Arts & Entertainment

Media Life: Newcastle contractor constructs Johnny Cash Trail span

Folsom’s new $3.8 million overcrossing on the Johnny Cash Trail gets the ribbon-cutting treatment on Saturday with the Man in Black’s daughter Rosanne Cash helping out. ...

PlacerArts announces change in leadership

Shortly following moving their headquarters to Rocklin, PlacerArts announced a change in executive leadership. Angela Tahti, the longtime executive director of the organization, s ...

Frankly, Scarlett, someone does give a damn

It was 75 years ago that America watched Atlanta burn, Scarlett scheme and Rhett Butler curse for the first time in American cinema. “Gone with the Wind,” the 1939 clas ...

Media Life: Turkey vultures making fleeting presence known in Auburn

Auburn’s Deren Ross informs Media Life that the skies over Auburn are sporadically alive these days with the annual southward flight of turkey vultures. Several hundred moved ...

An oasis for music lovers

Anyone out there that is 39 years old won’t remember when Maria Muldaur’s hit song first graced the airwaves but there’s a good chance their baby boomer parents d ...

Ready, set, magic

Magician Alex Ramon checks out the old fly system that used to hang from the rafters above Auburn’s State Theatre’s stage. Ramon was in town last week doing a walk thro ...

Boogie knights

Killer rabbits and knights who say “Ni.” The Black Knight and “I’m not dead” Fred. Sirs Lancelot, Galahad and Robin and all those zany characters you& ...

Media Life: Auburncentric movie magic in pre-production, soon onscreen

Media Life has a twin-bill of Auburncentric film developments this week. One is soon to be seen onscreen in the latest movie by director Jason Reitman. The other is closer to hom ...

This place is a disaster

The day started like any other. Erika got up and left her home in Georgetown to work at a restaurant in Sacramento. When retrieving a bottle of wine from the basement of the restau ...

Media Life: Auburn filmmaker scores with real-life ‘Harry Potter’ quidditch movie

Eric F. Martin grew up in Auburn during the height of Harry Pottermania. So when fellow filmmaker Farzad Sangari came to him in 2013 with hundreds of hours of footage on the real- ...