Arts & Entertainment

Event encouraged those with mental illness

About two hundred people came to the State Theatre Dec. 4 for a special event designed to encourage those struggling with mental illness. Beautiful Minds Wellness, a nonprofit tha ...

Christmas concert features Jerry Garcia music

Will your Christmas be “Jerry” and bright? A Grateful Dead-Jerry Garcia tribute holiday concert, Very Jerry Christmas VII, will take place at Auburn Odd Fellows Lodge ...

Free holiday concert by Auburn Winds

A holiday concert performed by Auburn’s official town band, The Auburn Winds, will take place next weekend. Hear Christmas music pieces: “An English Christmas,” ...

Clarinet band to perform at Historic Courthouse

Twisted Licorice is a clarinet ensemble that started with players from the Auburn Winds. “We began getting together for sectional rehearsals to work on our full band music. ...

‘Not dead yet:’ Classic Monty Python film shows at State

In their first feature film, Monty Python goes on a medieval quest. This 1975 cult classic is a slapstick comedy concerning the Arthurian legend, written and performed by the Monty ...

Messiah Sing-along next week

The Auburn Symphony will present its annual Messiah Sing-along at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4 in the Placer High School Auditorium. This holiday tradition will showcase selections from Hande ...

Auburn gears up for Annual Festival of Lights Parade

At 5:30 p.m. on December 1st, the floats will start coming down High Street. Long before that — starting early in the morning, in fact — families will have started lini ...

Generations of singers at holiday concert

Colla Voce Chamber Singers — the adult performing ensemble under the umbrella of the local nonprofit organization Colla Voce of the Sierra — will host its 14th annual h ...

Students’ watercolor art on display at library

Sonja Hamilton’s Advanced Watercolor class will have 18 select art pieces on display now through Dec. 29 in the Beecher Room of the Auburn Library. This class is part of a p ...

‘Inconceivable’ — ‘The Princess Bride’ shows at the State

Rob Reiner’s postmodern fairy tale, “The Princess Bride” is packed with true love, intrigue, swashbuckling, and revenge has become a cult classic. 1987 film star ...

Music, storytelling event focuses on mental illness

Live music from local musicians and personal stories from people who have been impacted by mental illness will be the focus of An Evening of Song and Story, hosted by Beautiful Mi ...

Winter concert by Sierra College musicians takes place Nov. 28

The Sierra College Music Department will present a Winter Band Concert. Greg McLaughlin and the Sierra College Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony will host an evening of traditional ...

Irish music, dance for Christmas show at State

The Gothard Sisters, a dynamic musical group of three sisters who play contemporary Celtic music, bring their special Christmas show to the Auburn State Theatre. Blending Celtic, f ...

Sword fights in silent movie shown at library

Silver Screen Classic Movie Series continues on Dec. 1, with the adventure “The Black Pirate,” from 1926. Douglas Fairbanks plots revenge on the pirates who killed his ...

Self-taught renowned pianist in Auburn

Bob Milne, considered to be the best ragtime/boogie-woogie pianist in the world, will perform his original scores to silent films by Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and others. Mil ...