Arts & Entertainment

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 ...

Rocklin singer-song writer looks to shake area with ‘California vibes’

Jeanette Hawkins may be a young songwriter, but her time spent in a bleaker part of the world has left an enduring belief in music’s power to heal the spirit. Now, as she mak ...

Media Life: Historical haberdashery brings Auburn Civil War saga to life

Get the extra-thick and brightest-red felt tip pen out and mark a couple of dates on your calendar. One is April 1 – this coming Wednesday – and the other is April 9. ...

Fore part harmony

We’re closing in on the first major of the year, as they tee up for the 75th Masters Tournament on April 9. To get you in the mood, John Driscoll has written a sequel to his ...

They get around

Mike Amaral has surf-ed — or body surfed — in 75 percent of the locales named in the Beach Boys’ song, Surfin’ USA. So who better to head up a tribute to ...

The Rock Collection: Diamonds in the rough

Rockhounds be warned. If you’re looking for sedimentary specimens and metamorphic marvels, the “Rock Collection” on display at the Auburn Event Center this Thursd ...