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Beauty and the Beast: Timeless tale comes to life

A tale as old as time comes to the Harris Center for the Arts as the El Dorado Musical Theatre returns with its performance of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.” Director Debbie Wilson will lead her largest ensemble yet, with 70 performers in each cast (Rose and Mirror). Just as in all EDMT shows, the costumes […]

Scout passes on her passion for science

What do you get when you have a passion for math and science, supportive parents, inspiring teachers and a desire to help others? Meet Medha Aiyah, a Girl Scout on a quest to make a difference in the world.

Medha is a Folsom High School senior and on her way to obtaining her Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest achievement award a Girl Scout can earn.

Enter the whacky world of ‘Wonka’

El Dorado Musical Theatre actors invite you to join them on a sweet adventure as they explore the zany and magical world of “Willy Wonka.” In this fun-filled fantasy, Willy Wonka is searching for an heir to his chocolate factory. Five golden tickets have been hidden in Willy Wonka chocolate bars. The winners, who turn out […]

July 05, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Scout has song in her heart

Brienne White has a passion for music. By the age 4 she had already learned how to play the piano and 10 years later her musical talents have grown to include the guitar, ukulele, banjo, bass and mandolin.

Brienne also performs in the front ensemble of her high school marching band and is a Girl Scout in Troop 379. She is currently working on obtaining the Girl Scout Gold Award, considered the highest achievement in Girl Scouting.

EDMT brings a spoonful of ‘Mary Poppins’

What: “Mary Poppins” Who: El Dorado Musical Theater Where: Harris Center for the Arts, 10 College Parkway in Folsom When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday April 28 through Sunday, May 14, with an additional evening performance on Thursday, May 11 Cost: $15-$39 Information: Tickets can be purchased online at harrisscenter.net or by calling the Harris Center ticket office at […]

April 26, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Dark, stormy … hilarious night

“It Was a Dark and Stormy Night” is taking over the Oak Ridge High School theater beginning March 16 and you can feel the excitement brewing from the entire cast. Characterized by the Oak Ridge drama teacher and director Catherine Cook as being “a tip of the hat to the 1940s,” the humorous, lighthearted murder mystery […]

March 15, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Best Sandwich: Big Apple Bagels

Big Apple Bagels has been serving freshly baked bagels and muffins, as well as a variety of tasty breakfast and lunch sandwiches since 2015. You will usually find owner Scott Walters and his son Jordan behind the counter ready to serve you. “It’s great to be a part of the community,” said Walters. With 19 […]

April 29, 2015 | Posted in Best of 2016 | Tagged ,

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