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Art, culture of Huichol on display in Nevada City (1)

September 3, 2015 — 

Susana Valadez, anthropologist and director of the Huichol Center in the Sierra Madre mountains of Mexico, will be in Nevada City over Labor Day weekend for the First Friday Art …

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On The Reel (2)

September 3, 2015 — 

A Walk in the Woods, Rated R, running time 98 minutes. Now Showing at Sutton Cinemas. In this new comedy adventure, celebrated travel writer, Bill Bryson (Academy Award winner Robert …

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5 bands, gospel groups to play at ‘Praise in the Mountains’ (3)

September 3, 2015 — 

Five gospel and other bands will perform at a free outdoors event Saturday in Penn Valley.The 24th annual “Praise in the Mountains,” one of the longest-running free gospel concerts in …

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Nevada City Film Festival returns for 15th year (4)

September 3, 2015 — 

The 15th annual Nevada City Film Festival kicks off next week on Thursday, Sept. 10, and runs through Sunday, Sept. 13. The international independent film festival screens between 80 and …

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On the Air: Meet a guy who has lived his whole life in radio (5)

September 3, 2015 — 

KVMR 89.5 FM broadcaster Felton Pruitt credits his youth for his love of radio, something he has in common with scores of other KVMR volunteers. Only one thing is different. …

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Bill Frisell in Grass Valley Sept. 17 (6)

September 3, 2015 — 

Revered guitarist, composer and Grammy Award winner Bill Frisell will stop in Grass Valley for a special performance presented by The Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. …

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Author to turn guest ‘artist’ at Friday’s Art Walk (7)

September 3, 2015 — 

Local author, artist and 42-year Nevada County resident Nik C. Colyer has just released his newest and sixth novel, Trillian Rising. Instead of a booksigning, Colyer will be Yabobo’s guest …

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LeeAnn Brook Fine Art opens gallery and studio in Nevada City (8)

September 3, 2015 — 

What started out as a temporary art show in a vacant building in downtown Nevada City has now become a permanent gallery and working studio. LeeAnn Brook Fine Art is …

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Calendar (9)

September 3, 2015 — 

Thursday, Sept.3Beginning Qi Gong — 8:45 a.m., Peace Lutheran Church, 828 W Main St, Grass Valley. Qi gong literally means life energy cultivation an exercise for body, mind and spirit. …

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Roots of past, found here (10)

September 3, 2015 — 

Roots. We’ve all got them. Some people’s roots are more buried than others’ — either by choice or by the passing of the years.Whether we choose to dredge them up …

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Ann Douglass portraits on display at BriarPatch Co-op in Grass Valley (11)

September 3, 2015 — 

Portraits by artist Ann Douglass will be on display at BriarPatch Co-op Sept. 5-Oct. 2., with an artist’s reception planned for 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 8 at BriarPatch.Ann Douglass follows …

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26th annual Sierra BrewFest is here! (12)

September 3, 2015 — 

Music in the Mountains Alliance presents the 26th Annual Sierra BrewFest from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley.As one of the oldest, …

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More movement, more life (13)

August 31, 2015 — 

Movement is life. At least it seems that way to me — especially after sitting for eight hours in front of a computer to produce this magazine.Not having ease of …

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Step into salsa dancing in Nevada City (14)

August 29, 2015 — 

Beginning salsa classes start at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.“Come and learn one of the most popular dances right from the beginning,” says Lucy Galbraith, proprietor of Fletcher’s Dance Hall in Nevada …

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Review: Sierra Cinemas presents Everyman Sept. 2 (15)

August 29, 2015 — 

“Everyman” is a contemporary, modern English adaptation of an old Middle English morality play.Presented by National Theatre Live and starring the extraordinary British actor of Nigerian descent, Chiwetel Ejiofor, it …

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First Tomato Fest Sunday at North Star House benefits arts education (16)

August 28, 2015 — 

The area’s inaugural Tomato Fest will be 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the North Star House in Grass Valley.Attendees may participate by bringing a bountiful main course dish to …

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Fourth Friday Film Forum presents, Groundswell Rising in Grass Valley (17)

August 28, 2015 — 

“Groundswell Rising, Protecting Our Children’s Air And Water,” a 70-minute new documentary from Emmy Award-winning Resolution Pictures, captures the passion of people engaged in a David and Goliath confrontation. They …

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Nevada City Uncorked: A wine, food, historical experience (18)

August 28, 2015 — 

Nevada City Uncorked is a unique wine and food tasting event, taking place Saturday in downtown Nevada City. The town’s Victorian charm and historical architecture is the perfect backdrop to …

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‘Labyrinth’ to be screened at Outdoor Film Series in Nevada City (19)

August 28, 2015 — 

On Thursday, Sept. 3, the Nevada City Film Festival (NCFF) and the Nevada County Fairgrounds presents the cult classic Labyrinth starring David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly. This special one-night screening …

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Calendar (20)

August 28, 2015 — 

Thursday, Aug. 273-D Printing — 4:30 p.m., Madelyn Helling Library, 980 Helling Way, Nevada City. Learn how to use the library’s 3D printers. The class will cover the steps necessary …

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