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Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake

10 College Parkway Dr., Folsom, CA

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1-(916)-608-6888

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www.harriscenter.net

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Featured Event

El Dorado Musical Theatre: 42nd Street

Musical

A celebration of Broadway, Times Square, and the people who make the magic of musical theatre. Aspiring chorus girl Peggy Sawyer comes to the big city from Allentown PA, and soon lands her first big job in the ensemble of a glitzy new Broadway show. But just before opening night, the leading lady breaks her ankle. Will Peggy be able to step in and become a star? The score is chock-full of Broadway standards, including "You’re Getting To Be A Habit With Me," "Dames," "We’re In the Money," "Lullaby of Broadway," "Shuffle Off to Buffalo" and "Forty-Second Street."

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• Sun 2/18/18 at - 2:00 PM
• Thu 2/22/18 - Fri 2/23/18 at - 7:00 PM
• Sat 2/24/18 at - 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
• Sun 2/25/18 at - 2:00 PM

Other Upcoming Events

International Guitar Night

Special Event,World

Every year, Founder Brian Gore invites a new cast of guitar luminaries from around the world for special concert tours highlighting the diversity of acoustic guitar music. For IGN’s 18th year of touring, Germany’s Gypsy Jazz legend Lulo Reinhardt will return as the show’s host and will be joined by Calum Graham, the young Canadian contemporary sensation; Marek Pasieczny, Poland’s innovative classical composer/performer, and award-winning American guitarist Michael Chapdelaine.

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• Wed 2/21/18 at - 7:30 PM

Dublin Irish Dance: Stepping Out

World Dance,Irish/Celtic

A talented cast brings to life the epic tale of Celtic culture, carrying its traditional melodies and steps to the new world with a gala celebration of Irish music and dance.

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• Wed 2/28/18 at - 2:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story

Musical

Part biography, part rock ’n’ roll concert, this musical is a celebration of the life and music of Buddy Holly (played by Nicholas Freeman). Buddy crossed racial barriers with his music and left an indelible legacy in just four short years.

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• Fri 3/2/18 at - 7:30 PM
• Sat 3/3/18 at - 2:00 PM - 7:30 PM
• Sun 3/4/18 at - 2:00 PM

Parsons Dance Company

Modern,Experimental

Exuberant. Virtuosic. Sexy. With remarkable athleticism and stunning ensemble work, Parsons Dance fuses the movements of modern dance with the precision of a classical dance company. Founded in 1985 by Artistic Director David Parsons (who the New York Times calls "one of the great movers of modern dance") and Tony Award-winning lighting designer Howell Binkley, the New York City-based company is today internationally recognized as one of the world's leading modern dance companies.

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• Tue 3/6/18 at - 7:30 PM

Rockin' Road To Dublin

Irish/Celtic, Rock

Rockin' Road to Dublin combines the art of an Irish dance show, the power of a rock'n'roll concert and the finish of a Broadway theatrical production. Starring World Champion Irish dancers Scott Doherty and Ashley Smith, the cast includes 14 dancers, eight musicians and two vocalists.

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• Wed 3/7/18 at - 7:30 PM

Lee Rocker

Rock

Lee Rocker made his mark singing, playing, standing on, spinning and rocking his giant upright bass in the legendary music group The Stray Cats. Grammy-nominated, The Stray Cats have sold nearly 10 million albums and garnered an astounding 23 gold and platinum certified records worldwide. Founded by Rocker, Brian Setzer, and Slim Jim Phantom, The Stray Cats remain a radio staple, were music video pioneers at the infancy of MTV, and repeatedly brought rockabilly music to the top of the charts.

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• Thu 3/8/18 at - 7:30 PM

Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood

Sketch Comedy,Improv,Interactive

Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood, stars of the Emmy-nominated "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" have teamed up to present an evening of extraordinary improvisational comedy. Using their quick wit, Colin and Brad take contributions from the audience to create hilarious and original scenes. Throughout the evening, the show becomes truly interactive as audience members are called to the stage to participate in the fun.

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• Fri 3/9/18 at - 8:00 PM

Folsom Lake Symphony: Construction Zone: Musicians at Work

Family/Child,Orchestral

Maestro Jaffe leads a fascinating exploration of how composers "construct" much of their music. Complete with an instrument "petting zoo" and music ranging from classics by Mozart and Beethoven to Pink Panther and Superman.

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• Sat 3/10/18 at - 11:00 AM

Sacramento Baroque Soloists: Viva Vivaldi!

Classical,Chamber Music

Sacramento’s professional baroque music ensemble is dedicated to creating vibrant, engaging performances of music from the 17th to 19th centuries. This program of Vivaldi Concertos will include "Spring" from The Four Seasons, Il Proteo (concerto for violin and cello), and a hauntingly beautiful bassoon concerto featuring baroque bassoonist David Wells.

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• Sat 3/10/18 at - 7:30 PM
• Sun 3/11/18 at - 2:00 PM

Diana Nyad

Talks/Lectures

Diana Nyad came to national attention in the 1970's for swimming around Manhattan and then from the Bahamas to Florida. In 2013, at the age of 64, she became the first person to swim from Cuba to Key West, Florida without the aid of a shark cage. Nyad is also a journalist who has been regularly featured on NPR and ABC’s Wide World of Sports.

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• Sun 3/11/18 at - 7:00 PM

The TEN Tenors - Wish You Were Here

Special Event

Fresh off the success of their 20th Anniversary World Tour, the TEN Tenors return with their new show - a celebration of musical legends lost before their time.

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• Tue 3/13/18 at - 7:30 PM
• Wed 3/14/18 at - 2:00 PM - 7:30 PM

St. Patrick's Day in Ireland

Irish/Celtic,World Dance

This program of Irish music, song and dance includes Irish dance led by Connor Reider, Irish song from The Voice Squad and Irish traditional music by various musicians.

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• Thu 3/15/18 at - 7:30 PM

Alex de Grassi, Guitarist

World,Acoustic

Often cited as one of the world's top finger-style, steel-string acoustic guitarists, Grammy nominee Alex de Grassi brings a unique voice to the art of acoustic guitar. He weaves together melody, counter-melody, bass, harmony, rhythm, and cross-rhythms creating a canvas of sound unheard in solo guitar performance.

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• Sat 3/17/18 at - 7:30 PM

Peter Yarrow & Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul, & Mary

Folk,Pop

Carrying on the tradition of the iconic folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary; Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey perform such classics of their repertoire as “If I Had a Hammer,” “Blowin’ in the Wind,” “Puff (The Magic Dragon),” "Leaving on a Jet Plane,” and many more.

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• Sat 3/17/18 - Sun 3/18/18 at - 7:00 PM

Panto Company USA: Treasure Island

Children's Theatre

An action-packed, fun-filled tale of piracy, a mysterious treasure map, and a host of characters with bad intentions who meet their match and are foiled in their attempts. As seen through the eyes of Jim Hawkins, the cabin boy of the Hispaniola, this thrilling Robert Louis Stevenson adventure tells of a perilous sea journey across the Spanish Main, a mutiny led by the infamous Long John Silver, a scramble for buried treasure on an exotic isle, and the message that good wins over evil every time. Ideal for grades 3-7.

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• Sat 3/24/18 at - 1:00 PM

Folsom Lake Symphony: Glorious Adventure

Classical

Program: Brahms, Violin Concerto; Debussy, Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun; Elgar: Enigma Variations. Guest artist: Adele Anthony, violin.

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• Sat 3/24/18 at - 7:30 PM

Lezginka: The State Dance Company of Daghestan

World Dance

Lezginka, the Merited State Academy Dance Company of Daghestan, was founded in 1958. The ensemble offers an extensive program of fiery, temperamental dances of the numerous peoples inhabiting this Mountain Country.

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• Sun 3/25/18 at - 2:00 PM

Amazing Grace

Musical

"Amazing Grace" is a musical saga depicting the conversion of John Newton, the composer of “hymn of hymns” Amazing Grace, from a brutal slave trader to a committed Reformer and Christian who would ultimately pen the “hymn of hymns.”

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• Thu 3/29/18 at - 7:30 PM
• Fri 3/30/18 - Sat 3/31/18 at - 2:00 PM - 7:30 PM
• Sun 4/1/18 at - 2:00 PM