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Miller: Season of gratitude (1)

October 25, 2014 — 

What an amazing and transformative summer my husband and I had. Nothing exotic or far away, but simply enjoying our home. For many reasons, this summer at home was more …

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Perla Batalla (2)

October 25, 2014 — 

This evening, Paul Emery will present Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Perla Batalla with special guest opener Kimberly Bass, joined by Paul Kamm and Eleanore MacDonald at the Nevada Theatre. Batalla, …

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Cherry: Father and son ’56 Willys Jeep Wagon (3)

October 25, 2014 — 

Traditions are important. Ed Houtz V is a believer in that. His father, Ed Houtz IV, was an avid car lover and a gearhead. In fact, his whole family has …

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Viking Fair today at fairgrounds (4)

October 25, 2014 — 

The annual Sons of Norway Viking Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. The event will feature vendors of Scandinavian goods and …

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Peirce: October ‘as good as it gets’ (5)

October 24, 2014 — 

If forced to choose one month of the year for prime fishing, October would be my pick. The transition from summer to winter is consistently predictable in the fall month …

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History, spooky ghost stories and more in store at Bridgeport Fall Festival (6)

October 24, 2014 — 

As if cooler days and fall color aren’t enough reason to visit the South Yuba River this time of year, volunteers from South Yuba River Parks Association are planning a …

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Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows to host job fair (7)

October 24, 2014 — 

Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows’ annual resort Hiring Fair returns from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 1 at Olympic House located in The Village at Squaw Valley. Squaw, Alpine is …

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Commentary: Norwegian geography — via clothing (8)

October 23, 2014 — 

As tourists attend various local celebrations throughout Norway, they often are impressed by the colors, patterns, styles and jewelry that make up what they consider national folk costumes. But the …

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The Par Four back in concert (9)

October 22, 2014 — 

Jed Dixon, Andrew Kerr, JR Lewis and Isaias Acosta took Off Broadstreet audiences by storm last Spring when they appeared as “The Par Four” in the cabaret theater’s blockbuster hit …

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Bill Nighy stars in “Skylight” broadcast live from London (10)

October 22, 2014 — 

The new season of National Theatre Live, broadcast live from London to Sierra Cinemas, continues Thursday, Oct. 23 with a broadcast from the West End in London of David Hare’s …

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Perla Batalla to grace Nevada Theatre stage Saturday (11)

October 22, 2014 — 

This Saturday, Paul Emery presents Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Perla Batalla with special guest opener Kimberly Bass joined by Paul Kamm and Eleanore MacDonald at the Nevada Theatre. Batalla, a …

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Bellizzi brings classical guitar to historic Powell House (12)

October 22, 2014 — 

Classical guitarist/composer Jamey Bellizzi will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25 at the historic Powell House in Nevada City. Bellizzi will perform his recent compositions for the …

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The Evil Dead are coming... (13)

October 22, 2014 — 

Flesh-eating zombie-demons will be a nightly sight in the Brunswick Basin for the next three weeks, but that’s nothing to worry about. Yet. It’s just “Evil Dead, the Musical” by …

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Gaudi returns to Nevada City for performance (14)

October 22, 2014 — 

The Stonehouse, in partnership with Sacred Spaces Village announces a rare performance of international 6 Degree recording artist “Gaudi” at 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25 in only his third west …

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Dave and The Cool Beans at Stonehouse Friday (15)

October 22, 2014 — 

A new band will take the stage Friday at The Stonehouse, inspired from a well received production earlier this year that celebrated the invasion of British music. Dave and The …

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31st annual Northern Mines Arts Show now open (16)

October 22, 2014 — 

The Pioneer Arts Club of Grass Valley will present its 31st annual Northern Mines Art Show and Sale. Artists from northern and central California will be participating in this juried …

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Live from Moscow, 5 ballet classics (17)

October 22, 2014 — 

Culture lovers have had access to some of the best performances in the world through Sierra Theaters when the Metropolitan Opera and the National Theatre of London broadcast their productions …

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Wedding show in GV this weekend (18)

October 22, 2014 — 

This weekend Joy of Life events will host His and Hers Wedded Affair in Grass Valley. The ‘weekend of inspiration’ event will be from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25 and …

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Artist reception for ‘River Spirits’ (19)

October 22, 2014 — 

Local teaching-artist, Denise Wey, will host an artist reception for her exhibit “River Spirit” from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26 at Summer Thyme’s Bakery at 231 Colfax Ave. in Grass …

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Paul: Dig into these fall recipes (20)

October 22, 2014 — 

For most people, October heralds vibrant colors and fireside chats. For me, it also portends creaky knees and chipped manicures. Last week when my dog and I walked to the …

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