Arts & Entertainment

High class at high noon

Exactly 100 years ago, the world of the British manor house was at its height. It was a life of luxury and indolence for a wealthy few supported by the labor of hundreds of servan ...

Digital age brings alternative content to local theater

OK, so maybe the name National Theatre Live is a bit misleading. When Robert Louis Stevenson’s tale of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life on the London stage, the Tr ...

Voila! It’s the viola

It’s known as the middle voice of the violin family. It’s slightly larger than a violin with a deeper sound, and tuned a full octave above the cello. It’s the v ...

Listen and/or learn

Craig and Steve write songs together. Don and Craig write songs together. Steve and Don haven’t written a song together. Not that they couldn’t. They just haven’t ...

Media Life: Auburncentric memories shining bright in 2015

The votes are in and Price Waterhouse has guaranteed the results for this year’s edition of the Media Life Awards – also known as the “Lifees.” It’s ...

From Quicksteps to Colfax - 40 years and counting

There’s a song by Bob Dylan, another made popular by Arlo Guthrie and another about muddy waters (creeks and rivers, not Lucille and the blues). But all these names play seco ...

Media Life: Animal Planet’s “Treehouse Masters” shoots in Placer County

Animal Planet’s “Treehouse Masters” discovers Placer County’s Granite Bay in an upcoming episode of the popular fix-it reality series. In the show’s ...

They’re dancing through December

First came the parade. Auburn’s “Festival of Lights” included a troupe of students from In Sync Dance, hoofing it down Lincoln Way, showing off their latest moves ...

Fast times with the Hobos

They’re not migratory workers or homeless vagabonds, but they are itinerant workers, in the way of traipsing around the foothills entertaining people. And yet, when it came t ...

75-year-old Colfax Theatre reopens

The Colfax Theatre is back in business after an eight-year absence. The red glow of the landmark neon “Colfax” sign started lighting the way back again to the South Ma ...