The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce the winners of its annual collection of poetry prizes:
WALLACE STEVENS AWARD: GARY SNYDER
$100,000 for outstanding and proven mastery in the art of poetry.
Academy of American Poets Chancellor Jane Hirshfield praised his selection, saying: “Gary Snyder has brought to American poetry a lyric poem whose subjects and views [...]
There’s no better place to picnic than the Sierra and its foothills, with all the parks, canyons, rivers and lakes. Here are some stores for gourmet food and wine:
SUMMER THYME’S offers a box lunch with any sandwich and deli salad, a cookie and cold drink. The deli makes all of its menu items [...]
BAXTER BLACK CAN SHOE A HORSE, STRING A BARBED WIRE fence and bang out a Bob Willis classic on his flat top guitar. From The Tonight Show and NPR to RFD-TV, Baxter’s wacky verse has been seen and heard by millions.
Black is “probably the nation’s most successful living poet,” The New York Times wrote. [...]
THE CORNISH MINERS’ INFLUENCE ON GOLD Country is well known. But Italian immigrants, with names such as Ghidotti, Pardini and Tassone, also were active in settling the region.
Italian gold miners left their legacy at historic places, such as the Italian Mine. Italians skilled in stone masonry, from the rugged Liguria region, helped build mountain [...]
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The Center for the Arts
Fall Colors Open Studios Art Tour
of Nevada County
October 6-7 and 13-14, 2012 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free event
Open House Preview Party
Thursday, October 4, 2012 6 p.m., free event
Click here to download the complete Tour Guide
Tour 67 local artists in 34 studios the first two weekends in October and see where art is [...]
Kodo Arts Japanese Antiques will hold its annual 9-day only fall show and sale October 6 – 14 at its spacious antique warehouse in Nevada City, CA 95959.
Located off Highway 20/49, one hour east of Sacramento and one hour west of Reno. They open their warehouse to the public only twice a year, once [...]
Sacramento — CATS (Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra), Sierra Stages and LeGacy Productions were all winners in the annual Elly Award ceremonies on Sunday night.
CATS won four Elly awards for Teahouse of the August Moon, LeGacy won for I Hate Hamlet, and Sierra Stages won for A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To [...]
By Robert Smith, Chef/Owner Old 5Mile House Restaurant
California is lucky in so many ways. Great coastline, easy-going lifestyle, terrific restaurants, old west legacy and lots of blue sky. For those who grew up here, they probably don’t miss one of the features that I miss having grown up in New York: The fireworks of [...]