Arts & Entertainment

Imagination brings ‘James and the Giant Peach’ to life

In Roald Dahl’s book, “James and the Giant Peach” (now in a dramatization by Richard R. George at Sutter Street Theatre), 4-year-old James Trotter has his parents ...

Perfect cast shines in ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’

Sutter Street Theatre opened the first show in this year’s Off Broadway season and unveiled its renovated theatre with the Off-Broadway musical hit, “I Love You, You&rs ...

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 ...

Young talent on display at Sutter Street Theatre

Sutter Street Theatre is under reconstruction. The stage has been lowered a couple of feet to floor level and seating is scheduled to be raked. The current show, the annual “ ...

‘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 ...

‘The Quiltmaker’s Gift’ spins holiday tale

As I was leaving Sutter Street Theatre Sunday afternoon, one thought hit me: “I wish I knew some children to bring to this wonderful show.” I had just seen the second p ...

Sutter Street Theatre’s holiday gift to Folsom

I had a front-row seat on the sold-out opening night of this year’s version of Sutter Street Theatre’s annual musical treat, “Holiday in the Hills.” I have ...