Bashing, crashing and smashing favorite returns to Folsom

STOMP, the explosive, inventive, provocative, witty and utterly unique experience for audiences of all ages, comes to the Harris Center for the Arts this month. The international percussion sensation has garnered armfuls of awards and rave reviews and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments to […]

December 30, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

February 2016 exhibitions, events and programs at the Crocker Art Museum

Continuing exhibitions Through Feb. 14: “Rain Forest Visions: Amazonian Ceramics from Ecuador, The Melza and Ted Barr Collection” — The Canelos Quichua-speaking people of eastern Ecuador make the finest traditional ceramics to be found in Amazonian South America, a practice deeply embedded in their history, culture and contemporary lives. This exhibition, featuring 100 works from the Melza […]

December 30, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Harris Center hosts world premiere of Los Lobos’ latest project

Harris Center for the Arts is privileged to offer the premiere performance of Los Lobos’ latest project as it begins its debut national tour. Fiesta Mexico-Americana is celebrated through song, dance, music and film highlighting the many notable achievements and contributions of Mexican-Americans throughout U.S. history in this brand-new multi-media production. It features the multiple […]

December 30, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

History Museum to debut new exhibit ‘Place and Replace: Making of Old Sacramento’

The Historic Old Sacramento Foundation is proud to announce an all-new exhibit titled “Place and Replace: Making of Old Sacramento” will debut at the Sacramento History Museum on Friday, Feb. 5. The pivotal new “Place and Replace” exhibit is designed to illustrate how Sacramento transformed its derelict West End downtown in the 1950s and 1960s to create […]

January 06, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

California State Fair is a winner with global recognition

The California State Fair has received the coveted International Association of Fairs and Expositions Best Marketing Campaign award for its 2015 Best 17 Days of Summer Campaign. Not only did the California State Fair win among its Division 4 competitors, which includes fairs between 500,000 and 1 million visitors, but it won the top award […]

December 30, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Annual juried fine art exhibition of animal artwork returns

“Animal House, The Exhibit,” a popular animal-themed art show, returns to the Sacramento Fine Arts Center a little early this year. Artists Abigail VanCannon, Michele McCormick and Chris Thompson have judged 259 works of art that were submitted for acceptance and notifications have been sent to the 144 artists whose works have been selected. “Animal […]

December 30, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Andy Warhol: Portraits coming in March to the Crocker Art Museum

The status symbol of the disco era was the commissioned Warhol portrait. Opening in March 2016 at the Crocker Art Museum, “Andy Warhol: Portraits” features more than 160 works exploring the development of the artist’s iconic portrayal of the famous or wealthy. Included are Polaroids, fashion sketches, photo-booth film strips and more. Visitors will also have […]

December 23, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,