Arts & Entertainment

Regrets, I've had a few: how 'bout you?

In the wise words of Tom Petty, “Some days are diamonds. Some days are rocks.” I hope your week has been diamonds, but I have to say that mine was a mouthful of gravel. ...

Comedienne Tracy Smith is ‘crusty but lovable’

Tracy Smith coached Roseanne Barr for Barr’s “Blonde and Bitchin’” show. How’s that for a resume point? That show was about 10 years ago, and the ...

Auburn Symphony performs ‘glorious transformations’

The Auburn Symphony with Maestro Peter Jaffe will perform its Masterworks III “Glorious Transformations” concert this weekend. The program includes Beethoven’s ...

Folk legend Greg Brown returns to Miners Foundry

It has been two years since renowned folk icon Greg Brown performed in this area and his only concert this year is at the Miners Foundry in Nevada City. Brown is best known for h ...

Forty-six local students interested in theater took part in a three-day workshop and performance at Del Oro High School last week.

Led by The Young Americans, a non-profit professional show choir, students in grades three through twelve from Del Oro and Loomis Basin schools, participated in thr ...

On tour: Wild & Scenic Film Festival showing Saturday in Auburn

There will be a film about black bears in Yosemite, and bison in Yellowstone. And films about bicycle journeys to some of the highest peaks in America and a film about the Rim fire ...

An enchanting morning of music: Auburn Symphony's 'Tales of Note' family concert

The Auburn Symphony’s family concert 'Tales of Note' was an enchanting morning of music. The March 5 concert featured lively selections from “The Nutcracker&rdq ...

Sculptures at center of artistic performance: Weimar artist’s vision realized through upcoming event in Auburn

Imagine visiting a yoga studio and seeing varied artistic performances integrated with sculptures. Poetry, dance, music, yoga and computer technology. All in one night. That&rs ...

Throwing out punch lines for a good cause

Comedians Johnny Lampert and Brad Trackman will light up the stage Saturday at the State Theatre in Auburn. The event is a fundraiser for Soroptimist International of Auburn (SIA ...

It’ll be dancing room only at the State Theater: Bay Area Americana and Cajun Roots legend Tom Rigney returns to Auburn

The sounds of New Orleans, boogie-woogie, zydeco and a fabulous mix of Americana roots music will be rolling out the doors of the State Theater as Tom Rigney and his band, Flambeau ...

Comedian Taylor Williamson takes stage tonight in Auburn

Taylor Williamson was recently the second place winner on America’s Got Talent. He also hosted the America’s Got Talent special in Reno. Williamson has performed at t ...

Bigfoot movie set in Auburn: fact or fiction?

 Bigfoot may or may not exist, but one thing is for sure: a movie about Bigfoot starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Morgan Freeman and the Sacramento Kings was never filmed in Auburn. ...

Auburn sculptor, First Lady worked to get Reagan statue just right

Nancy Reagan’s standards were exacting, her protective instincts never waning. Auburn sculptor Doug Van Howd saw them firsthand as he worked on the Ronald Reagan statue now ...

Live radio drama returns to KVMR with ‘The Black Knight’

Live radio theatre returns this month as KVMR Community Radio and the historic Nevada Theatre in Nevada City present “The Black Knight,” an original radio drama that wi ...

Loomis calendar, starting March 10

Thursday, March 10 Demystifying horse vaccines is at 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Vernon Equestrian Center, 11340 Mt. Vernon Road in Auburn. Free. Presented by Earl Gaughan, DVM. Topic is who ...