Arts & Entertainment

The Floyd welcomes audience to the machine

More than 300 Pink Floyd fans filled the State Theatre on Saturday, April 11, to see The Floyd, a multi-media, family-friendly rock ’n’ roll experience, complete with l ...

Jack Gallagher's comedy is for – and from – the everyman

When Jack Gallagher decided to name his live act, he chose a line from a Pete Townsend song. And since his comedy show does not contain the element of pathos that his one-man plays ...

Celtic band Story Road makes audience feel at home

Maybe it’s a preview show, a warm up to what could be a spot on KVMR’s Celtic Festival bill. After all, they’ve all played that stage before, just not together. ...

Rosie Flores is an ambassador of ‘Ameripolitan’

She was playing alt-country in the ’70s and cowpunk in the ’80s. The Southern California music scene was thriving and she was right in the thick of it. “It was ...

Media Life: Auburn’s rich history subject of new book

Want a peek at the first-known image of Auburn? It’s a drawing by a fellow named Thomas Armstrong done in 1851. Nothing but a few wooden buildings and a denuded hillside. An ...

Media Life: Auburn-created art now on U.S. postage stamp

Move over Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau. You have some illustrious company. Charbonneau, the son of Sacagawea and infant member of the Lewis and Clark expedition, was  Auburn&rsq ...

Tyler Gilbert brings fresh sound from the north to Roseville appearance

Just a little bit south of Saskatoon. Good song by Sonny James. Great place if you’re talking about Regina, population 200,000, give or take a Saskatchewan or two. But it s ...

Singing, songwriting, performing is a labor of love for Hannah Kile

The last time we spoke with Hannah Kile she was hosting a release party for her debut CD, “Becoming Someone.” That was a year and a half ago and since then the Auburn ...

Funny business: Winter Comedy Show returns to Nevada City

Stepping outside, one might second guess the decision to call this a Winter Comedy Show. I’m not sure what the weather’s like in Nevada City right now, but here in Aubu ...

Appalachia meets psychedelia in Auburn

What do you get when you mix rum, whiskey and grass? If you know the answer you probably weren’t doing it right. Musically, you get the Grateful Bluegrass Boys (GBGB), a de ...