Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center

April showered in entertaining activities

Auburn’s entertainment scene has a spring in its step this month, offering plenty of fun throughout April. Film festival “Reel Classy Broads” is the theme for the Auburn Pl ...

‘Casablanca’ draws crowds

One year in the books, and what an anniversary it was! Thursday’s (Aug. 19) showing of “Casablanca” at the State Theater again showcased the wonderful asset this vintage thea ...

Another View: State Theater an audience and business magnet

In the July 9 Our View, “Auburn must get real to win business,” you acknowledged the newly refurbished State Theater as “an attractive addition (to the Downtown).” We than ...

Performing Arts Center unveils China trip fundraiser

Aspiring travelers will have the opportunity to travel to China in September, through a program provided by The Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center. The trip serves as an educatio ...

Street party in works

Auburnites will soon be able to attend a free party for a great cause. The party, which is tentatively set for Sept. 18, would be a themed extravaganza to help raise funds for the ...

Hitchcock festival taking over State Theatre

Things are about to get kinda spooky over at the State Theatre. The Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center is gearing up for this weekend’s “The Best of Hitchcock,” a three-da ...

Great to hear artists here

Kudos to Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center (APPAC) for bringing three nationally recognized songwriters (Steve Seskin, Don Henry and Craig Carothers) to the State Theater this c ...

Let’s all give theater a little to get a lot

The front page story about Viola Wrigley’s $125,000 contribution toward the renovation of the Old State Theater was heartening (Journal, Jan. 6). She received so much early on in ...

Union Pacific on Auburn’s right track

In response to the comments about Union Pacific Railroad’s plans to double-stack and extend the length of their freight trains, here are some thoughts. Which would be more prefe ...

Benefit concert highlights Yule tunes on CD

When Claytoven Richardson looks back on 30 years as one of the recording industry’s top session vocalists and thinks of Christmas, he thinks of Michael Bolton dressed as Santa Cl ...

Get out and support local arts this month

Looking to get some culture? Now is as good a time as any to get out and experience the artistic abilities of your fellow foothills residents. Here are some of August’s highl ...

Our View: "Downtown business, arts need our support now, more than ever"

Downtown Auburn is under construction, and everyone has a role in completing the work. Not with picks and shovels and paint brushes, but with patience and participation — and st ...

Experience it live

After a 30-year absence, live performances are coming back to the State Theater. The Downtown Auburn theater has been the focus of a community-wide volunteer effort to re-create ...

Performing arts center group receives $10,000 grant

The Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center (APPAC) is the recipient of a $10,000 grant from the Union Pacific Foundation. Announcement of the grant was made at this week’s Auburn C ...

Support the arts by attending weekend shows

There are a couple events on this weekend’s entertainment line-up that serve the special purpose of giving back to the arts, which means participants help a worthy cause while ha ...