Arts & Entertainment

Hot Buttered Rum knows how to throw a party

Lewis and Clark rank pretty high on the list of great adventures. Not surprising then that two students from the Oregon college of the same name set out to create an adventure of t ...

Rustic, high tech mesh in new KVMR radio station building

A radio station in Nevada City, with a loyal following in the Auburn area, KVMR has moved into new, distinctive digs that are funky on the outside – in keeping with its Nevad ...

Media Life: Auburn stunt guru aids Marvel Universe Live!

Sacramento’s Sleep Train Arena will be welcoming one of the biggest, boldest and baddest bits of bombast seen in this area for quite some time when “Marvel Universe Liv ...

Adventures in filmmaking

Its stars are humpback whales and milkweed. Its sets were centuries — make that millennials — in the making. Costumes, more often than not, by Patagonia. If it were the ...

Tommy tunes

Think British invasion and you go straight to 1964. But the music of the United Kingdom and Ireland has been crossing the Atlantic for centuries. From Baroque to folk, fiddles to f ...

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 ...