Hip Hop Congress

Peace Camp seeks to foster tolerance, artistic expression

Natalie Pohley cried while watching “The Butler” recently. The movie – based on the life of an African American man who served eight U.S. presidents – inspi ...

Auburn man struck, killed while crossing Denver street

At 18, Auburn’s Sheldon Allmon left home and loved ones on Wednesday to embark on a 10-month stint with AmeriCorps. On Friday, crossing a busy southwest Denver street near t ...

Reader Input: Book festival shows gratitude

I’d like to thank Chery Anderson, Friends of the Auburn Library, 35 local authors, new and young writers, the Hip Hop Congress and last Saturday’ hot dog salesman for m ...

Reader Input: Support events such as this

Thanks to the Caring Hearts (Society) of Auburn for hosting a beautiful event for the Hip Hop Congress. This organization helps keep our kids drug-free! Let’s keep supporti ...

Reader Input: Caring Hearts lives up to name

The Caring Hearts of Auburn hosted a delightful event on Saturday to benefit Hip Hop Congress. The event had beautiful art, fabulous food and wine, plus martinis to “die f ...

World music meets community magic

Imagine “It’s a Small World” but with better music. That’s the spirit the people at KidZKount hope to evoke at the Multicultural Music Festival on Saturday. ...

Fully phunktional: A-Town Phunk Phest raises money for youth

Attention Auburn: It’s time to get funky. The first-ever A-Town Phunk Phest arrives at the Gold Country Fairgrounds Saturday, where music, art and charity combine for a famil ...

Hip Hop Congress workshop provides the stepping stones for aspiring artists

Local youth with an interest in hip-hop worked together this week to make a full CD and music video in Auburn. The Auburn Hip Hop Congress held a weeklong workshop to help young pe ...

'Perfect Blends' brings urban jazz to State Theater

Music lovers looking to sip some wine and hit the dance floor would do well to head to “Perfect Blends” Saturday night at the State Theater. Auburn native J. Ross Parre ...

Graffiti artists spray from the soul

The Arts Building in Downtown Auburn has been tagged by graffiti artists, and the gallery crew couldn’t be happier. “I’m blown away,” said Angela Tahti, ex ...

Hip Hop Congress teen writing group keeps the beat going

  A group of young writers and rappers spends Thursday eve-nings scribbling in notebooks at the Auburn Library. Last week, when asked to share their responses to the writing p ...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday celebrated in Auburn

The community is invited to attend a celebration Sunday, Jan. 15, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. Sierra Foothills Unitarian Universalists have partnered w ...

Community members honored at inaugural awards ceremony

The Community Room of the Auburn Library was standing-room only when community leaders young and old came together to give thanks for making a difference in the lives of Auburn you ...

Hip Hop Congress presents music festival

Auburn’s Hip Hop Congress plans to be in session in a big way Saturday. Members of the local chapter of this national nonprofit are gearing up for the Auburn Hip-Hop Awareness ...