Recent Stories in Entertainment

Patti Bess: Great grilling — Enjoying summer bounty (1)

August 26, 2015 — 

With Labor Day around the corner, my culinary time clock tells me it’s time for that smoke-infused flavor of outdoor dinners—before it’s too late. I can smell the grills firing …

Read more »

Ronnie Paul: Refreshing doesn’t get any better (2)

August 26, 2015 — 

When we received an invitation to a friend’s birthday bash, I hit the champagne section of our local food store.I found my favorite bubbly on sale for $6.99, and creakily …

Read more »

Andrew Wright: And the walls came tumbling down (3)

August 22, 2015 — 

Oftentimes, our vision is constrained by what we see before us. Makes sense, doesn’t it? We live in our homes, navigating the spaces as they were built, wishing they were …

Read more »

Miners Picnic celebrates 120th on Aug. 29 (4)

August 22, 2015 — 

“To celebrate the Miners Picnic’s 120th anniversary, we’re making this year’s event extra special,” said Event Chair Jack Laird, “with a big emphasis on showcasing local entertainment.”The lively Stamp Mill …

Read more »

Kirtan concert with David Newman Aug. 29 (5)

August 22, 2015 — 

Musician and author David Newman will give a concert Aug. 29 in Grass Valley.The concert, in conjunction with the 20th anniversary celebration of Nevada City-based California College of Ayurveda, will …

Read more »

Enter the dragon: DeepFlight tests new submarine in Lake Tahoe (6)

August 21, 2015 — 

HOMEWOOD, Calif. — The Dragon, the latest addition to San Francisco company DeepFlight’s fleet of advanced personal submersible watercraft, has made its debut at Lake Tahoe.The company’s design team brought …

Read more »

Guitarist Kory Gibbs to play Colfax Theatre Aug. 29 (7)

August 20, 2015 — 

Kory Gibbs, a 15-year-old guitarist from the Jackson area, will play 7 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Colfax Theatre.Gibbs has previously opened for Kansas, Johnny Winter, Pat Travers and Dizzy …

Read more »

Movies in the Park presents family friendly ‘UP’ in Nevada City (8)

August 20, 2015 — 

Saturday, Aug. 22, the Nevada City Film Festival, City of Nevada City and The Union newspaper present Movies in the Park, a cinematic experience for the entire family, with a …

Read more »

On the reel: American Ultra opens at Sierra Cinemas (9)

August 20, 2015 — 

American UltraRated R, running time 96 minutes. Starts Friday, Aug. 21 at Sierra Cinemas.American Ultra is a fast-paced action comedy about Mike (Eisenberg), a seemingly hapless and unmotivated stoner whose …

Read more »

Celebrate 25 years of Bear Yuba Land Trust saving land with dance party featuring Pete Escovedo (10)

August 20, 2015 — 

This Sunday, Bear Yuba Land Trust invites the community to celebrate 25 years of saving land during an enchanting musical evening under the stars with Latin Jazz Master Pete Escovedo …

Read more »

Brothers Comatose to play Common Beach at Tahoe City (11)

August 20, 2015 — 

The Brothers Comatose who will be playing in Tahoe City at Concerts on Common Beach on Aug. 23.Despite their name, the band is anything but Comatose. “It’s just one, big, …

Read more »

(12)

August 20, 2015 — 

Thursday, Aug. 20Beth Bjorklund: For Your Visual Appetite — 3 p.m., 151 Union Square, 151 Mill St., Bjorklund can be reached at BethBjorklund.com. Lone Wolves Horse Rescue Fundraiser — 5 …

Read more »

Upsides, downsides of producing a weekly magazine (13)

August 20, 2015 — 

One of the very few upsides of the loss my former colleague Brett Bentley to her new job at InConcert Sierra is that she is now a contributor to Prospector.The …

Read more »

New film on alternative cancer therapies airs Saturday in Nevada City (14)

August 20, 2015 — 

A new film that explores whether to use alternative or Western therapies to heal cancer will be shown Saturday in Nevada City.iCureCancer.com, starts at 1 p.m. at The Magic Theatre, …

Read more »

(15)

August 20, 2015 — 

Kanekoa plays 9:30 p.m. Saturday at Crazy Horse Saloon, Nevada City, $10This Maui band has become a Nevada City favorite over the last two years. Powered by dual ukuleles, they …

Read more »

(16)

August 20, 2015 — 

Groove Foundry plays 9:30 p.m. Thursday at Crazy Horse Saloon, Nevada City. FreeBuckle up for an irresistible blend of funk, R&B, soul and acid jazz. Imagine a trio of powerhouse …

Read more »

Thanks for sharing! Local stars dish on dance competition (17)

August 20, 2015 — 

The stage is nearly set for the third annual Dancing With Our Stars. The event, presented by The Center For The Arts as its major fundraiser of the year, puts …

Read more »

Fruit, veggies, flowers grace paintings on display in GV (18)

August 15, 2015 — 

A California artist who specializes in painting luscious fruits, vegetables and flowers is displaying her work this month in Grass Valley.Beth Bjorklund, a former State of California award-winner for her …

Read more »

Placer County museums offer free admission Aug. 15-16 (19)

August 15, 2015 — 

Twenty museums in Placer County from Roseville to Lake Tahoe will offer free admission today and Sunday for the county’s eighth annual Heritage Trail Museum Tour.“All 20 museums are committed …

Read more »

Three Forks Bakery & Brewing to celebrate first-year anniversary (20)

August 15, 2015 — 

Three Forks Bakery & Brewing Co will celebrate its one-year anniversary 6-10 p.m. today.Live music will be performed by Angelica Rockne, Holler Tree, Kipchoge, Weird Silence, and The Belfry Brothers. …

Read more »
View 20 More Stories in Entertainment »
Back to Top