Arts & Entertainment

Folsom Jazz Festival returns to the region

The 26th annual Folsom Jazz Festival is from 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24 in Folsom. According to Dawn Cayabyab, Folsom High School Music Boosters’ spokeswoman, this yea ...

‘Jekyll & Hyde’ comes to life on Folsom stage

The epic struggle between good and evil comes to life on the Harris Center for the Arts stage in this all new production of the musical, “Jekyll & Hyde.” “Gl ...

Mark Hummel’s Blues Harmonic Blowout comes to Folsom

Mark Hummel will return to Harris Center for the Arts with a few of his musical friends to perform a tribute to Bluebird Records. Hummel, a Grammy Award nominee, started playing ...

Toby Keith’s in Folsom goes dark

The Folsom country-music-themed restaurant, Toby Keith’s I Love this Bar & Grill, closed its doors abruptly as the news of its pending closure went public Tuesday. Midda ...

Angelic host Placer Pops heralds in Christmas season

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of attending the Christmas choral concert, “A Holiday Homecoming,” performed by the Placer Pops Chorale. More than 70 men and women in ...

Folsom educator teaches through music

One local teacher is using her musical touch to spread the message of love and understanding this holiday season. Theodore Judah Elementary first grade teacher Celeste Sonneborn ...

‘Heat of the Night’ turns spotlight on racism

I was fortunate the other evening to be in the audience for L.A. Theatre Works’ brilliant, electrifying, moving, and timely production of “In The Heat of the Night&rdqu ...

Placerville to light up the night

For more than 25 years, Placerville has welcomed the holiday season with a special holiday event celebrating local entertainment, a traditional tree-lighting near the historic Cour ...

Symphony, soprano team up for holiday

Get in a holiday mood with the Folsom Symphony’s most varied repertoire ever for its 11th annual holiday concert. Led by Maestro Peter Jaffe, the concert, “’Tis ...