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Canela Negra to perform Saturday at Naggiar Vineyards (1)

August 1, 2015 — 

Guitarist Stephen Holland and singer Florencia Dunayevich of Canela Negra will perform Saturday at Naggiar Vineyards.The show starts at 6 p.m. at the vineyards at 18125 Rosemary Lane, Grass Valley.Performing …

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That’s gold, Tahoe! ‘Seinfeld’ talent to perform at Crystal Bay (2)

August 1, 2015 — 

Grass Valley resident Steve Hytner will headline the Tahoe Comedy North show at the Crystal Bay Casino on Wednesday.Doors open at 7:30 p.m., with the show beginning at 8:30.Hytner, a …

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Garcia-McDonald family recognized as ‘Family of the Year’ by Nevada County Fair (3)

July 29, 2015 — 

Eddie and Nancy Garcia, as well as daughter Barbara and son-in-law Larry McDonald, have been named the 2015 Family of the Year by the Nevada County Fair’s Board of Directors. …

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United Way of Nevada county brings state BBQ competition to Penn Valley (4)

July 29, 2015 — 

United Way of Nevada County announces a new state championship BBQ contest in Nevada County. The annual Backyard BBQ contest and car show is being expanded to include a professional …

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Solar Cook-off & Potluck set for Saturday in Nevada City (5)

July 29, 2015 — 

This year’s annual Solar Cook-Off & Potluck hosted by members and friends of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, will be held on Saturday at the Church …

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Evening for the Arts to feature work of Nevada Union High School grad (6)

July 29, 2015 — 

Downtown Nevada City will be graced with the artwork of recent Nevada Union High School graduate and artist Kelly Rowe. The First Friday Art Walk in Nevada City, where her …

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Dance concert Thursday to feature blues greats Charlie Musselwhite, Ruthie Foster (7)

July 25, 2015 — 

Tickets are still available for a dance concert featuring blues greats Charlie Musselwhite and Ruthie Foster at 8 p.m. Thursday at The Center for the Arts, 314 W. Main St., …

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CANCELED: Billy Joe Shaver concert postponed (8)

July 23, 2015 — 

Billy Jo Shaver’s Saturday concert has been canceled. …

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Soulful sound of Matt Andersen comes to town Sunday (9)

July 23, 2015 — 

Powerhouse performer Matt Andersen will bring his giant soul-filled voice and commanding stage presence to Grass Valley Sunday, during a concert presented by the Center for the Arts.Anderson has more …

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Double bill of blues, soulful folk and gospel next week in GV (10)

July 23, 2015 — 

Two world-class blues artists - Charlie Musselwhite and Ruthie Foster – come together for a Double Bill where traditional blues meets contemporary July 30th during a concert in Grass Valley.Musselwhite …

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“The Producers,” rates an A+ (11)

July 23, 2015 — 

“The Producers” is a theatrical happening not to be missed! Through its stellar actors--who sing, dance and create laughs aplenty--and its extremely talented production staff, Sierra Stages has capitalized on …

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Free event to celebrate Grateful Dead in Auburn (12)

July 23, 2015 — 

This year celebrates 50 years since Jerry Garcia, Phil Lesh, Bob Weir and crew started what became The Grateful Dead. The songs, music and environment surrounding this band has created …

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Women’s Writing Salon celebrates six women writers July 25 (13)

July 23, 2015 — 

The Women’s Writing Salon presents its Summer Salon, 3-5 p.m. Saturday at The Open Book (formerly Tomes). As is the tradition since 2006, The Women’s Writing Salon is a seasonal …

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Exhibit to benefit free health care clinic (14)

July 23, 2015 — 

There will be an art fundraiser this weekend to benefit the free health care clinic hosted by California Care Force. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, the …

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Special guest performance at 4th Sunday Milonga (15)

July 23, 2015 — 

Adrian Jost, the bandoneon player in the well-regarded tango orchestra Trio Garufa, will be playing for Tango Nevada County’s 4th Sunday Milonga this weekend. From noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, …

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Student, teacher artworks on show (16)

July 23, 2015 — 

The artists at the Artist Studio in the Foothills invite the public to their Summer Student and Teacher Showcase Reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Bring the family, meet …

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Progressive rock pioneer Todd Rundgren comes to Grass Valley (17)

July 23, 2015 — 

For years, The Center for the Arts Marketing Manager, Pamela Roberts pestered her co-worker, Booking and Production Manager Nancy Solyan to book a gig with multi-faceted progressive rock pioneer, Todd …

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A family affair: Young adults force behind Johnson Family Farm (18)

July 22, 2015 — 

Have you seen these faces at one of our local farmers markets? You’ll recognize the hats.The Johnson Family digs farming. It’s hard to say where their motivation comes from, but …

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Recipes not to leave behind (19)

July 22, 2015 — 

I was a bit embarrassed when a friend complimented the Balinese teak salad bowl I put on the table. Family heirloom? Wedding present? I admitted it had been left here …

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Rod Byers: Sierra Vintners score big at California State Fair (20)

July 22, 2015 — 

The California State Fair Wine Competition is the oldest wine competition in North America, having first been established in 1854. Now, more than 160 years later it is still one …

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