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Iconic choreographer Twyla Tharp dances into Folsom


Dave Pier Harris Center for the Arts Harris Center for the Arts, 10 College Parkway in Folsom, proudly welcomes Twyla Tharp Dance, in what will be an unprecedented dance event for the Folsom community. The word “legend” is almost too modest a word in describing Twyla Tharp. Over her storied career, Twyla Tharp has created […]

No Comment / October 14, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Folsom Lake Symphony autumn offering to be a Rhythmic Heat

Natsuki Fukasawa will join Folsom Lake Symphony Oct. 22 as they open their concert season with Rhythmic Heat. Photo courtesy Howard George Photography

Works dedicated to the New World by two North American composers and a Frenchman take the stage at the Harris Center, as the Folsom Lake Symphony performs its Rhythmic Heat concert on Oct. 22. A living composer Arturo Márquez is regarded as one of the greatest — if not the greatest — Mexican composers of […]

No Comment / October 09, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Folsom Dam’s new spillway almost done

Kylan Kegel, U.S. Army Corps lead engineer of design for the Folsom Auxiliary Spillway project, gives El Dorado Irrigation District officials a tour of the facility. Photo by Laurie Edwards

California may be in its fifth year of drought, but that hasn’t stopped construction of an auxiliary spillway for Folsom Dam should the weather suddenly turn. Designed to provide a minimum 200-year flood protection to the Sacramento region, the spillway is a joint federal project involving the Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Central Valley […]

No Comment / October 03, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Black is back — Country favorite Clint Black returns to Folsom

Chart-topping country music star Clint Black will play three concerts in Folsom Oct. 13, 14 and 15. Courtesy photo

Dave Pier Harris Center for the Arts Clint Black’s continued success can be attributed to his deep sense of country music history and his humble gratitude in being an important part of it. Black’s critically acclaimed “Killin’ Time” boasted five No. 1 hits, unprecedented from a debut in any genre — and he has gone on […]

No Comment / October 02, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Swing time — Five shows in Folsom to put audiences ‘In the Mood’

"In the Mood" travels back in time to hear the Andrew Sisters' 1941 hit "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy." Courtesy photo

Harris Center for the Arts News release To the delight of fans of American Big Bands, the brassy, all-singing, all-dancing and all-American 1940s musical  “In The Mood” celebrates 23 years on the road with five performances at the Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom Sept. 1-4 Following this engagement, the “In the Mood” talent will be departing […]

Comments Off / August 28, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Folsom Lake Symphony will have you Dancin’ in the Street


Put on your dancing shoes, the Folsom Lake Symphony is kicking off the 2016–2017 season in Town Center with a selection of toe-tapping favorites that will have you Dancin’ in the Street. The annual symphony al fresco is on Thursday, Sept. 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Steven Young Amphitheater in El Dorado Hills. It […]

Comments Off / August 28, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

New clay arts certificate offered at Folsom Lake College

Brian Hayes, who has a master’s degree in Japanese aesthetics and philosophy, teaches the ceramics and sculpture courses required to earn the clay arts certificate. Courtesy photo

Kristy Hart Folsom Lake College El Dorado County is known for its thriving arts community and a new educational program at Folsom Lake College builds on that reputation. The new 15-unit clay arts certificate offered by the college’s visual arts department targets students as well as established artists wanting to learn more about ceramics and […]

Comments Off / July 31, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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