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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

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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 »

Folsom History Museum shows success for women wasn’t a ‘cinch’

Slaves to Fashion at the Folsom History Museum shows visitors how women freed themselves from restrictive corsets and entered the Modern Era. The washing machine radically changed women’s fashions in the early 20th century. Photo by Susan Laird

When society thinks of women’s liberation nowadays, images from the late ’60s and early ’70s come to mind. Vietnam. Burning brassieres. A world changed by the Space Race. An exhibit at the Folsom History Museum shows that the effort to free women from the bonds that actually bound them began much earlier. In the 1800s, […]

Comments Off / July 24, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils host Folsom Sea Otters

Mason Buehler swims the breaststroke in the boy's 11/12s race Saturday. See Taz high-point earners on page A-6. Photo by Eric Boucher

Comments Off / July 11, 2016 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

Motivational authors coming to Folsom

don Miguel Ruiz, left, will be joined by his sons don Miguel Ruiz Jr., center, and don Jose Ruiz for this unique show at Harris Center where they will share ancient Toltec masteries from their transformational books “The 5th Agreement” and “The 5 Levels of Attachment.” Courtesy photo

In a rare appearance presented by The Spiritual Center for Positive Living, renowned spiritual teacher and international bestselling author don Miguel Ruiz is coming to the Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom, together with his two sons, to speak on his book, “The Toltec Art of Life and Death” on Friday, July 1, at […]

Comments Off / June 23, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Folsom Lake Symphony season tickets on sale June 20

Folsom Lake Symphony’s new season won’t start until Oct. 22 but until then get your orchestral fix at the free concert Sept. 8 at Town Center. Courtesy photo

Linda Holderness Folsom Lake Symphony The Folsom Lake Symphony and Maestro Peter Jaffe have announced the orchestra’s schedule and repertoire for the coming season, one they’ve tagged “Lucky 13.” In the 12 seasons since its inaugural concert in 1994, the symphony has won the acclaim and status of a first-class regional orchestra and now bears […]

Comments Off / June 13, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »



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