Colfax Theater

Neon lights up Colfax Theatre

Gary Tomsic has had a passion for cinematography since his days as a student in the 1960s at McClatchy High in Sacramento.   After graduation, his interest in film took h ...

Businesses made difference

The Jess E. Taylor Post 2003, Colfax Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Ladies Auxiliary, would like to thank some local businesses for their huge support of our three recent events. ...

Sharing tidbits from my inbox

An editor’s in-box is always full. The mail I receive can be divided into three categories: junk, for publication and interesting reads. Obviously the junk goes in the round fi ...

McCollum birthday concert, benefit March 1

A benefit for the family of renowned guitar maker Lance McCollum will be held Sunday, March 1 at the Colfax Theater, 49 So. Main St. The Colfax resident died Feb. 1 of an aortic an ...

Mrs. K recalls early times in Colfax

Celestine Klokkevold loved the midnight shows at the Colfax Theater. She and her husband, Albert, were living in San Leandro when he decided he wanted to own his own business. In ...

Recording artist to celebrate holidays at Colfax home

Black River Music Group recording artist Emma Jacob will celebrate the holiday season with a special show at the historic Colfax Theater starting at 7 p.m. on Dec. 14. Jacob is re ...

Movie house converting to stage for local talent

Once a stage for vaudeville acts and later used a movie house, the Colfax Theater has been the centerpiece of local entertainment since 1880. However, declining profits have forc ...

Comedians host cancer research benefit

Women Who Kick Comedy Butt, an all-female stand-up comedy troupe founded by Colfax resident Grace White, will be in Colfax Saturday night. The comedians are hosting a comedy show ...