ASiF launching a new visiting artist workshop program

Artists’ Studio in the Foothills is launching a new visiting artist workshop program, owner-director Amanda Paoletti told our magazine.
The Grass Valley visual arts center, known for its gallery events, classes and private studio artists, is reaching outside the local community, inviting artists from the Bay Area and elsewhere for weekend workshops starting in September.
A list [...]

Our magazine is the first CA Ag license plate in Grass Valley: “EATLCL”

Believe it or not, this is the first CA Agricultural license plate processed in Grass Valley, according to the local DMV. It is “EATLCL” (for “Eat Local”). Our FoodWineArt magazine is proud to support our local agriculture scene.
“The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is pleased to award $215,670 in 2014 CalAgPlate Program funds [...]

Farm-to-fork shoes from a Sacramento high school in Vans competition

Six years in, Vans Custom Culture continues to inspire creativity and individuality among high school students across the nation. Each year, Custom Culture has challenged them to create their own unique pairs of Vans for a chance to fund art education at their school.
Nearly 3,000 high schools – the most in competition history – participated [...]

Nevada County Penny Pitch is June 27 at Kane’s in Grass Valley

Now in its 8th year, the Nevada County Penny Pitch is a beloved Grass Valley tradition. This year’s Penny Pitch is Saturday, June 27 and dedicated to the memory of the late John Kane.
The old-fashioned event is patterned after San Francisco’s 38-year-old penny pitch fundraiser. Nevada County’s version is on the patio and sidewalk in front of Kane’s [...]

Painting by local artist Roseanne Burke selected for display in State Capitol

Local artist Roseanne Burke recently received great news about her painting, “Hirshman’s Pond.” It was selected to represent Nevada County/Senate District 1 and will be proudly displayed in one of the Senate meeting rooms in the Capitol.
The California State Senate’s Contemporary Art Collection program began in 1997, and it recognizes and celebrates contemporary art [...]

Nevada City and Truckee named among best romantic weekend destinations in the West

Nevada City and Truckee have been named among the 23 best romantic weekend destinations in the West, according to VacationIdea.com. VacationIdea is a U.S.-based online magazine covering the most exciting destinations, hotels, restaurants and activities around the world. The web site was named “Best of the Web” by Forbes for 9 years and receives 500,000 [...]

Art Works Gallery hosts community-wide art project through July 16

Art Works Gallery, located at 113 Mill Street in Grass Valley, is excited to announce that it is five years old. Art Works has enjoyed great community support during its time in business and to celebrate its 5-year anniversary and to give back to the community, the Gallery has created a “Block Party” to partner [...]

SYRCL hosts beer and wine tasting event on June 6 at North Star House

Are you ready to get Wild for the Yuba? The South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL), the organization dedicated to protecting and restoring the Yuba River for the past 32 years, invites you to get Wild for the Yuba at our annual auction and wine and beer tasting experience this Saturday June 6, 2015 [...]

Trails & Vistas storytelling workshop for volunteer trail leaders on June 7

Garth Gilchrist, a professional storyteller best known for his portrayals of California environmentalist John Muir, will conduct a free storytelling workshop for the volunteer trail leaders of the 2015 Trails & Vistas Art Hikes. The workshop, at Cedar House Sport Hotel Truckee on June 7, 2015 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. will be immediately followed [...]

DANK and Music in the Mountains team up Miners Foundry on June 5

The DANK New Works show opens on Friday, June 5th, in conjunction with the Nevada City First Friday Art Walk. DANK Collective members Roseanne Burke, Sheila Cameron, Cynthia Levesque, Moira McLaughlin, Joseph Meade, Celine Adrianna Negrete and Nancy Nelson will be showing their newest work, there will be musical performances by Music in the Mountains, [...]

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