THE COMMUNITY ASIAN THEATRE of the Sierra (CATS) opens its 19th season with the popular Journey to the West, based on the 16th-century comic novel by Wu Ch’eng-en. The show runs April 11-May 4, at the Nevada Theatre in downtown Nevada City.
This adaptation by Tony award-winning playwright, Mary Zimmerman, is about the adventures of [...]
Pinterest lets you grab pictures of your favorite things and share them on the web—ideal for food, wine & art.
The site collects the images on “boards” that other users can follow or comment on. We share photos of our favorite things at our magazine’s Pinterest website: Pinterest.com/FoodWineArt/
(Photo: Chef Jacob Burton at Stella Restaurant [...]
HISTORIC GRASS VALLEY draws outdoor enthusiasts, history buffs, food and wine lovers—and increasingly, huge stars in music and entertainment.
Willie Nelson, Aaron Neville, Judy Collins and others all have performed in our foothills town, thanks to The Center for the Arts, a regional hub for performing arts.
Audiences love the shows, but the feeling is mutual, according [...]
PERFORMING ARTS IS ON THE UPSWING in western Nevada County, thanks to invigorated leadership at The Center for the Arts, InConcert Sierra, Music in the Mountains, Nevada County Arts and other nonprofits—as well as enthusiastic audiences.
As a result, what seemed like “Field of Dreams” thinking in the past, must become a top priority: Working together [...]
MORE ARTISTS ARE JOINING ART cooperatives to help sell their artwork. They can show their work year-round, share their knowledge and pool ideas.
We like the co-ops because we get to meet the artists, who agree to volunteer some of their time in the galleries. It’s a more personal experience, just like meeting a winemaker.
When it [...]
“IS CLASSICAL MUSIC DYING?” THE New York Times recently asked in a blunt tone, creating anxiety in the music world. (We excused the hyperbole, figuring they were simply tired of being asked “Are newspapers dying?”)
No, like newspapers, classical music isn’t dying—it’s just breaking away from its inherent conservatism and redefining itself: embracing casual classic [...]
SIERRA STAGES IS A ON A ROLL. SINCE IT began only four years ago, the community theatre based in western Nevada County has presented 15 plays and musicals and has been recognized by the Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance with four Elly Awards and 23 Elly nominations (including Death of a Salesman, see photo). The [...]
LINDA ROEMISCH IS A SELF-TAUGHT plein air and studio artist who works primarily in oil, pastel and watercolor.
Don’t be surprised to see Linda and her easel set up in the middle of a field or near a stream or creek, chasing the ever-moving light on the scene.
One of the nicest side effects from plein air [...]
The New Year is full of promise for art and wine businesses, such as the Grass Valley Wine Company and the Artists’ Studio in the Foothills (ASiF) Gallery, as they forge a new and ongoing collaboration.
ASiF Gallery @ Grass Valley Wine Company will produce monthly local artist exhibitions and events at the downtown tasting [...]
THE SOUTH YUBA RIVER CITIZENS League is the leading voice for the protection and restoration of the Yuba River and the greater Yuba watershed, a world-class recreation destination.
SYRCL (pronounced “circle”) was founded through a rural, grassroots campaign to defend the South Yuba River from proposed hydropower dams—an epic environmental battle in California. It has developed [...]