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Inventive Family Fun at B Street

Up, up and away go your anxieties, at least during the show, when the B Street Theatre’s family series presents “The Flying Machine: The Story of the Wright Brothers” starting Saturday, Feb. 11 at...
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Art Show in Elk Grove

Much as watching high school athletes hone their skills on the playing field can be quite entertaining, seeing how young artists-in-training refine their craft is often a pleasurable experience.Explore the latter pursuit at the...
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Two Live-Theater Treats in Folsom

We’re not talking summer nights, but Harris Center for the Arts is hopelessly devoted to your entertainment needs as it presents “Grease, The Musical” Feb. 16–19 in Folsom.The high-spirited, 1950s-based show will be presented...
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Party Time at The Sofia

Pretty up your party clothes and warm up your wallet for the annual Sofia Soirée fundraiser show and afterparty at 7:15 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28 at the Midtown performing arts venue (2700 Capitol...
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Few Happy Returns

Phew! We have made it to another new year, and the frenzied spending many of us did during the holiday season is a fading memory—except perhaps in our credit-card balances. There, the many pleasures...
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‘Treasure,’ ‘Cinderella’ Open Regionally

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge isn’t the only path to a Treasure Island. Woodland Opera House provides a nearer, and presumably much more entertaining, option when it stages “Treasure Island: A Musical Adventure” starting...
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Folsom Theater Is Dialed in to Nostalgia

There was a time not too long ago, as measured on the pre-internet, pre-cellphone, pre-Amazon time scale, that millions of Americans entertained themselves by listening to radio dramas.Sutter Street Theatre (717 Sutter St. in...
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A Sing-Along Season Extender

If when Dec. 26 rolls around and you somehow, some way feel as though you need to experience more Christmas music, the Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra comes riding to the rescue (on a...
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Side Door Opens for Family Music

Events that are billed as “kid-friendly” attain extra allure when schools shut down for weeks and parents are left scrambling for distractions.The Side Door (2900 Franklin Blvd.) raises its kid-friendly hand to offer up...
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Christmas Across the Pond—at Cap Stage

Perhaps you have heard: It’s the holiday season, and there are quite a few holiday-themed plays being performed in town. Capital Stage’s contribution is “The Wickhams: Christmas At Pemberley,” by Lauren Gunderson and Margot...