PlacerArts

Creative Vision and Philanthropy

On Tuesday, eight nonprofits will show their impact in the community through film. Through a project funded by the Placer Community Foundation, these organizations produced short ...

Northwest visitor sets up shop at PlacerArts

Michelle Ross is a long way from home. Ross, an abstract artist and art professor at the Oregon College of Art and Craft, headed down from Portland a few days ago and set up shop a ...

Community Portrait: Artists’ group effort a sum of multiple ideas

What happens when 18 creative artists get together and pour their artistic energy into a group project thriving on each other’s creative ideas? You get an incredible piece of a ...

Boxy is beautiful in new PlacerArts show

Give unassuming boxes out to artists and you’ll be blown away with what happens. The Arts Building Gallery’s “Outside the Box” is a PlacerArts fundraiser in its fourth yea ...

New Auburn Art Walk season starting up

Blooming bulbs and a rushing river aren’t the only signs of seasonal change in Auburn. The Auburn Art Walk kicks off its 18th season tonight, allowing the community to get face- ...

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 ...