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‘American Idol’s’ soul songstress serenades Folsom

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“American Idol’s” season six finalist Melinda Doolittle has wowed audiences everywhere from the White House to the Musicians Hall of Fame, the Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall. The soul songstress will bring her indelible charm and powerhouse vocals to the stage in a show called It Must Be Love at Harris Center for the Arts at […]

No Comment / January 11, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

New Folsom bookstore fuses food and literature

This Barnes & Noble test store in Folsom features a cafe where shoppers can grab lunch and/or a drink in the middle of the bookstore. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — The nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products opened a new store in Folsom at the Palladio at Broadstone shopping center on Dec. 13. The new location combines a best-in-class bookstore with a new restaurant concept, the Barnes & Noble Kitchen, featuring a flavorful, shareable […]

Comments Off / December 13, 2016 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / 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 »

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