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Ronnie Paul: Last days of summer dishes

August 22, 2017 — Aging yields benefits. For instance, consistently misplacing my reading glasses allows me to ignore the dust on the windowsills. And because I lack the energy to deadhead flowers, prune our shrubs and tuck up hanging vines, I've come to appreciate the gothic feel of our […]

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Invited to the party: Nevada County’s Emily’s Catering continues to give back

August 22, 2017 — It's August and the heat of wedding season. The phone is ringing off the hook with customers who want to schedule Christmas parties and brides who want to nail down a menu plan for next May. A steady stream of customers come through the door […]

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28th annual Sierra BrewFest

August 22, 2017 — Music in the Mountains Alliance presents the 28th Annual Sierra BrewFest on Saturday. As one of the oldest, continuously running brewfests in California, the Sierra BrewFest is known for showcasing small microbreweries in Northern California. This year's roster will feature over 50 hand-crafted beers from […]

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2017 resident artist suite

August 22, 2017 — On Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. the Artists' Studio in the Foothills invites the public for an evening of fine art, food, wine and live music in celebration of it's annual Resident Artist Show. The show, entitled "18 x 18 x 18 — ASiF […]

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A treasured tribute to our gold-mine past

August 22, 2017 — "If only our early gold-mine moguls could see the Miners Picnic today, don't you wonder what they'd say?" Event Chair Steve Sanchez mused. "I think they'd be amazed — and proud that what started back in 1895, the year of the very first Miners Picnic, […]

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Prairie Home meets The Late Show

August 22, 2017 — It isn't every day you can see a possible national radio series premiere getting made, but that's exactly what's happening at The Center for the Arts in Grass Valley this coming Sunday afternoon. And according to producer/host Elisa Parker, the pilot episode of "WonderLove" is […]

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Sawyer Fredricks from NBC’s ‘The Voice’

August 22, 2017 — Following up on his two sold out shows in 2016, winner of NBC's The Voice — Sawyer Fredricks — returns to The Center for the Arts for two nights on Thursday and Friday. Eighteen year old singer-songwriter Sawyer Fredericks, hailing from his family's farm in […]

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The sounds of Ghana

August 22, 2017 — The rhythms and movements of traditional West-African drumming and dance will light up the North Columbia School House Cultural Center on Saturday when the East-West Ghana All-Stars return to shake the foothills. In 2015 and 2016 the group performed in concert at Pioneer Park in […]

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Terry Riley’s Grand Piano Weekend in Camptonville

August 22, 2017 — Just think of the amazing array of sounds that come from the 88 keys of a grand piano. Now prepare to be astonished as your sonic imagination expands Friday through Sunday at the Grand Piano Weekend of Contemporary Music. This extraordinary event offers a stunning […]

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‘The Big Lebowski’ at Movies Under The Pines

August 22, 2017 — The cult favorite "The Big Lebowski" will be screened on Saturday as the final installment of this year's Movies Under The Pines series, presented by Nevada City Film Festival. The screening will take place at Nevada City's Pioneer Park. "The Big Lebowski" tells the tale […]

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‘Dancing with our Stars’ in Nevada County

August 22, 2017 — Ten local celebrities, each paired with a professional dancer, have for the past six months been diligently rehearsing fancy steps, high-speed turns, and other choreography leading up to Saturday's "Dancing with our Stars." But one dancer-celebrity pair has had less than three weeks to practice […]

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Editor’s note: A visual feast

August 22, 2017 — I hope everyone got to witness passing of the eclipse this week. I know my neck still has a slight crick in it from staring up into the sun for a half hour. Spectacular sights like that only come around once every so often and […]

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Foundation Training with Shauna White

August 22, 2017 — Radical in its simplicity, Dr. Eric Goodman's visionary approach to mindful movement corrects the complacent adaptations that lead to back and joint pain, and teaches us to harness the body's natural movement patterns into daily activities to make us fit, healthy and pain free. It's […]

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Savannah Hanson: Fiery passion and creativity unleashed with the eclipse

August 22, 2017 — With the sun in the fiery energies of Leo, we can ride the wave of energy created by yesterday's total eclipse into a new relationship with ourselves and our lives. Leo calls us to reignite our passion and joy, fire up our creativity. Many are […]

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Local author comes to 151 Union Square in Grass Valley

August 18, 2017 — On Sunday, local author Bunny Throckmorton will present her new book "Spirit of the Wind — A woman's story of sailing across the Pacific Ocean" at 5:30 p.m. at 151 Union Square in downtown Grass Valley. She will sign copies, read excerpts from her book […]

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’Meet the Author’ with Nevada County author Tim Murray

August 18, 2017 — Tim Murray, a local author, recently published a science fiction novel, "Thumar." We caught up with Murray and lobbed a few questions about his book and how he became a writer. Can you tell us a bit about yourself? I live in Nevada City with […]

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Calendar

August 18, 2017 — SATURDAY Nevada City Farmers Market — 8 a.m., Commercial and Union streets in Nevada City, Commercial and Union St., Nevada City. Celebrate local food Nevada City style. Share in the bounty of community. See old friends and meet new ones. Enjoy live music, local farmers, […]

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Auditions for Sacramento Choral Society starting up

August 18, 2017 — The Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra with music director Donald Kendrick are currently holding membership auditions for their 2017-2018 concert season. If you are an experienced choral singer with good music reading skills, please call the Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra at 916-536-9065 or email […]

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Sean Jordan: Former local wins an Emmy

August 18, 2017 — Corbett Jones was among those honored at the 69th Los Angeles area Emmy Awards in July for his work as a producer on the project "Third L.A." Jones is an accomplished director, producer, and filmmaker, working with the likes of Apple, Microsoft and Chevy, and […]

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Carolyn Singer: Suitable shrubs for the site

August 18, 2017 — As I turned a corner to enter a narrow Nevada City side street recently, I was momentarily distracted by a planting of English laurel (Prunus laurocerasus). A common shrub, but this particular landscape was not where it belonged. The evergreen laurel had been planted atop […]

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