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The challenge is about to begin: 31 Auburn competitors have been preparing since last fall for this 24-hour race to the fundraising finish known as the Big Day of Giving.  It ...

Soulful, only stronger and louder: David Jacobs-Strain and Keith Greeninger perform Saturday in Auburn

David Jacobs-Strain and Keith Greeninger have teamed up for a concert that showcases their individual and combined talents. The two longtime friends, often going opposite direction ...

Zach Deputy and Diego’s Umbrella perform in Auburn

Gypsy rock to funk and soul, dance the night away to these two internationally recognized recording artists. Show is at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Auburn Event Center, 145 Elm Avenue ...

Colla Voce singers present mystery, magic, mirth

Colla Voce Chamber Singers has created a concert experience to usher in spring featuring songs of all genres ranging from J.S. Bach, William Byrd, and American composer Morten Laur ...

Sierra Nevada Winds presents ‘An Evening with Gershwin and Friends’

The Sierra Nevada Winds Orchestra, a 45-member wind ensemble directed by Dr. Robert Halseth, will take the stage Saturday with world renowned violinist and pianist Dr. Ayke Agus. ...

Auburn’s Top 5 All-Time Movie ‘Stars’ May Surprise You

After last week’s sometimes-controversial Top 5 All-Time Auburn Sports Stars rankings, Media Life is bravely going where no local journalist has gone before – ranking A ...

High octane blues rocker David M’ore performs tonight at Antuzzi’s Newcastle Inn

Here’s something to spice up your Friday night. Argentinean-born David M’ore shreds on his Fender Stratocaster like a comet coiling guitar strings, and sings with dee ...

Don’t let Scotch Broom bloom

That lovely, horrible Scotch Broom is blooming along the roadside, yellow and sweetly, again! I write to remind readers that Scotch Broom (French Broom, Spanish Broom, Portuguese B ...

New style in Old Town: Carpe Vino celebrates a decade of dining

The effervescent glow of evenings in Old Town Auburn are reminiscent of Vincent Van Gogh’s “The Café Terrace on the Place du Forum.” The painter’s ...

Feeling saucy: Swordfish with béarnaise sauce and herb-lemon risotto

Sauces can take a dish from good to great, wonderful to wow, marvelous to magnificent … . I think you get the picture. Mac and cheese is really just macaroni in a cheese s ...

“A War” kicks off international film showcase series in Colfax

An Alta cabin owner and Lafayette computer business owner is adding the Colfax Theater to his international film showcase based in the San Francisco area. Efi Lubliner will now sh ...

HEALING VOICES’ documentary Friday brings mental-health awareness

“HEALING VOICES,” a mental-health documentary, premieres Friday at more than 120 theaters, including the Colfax Theater. Scott Herold, a retired emergency-room doctor ...

Colfax calendar, starting April 28

Thursday, April 28 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 accepte ...

'I like to get silly'

Comedian and actor Kevin Farley – yep, that Kevin Farley – is bringing his act to Auburn. You may have seen him, the younger brother of the late Chris Farley, in such ...

Foothills in poetry

Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks -- Plutarch April is poetry month, and the Sierra foothills are rich with talented poets. To celebrate poetry month, ...