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Falcon’s Eye play emphasizes goodness

FOLSOM — The Falcon’s Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College announces its fall 2011 performance of Bertolt Brecht’s timeless parable “The Good Person of Szechwan,” the first production of the Falcon’s Eye’s fifth full season. The play tells the story of a young woman, who is forced into prostitution by poverty, is rewarded handsomely after opening […]

No Comment / October 06, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Demonic fun takes over Sutter Street Theatre

Amanda Yount, Elio Gutierrez and Katherine Folsom face terrifying creatures in "Evil Dead: The Musical," coming to Sutter Street Theatre. Photo by Allen Schmeltz

“It’s an old tale. You’ve probably heard it a hundred times. Boy and his friends go on a week-long vacation in the woods. Three friends turn into Candarian Demons. One friend is killed by a forest of evil trees. Two demons are killed by their boyfriends respectively, while one stays in the cellar trying to […]

No Comment / October 05, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Chautauqua production will keep you on the edge of your seat

Paul Fearn, Sherry Walck and Simon Hunt, left to right, perform in the Chautauqua Playhouse's thrilling production of "Gaslight," opening Oct. 14. Photo by Warren Harrison

Chautauqua Playhouse announces the second show of its 35rd season, the dramatic thriller “Gaslight (Angel Street) by Patrick Hamilton, opening on Oct 14. Set in fog-bound London in 1880, “Gaslight” is an edge-of-your-seat psychological thriller that tells the story of the Manninghams of Angel Street. Under the guise of kindliness, the handsome Mr. Manningham is torturing […]

No Comment / October 04, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Folsom Symphony presents a ‘Light Out of the Darkness’

As the days grow shorter the Folsom Symphony opens its eighth season with an evening of unusual works by three masters, dedicated to bringing “Light Out of the Darkness.” Under the baton of Maestro Michael Neumann, the members of the symphony will present an evening of music that isn’t heard every day by classical masters […]

No Comment / September 30, 2011 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Artist shares her colorful work

Point Arena by Marjorie Dodrill

During October El Dorado County artist Marjorie Dodrill will display her oil and acrylic landscapes, seascapes and large detailed flowers and several local galleries. Her work will be on view at the International Art Show “Bold Expressions” through Oct. 29 at the Sacramento Fine Art Center, 5330-B Gibbons Drive in Carmichael. She had two paintings juried […]

1 Comment / September 30, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Performance relives Miles Davis’ revolutionary jazz

The Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet will create an immersive production dedicated to Miles Davis at Three Stages on Oct. 18. Courtesy photo

Miles Davis. The name alone has become synonymous with jazz and its place in popular culture, notably the prolific years of 1949-1959 that began with Miles Davis recording what would become the Birth of the Cool and ending with the momentous Kind of Blue. Under dramatic images depicting a remarkable era in jazz — and […]

No Comment / September 30, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

BYU dance company ‘Captures the Magic’

The BYU Ballroom Dance Company performs a Viennese waltz entitled "Waltz of the Flowers" in their "Caputre the Magic" show. Courtesy photo

The award-winning Brigham Young University Ballroom Dance Company will waltz its way to Three Stages at Folsom Lake College with its unforgettable showcase “Capture the Magic.” Dazzling costumes and cleverly complicated choreography will leave audience members of all ages on the edges of their seats when they perform at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14. […]

No Comment / September 30, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »