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Soulful, only stronger and louder: David Jacobs-Strain and Keith Greeninger perform Saturday in Auburn

David Jacobs-Strain and Keith Greeninger have teamed up for a concert that showcases their individual and combined talents. The two longtime friends, often going opposite direction ...

Colla Voce singers present mystery, magic, mirth

Colla Voce Chamber Singers has created a concert experience to usher in spring featuring songs of all genres ranging from J.S. Bach, William Byrd, and American composer Morten Laur ...

‘The Music Man’ marches onto Auburn stage

It’s time for a family sing-along! Who remembers the Broadway classic “76 Trombones?” Or how about “Gary Indiana?” Well, dust off your band unifor ...

Tribute to the man in black

Johnny Cash, the man in black, is a true icon who left an indelible mark in the music world and the world at large. He is still so adored that there are many bands paying tribute ...

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 ...

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 ...

Oscar glamour in Auburn

They’re rolling out the red carpet again this year in downtown Auburn to celebrate the 88th Academy Awards. Live streaming of the Oscars will be shown on the big screen at ...

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: Auburn autumn entertainment options abound

While the weather has been cooler of late, the start of the fall means Auburn-area venues are turning up the heat on entertainment choices. The State Theatre leads the way as it m ...

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 ...