Sacred sounds, three comedies, Joe Cain on the way |

Sacred sounds, three comedies, Joe Cain on the way

Jai Uttal presents sacred sounds of ancient India Feb. 8 with Geoffrey Gordon.
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Jai Uttal and Geoffrey Gordon will present sacred sounds of ancient India on Feb. 8 at St. Joseph’s Cultural Center.

Uttal is a sacred music composer, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist. Gordon has appeared on CDs by Uttal, Robbie Robertson, Ram Dass and R. Carlos Nakai, among others.

“Chanting: The Heart of Devotional Yoga” will start at 7 p.m.

Admission is $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Tickets are at BriarPatch and Herb Shop Records.

St. Joseph’s is at 410 S. Church St., Grass Valley.

Call 470-0350 for details.

“Trilogy of Short Stories” will be presented at Miners Foundry Cultural Center’s Reader’s Theatre Series at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 7 and Feb. 8.

David Iorns will read “The Cat That Went to Trinity,” Janis Jablecki will read “Everything That Rises Must Converge,” and Elinor Barnes will read “The Loudest Voice.”

Tim O’Connor directs the comedies.

Tickets are $10 and are at Harmony Books, Odyssey Books and at the Foundry. The reading is a benefit for the cultural center.

The Miners Foundry Cultural Center is at 325 Spring St. in Nevada City.

Call 265-5040 for more information.

Also at the Foundry will be the eighth annual Joe Cain Masquerade Ball on Feb. 9, open only to the 21-and-older crowd.

The Gold Country Cajun Band returns for the fourth consecutive year.

Every year, this ball sells out days before the event. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce.

The 10th annual Joe Cain Procession, open to all ages, will be Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. on Broad Street in downtown Nevada City. As usual, beads, candy and Moon Pies will be tossed to spectators.

Call 265-5618 with questions about the ball or the procession.

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