Arts & Entertainment

It’s all Greek to them

For a generation who only know Homer as a Simpson, there’s a whole world out there waiting to be discovered. Best known for his works, the Iliad and the Odyssey, Homer has al ...

Big sound suits him well

With his philosophy degree in hand and his Colfax High School days well behind him, Doug Balmain is settling into life as a musician.    His first full-length CD, &ldqu ...

Bear River High grad competes on “King of the Nerds” reality TV show

Bear River High School grad Kaitlin Spak has proven her nerdiness on the TBS reality series “King of the Nerds,” surviving several rounds of competition. Spak, 26, sta ...

Media Life: Movie, TV memories anchor Auburn man’s richly textured life

Open any door in Auburn – with permission of course – and there’s a story behind worth hearing. Perhaps many more. Over the past decade, Media Life has been a ch ...

On stage, behind the scenes and under the sea

It’s Anemone, not Ariel, but she’s still little and she’s still a mermaid. And she’ll be sitting center shell when Music and More Arts Academy’s Young ...

Exploring the state of Jefferson

It started with psychedelia, soared into science fiction, but never lost its social consciousness. “Three of the six CDs in my car are The Weavers,” said Paul Kantner ...

Intergalactic Nemesis: where worlds collide

Watch out! An invading force of sludge-monsters from the planet Zygon are about to hit the Center for the Arts. OK, I don’t want to start any “War of the Worlds&rdquo ...

Sweet Dreams is a sleeper act

If being a circus performer was their dream job, then these four are taking it to another level. “New Vaudeville ‘Sweet Dreams’ is a variety program suitable fo ...

Young pianist all about the Bach

Talking to Dominic Pang, it doesn’t take long to discover he’s a huge fan of Johann Sebastian Bach. But it’s a piece by Beethoven that the winner of the 2014 Youn ...

Steinway piano a grand donation to Auburn’s State Theatre

When Bobbi Machado was a small girl growing up in the then rural outpost of Auburn, Saturday’s included – dime in hand – a chance to watch silver screen icons lik ...