Arts & Entertainment

Self-taught renowned pianist in Auburn

Bob Milne, considered to be the best ragtime/boogie-woogie pianist in the world, will perform his original scores to silent films by Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and others. Mil ...

Local trans bodybuilder featured in documentary

An Auburn native is one of the contestants featured in the documentary “Man Made.” There will be two film screenings, one at the State Theatre and one at Crocker Art ...

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 ...

Day Hiker: Eagle Falls Trail

Fall in Tahoe! You owe it to yourself to take the drive up Interstate 80 east to Highway 89 south toward the west side of Lake Tahoe. Just past Vikingsholm, look for the Eagle Fall ...

Art tour expected to draw thousands

If a picture paints a thousand words, then the 100-plus artists on the Placer Artists Studios Tour should bring to mind volumes of text. The studios tour takes place next week fea ...

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 ...