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Steinway piano a grand donation to Auburn’s State Theatre

When Bobbi Machado was a small girl growing up in the then rural outpost of Auburn, Saturday’s included – dime in hand – a chance to watch silver screen icons lik ...

Media Life: Homegrown Auburn film talent returns with “Mudbloods”

It’s a homecoming week of sorts for Auburn native Eric F. Martin and he’s bringing along his latest film to show at the State Theatre. Martin, Placer High Class of 200 ...

Media Life: U.S. Hall of Fame honors for Auburn’s Olympic gold medalist

Add another golden achievement to Stacy Dragila’s Olympian list of accomplishments. And while her just-announced selection to this year’s class of inductees into the N ...

Media Life: State Theatre work unearths long-lost 1930 art deco treasure

A vertically challenged genie? A variation on the theatrical “tragedy-comedy” mask, this time memorializing loud acting? A stylized tribute to Aztec culture run amok? ...

Auburn’s State Theatre installs seats with Hollywood star power

As final preparations are made for its reopening, Auburn’s expanded State Theatre is upgrading its seating with ornate chairs that most recently played a small but integral r ...

Auburn's State Theatre “Tear Down the Wall” project 80 percent complete

The State Theatre’s “Tear Down the Wall” expansion project is moving into the home stretch, with doors at the 84-year-old Lincoln Way movie house targeted to re-o ...

Media Life: Bigger venue means bigger acts for Auburn’s State Theatre

Going from 130 seats to 320 means the 84-year-old State Theatre will re-open this October with an upgrade in entertainment for audiences. The simple math of the matter is that whi ...

Survey says: Auburn wants plays, music at State Theatre

The demand will already have been established for live theater and music when Auburn’s expanded State Theatre reopens in October. Early results of a survey being conducted b ...

Curtain rises on Auburn's State Theatre remake

The venerable State Theatre in Downtown Auburn is set to close its doors May 1 and reopen again in late summer to allow a major expansion in seating and stage area. Under plans ann ...

Former Auburn City Manager Rod Haack recalled with fondness

Auburn’s city manager for a decade, Rod Haack is being remembered with fondness for his friendliness and dedication to his adopted community. A Midwesterner by birth who was ...

"Putnam County Spelling Bee" comedy set for Auburn

See “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at 6:30 and 9 p.m. Friday, April 15, and 4 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at the State Theatre, 985 Lincoln Way in Auburn. T ...

Theater serves up movie, dinner

See “Singin’ in the Rain” on the big screen at 7 p.m. today and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 23, at the State Theatre, 985 Lincoln Way, in Auburn. Admission is $8. A pre-film dinne ...

Local members of 442nd attend documentary reception

Central Square in Auburn was filled last week during a reception for the Northern California premiere of the World War II documentary “Valor with Honor.” The film by Burt Take ...

Documentary of 442nd Regimental Combat Team screens June 24

“Valor with Honor” will be screened at 4 and 7 p.m. Thursday, June 24, at the State Theatre in Auburn. The documentary film is based on over 35 interviews of veterans of the 44 ...

See Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

Take Note Troupe presents Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at 3:30 pm. Saturday, May 29, at the State Theatre, located at 985 Lincoln Way in Auburn. The performanc ...