the first exciting summer of the Folsom Lake College Youth Arts Academy. Participants in the Arts Academy Summer Program will enjoy classes with master teachers who are also working artists. Classes in drawing, painting, sculpture, and jewelry making will be enhanced with visits to the […]

No Comment / May 30, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Leading Ladies’ full of laughs

Audrey (Kayla Chalko) cozies up to Jack (Mikey Coleman) in "Leading Ladies" at Sutter Street Theatre. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

Sutter Street Theatre in Historic Folsom will open “Leading Ladies” by Ken Ludwig and directed by Warren Harrison at 8 p.m. on Friday, June 8, with a reception following the performance. In this hilarious comedy by the author of “Lend Me A Tenor” and “Moon Over Buffalo,” two English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, find […]

No Comment / May 30, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sutter Street Theatre in Top Four of KCRA’s A-List

Sutter Street Theatre may be a small theatre in Folsom’s Historic District but it is big on support. Out of 57 theatres participating, Sutter Street Theatre came in forth in the KCRA’s A-List Best Theatre Group category following B Street Theatre, Core Dance Collective and Music Circus. Sutter Street Theatre is very proud of this […]

No Comment / May 30, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »