Arts & Entertainment

Hawaiian sounds come to Auburn

Highly awarded Hawaiian musicians Shawn Pimental and Lehua Kalima perform 7:30 p.m. March 9 at the State Theatre in Auburn. The duo bring an easy-going style, witty banter and dedi ...

Marching to musical memories

Auburn Winds, Auburn's official town band, presents its Spring Concert 3 p.m. March 3 at the State Theatre in downtown Auburn. Jim Kepfer will be conducting. The program ...

Queen tribute band champions Grass Valley stage

Miners Foundry Cultural Center presents the world’s premiere Queen tribute Band, Feb. 24, at the Grass Valley Veterans Memorial Building. One Night of Queen performed by Gary ...

Autorama legend status for Newcastle man

Newcastle’s Alex Blanca will be stepping up Saturday to put on the special jacket awarded to Autorama legends. The iconic Sacramento custom car and street rod show has been ...

Colfax Theater changes ownership; meet and greet this Saturday

When Anna Locks-Morton was trying to find a theater that would host her 19-year-old son Sloane's musical, she had to look far and wide. She finally found it in the form of the ...

LOP author publishes 1 book, 4 on the way

Words are a big part of Tina Roholt’s world. “I have been a word person my entire life,” Roholt said. “Words have always fascinated me. That side of m ...

Chocolate event sweetens Old Town

Life, for three and a half hours, will be all about a box of chocolates at the 13th annual Taste of Chocolate event. Ticketholders for the event will receive a to-go box and a ma ...

34-home gated community comes to Colfax

Construction of the Sierra Oaks Estates, a development of 34 single-family homes off Iowa Hill Road in Colfax, is slated to begin in April of 2019. Approval of the final plan was g ...

Top six entertainment picks for January

Here are a half dozen entertainment picks to enjoy this month or reasons to not stay cooped up in the house because the weather is January outside. Inspiration from an epic hik ...

Canyon Theater: a deeper dive into the project

Editor’s note: This is the second part of an article we ran last week on the proposed Canyon Theater in Colfax. Last week we looked at the project itself and some of the pros ...

‘Raising Arizona’ shows at State

The cult-classic film, “Raising Arizona” will be on the big screen again after more than 30 year from its release. In this 1987 Coen Brothers comedy, ex-con “Hi ...

Gypsy jazz comes to the foothills

Django Shredders will perform their gypsy-style jazz to the Besemer Concert Hall in Nevada City Jan. 13. “The Life and Times of Django Reinhardt,” performed by Alex C ...

Folky festival

Four folk bands will perform at The Mountain Folk Festival in Auburn. Performing are Manzanita, Jessica Malone, Brotherly Mud, and Jasmine Bailey. Manzanita Manzanita is an ...

Jessica Malone plays Georgetown

Jessica Malone, a northern Californian native will perform a concert at the Georgetown IOOF Hall. Malone is an award-winning singer/songwriter who was raised in the mountains of ...

FutureWatch 2019: State Recreation Area, State Theatre

“What to watch for in Auburn over the next year?” It’s a question the Journal has been asking local leaders in several key areas of the community over the past w ...