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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 ...

Stan's man of the hour at Arts Building

Art isn’t about pretty pictures for Stan Padilla. The Arts Building’s most senior artist-in-residence has big plans for his pieces, offering a modern take on ancient beliefs a ...

County gets $1M art gift

A $1 million donation will help support an arts program aimed to serve Placer County artists, art educators, students and more. The Susan Cooley-Gilliom Artist Residence and Teach ...

Ring in 2011 in style in the foothills

What are you doing New Year’s Eve? It’s a good question, considering there are plenty of Auburn-area entertainment options to consider. The Club Car plans on kicking off 201 ...

Mandarin festivalgoers make the best of it

While wet, cold weather kept some people away, Mountain Mandarin Festival officials say the popular annual event was still a success. “The crowds definitely were down because of ...

Artists putting out their welcome mats

Doors are opening for local art aficionados this weekend. Anyone with a sense of adventure and an appreciation for the creative process are sure to get a kick out of this weekend ...

Auburn Art Walk season continues tonight

School’s out, the weather’s warming up and the days are longer — all reasons why you should step out for this evening’s Auburn Art Walk. The Auburn Art Walk, held each yea ...

Another View: What could be more patriotic than shopping local?

If you didn’t notice, Auburn has come alive with the arrival of warmer weather. The damp, gray spring that never seemed to leave only intensified our appreciation for sunshine ...

Maynard receives 2010 Auburn Cultural Award

April Maynard admits her involvement in the local arts scene is strictly for selfish reasons. “It’s what I want the place where I live to be,” she said. “I do what I do b ...

Auburn Art Walk 2010 season kicks off today

Auburn’s about to turn into one big art gallery. The Auburn Art Walk kicks off its 17th season tonight, allowing the community to get up close and personal with regional artist ...

Career change marries interests, outdoors

Karen Killebrew went through a sort of midlife career change and came out of it a satisfied and content soul. Disenchanted with her career in the travel industry and how the Sept ...

There's still time make New Year's plans

There’s still time to bid farewell to 2009. Consider ringing in 2010 at a number of local celebrations. The Power Club and Ballroom hosts a multi-faceted party that begins at 8 ...

Planning makes holidays even happier

In order to ensure some happy holidays, a little planning’s in order. There’s a lot of festive fun to be had through the end of 2009, and now’s the time to grab your calend ...

Workshop planned to enhance tourism opportunities

Placer County will host a Regional Cultural and Heritage Tourism Workshop on April 29 and 30. The workshop will focus on connecting heritage, arts and culture, agriculture, recreat ...

Her reputation hangs on displaying works of art

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of community portraits published in this space Fridays. Almost everyone has been to a gallery to view beautiful pieces produced by creativ ...