Royal Ballet of Cambodia makes Folsom debut

FOLSOM — Renowned for its exquisite hand gestures and sumptuous costumes, the Royal Ballet of Cambodia almost ceased to exist under repressive rule of the Khmer Rouge, who eliminated the majority of master dancers and musicians. Fortunately, those dedicated to this cultural ritual worked tirelessly to bring it back to its former splendor. Harris Center for […]

October 22, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Cap Stage presents ‘Anna Karenina’

Capital Stage continues its 10th anniversary season, Moving Between Worlds, with the Sacramento premiere of Helen Edmundson’s award-winning adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel “Anna Karenina.” William Faulkner called Tolstoy’s enduring work “the best novel ever written” and the Times called Edmundon’s play “an exemplary adaptation.” Capital Stage’s production will be directed by founding Artistic Director Stephanie Gularte and will feature Lenne […]

October 22, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Stuart and the Fabulous Superlatives perform tail-shakin’, foot-stompin’ music

FOLSOM — Years from now when they’re talking about the great personalities in country music — Jimmie Rodgers, Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Bill Monroe — they’ll mention Marty Stuart. He’ll be among those personalities because he’s never been afraid to follow his vision: to stretch the boundaries of country music and to make big statements about music […]

October 22, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Piloto Y Klimax sizzle on stage

FOLSOM — The fourth and final international treat that has made up the Four Slices of Cuba Series at Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom over the last few months is also one of the most sophisticated pop bands in Cuban history. Giraldo Piloto and his band Klimax are some of the pioneers of the […]

October 15, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Smuin Ballet performs with prowess, passion and pizzazz

FOLSOM — Vibrant, expressive, brassy — agile bodies moving with astonishing gravity-defying grace. That’s Smuin Ballet, considered to be in the top tier of America’s ballet companies. The company brings this excellence to Harris Center for the Arts audiences, breaking the boundaries of ballet with a trilogy of unforgettable pieces. In Serenade for Strings, we see choreographer Garrett Ammon unleash his […]

October 15, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Crawl through California’s treasured archives

SACRAMENTO — In celebration of National Archives Month, archives and special collections libraries from throughout the region will showcase their rarely-seen holdings during the fourth annual Sacramento Archives Crawl on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free and open to the public, the theme for the event this year is Having Fun in the Sacramento Region. […]

October 08, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Get The Led Out pays tribute to superband

FOLOSM — They aren’t an impersonation band; the musical tribute band Get The Led Out is made up of six professional musicians who are passionate about their love of the music of Led Zeppelin. It is their mission to bring the studio recordings of “the might Zep” to life on the big concert stage. These musicians […]

October 08, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,