Audience will sing along in ‘Singin’ in the Rain’

A rain storm will dampen the actors on stage but the audience will do nothing but smile (and likely sing along) during El Dorado Musical Theatre’s production of “Singin’ in the Rain,” opening Feb. 20 at Harris Center for the Arts. Director Debbie Wilson, her crew and cast pull out all the stops for this […]

February 18, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Art pottery highlighted in Crocker exhibit

SACRAMENTO — The Crocker Art Museum is pleased to announce Of Cottages and Castles: The Art of California Faience, on view Feb. 22 through May 17, 2015. Consisting of more than 120 of California Faience’s most beautiful vases, tiles, lamps, and figural works, this exhibition is an exploration of the best-known art pottery in Northern California. Asian, […]

February 25, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Swingle Singers, jazz choir bring great music to Folsom

FOLSOM — For more than half a century the Swingle Singers have pushed the boundaries of vocal music. The seven young singers that make up today’s London-based group are driven by the same innovative spirit that has defined the five-time Grammy winners since they first made waves in the 1960s. With their forthcoming album “Deep End” […]

February 18, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Guitarists jam at Harris Center

FOLSOM — International Guitar Night returns to Harris center for the Arts in Folsom with some of the world’s finest guitarists/composers performing their newest work and sharing musical ideas with their peers in public concert. International Guitar Night is the world’s premier touring guitar festival. For each tour, IGN founder Brian Gore invites a new cast […]

February 18, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged

Rice’s natural watercolors, block prints on display

SACRAMENTO — The Nature of William S. Rice: Arts and Crafts Painter and Printmaker, on view Feb. 22 through May 17, features watercolors and block prints by artist and avid naturalist William S. Rice (1873-1963), best known for his depictions of the California landscape. More than 50 prints and watercolors illuminate the techniques and approaches Rice used […]

February 25, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Classic comedy makes some noise at Sutter Street

Called the funniest farce ever written, “Noises Off” presents a manic menagerie as a cast of itinerant actors rehearse a flop called “Nothing On.” Doors slamming, on and offstage, intrigue and an errant herring all figure in the plot of this hilarious and classically comic play opening at Sutter Street Theatre on Feb. 21. The […]

February 18, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

The arts are alive at Sac State

Sacramento State’s Arts Experience is ready for spring with a dynamic Festival of the Arts that features vertical choreography and a new street faire-type celebration. That’s in addition to all the other diverse exhibits, theater and dance performances and music concerts, which include a Tony Award-winning musical, an exhibit of artworks from Nevada, a musical […]

February 11, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,