April 05, 2010
The community is invited to attend a series of arts events presented by Folsom Lake College's Art, Music, and Dance Departments. Events will be held at Folsom Lake College's main campus (10 College Parkway in Folsom) and El Dorado Center (6699 Campus Drive in Placerville).
Saturday, April 24: Wind Orchestra and College Choir performance directed by Philip Angove, 7pm, Folsom campus. In celebration of Astronomy Day, the ensembles will feature selections from "The Planets" by Gustav Holst. This will be an interdisciplinary, multi-media concert in conjunction with the Astronomy Department and Visual Artists.
Monday, April 26 - Friday, May 7: Annual Student Art Show, El Dorado Center, Library
Friday, April 30 - Sunday, May 16: Falcon's Eye Theatre production of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee", Friday and Saturday performances at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm, performed at Oak Hills Church (1100 Blue Ravine Road in Folsom). There will be extra performances Saturday, May 8, at 2pm and Thursday, May 13, at 8pm. For more info or to reserve tickets, call 916-608-6800. The Afro-Cuban Funk Band directed by Philip Angove will perform at each play performance.
Thursday, May 6: Evening of Dance, 6-8pm, Folsom campus, PE-203 (Dance Studio). Admission is a donation of $3.
Friday, May 7: "The Rites of Spring" Special Ensemble Concert directed by Dr. Derek Lee-Keller, 7pm, Folsom campus, courtyard between the Falcon's Roost and Aspen Hall - will feature students on composed, arranged, and improvised country, soul, metal, rap, electronica, jazz, and folk-based music.
Tuesday, May 11: Contemporary Songwriting Concert directed by Larry Metcalf, 7pm, Folsom campus, Dogwood Hall room FL4-239 - will feature new and original music written and performed by students studying contemporary songwriting.
Admission to most events is free, except for the Evening of Dance. A daily parking pass can be purchased for $1. Maps to the campus can be found here.