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Tantalizing tulips: Springtime at Ananda (VIDEO) (1)

March 28, 2015 — 

Spring has sprung, and up at Ananda Village, the flowers are blooming. The annual tulip festival, Springtime at Ananda, at the Crystal Hermitage Gardens begins this weekend.Only 20 minutes outside …

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Denise Wilson: Color me happy (2)

March 28, 2015 — 

Interior designer Penny Morrison once said, “I get such pleasure from being in a pretty environment.” I believe we all respond emotionally to our surroundings — whether we’re aware of …

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Ron Cherry: Totally bad, blown Corvette (3)

March 28, 2015 — 

RON CHERRYColumnist …

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Film series to screen ‘Whiplash’ Sunday (4)

March 28, 2015 — 

“Whiplash,” winner of three Academy Awards, will screen at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Nevada Theatre. The film is about a promising young drummer, who enrolls at a cut-throat music …

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Beach Boys tribute in Auburn tonight (5)

March 28, 2015 — 

Mike Amaral’s California Beach Boys “The World’s Most Popular Beach Boys Tribute Band” will perform today at the State Theatre in Auburn. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are …

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A View from the Bridge: Arthur Miller classic broadcast from London (6)

March 28, 2015 — 

The latest offering from National Theatre Live is “A View from the Bridge,” Arthur Miller’s tragic masterpiece, broadcast live from the Young Vic in London to Sierra Cinemas in Grass …

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History of banjo: Bill Evans concert Saturday (7)

March 27, 2015 — 

Bill Evans is a renowned banjo player and teacher within the bluegrass community. He has taught workshops and performed worldwide, including numerous times at the local Father’s Day Bluegrass Festival. …

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Country music’s Junior Brown to perform in GV (8)

March 27, 2015 — 

Junior Brown will bring his unique voice, songwriting craft, and double-necked “Guit-Steel” to Grass Valley Saturday. Junior Brown has three Grammy Award nominations, won Music Video of the Year from …

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Interactive jam experience on stage at the Center (9)

March 27, 2015 — 

Everyone Orchestra will bring its improvisational jam band experience to Grass Valley Friday during a performance presented by the Center for the Arts.Conducted by founder Matt Butler, Everyone Orchestra features: …

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Explore world music through ‘Origins’ series (10)

March 27, 2015 — 

Delphi Productions and the Haven Underground present event series “Origins; An Exploration of the World’s Music and Tradition.” The next show, Thursday (March 26) features Australian singer/songwriter Saritah and Indigenous/roots …

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Concert to benefit Hospitality House (11)

March 27, 2015 — 

According to American Folk Musician Bill Staines’ song, “All God’s critters got a place in the choir.” And all God’s critters need shelter from the storm. Regardless of the weather, …

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Experience ‘Ordinary Days’ through Theater by the Book (12)

March 27, 2015 — 

Wednesday the third season of Theater by the Book kicks off with the critically acclaimed musical “Ordinary Days,” written by Adam Gwon, directed by Sandra Rockman, with Ken Getz as …

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Canada’s Frechette to make Nevada City tour stop (13)

March 27, 2015 — 

Traveling folk songwriters Dan Frechette and Laurel Thomsen will perform Friday at The Old 5Mile House. Frechette was signed at 17 to EMI Publishing in Toronto, recorded demos in Hollywood …

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‘Look Up!’ takes closer look at geoengineering (14)

March 27, 2015 — 

The Fourth Friday Film Forum will presents the documentary “Look Up!” this week. According to film organizers, climate engineering, also known as geoengineering, can be described as the deliberate large-scale …

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One woman, many hats and a KVMR ‘Dream Come True’ (15)

March 27, 2015 — 

Two and a half years ago, Diane McIntire had no idea how much her life would evolve when she became owner’s representative on what came to be called The Bridge …

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March 27, 2015 — 

Northern neighborsThe Quick and Easy Boys, a power trio from Portland, Oregon, will make their Crazy Horse Saloon and Grill debut Saturday. Supporting their new album Follow Us Overboard, they …

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March 27, 2015 — 

Reality shift? According to lead singer John Shannon, “theShift is about altering your consciousness through the sheer power of rock and roll music. Our lyrics don’t question the government, they …

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A cut aboveLocal artist invited to Facebook’s Artist in Residency (18)

March 27, 2015 — 

Tahiti Pehrson’s Facebook post last week was definitely worthy of sharing. The Nevada City-based artist proclaimed his excitement to begin an Artist in Residency with the social networking giant. Starting …

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Rising star of classical world set to take GV stage (19)

March 27, 2015 — 

Tuesday, InConcert Sierra will present Alessio Bax in a solo piano recital in Grass Valley. Never heard of him? You soon will, says Julie Hardin, executive director of the nonprofit …

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Sierra Starr to host Spring wine, food pairing Saturday (20)

March 27, 2015 — 

Sierra Starr Vineyard and Winery will host a Spring Wine and Food Pairing Saturday at its downtown Tasting Room in advance of Easter celebrations. From noon to 5 p.m. the …

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