state theater

Media Life: TV newswoman’s restaurant enterprise spawns move into salsa

Bay Area TV reporter Jodi Hernandez isn’t about to give up her day job with KNTV. But Hernandez, a Colfax High School graduate who grew up in Auburn, has taken recent national e ...

Media Life: Auburn’s State Theater head count bodes well for future

The State Theater has had many more hits than misses in the less than 20-month time-span since it opened its doors for live shows and films. For a venue that can smoosh in a maxim ...

Media Life: Auburn 49 Fire hero wins big on TV’s “Wipeout”

Corey Kilroy’s heroism during the 49 Fire has turned into a springboard for some nationwide TV fame and a win on the wacky, obstacle course show “Wipeout.” A 30-year-old Plac ...

Media Life: Colfax set to relive its “Independent” movie memories

From time to time, a community gets a chance to go Hollywood and take part in a movie. Auburn’s had a few of those moments, most notably in 1995 when “Phenomenon” filmed ext ...

State Theater set to welcome “Blade Runner,” actress Sean Young

Auburn’s State Theater is getting ready to welcome actress Sean Young for its showing today of the movie “Blade Runner – The Director’s Cut.” As of Wednesday, however, Y ...

Media Life: “Blade Runner” star Sean Young to guest at classic flick’s Auburn screening

Sean Young, a co-star with Harrison Ford, will be adding some star power as special guest at the State Theater for the Sept. 16 screening of “Blade Runner – The Director’s Cu ...

Media Life: Auburn’s late great Shanghai bar to open again for one day only

When Old Town Auburn’s Shanghai Bar closed after 109 years of operation five years ago this month, Richard Yue made a solemn vow. Some way, some day, the quirky watering hole of ...

Media Life: Auburn, Roseville Golden Age theaters rising again as movie venues

Burnished balustrades. Shadowy balconies. Thick velvet curtains. The essence of buttered popcorn wafting through the air. The muffled clacking of a projector. Dust speckles shining ...

Media Life: Film foul-up, boffo box office highlight Auburn’s first movie fest

Things got rather Hitchcockian this past weekend at the Hitchcock Film Festival. The festival at the venerable State Theater was a big success, with five of the six offerings play ...

Media Life: Outlaw country’s Billy Joe Shaver OK’d to Party in the Park

Party in the Park has dodged a bullet. Outlaw country music legend Billy Joe Shaver’s appearance at the June 18 music fest in North Auburn had been in question last week because ...