Arts & Entertainment

Top six entertainment picks for January

Here are a half dozen entertainment picks to enjoy this month or reasons to not stay cooped up in the house because the weather is January outside. Inspiration from an epic hik ...

Canyon Theater: a deeper dive into the project

Editor’s note: This is the second part of an article we ran last week on the proposed Canyon Theater in Colfax. Last week we looked at the project itself and some of the pros ...

‘Raising Arizona’ shows at State

The cult-classic film, “Raising Arizona” will be on the big screen again after more than 30 year from its release. In this 1987 Coen Brothers comedy, ex-con “Hi ...

Gypsy jazz comes to the foothills

Django Shredders will perform their gypsy-style jazz to the Besemer Concert Hall in Nevada City Jan. 13. “The Life and Times of Django Reinhardt,” performed by Alex C ...

Folky festival

Four folk bands will perform at The Mountain Folk Festival in Auburn. Performing are Manzanita, Jessica Malone, Brotherly Mud, and Jasmine Bailey. Manzanita Manzanita is an ...

Jessica Malone plays Georgetown

Jessica Malone, a northern Californian native will perform a concert at the Georgetown IOOF Hall. Malone is an award-winning singer/songwriter who was raised in the mountains of ...

Norwegian folk music performed in Nevada City

Strings Concerts presents SVER playing grand Norwegian folk music at the historic Odd Fellows Lodge in downtown Nevada City. “With relentless energy and seductive spark the ...

1940s classic film set in chaotic newsroom

“His Girl Friday” will be the next film shown by Silver Screen Classic Movie Series. The 1940 movie features Rosalind Russell’s character who is done with the new ...

10-year-old Loomis resident to perform with Auburn Symphony at Mondavi

The Auburn Symphony, now in its 31st season, will perform at the Mondavi Center at 3 p.m. on Jan. 20. This Masterworks concert will be conducted by Maestro Peter Jaffe, now in his ...

Irish innovation: RUNA performs at State Theatre

Quickly gaining recognition as one of Irish music’s most innovative groups, RUNA has been entertaining audiences by pushing the boundaries of Irish folk music into the Americ ...

End of the old year

Poor Man’s Whiskey presents a “Premature New Years: End of the Old Year” show Dec. 29 at the Odd Fellows Lodge in Auburn. Birds of Fortune will open. Tickets are ...

New Year’s Eve event supports young musicians

A fundraising dinner dance to support the development of young musicians in Placer County will take place on New Year’s Eve. Terry Shane, band leader and music director for ...

Renowned guitarist film shows at State

Australian filmmaker Emma Franz’s insightful film portrait of renowned virtuoso guitarist and composer in the movie “Bill Frisell: A Portrait.” Grammy Award-winn ...

Take a journey with harp-guitarist

Muriel Anderson’s renowned guitar and harp-guitar playing is highlighted in the show “Wonderlust” which has a backdrop of visuals by celebrated photo-artist and c ...

Clock strikes midnight on Falcons’ dream season

COLFAX– Somewhere embedded in the Bermuda grass of Colfax High’s Marson Stadium, the Falcons’ dream football season came to rest here Saturday night. Playing in ...