Arts & Entertainment

Media Life: Auburn filmmaker’s newest cuts through the noise

Expatriate Auburnite Brandon Vedder is on his way to playing an integral role in bringing another groundbreaking documentary to the big screen. Working with Pasadena indie filmmak ...

Local troupe happy to take on ‘Misérables’

It all started with a loaf of bread. Though we never see it baked, sliced or eaten, we know that its theft is the reason behind Jean Valjean’s imprisonment in Victor Hugo&rsq ...

Catching up with a seasoned 'sage'

It can be hard following a legend, but Buddy Cage was unfazed. After all, he was a much better pedal steel player than Jerry Garcia ever was. Cage joined the New Riders of the Purp ...

Media Life: The day Placer High’s basketball team took on mighty Stanford

Imagine Michael Jordan and his North Carolina Tar Heels teammates arriving in Auburn for a basketball game with … the Placer High Hillmen. It’s a gargantuan stretch o ...

Dakota Sid lives in the moment

At home, Dakota Sid Clifford finds amusement in his two dachshunds, Dozer and Sadie. “I love them short legged little beasts; they’re a comedy team,” he said. ...

Find out how good ragtime can be

Ever get a song stuck in your head? When that happens to Bob Milne, he sits down at the piano and knocks it out. No sheet music, no practice, just go. It’s always been that ...

Media Life: U.S. Hall of Fame honors for Auburn’s Olympic gold medalist

Add another golden achievement to Stacy Dragila’s Olympian list of accomplishments. And while her just-announced selection to this year’s class of inductees into the N ...

Jelly bread plays swamp rock with soul

Somehow, these four guys from the Reno-Tahoe region have cooked up a sound that would feel right at home on the bayou. Sure, there are touches of funk and alt-rock, but the “ ...

Poor Man's Whiskey caught in a jam

Raymond Chandler once said, “There is no bad whiskey. There are only some whiskeys that aren’t as good as others.” Like the distilled beverage that bears their ...

Undercover girl sparks cold war comedy

High school can be a difficult enough time without having the burden of “saving the free world’ on your course curriculum. But such is life for Jane Doe, your average ...