ARTS Building

Downtown Auburn arts and event center to debut

Freshly rebranded and ready to start a new chapter, the newly renamed General Gomez Arts and Events Center officially debuts Saturday. In the Burns family for 130 years, the 808 L ...

Reader Input: Downtown site nurtures arts

I am always walking my children through Downtown Auburn when we noticed construction going on in the old Arts Building. We asked about what was happening. We were told it is becomi ...

Find out how good ragtime can be

Ever get a song stuck in your head? When that happens to Bob Milne, he sits down at the piano and knocks it out. No sheet music, no practice, just go. It’s always been that ...

Placer High School fire evacuates hundreds of students

A fire in a Placer High School classroom today led to the safe evacuation of hundreds of students before it was put out. The fire was initially reported in an upper campus classro ...

Local sculptor’s work earns spot in international competition

Local sculptor Anthony Maki-Gill has earned a place in a nationally juried ceramic exhibition in Baltimore Md. His work, titled “H1N1” (pictured above) is on display in ...

Community Portrait: Always inventive J. Randall Smith breaks some rules

In his hands an ordinary bag of clay becomes a fine art sculpture. Paint and canvas become a beautiful painting. Charcoal, pencils and paper turn into an enchanting rendering. With ...