Arts & Entertainment

Media Life: Historical haberdashery brings Auburn Civil War saga to life

Get the extra-thick and brightest-red felt tip pen out and mark a couple of dates on your calendar. One is April 1 – this coming Wednesday – and the other is April 9. ...

Fore part harmony

We’re closing in on the first major of the year, as they tee up for the 75th Masters Tournament on April 9. To get you in the mood, John Driscoll has written a sequel to his ...

They get around

Mike Amaral has surf-ed — or body surfed — in 75 percent of the locales named in the Beach Boys’ song, Surfin’ USA. So who better to head up a tribute to ...

The Rock Collection: Diamonds in the rough

Rockhounds be warned. If you’re looking for sedimentary specimens and metamorphic marvels, the “Rock Collection” on display at the Auburn Event Center this Thursd ...

Downtown Auburn arts and event center to debut

Freshly rebranded and ready to start a new chapter, the newly renamed General Gomez Arts and Events Center officially debuts Saturday. In the Burns family for 130 years, the 808 L ...

Media Life: Auburn stuntman helping fulfill Evel Knievel dream

When a veteran stuntman tries to do what Evel Knievel famously attempted 41 years ago and fell short of, Auburn’s Gary Davis is the expert on all things death-defying called ...

Behind every great man

Elaine Bromka received a letter from a gentleman who attended her one-woman show, “Tea for Three,” and wrote that when she took her curtain call, he asked the person ne ...

Comedy that grows on you

One of the tricks to putting on a good production is to know your cast and their strengths. For director Margaret Huntley Main, it meant changing the locale of the play, “A B ...

Symphony to feature familiar soloists

Richard Wagner’s “Prelude to Die Meistersinger” is “big and grand, a large piece of music,” according to Chris Jones, principal French horn player for ...

No “King of the Nerds” title for Bear River grad

It was close but no crown for “King of the Nerds” reality TV game show contestant Kaitlin Spak. The 2005 Bear River High School grad’s rise through the ranks on ...