Arts & Entertainment

Compositions for a cause: Music for Humanity tuned for 27th year of giving

For the 27th year, musicians will donate their talent and time for a good cause. Music for Humanity is an event that benefits the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet, meals for The Gathe ...

‘Hearts A’Fire’ in Auburn

Love is in the air during Auburn Old Town Gallery’s “Hearts A’Fire” show. February is the month that artists show their passion for heart-themed works of ...

Tribute show honors Leonard Cohen

Paul Emery presents A Thousand Kisses Deep: The Songs of Leonard Cohen, a reprise of his triumphant tribute to one of the most fascinating and enigmatic singer/songwriters of the l ...

Girls bring Zeppelin experience to life

Zepparella, the San Francisco-based all female Led Zeppelin tribute band kicks off Mardi Gras weekend in with a live performance in Nevada City. More than just a tribute band, Ze ...

Tom Rigney and Flambeau grace stage Tuesday

Expect plenty of high-energy music transcending several genres when Tom Rigney and Flambeau perform Tuesday at the Orchard Creek Ballroom. “It will be the usual eclectic mi ...

Tom Rigney and Flambeau grace stage Tuesday

Expect plenty of high-energy music transcending several genres when Tom Rigney and Flambeau perform Tuesday at the Orchard Creek Ballroom. “It will be the usual eclectic mi ...

Loomis calendar, starting Feb. 11

Thursday, Feb. 11 Community open house is at 6:30 p.m. at the Loomis Library, Jessie Helms Community Room, 6050 Library Drive in Loomis. Friends of the Loomis Library event focuse ...

Auburn stage is gonna be lit: Terrapin Flyer, Electric Skeletons and Merry Pranksters blow into town Saturday

You know you’re a deadhead when you sell everything that won’t fit in your car and follow the Grateful Dead on tour for over 100 shows. You know the music is your pas ...

“Shrek the Musical Jr.” to be presented at Placer Elementary School in February

Placer Elementary School presents “Shrek the Musical Jr.” the last week of February. This fun show is for all ages. Shows are 6:30 p.m. Feb. 25, 7 p.m. Feb 26 and 2 p.m ...

Sierra College Natural History Museum ranked 26th in the 30 top higher-ed venues

The Sierra College Natural History Museum has a new honor. The community college’s Rocklin branch museum was ranked 26 out of the 30 top higher-education venues. Sierra Col ...

Loomis calendar, starting Feb. 4

Thursday, Feb. 4 Coffee Connection is at 8 a.m. at the Loomis Train Depot, 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road in Loomis. Join the Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce for networking and updates ...

Spencer Day to bring his originals, standards Feb. 11 to Lincoln

It’s good that Spencer Day was not the best waiter. Being clumsy made him rethink his job options. “I was a mediocre waiter,” Day said this week. “I spill ...

She rocks classical: Cellist Tina Guo performs with the Auburn Symphony this weekend

Tina Guo is a classically-trained cellist. She also “shreds” with the heaviest of thrash metal bands. Think Slayer. Playing music was first obligatory, then organic, ...

Life imitates art, which imitates life, which then imitates art

Downtown Auburn’s beautiful State Theatre is going to feel like an intimate New York nightclub circa 1958 on Saturday night, as two of Northern California’s premiere ja ...

Media Life: Documentary, book focus on endurance

  Michigan Bluff’s Myles Smythe has melded a passion for running with a filmmaker’s drive to tell a story worth telling. The result is a new documentary called & ...