Arts & Entertainment

Vinyl vicissitude: Auburn record store memories rekindled by Tower film

Directed by Collin Hanks, starring larger-than-life mogul Russ Solomon and featuring a supporting cast that boasts Elton John and Bruce Springsteen, music business documentary &ldq ...

Getting tipsy with ‘Hot Buttered Rum’

Hot Buttered Rum isn’t just a delicious drink: it’s also a celebrated acoustic band. Like the popular rich beverage, Hot Buttered Rum seeks to provide audiences that i ...

Do You Hear What I Hear?

A global music phenomenon, Portland’s Pink Martini will be bringing their fabulous sounds to Grass Valley’s Center for the Arts for a joyous, non-denominational holiday ...

Media Life: 12 Best Reasons for Auburnites to be Thankful

Auburn’s an original. And for that we can all be thankful for 365 days of the year. But on a long weekend where we gather to annually give thanks, what better time for a lis ...

Add smoked salmon to complete your holiday gift guide

Last but not least the fourth and final piece to my holiday gift bags. You could add a nice bottle  of wine and some cheese to go with the Crackers, Tomato Ginger Jam, Spiced ...

Media Life: TBS 'Conan’ appearance for Auburn drummer’s Saint Motel

Auburn’s Greg Erwin and Saint Motel are riding a second crest of success as their new recording “Cold Cold Man” moves up the charts. The L.A.-based Saint Motel g ...

The Grateful Dad

If Grahame Lesh’s last name sounds familiar, it’s because you likely know who his father is.  Midnight North’s frontman has gone into the family business, s ...

Auburn music scene building slow crescendo

Go north, young bands. That’s the advice Ben Herte, lead singer and guitar player of California Riot Act has for bands in the surrounding areas. “I think it’s b ...

Boogie, Blues and Rag at the State

World renowned ragtime and boogie-woogie pianist Bob Milne has been hailed a “National Treasure” by the Library of Congress, where his performances were filmed and indu ...

Hamlet and Macbeth puts clowns, females in the spotlight

Something is off in the city of Auburn: the clowns and girls are taking over.  Jason Long, theater teacher at Placer High, along with his troupe of dedicated actors are putti ...

Media Life: Auburn’s Top 5 Lost Landmarks

Think of a stopwatch counting down 4,500 seconds. That’s how long it took – from fire alarm to extinguished blaze – for flames to gut and ultimately destroy the ...

Beauty and brains: Local pageant winner shines in both

Hannah Lewis isn’t your typical pageant queen. The 15-year-old, newly-crowned Teen Miss Auburn has plans to attend West Point and study nuclear science. “She doesn&rsq ...

Causing an American-style Ruckus

A fiercely patriotic Auburnite is causing a big ruckus over stateside manufacturing. “It’s founded in true grit, hard circumstances and the belief that you can build a ...

Ron Montana’s 5 Movies To See Before You Die

It’s more than the popcorn-spilling action or a megastar’s latest turn on the big screen when Auburn writer Ron Montana plunks down cash to take in a movie. What he&rs ...

Media Life: Auburn Past and Present Photos Show Vanished Auburn

Auburn in the Great Depression became the subject of famed Farm Security Administration photographer Russell Lee during late 1940. Lee’s lens focused on the poor and the dis ...