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Folk singer John McCutcheon returns for his annual KVMR concert at Miners Foundry Cultural Center Jan. 17.

He’s released 25 albums, won numerous awards in the independent-record industry, and received a Grammy nomination in 1982 and one each year from 1996 to 2000.



The concert starts at 8 p.m. Miners Foundry is at 325 Spring St., Nevada City.




Tickets are $12 for KVMR members, $14 general and $7 for youth 12 and under at all regular KVMR outlets.

Call 265-9073 for more information.

“Nunsense” returns to the Off Broadstreet Theatre for a six-week run starting Jan. 18.

The musical comedy is about the “Little Sisters of Hoboken” as they plan a benefit talent show to raise burial money for four nuns stored in a freezer. The four nuns died of food poisoning after eating what scatterbrained “Sister Julia, Child of God” cooked.

Kris Daniels-Stepanian returns as lovable dingbat Sister Mary Amnesia and is joined by Off Broadstreet regulars Nancy Keith, Sue LeGate, Joan Larsen and Nadia White.

“Nunsense” will be performed at 8:15 p.m. every Friday and Saturday through Feb. 23. Three Thursday performances will be on Feb. 7, 14 and 21 at 7:15 p.m.

Admission is $16 on Thursdays, $17 on Fridays and $18 on Saturdays. Advance reservations are strongly recommended because space is limited. Call 265-8686 or check out http://www.offbroadstreet.com for reservations.

The theater is at 305 Commercial St. in Nevada City.

Another play coming to Nevada City, this time at the Nevada Theatre, will be “The Woman Warrior” at 8 p.m. on Jan. 18.

Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra presents a play based on Maxine Hong Kingston’s books, “The Woman Warrior” and “China Men,” to the theater on nine other dates: Jan. 19, Jan. 25, Jan. 26, Feb. 1, Feb. 2, Feb. 8 and Feb. 9 at 8 p.m.; and Jan. 27 and Feb. 3 at 2 p.m.

Admission is $13 in advance, $15 general and $11 for students and seniors. Tickets are at Nevada City Postal Co., Golden Flower Trading Co. and Museum, Odyssey Books and at the door.

Preview night is Jan. 17; all tickets are $5 at the door.

Nevada Theatre is at 401 Broad St. Call 274-1538 for more information.

Michael McClure will be featured at the Nevada County Poetry Series’ annual fund-raiser Jan. 18.

The 8 p.m. performance is at the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley.

McClure is the author of more than 20 books and is an Obie award-winning playwright who helped launch the Beat movement with Gary Snyder, Philip Whalen and Allen Ginsberg.

Admission is $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Tickets are at Herb Shop Records, The Book Seller, Odyssey Books, Natural Selection, BriarPatch, Mother Truckers and Center for the Arts.

Call 432-8196, 477-4724 or 274-8384 for more information.

The center is at 314 W. Main St., Grass Valley.

Another reading by nationally known writer Pam Houston originally set for Jan. 18 at the Madeline Helling Library was just postponed this week.

Houston is the best-selling author of “Cowboys are My Weakness” and “Waltzing the Cat.”

The free reading , to be presented by Literature Alive and Friends of the Library, has been rescheduled to Feb. 1.

Call 272-5812 with questions.


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