martin ramirez

Media Life: Crocker Art Museum expansion unearths Auburn masterpiece

Back on the Media Life beat after a couple of weeks off to recover from surgery and the reports are coming in already about a Martin Ramirez sighting at the newly expanded Crocker ...

Media Life: Auburn-area oddities pepper Ripley’s Believe It or Not

It seems that Gibson, the late, great, world’s tallest dog, isn’t the only Ripley’s Believe It or Not book entry this year. As Media Life reported last week, the Grass Valley ...

Media Life: Tesla guitarist Frank Hannon pens tribute to 49 Fire hero

Tesla lead guitarist Frank Hannon was paying attention to the stories coming out of the catastrophic Aug. 30 fire in Auburn and has commemorated one act of heroism in a song. Hann ...

Media Life: Auburn artist Martin Ramirez poised to extend reach to Europe

The arc of Martin Ramirez’s art is continuing to soar, with an exhibition at a major European museum next year bringing his genius to an even wider audience. An absorbing mélan ...

And the Media Life awards for 2008 go to …

They may not be the Oscars, but in their own way, these “Lifers” are a deserving way to end the year with some local honors, in a Media Life kind of way. So join us now at the ...

Media Life:The 'other' legendary Piano Man set for Auburn gig

Bob Milne is back by popular demand for a third annual pre-Thanksgiving Day show. The lightning-fingered piano player has wowed audiences in Auburn in two previous appearances at ...

Media Life: NPR features Auburn artist, presidential music

A three-CD set of 43 songs highlighting each U.S. president and an examination of a wrangle over ownership of a rising artist’s work both made it onto the National Public Radio a ...

Media Life: Auburn's "Juno" credits creator to reveal creative secrets

If you saw the hit film "Juno," you probably were struck by the quirky quality of the opening title sequence. It shows its Academy Award-nominated star Ellen Page strolling from t ...

Media Life: What's in your garage? Auburn trove instills hope

The value of the Martin Ramirez drawings that had been stored unknown to the art world in an Auburn garage is starting to surface. And the numbers are inspiring to anyone with one ...