Tickets are now on sale for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival on January 9-12.
“We’re thrilled to announce that tickets are on sale now for the 12th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival – more than 100 inspirational films, educational workshops, outstanding special guests including Debra Winger, art shows, dance concert, and so much more,” [...]
Music in the Mountains has created many happy memories for its patrons over the years, and this year’s “Home for the Holidays” presentation is sure to be among them.
On December 7-8 and 20, Music in the Mountains presents three days of music with a talented chorus, orchestra and a “choir of angels.”
Nothing is more enchanting [...]
Debra Winger is an esteemed actress (An Officer and a Gentleman, Terms of Endearment, Urban Cowboy and many others) writer, producer, and activist. Ms. Winger has additionally been the recipient of multiple distinguishing honors, including Emmy, BAFTA, and Golden Globe nominations.
“She was a co-producer of the Academy Award nominated documentary, Gasland, which has been credited [...]
THE REACH OF COMMUNITY THEATER might surprise you. It engages more people in theatrical activity, albeit part-time, than all the rest of the American theater put together, including schools and colleges, according to Theatre in America: Appraisals and Challenges.
With U.S. origins dating back to the 1850s, community theater has an incredible impact. It is part [...]
“I’M DREAMING OF A WHITE CHRISTMAS.” — Bing Crosby.
Imagine receiving free jewelry if it snows on Christmas Day. The crooner himself surely would have applauded that.
For the fifth straight year, Stucki Jewelers of downtown Grass Valley, the region’s oldest continually operating jewelry store, is offering a “free if it snows” promotion for Christmas.
Here’s the basics: [...]
IN THE ‘50S, HAVANA was the city of rum and rumba. On Saturday, November 2, “A Night in Havana” is coming to the Miners Foundry in Nevada City, a fundraiser for the Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation.
Guests will be transported back in time to the rum and rumba era. The evening includes a special wine [...]
NEVADA COUNTY IS HOME to some of our state’s most famous achievements: the Bridgeport covered bridge in Penn Valley, the Empire Mine in Grass Valley and the first transcontinental railroad line in Truckee.
But few have played a more pivotal role—for industry or regional arts and culture—than the Miners Foundry Cultural Center in Nevada City.
Located in [...]
INCONCERT SIERRA OPENS ITS 67TH season this fall, with “Classical Music to Rock Your World.” From emerging young artists to internationally renowned performers to its own 70-voice Sierra Master Chorale and Orchestra, the group is bringing world-class talent to the foothills.
InConcert’s monthly Third-Sunday performances begin October 20. It presents violinist Stefan Jackiw, who is recognized [...]
THOUGH IT OPENED AMID THE GREAT RECESSION, the Art Works Gallery in downtown Grass Valley has been thriving, a tribute to its artists’ talents and the benefits of artist cooperatives.
This past May, Art Works Gallery at 113 Mill Street in a renovated Gold Rush-era building, celebrated its third anniversary. It has grown to 37 juried [...]
PLACER COUNTY’S PICTURESQUE SMALL TOWNS, scenic trails and stunning recreation areas provide a backdrop to a vibrant arts community that amazes and delights its residents and visitors.
It is a natural habitat for artists, who translate the foothill vistas, wildlife, historic buildings and gardens into a splendid range of interpretations, with jewelry, mixed media, paintings, pastels, [...]