Arts & Entertainment

Calendar of events for this week April 16-22

Thursday, April 16 “West Side Story” shows at 7 p.m. at Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through April 25 at Del Oro Performing Arts Center, 3301 Taylor Road in Lo ...

Media Life: Auburn-created art now on U.S. postage stamp

Move over Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau. You have some illustrious company. Charbonneau, the son of Sacagawea and infant member of the Lewis and Clark expedition, was  Auburn&rsq ...

Loomis calendar of events April 9 - 15

Thursday, April 9 “Mary Poppins” auditions are from 6 to 9 tonight; 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday; and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at McLaughlin Studios, 3470 Swetzer Road i ...

Media Life: Historical haberdashery brings Auburn Civil War saga to life

Get the extra-thick and brightest-red felt tip pen out and mark a couple of dates on your calendar. One is April 1 – this coming Wednesday – and the other is April 9. ...

Calendar of events for this week Mar. 26 - Apr.1

Loomis Calendar   Thursday, March 26 Placer County Genealogical Society meets from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Placer County Library, Beecher Room. This month’s topic is ...

Downtown Auburn arts and event center to debut

Freshly rebranded and ready to start a new chapter, the newly renamed General Gomez Arts and Events Center officially debuts Saturday. In the Burns family for 130 years, the 808 L ...

Placer County library’s April 7 vote delayed

The planned April 7 vote at the Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting about a proposal to close the Meadow Vista and Loomis branch libraries will be delayed, in light of curre ...

Media Life: Auburn stuntman helping fulfill Evel Knievel dream

When a veteran stuntman tries to do what Evel Knievel famously attempted 41 years ago and fell short of, Auburn’s Gary Davis is the expert on all things death-defying called ...

Calendar of events for March 19 -25

Thursday, March 19 Newcastle School art show by fourth- to eighth-graders runs through April 15 at Umpqua Bank, 571 5th Street in Linc ...

Loomis Eggplant Logo Contest deadlines April 1

It's time to enter the Loomis Eggplant Festival Logo Contest. The festival, which draws thousands of visitors to Loomis every year, will mark its 28th anniversary when it retur ...

Barn quilts honor Loomis’ history

  The five women who comprise the nonprofit Loomis Basin Barn Quilt Committee are creating works of art to help promote agri-tourism in Loomis. Forming the committee two yea ...

No “King of the Nerds” title for Bear River grad

It was close but no crown for “King of the Nerds” reality TV game show contestant Kaitlin Spak. The 2005 Bear River High School grad’s rise through the ranks on ...

Media Life: Auburn syrah in wine mag winner’s circle

Forgive Wine Spectator magazine for pouring on some poetic license to top off its enthusiastic review of an Auburn wine. But when it’s from racecar driver Scott Pruett&rsquo ...

Calendar of events for March 12 - 18

Thursday, March 12   Buttons ‘n’ Bows Square Dance Club meets from 7to 9 p.m. Thursdays at Rock Creek Elementary School,& ...

Rustic, high tech mesh in new KVMR radio station building

A radio station in Nevada City, with a loyal following in the Auburn area, KVMR has moved into new, distinctive digs that are funky on the outside – in keeping with its Nevad ...