Arts & Entertainment

Colfax calendar, starting Feb. 11

Thursday, Feb. 11 Senior activities with artist Barbara Hoffman run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays at the Methodist Church, 936 Stockton St. in Dutch Flat. Donations accepted. In ...

Auburn stage is gonna be lit: Terrapin Flyer, Electric Skeletons and Merry Pranksters blow into town Saturday

You know you’re a deadhead when you sell everything that won’t fit in your car and follow the Grateful Dead on tour for over 100 shows. You know the music is your pas ...

Colfax calendar, starting Feb. 4

Thursday, Feb. 4 Senior activities with artist Barbara Hoffman run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays at the Methodist Church, 936 Stockton St. in Dutch Flat. Donations accepted. Inc ...

Colfax calendar, starting Feb. 4

Thursday, Feb. 4 Senior activities with artist Barbara Hoffman run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays at the Methodist Church, 936 Stockton St. in Dutch Flat. Donations accepted. Inc ...

She rocks classical: Cellist Tina Guo performs with the Auburn Symphony this weekend

Tina Guo is a classically-trained cellist. She also “shreds” with the heaviest of thrash metal bands. Think Slayer. Playing music was first obligatory, then organic, ...

Life imitates art, which imitates life, which then imitates art

Downtown Auburn’s beautiful State Theatre is going to feel like an intimate New York nightclub circa 1958 on Saturday night, as two of Northern California’s premiere ja ...

Media Life: Documentary, book focus on endurance

  Michigan Bluff’s Myles Smythe has melded a passion for running with a filmmaker’s drive to tell a story worth telling. The result is a new documentary called & ...

Colfax calendar, starting Jan. 28

Thursday, Jan. 28 Senior activities with artist Barbara Hoffman run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays at the Methodist Church, 936 Stockton St. in Dutch Flat. Donations accepted. In ...

Tell me a story

Immerse yourself in the imagination and animation of some of the most artistic storytellers in our region at the Auburn Winter Storytelling Fest. Storytellers will share enchanti ...

Nugget Fringe Festival is Far Out: Nevada County event boasts eclectic multi-arts collection

Chicago and San Francisco have one, New York has several, Edinburgh’s is the biggest. And now Nevada County has one. What are we talking about? Fringe Festivals, of course. ...

O poem, my poem: Placer County Poetry Out Loud recitation competition happens Sunday

The annual Placer County Poetry Out Loud (POL) recitation competition is an extraordinary educational opportunity for high school students to learn great poetry, perform it, and co ...

The Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit band, Sumner Brothers to perform Saturday: A big night of music at the Auburn Event Center

Take two Americana singer-songwriters, an indie-rock veteran of a drummer, a country-born bassist, and a metal-bred pedal steel player, and you get the rough-hewn, yet driftwood-sm ...

Colfax calendar, starting Jan. 21

Thursday, Jan. 21 Senior activities with artist Barbara Hoffman are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays at the Methodist Church, 936 Stockton St. in Dutch Flat. Donations accepted. In ...

Adventure and advocacy: Wild & Scenic Film Festival - ‘Where Activism Gets Inspired’

January marks the return of the 14th annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Grass Valley and Nevada City. The festival, created by the South Yuba River Citizens League, a rive ...

Media Life: Silence proving golden for Auburn filmmaker

When we last heard from Brandon Vedder, the Placer High grad and ace cinematographer was fresh off the success of 2012 documentary “La Source” and deep into a new proje ...