Arts & Entertainment

Reflections of an icon: Great-great-grandson to evoke Muir’s life, work

Robert Hanna, John Muir’s great-great-grandson, is determined to keep the environmental pioneer’s legacy alive. Tonight at Auburn’s State Theater, he presents, &l ...

May the chorus be with you – heading into the future

Did you miss the annual Sierra Gold Chorus Christmas show last December?  Never fear, Sierra Gold Chorus is combining the Christmas Show, 20th Anniversary Celebration and welc ...

‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’ is funny, sweet and tragic

Sierra Stages opens its 2016 season with the enchanting, dark comedy “The Cripple of Inishmaan.” Written by Irish playwright Martin McDonagh, “The Cripple of Inis ...

Free dinner and Blackwood Legacy Quartet in Newcastle

The Nashville-based recording artists Blackwood Legacy Quartet will be performing at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28 in Newcastle. The concert will be presented at the Newcastle Methodist ...

Elvis tribute benefits Arts & Kids

If you are an Elvis fan, or just love great live music, you won’t want to miss this show that benefits Arts & Kids. On behalf of the Arts & Kids nonprofit fundraisi ...

Auburnites reflect on "To Kill a Mockingbird" after death of Harper Lee

“Shoot all the blue jays you want … but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird” – America lost its own mockingbird this week with the passing of ...

Oscar glamour in Auburn

They’re rolling out the red carpet again this year in downtown Auburn to celebrate the 88th Academy Awards. Live streaming of the Oscars will be shown on the big screen at ...

Animal Film Festival evokes laughter, suspense: ‘Medieval Monsters,’ ‘Cute Little Lobster,’ ‘Life According to Ohad,’ ‘Kill Pen’ among final selections

The final selections of films for screening at the third annual Animal Film Festival (AFF) have been announced, notably: • “Kill Pen,” by Sharon Boeckle that shi ...

Sing about love in 'Godspell'

“Godspell” is a show about love. “It’s not the sort of romantic musical theatre,” Charles Davidson, director for the Placer Community Theater produc ...

Dive in and dance with DeadPhish Orchestra

DeadPhish Orchestra was created years ago in Colorado by some musicians from other bands, including the likes of Great American Taxi, who were fans of both the Grateful Dead and Ph ...

Melodies of a ‘righteous babe’

Righteous babe, singer, songwriter, activist and independent entrepreneur, Ani DiFranco returns to Grass Valley for a concert at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium, presented by The ...

A space devoted to love

The Hearts A’Fire art show at Old Town Gallery is all heart-themed and devoted to love. One of the many pieces on display is “Lots of Love,” by Marjan Kluepfel, ...

Staff recommends: five love poems

1. “These Hands if Not Gods” by Natalie Diaz Favorite line: “O, the beautiful making they do— of trigger and carve, suffering and stars …” ...

Compositions for a cause: Music for Humanity tuned for 27th year of giving

For the 27th year, musicians will donate their talent and time for a good cause. Music for Humanity is an event that benefits the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet, meals for The Gathe ...

‘Hearts A’Fire’ in Auburn

Love is in the air during Auburn Old Town Gallery’s “Hearts A’Fire” show. February is the month that artists show their passion for heart-themed works of ...