“One festival, a world of music” is the theme for this year’s SummerFest at Music in the Mountains, and we would agree after hearing the program introduced at a launch party on Thursday night.
Stretching from June 16-July 5, MIM’s SummerFest features classical music, dance — often underemphasized in professional concerts locally — cabaret-style singing, the [...]
World-famous Russian pianist Nikolai Lugansky is returning to perform in Grass Valley on March 13, 2016, thanks to InConcert Sierra, our magazine has learned.
It is part of a big upcoming season that also includes celebrated violinist Joshua Bell, as previously reported.
“Lugansky enjoyed himself so much while he was here last time,” said InConcert Sierra Executive [...]
Celebrated violinist Joshua Bell will perform in Grass Valley on October 18, kicking off InConcert Sierra’s 2015-16 classical music season.
In addition, world-famous Russian pianist Nikolai Lugansky is returning to perform in Grass Valley on March 13, 2016, thanks to InConcert Sierra, our magazine has learned. More details here.
An exclusive Sony Classical artist, Bell has recorded [...]
“Ah, it’s that beautiful time of year again- skies are blue, the air is mild, the trees are blooming…wait- what?! It’s only mid-February!” according to Naggiar Vineyard’s blog. “While parts of the country are buried several feet deep in snow with more on the way- um, sorry East Coasters?- we have been enjoying a [...]
THE ITALIANS WHO CAME TO THE FOOTHILLS in the Gold Rush-era brought winemaking to the region, but they also introduced the tradition of baking in stone ovens. Area restaurants and wineries have revived the tradition, from North Auburn to Grass Valley to Nevada City to Truckee.
Sierra Knolls’ Bear River Wine Tasting room, just off Hwy. [...]
“We at MIM are greatly saddened to hear of the passing of one of our founders, Paul Perry,” Music in the Mountains announced on Saturday night. “Words cannot express how important Paul has been to MIM. He made us what we are, and we are forever grateful for the decades of artistic leadership he provided. [...]
Nevada City has racked up a number of “best” and “cool” small town honors, including awards from Lonely Planet and Outside magazine. Now Grass Valley has won a “best of heritage travel” honor for 2015 by True West magazine. Grass Valley received an honor for “best architecturally preserved Western town.”
Started in 1953, True West [...]
The Pinterest 100 predicts lifestyle trends for the new year, based on popular “pins:”
CAULIFLOWER IS THE NEW KALE IN FOOD & DRINK
Where to find it:
Foothill Farmers Market, Placer Co.
BriarPatch Co-op, GV
Tahoe Central Market, Lake Tahoe
West Shore Café, Lake Tahoe
WOODWORKING IS HAVING A MOMENT IN DIY
Don Augstein, Art Works Gallery GV
Tom Beebe, Artistry in Wood Truckee
SINCE 1946, INCONCERT SIERRA HAS BEEN committed to bringing you memorable musical experiences at affordable prices. It begins 2015 with a great variety of monthly concerts, featuring emerging young artists and world-renowned performers:
FEBRUARY 15, CLERESTORY
Clerestory is one of the Bay Area’s premiere male a cappella ensembles. All nine singers, from countertenor to bass, are veterans [...]
CELEBRATED FRENCH CHEF Alain Ducasse helped put San Francisco’s Tartine Bakery on the map when he wrote about it in Harvesting Excellence. It helped set off a decade-long artisan baking craze in Northern California, with bakeries such as Della Fattoria Café in Petaluma or Thomas Keller’s Buchon Bakery in Yountville.
Now the bakery boom is being [...]