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Four Weeks of Fright: Blood, gore, severed limbs and songs greet theatergoers this month

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a four-part series looking at frightfully fun happenings in the area. Spraying blood, severed limbs and fright-filled shrieks, all accompanied ...

'The Fantasticks' is one fantastic show

Sutter Street Theatre’s version of “The Fantasticks” is a night of entertainment well worth the price of admission. From the songs to the acting to the minimalist set, this m ...

Editor's View: Sutter Street is going strong

A quick stroll along Sutter Street on a recent sunny afternoon revealed some nice activity, aside from the ongoing construction work. I chatted with local shutterbug Mike Virgil, ...

Sutter Street Theatre taking on new roles

While the familiar trees down the center of Sutter Street are being torn out by their roots, the region’s only year-round performing arts theater is putting down roots. With a ne ...

Rabble-rousing 'Brothers!' run amok

The talented cast that earned rave reviews for last year’s “Escanaba in da Moonlight” earns plenty of laughs in their latest production, “Brothers.” Set in a dilapidated ...

‘Holiday in the Hills’ hits stage

“Holiday in the Hills,” opening Friday, is a musical is set in Folsom in the late 1880s narrated by Peter Hopper, then-editor of the Folsom Telegraph. According to Mike Jime ...

Folsom Live kicks off weekend

From art to dancing to a pig named Wilbur, there are plenty of options for those looking for entertainment this weekend. FOLSOM LIVE The town’s biggest street party, Folsom Liv ...

Mafia seizes new turf on Folsom’s Sutter Street

‘The Carsino Show’ targets senior set The menacing Mafia blends with comedic sketches in the latest offering by the Stage Nine Theater. Based on the old Johnny Carson late nigh ...

'Snow White’ appeals to all ages

Dwarves, witches, a handsome prince and a girl with hair as black as coal all come alive in Folsom with Stage Nine Theatre’s production of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” ...

Moonshine, guns and rednecks are intoxicating combination in ‘Escanaba in da Moonlight’

“It’s like Christmas, with guns,” is a line uttered by one of the characters in “Escanaba in da Moonlight,” and the phrase perfectly captures the spir ...

Christmas wishes: Lights aglow and snow on Sutter Street

Friday was a night for holiday cheer on Sutter Street in the Folsom Historic Business District as thousands turned out to watch the town Christmas tree’s official lighting and ta ...

Holiday cheer in Historic Folsom

LOCAL HERO – El Dorado Hills resident Kristen Weckworth was honored by the Sacramento-Sierra Chapter of the American Red Cross with a “Spirit of the Red Cross” award during a ...