Arts & Entertainment

Auburn’s State Theatre installs seats with Hollywood star power

As final preparations are made for its reopening, Auburn’s expanded State Theatre is upgrading its seating with ornate chairs that most recently played a small but integral r ...

PlacerArts paints muddied picture of future

Since plans to move their headquarters went public, PlacerArts has left many wondering, “What’s next?” Now, with the announcement Wednesday by PlacerArts that Ang ...

‘Sibling Hearts’ an inspired exhibit

Ann Ranlett and Phil Simpson have shared a lot in life, most importantly a childhood that bounced around the country in typical military family fashion. But since settling in Sacra ...

Media Life: Newcastle contractor constructs Johnny Cash Trail span

Folsom’s new $3.8 million overcrossing on the Johnny Cash Trail gets the ribbon-cutting treatment on Saturday with the Man in Black’s daughter Rosanne Cash helping out. ...

PlacerArts announces change in leadership

Shortly following moving their headquarters to Rocklin, PlacerArts announced a change in executive leadership. Angela Tahti, the longtime executive director of the organization, s ...

Frankly, Scarlett, someone does give a damn

It was 75 years ago that America watched Atlanta burn, Scarlett scheme and Rhett Butler curse for the first time in American cinema. “Gone with the Wind,” the 1939 clas ...

Media Life: Turkey vultures making fleeting presence known in Auburn

Auburn’s Deren Ross informs Media Life that the skies over Auburn are sporadically alive these days with the annual southward flight of turkey vultures. Several hundred moved ...

An oasis for music lovers

Anyone out there that is 39 years old won’t remember when Maria Muldaur’s hit song first graced the airwaves but there’s a good chance their baby boomer parents d ...

Ready, set, magic

Magician Alex Ramon checks out the old fly system that used to hang from the rafters above Auburn’s State Theatre’s stage. Ramon was in town last week doing a walk thro ...

Boogie knights

Killer rabbits and knights who say “Ni.” The Black Knight and “I’m not dead” Fred. Sirs Lancelot, Galahad and Robin and all those zany characters you& ...