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The photography of Burning Man

October 18, 2017 — At the next Nevada County Camera Club meeting on Monday, club president Douglas Hooper will share photographs and stories from his participation in the Burning Man festival, an event held once a year where tens of thousands of people gather in Nevada's Black Rock Desert

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A familiar sound with a new name

October 18, 2017 — Robert Wynia, singer-songwriter from the seminal northwest band Floater, returns to the Miners Foundry Cultural Center, Monday, Oct. 23, for his first concert in Nevada County in seven years. Best known for their progressive concept albums, stylized storytelling, intense live performances and devoted fanbase, Floater,

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‘Stage Kiss’

October 18, 2017 — On Wednesday, Oct. 25, Sierra Stages and the Miners Foundry will present, "Stage Kiss," as part of Theater By the Book, a series of informal play readings for the community. Written by Sarah Ruhl and directed by Jeffrey Mason, "Stage Kiss" is a charming tale

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Playing for the kids

October 18, 2017 — Peppino D 'Agostino will perform in concert at The Foothills Event Center on Friday. D 'Agostino, a native of Italy, has lived in America for 31 years and has made his mark as an international musical artist on the guitar. He emerged on the acoustic

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Former manager comes home to KVMR as a volunteer

October 18, 2017 — He's back, and he's raring to go. Former KVMR 89.5 FM General Manager Brian Terhorst — also a longtime popular Saturday morning radio host at the Nevada City radio station — returns to the air with a pair of fall membership drive specials. Thursday, noon

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Buhari — Together again

October 18, 2017 — All four characters described in Linda Schuyler Horning's book will be present at a release and signing event to be held at the Madelyn Helling Library Community Room on Oct. 19. Horning celebrates a reunion she hadn't dared dream of before she wrote "Buhari —

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Sean Jordan: Fall is here!

October 18, 2017 — Over the years I have experienced many seasons (as many of us do) in almost every part of the country, but I have to say fall in the Sierra is my favorite time of year. Some who know me well would say, "What?! You don't

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Jack Wright’s tribute to Neil Diamond

October 18, 2017 — On Friday, at 8 p.m., the audience-pleasing rave-review performance of Jack Wright's tribute to Neil Diamond comes to the Main Stage Theatre at The Center for the Arts in Grass Valley. This authentic and energetic 90-minute performance of timeless hits and fan favorites is backed

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New school classical

October 18, 2017 — Simply Three brings classical music with old school training and new school sound to The Center for the Arts in Grass Valley on Thursday. The electrifying trio of Glen McDaniel, Nick Villalobos, and Zack Clark, together known as Simply Three, has been captivating audiences worldwide

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Do the ‘Time Warp’

October 18, 2017 — This October will mark the 42nd anniversary of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." The Nevada Theatre Film Series, Nevada City Live and Untamed Productions present this cult classic film complete with shadow cast by some of Nevada County's favorite performers and dancers live on stage

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Singing in harmony: Acapella group VOCES8 comes to Grass Valley

October 18, 2017 — The hills will be alive this Sunday night with the sound of VOCES8, an acappella singing group of eight members who will take the stage for InConcert Sierra. The British ensemble are highly regarded the world over, and are paying their first visit to Nevada

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Ask The Forager: A sprout grows in brussels

October 17, 2017 — Dear Alan: I'm starting to think about Thanksgiving dinner. I'd like to have a vegetable dish that I can make ahead of time that would be seasonal, lighter and more healthful than green bean casserole. Alan: As you suggested, the season for fresh local green

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Orchards on the brain: Nevada County Fairgrounds begins search for 2018 Fair slogan

October 17, 2017 — Peaches, plums, cherries, pears and apples — the 2018 Fair theme is all about orchards — and the Fairgrounds is hosting a contest to find the winning "orchard" slogan for the 2018 Fair. Visit the Fair's website at NevadaCountyFair.com and submit a slogan about orchards.

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Hindi Greenberg: ‘Ordinary Days’ is extraordinary

October 17, 2017 — "Ordinary Days" is a sweet, funny, humane musical play, excellently presented and performed by Sierra Stages. It is a "sung through" musical, with all words and character development rendered in song. The piece was originally presented by the company as a reading in 2015, and

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More hope for caregivers is on the way!

October 16, 2017 — Everyone knows someone who is caring for a loved one at home. Just ask around. We live in a county with one of the highest rates of population 65 and over, and many of those individuals are caring for someone at home. Cultivating hope for

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Medicare Annual Enrollment Period

October 16, 2017 — Medicare is confusing. Add a great amount of incomplete information and you will find many who miss important deadlines and are exposed to growing lifetime penalties. The goal of this article is to bring some clarity to the confusion around the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period

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Savannah Hanson: Letting go of control, trust, and abundance

October 16, 2017 — It is so easy to fall into a trance of fear or scarcity, to be immobilized with panic when confronted by increasing world chaos. These times nudge, sometimes shove us into diving into our inherent nature. Otherwise, we may fall into believing the voice inside

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Carolyn Singer: A fall opportunity

October 13, 2017 — Today is the day of the local native plant sale the Redbud chapter of California Native Plant Society sponsors each fall. Early this morning, enthusiastic volunteers went to work to unload native plants and set up the information and book tables in an area at

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When a ceiling is more than just a roof

October 13, 2017 — Among the coolest aspects of visiting Las Vegas is finding those little things in the various resorts that aren't immediately noticeable. It's suddenly realizing that the ceiling at the Forum Shops at Caesars changes with the time of the day or viewing the floor-to-ceiling fountain

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Tool maintenance workshop today!

October 13, 2017 — Once gardening activities slow down, autumn is a good time to take stock of garden tools. Find out what tools need some care. Inspect tools for nicks, damage and rust, which weakens metal. Having tools in good repair when needed again makes the next job

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