Arts & Entertainment

Auburn Arts Commission thinks about the outside of the box

The Auburn Arts Commission has a lot on its mind these days. The eight-member board that is charged with — among other things — selecting and placing publicly funded vi ...

Connect with Liz Pope

Elizabeth Pope’s songwriting has been described as “fearless.” Maybe it’s because she was diagnosed with a learning disability in the first grade and has ha ...

Media Life: Penryn-made product brings Batman’s Gotham City to life

The entire cast of the Fox TV series “Gotham” enjoyed the ride. So did the mayor of San Diego. In a business suit. And a business tucked away in the Placer County bur ...

'Sierra 5' musicians celebrate land, listening, living in the moment

Locals looking for quality jazz no longer need to travel to clubs in Sacramento. On Sunday, the faculty backbone of the celebrated Sierra Jazz Society and Jazz Camp will come toget ...

Can you say Tsimshian?

More than 40 youth from Metlakatla, Alaska will perform a native Tsimshian dance and cultural presentation at a free performance at Auburn Presbyterian Church on Sunday. All are we ...

Auburn’s renewable resource is fun

How do you save the earth in a shiny purple suit? Well, you don’t, not all at once at least. But if you can get the children of the world working on a positive, productive pa ...

Shake, rattle and rhumba

Move over, Marie Osmond, Bristol Palin and all you other B-listers who think you can dance. There’s a new competition gaining a foothold in the foothills. Aug. 23 marks the ...

The mighty ukulele: four strings and a whole lot of fun

What do Barack Obama and Tony Blair have in common? OK, besides that whole “leader of the free world” thing. The answer: Both men play the ukulele (though proof of our ...

Ashley Barron might get loud

You are the youngest of four children. What were your musical influences growing up? “Definitely ’90s country - Garth Brooks, Tim McGraw, Martina McBride, Shania Twai ...

Songs for Seeger

According to Pete Seeger, Jim Scott was “some kind of a magician.” No, he wasn’t pulling rabbits out hats or fooling folks with coin and card tricks. It was more ...