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Folsom Lake College faculty art displayed at Harris Center

This trio of raku vases by ceramic arts guru Brian Hayes is part of the Folsom Lake College Faculty show now on display at the Harris Center for the Arts' Bank of America Gallery. Courtesy photo

The Harris Center for the Arts hosts the 16th annual Folsom Lake College Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition in the Bank of America Gallery through Jan. 8. The exhibition provides students, colleagues and visitors a glimpse into the creative and professional work of the Folsom Lake College Visual Arts Department faculty. Participating artists include Diana Coco-Russell, Talver […]

No Comment / November 20, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Now a Folsom tradition, Irish Christmas returns for three shows

World Champion Irish dancers make up the cast of An Irish Christmas that mesmerizes audiences with their rhythmic footwork. The dancers from the Emerald Isle return to Harris Center with their style of Christmas this weekend. Courtesy photo

As seen on PBS — and on Stage One of the Harris Center for the Arts, where the show has become an established part of the holiday season in Folsom — An Irish Christmas returns for three shows Nov. 25 and 26. This celebration of Christmas in Ireland offers superb music-making, an award-winning cast of Irish […]

No Comment / November 20, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Trojan win sets up Folsom showdown

Scoring in every quarter Friday, Oak Ridge posted a 35-14 Senior Night victory over visiting Nevada Union. Trojan quarterback Marco Baldacchino ran for two touchdowns, passed for another while Sam Champlin stepped in for a resting Michael Pittman to run for 123 yards and a score. Oak Ridge now gears up for Friday’s winner-take-all Sierra Foothill […]

Comments Off / October 31, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Broadway hit musical ‘Once’ brings lively story to Folsom

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Dave Pier Harris Center for the Arts “Once,” winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, will be performed at Harris Center for the Arts five times — Thursday, Oct 27, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, Oct 28, at 2 and 7:30 p.m.; and Saturday, Oct 29, at 2 and 7:30 p.m. The stage at 10 […]

Comments Off / October 20, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / October 03, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

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