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Tropical breezes bring Hawaiian views to Folsom

"Land of Aloha" by artist Wade Koniakowsky. Painted surfboard 7'x10', oil on linen. Photo by Tatyana Fogarty

The Gallery at 48 Natoma knocks another one out of the ballpark this summer with the opening of “Hawaiian Summer” this Friday. This is sure to be a fun event, and a very enjoyable exhibit over the summer. More on the party in a moment. Let’s talk about the art first. From painted surfboards to […]

Comments Off / July 06, 2014 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

National tours punctuate sixth Harris Center season

The Harris Center for the Arts will present more than 400 performances during the 2016-17 season. "Chicago," the longest-running American musical in Broadway history, will play Aug. 19 through 21. Courtesy photo

Bringing artists from around the world and from almost every genre, the Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College will offer upward of 400 performances in its 2016-17 season. While the Harris Center is home to many kinds of performances, the center’s sixth season is especially notable for its presentation of the national […]

Comments Off / July 21, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Rock with Taj Mahal for his birthday

The Taj Mahal Trio features, left to right, Kester Smith on drums, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Taj Mahal and Bill Rich on bass. Courtesy photo

Composer, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Taj Mahal is one of the most prominent and influential figures in late 20th century blues and roots music. Known for popular hits like “Queen Bee,” “Leaving Trunk” and “Johnny Too Bad,” Taj Mahal will take the stage at the Harris Center for the Arts May 19, at 8 p.m. Though his […]

Comments Off / May 01, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Celebrate California Restaurant Month

January is California Restaurant Month and culinary adventures are   waiting for hungry diners throughout El Dorado County. “The El Dorado Epicurean Collection of Culinary Adventures” is a monthlong celebration packed with delectable deals, exclusive seasonal offerings, wine-pairing specials, gourmet prix-fixe dinners, farm tours, vineyard hikes, cooking demonstrations with amazing and innovative chefs and special […]

Comments Off / January 03, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Kenny Endo hits Folsom for 40th anniversary tour

Kenny Endo

As a jazz percussionist and early innovator in Japanese taiko, Kenny Endo’s adventurous spirit stretches the taiko genre incorporating influences like funk, jazz, Afro-Cuban and Hawaiian, with roots firmly grounded in tradition. His performances are nuanced, brilliant and exciting. For Endo’s 40th anniversary, he will tour with his Contemporary Ensemble — taiko, vibes, drums, ukulele, flute, koto — with […]

Comments Off / September 30, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment | Read More »

Barbecue helps the needy at home and abroad

Holy Trinity Parish in El Dorado Hills will host its sixth annual Human Concerns Ministry barbecue on Aug. 1 to benefit local and global neighbors in need. Most of the funds raised go to local outreach efforts and work in partnership with organizations including SHARE, Upper Room and Food Bank of El Dorado County. Holy […]

Comments Off / July 27, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH boy recognized by Johns Hopkins

Adam Choe

Maria Blackburn Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth BALTIMORE — El Dorado Hills student Adam Choe was recently honored as one of the brightest young students in the world at a regional awards ceremony for academically advanced children sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth. Adam, a participant in the CTY […]

Comments Off / May 19, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

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