Arts & Entertainment

Academy-award nominated actor in Placer film

Lights, cameras and action were taking place in Auburn last week as film crews came to the Auburn Ravine Terrace to shoot “The Talking Tree.” The film is directed by R ...

Holiday musical opens Nov. 30

“Scrooge the Musical,” based on Charles Dickens’ holiday classic “A Christmas Carol” will be produced by Placer County’s Take Note Troupe. &ldq ...

Colfax City Council Shaken Up; 4 new members

After a nail-biting election season that surprised most Colfax residents by its Grassroots nature, the preliminary results are in: four out of the five Colfax City Council members ...

Trio to perform blues, Latin vibes

The debut of StringShot featuring Roy Rogers, Badi Assad and Carlos Reyes will take place at the Grass Valley Elks Lodge on Nov.10 as part of The Center for the Arts OnTheGo series ...

9 short love stories told in Placer High play

Placer High’s latest drama production is about a small town far east of Auburn. “Almost, Maine” has nine different love stories that take place in a New England h ...

1970s black comedy, ‘Harold and Maude’ on screen at State

Notorious black comedy “Harold and Maude” caused an uproar of controversy during its initial 1971 release and has since become a cult classic. The film will show 47 yea ...

Colfax High readies for Christmas production

We asked a few questions with Trish Adair Gardiner, director of the drama department  at Colfax High School about its upcoming production. The answers follow. Written in 19 ...

Media Life: Auburn on Netflix? The horror!

About 11 minutes into the new Netflix series “The Haunting of Hill House,” strange things start to happen on the screen. One minute, Auburn-area viewers are comfortabl ...

Upbeat band performs Nov. 10

Electrifying violinist/composer Tom Rigney joins forces with some of the finest musicians on the San Francisco roots music scene to form Tom Rigney and Flambeau. Rigney’s ba ...

Winds of Faith to perform Veteran’s Day concert

Under the direction of Van Crane, the Winds of Faith band will be performing band music including, marches, show tunes, classics, and patriotic music on 6 p.m. Nov. 11 at Shepherd ...

Singing and dancing on the Silver Screen

Silver Screen Classic Movie Series continues on Saturday, Nov. 3, with the musical “Swing Time,” from 1936. Fred Astaire is engaged to Betty Furness when he gets Ginger ...

Colfax City Council Candidates Forum reveals ground-up efforts at change

Twelve candidates vied for four open seats on the Colfax City Council at a candidates forum held last Tuesday evening at the Sierra Vista Community Center, hosted by the League ...

Two big days of Monster Truck Madness ahead

Last Saturday, a capacity crowd filled the All American Speedway located @ theGrounds for the 11th annual October classic featuring the stars of NASCAR. The high-profile action did ...

Art through collaboration

The more the merrier. This idiom fits the Auburn Old Town Gallery’s art showcase for the month of October. Art on display will have been created by teams of artists. The show ...

Seniors moved by classic music performance

Only a few notes into Cesar Cui’s “Berceuse and Badinage,” it started. Feet began to sway to the rhythm as the warm timbre of piano, layered with notes from the f ...