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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

Susan Laird Arts & Entertainment columnist 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 […]

No Comment / 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

No Comment / 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 »

Slaves to Fashion opens at Folsom History Museum

This two-piece white cotton toddler’s dress was made by the donor’s great-grandmother, who was a seamstress, between 1865-75. It has long sleeves and white fringe.
Photo by Roberta Long

Massiel Bobadilla Folsom Historical Society The Folsom Historical Society presents Slaves to Fashion on display through Sept. 4 at the Folsom History Museum. Slaves to Fashion is the sequel to the popular 2014 exhibit. Linda Setnik and Kathleen O’Connell, exhibit curators of vintage clothing at the Folsom History Museum, combine favorites from the 2014 exhibit with treasures […]

Comments Off / June 12, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Kandace Springs for Folsom concert

Singer, songwriter and pianist Kandace Springs, who hit the big time in 2014 with her self-titled debut album as well as the stages of late night entertainment icons David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon, will perform in Folsom on June 19 at 7:30 p.m. as the opening act for Gregory Porter’s concert at the Harris Center for the Arts. […]

Comments Off / June 12, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Folsom Lake Symphony to close season with Hollywood Hits

Maestro Peter Jaffe polled patrons of Folsom Lake Symphony to help him select the theme for this season’s final concert.  Village Life file photo by Jackie Penn

Many of us grew up listening to famous conductor Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops Orchestra. As a kid, I always wondered why it was called a “Pops” orchestra. Did it have something to do with popcorn? I never heard any popping sounds. What was the deal? Well, to put it simply, the “pops” stands […]

Comments Off / May 22, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »



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