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Folsom Symphony begins season with Wagner, Borodin, Mahler

By Linda Holderness The Folsom Symphony opens its 10th season, “Around the World and Beyond,” on Oct. 12 with “Titans,” featuring three works from German, Russian and Bohemian (now Czech Republic) composers. The evening starts with Richard Wagner’s “Rienzi” overture, continues with Alexander Borodin’s “Polovtsian Dances” from the opera “Prince Igor” and closes with Gustav […]

Comments Off / October 03, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

World-class performance of Handel’s ‘Messiah’ comes to Harris

Dave Pier Harris Center for the Arts Grammy-nominated Choir of Trinity Wall Street and Trinity Baroque Orchestra are widely regarded as some of the greatest interpreters of Handel’s “Messiah,” with their New York performances topping critics’ picks every year. The Harris Center is very proud to present these world-class ensembles in what promises to be a high point for […]

No Comment / November 27, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sports greats and celebrities tee off in Tahoe

Previous American Century Championship winner and former NFL Pro Bowl quarterback Mark Rypien tees off at the 17th hole at Edgewood Tahoe Gold Course. Repine won the tournament in 1990 and 2014. Village Life file photo by William A. Scales

American Century Championship Tahoe News release A blockbuster gathering of 90 major sports and entertainment stars — including Charles Barkley, Justin Timberlake and five NFL starting quarterbacks — have signed on for the 27th annual American Century Championship, July 22-24, at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. The 54-hole tournament will be televised live on NBC Sports […]

1 Comment / July 17, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Wander to Wonderland

It’s time to go back down the rabbit hole with Alice and enter a land filled with wild and wacky wonder. Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland, Jr.” shares the classic story of a girl finding her way, and herself. It’s based on Alice’s adventures in “The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass” by Lewis Carroll and still inspires and […]

Comments Off / July 05, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Capital Stage Apprentice Company presents ‘Subculture’

Every year, Capital Stage, 2215 J St. in Sacramento, brings together a group of passionate and motivated students interested in gaining practical professional theater training. The apprenticeship program bridges the gap between academic theater and the professional world by immersing apprentices in classes, rehearsals, performances, projects and practical application of skills learned in technical production disciplines. […]

Comments Off / March 30, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Capital Stage premieres ‘Blackberry Winter’

In Steve Yockney’s “Blackberry Winter,” Vivienne Avery (Amy Resnick) must find balance in her life as her mother’s dementia progresses. Photo by Charr Crail

Capital Stage continues its season with the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of “Blackberry Winter” by Steve Yockey. NNPN’S flagship initiative, the Rolling World Premiere Program, supports three or more theaters that choose to mount the same new play within a 12-month period. The result is an NNPN Rolling World Premiere, in which a […]

Comments Off / March 10, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Former EDH man guilty

SACRAMENTO — Gregory J. Chmielewski, 46, of West Bend, Wisc., and formerly of El Dorado Hills, pleaded guilty to two counts of mail fraud for a scheme where he transferred business funds to his own personal use, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced earlier this month. According to his plea agreement, Chmielewski set up a professional […]

Comments Off / January 18, 2016 | Posted in News | Read More »



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