From the California state parks:
During the winter of 1960 athletes from around the world came to Lake Tahoe to participate in the Winter Olympic Games. The biathlon and cross-country (XC) events of the V111 Winter Olympics were held in what is now Ed Z’Berg Sugar Pine Point State Park. A portion of the marked [...]
THOUGH BEST KNOWN FOR ITS CORNISH heritage, Grass Valley has been home to Italian immigrants since the gold-rush days. The land is similar to the hills of Italy, for winemaking, ranching and other pursuits.
Now a “Little Italy” is sprouting up downtown for dining, shopping and celebrating Italian culture. On Bank Street, in the historic [...]
From Nevada County Arts:
Nevada County Arts is delighted to be a sponsor of SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic® Film Festival. An extraordinary arts asset in our community, the festival is considered to be the largest ﬁlm festival of its kind with ﬁlms that combine stellar ﬁlmmaking, beautiful cinematography and ﬁrst-rate storytelling. This will be the ﬁrst [...]
From Sierra Stages:
Sierra Stages once again offers an affordably-priced Season Pass for all three of its principal productions in 2012: Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman”, Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man” and Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s “Assassins”.
The Sierra Stages 2012 Season Pass is priced at only $50, and allows the season pass [...]
From the Wild & Scenic Film Festival:
Amy Goodman, an award-winning investigative journalist and syndicated columnist, author and the host of Democracy Now! will present a lecture followed by Schooling the World, a film addressing the effects of instituting Western education worldwide, on Jan. 14.
Amy Goodman is the first journalist to receive the Right Livelihood Award, [...]
Nevada County Digital Media Center, which includes Nevada County TV (NCTV 11 &17), is launching a new social networking site called ARTmatters.
I expect it to compliment the other social media and web sites for arts, including Nevada County Arts, as well as the other arts and performing arts nonprofits in our county.
On Wednesday night, [...]
WHO: The Center for the Arts presents
WHAT: Ladysmith Black Mambazo
WHEN: Monday, February 27, 7:30PM,
WHERE: Veterans Memorial Auditorium
255 S. Auburn Street, Grass Valley, CA 95945
TICKETS: $28 members, $35 non-member, $40 VIP includes reserved seats and parking
On sale to members only Wednesday, December 14 thru January 3.
On sale to General public January 4
The Center Box [...]
From the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival —
The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival has chosen Shakespeare’s comedy, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, as the headlining production of its 40th anniversary season . Tickets are now on sale for this year’s Festival that will be held July 13 through August 26, 2012 at Sand Harbor State Park on [...]
This is from the blog of the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce:
“At the historic Nevada Theatre….LeGacy is proud to present Phillip Grecian’s adaptation of Jean Shepard’s charming work, “A Christmas Story”, directed by Judy Blake. A holiday show for the whole family, audiences will fondly remember the story of Ralphie Parker’s (you’ll shoot your eye out!) [...]
THE ARTS COMMUNITY SUFFERED A BLOW two years ago when Nevada City’s Foothill Theater closed its doors after 33 years. But community theater has come on like gangbusters, drawing enthusiastic crowds and earning prestigious awards.
The resurgence is led by Sierra Stages, LeGacy Productions, the Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra (or CATS) and Placer [...]