‘Eclectic’ mixes two unforgettable styles into one potent package

FOLSOM — Two bona fide guitar heroes in their respective fields — Eric Johnson in the rock realm and Mike Stern in the jazz world — go toe-to-toe on “Eclectic,” a scintillating musical showcase that brings together their disparate influences in one potent package. See them perform live at Harris Center for the Arts on Jan. 30. […]

January 21, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Cal Stage presents a season of premieres

SACRAMENTO — California Stage Theater Company will mount five professional and world premiere productions throughout 2015 as part of its 24th season. This Year of Premieres will begin with the professional premiere of local playwright Leslie Lewinter-Suskind’s “Italian Opera,” followed by a summer of new and local voices as featured in the SacSoloSeries, Comics Come Alive! and “Angel in […]

January 14, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

BODYTRAFFIC breaks the boundaries of traditional dance

Founded in 2007, Los Angeles-based BODYTRAFFIC was named one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch” in 2013 and was praised by the Los Angeles Times for its “most hopeful combination of choreographic and performing excellence.” This exciting dance ensemble continues to break new ground in the field of dance and its evening performance at Harris […]

January 14, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

‘The Boy Friend’ opens at Sac Theater

In addition to the professional Main Series productions, Sacramento Theater Company  is staging four Youth Series productions in 2015, featuring STC School of the Arts students. The Young Professionals Conservatory of STC’s School of the Arts is a 10-month program for students age 12 to 18, which prepares students for a career in theater through […]

January 14, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Focal Point show at the Fausel House

PLACERVILLE — El Dorado Arts Council presents Focal Point, a photography and 3D juried art show through March 3. Participating artists include Agi Gillespie, Anca Statescu, Anton Nemeth, Ashley Pfister, Betty Sederquist, Cindy Stephens, Jennifer Lotery, Ken Mahar, Paul Cockrell and Terri Crisp. Artist Cockrell received the Best in Show award for the photography category with his piece “Muddy […]

January 14, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Jazz stars to entertain at festival

The 26th annual Folsom Jazz Festival will be held on Saturday, Jan. 24 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. and it promises to be an exciting day of entertainment. This year’s guest artists include Grammy-nominated saxophonist Ben Wendel, the Sacramento State Jazz Ensemble and the American River College Vocal Jazz Ensemble. Adding to the program will be […]

January 14, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Epicurean adventures await in El Dorado County

January is California Restaurant Month and El Dorado County is celebrating in a big way on Sunday, Jan. 25. El Dorado Epicurean is presented to showcase the creative chefs and outstanding dining establishments throughout the county. Organized by the El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce Visitors Authority, the early evening of dining features seven different adventures […]

January 14, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,