Shabaz, mysteries, jazz up ahead next week |

Shabaz, mysteries, jazz up ahead next week

Submitted photoShabaz will perform at Center for the Arts in Grass Valley on Oct. 4.
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Shabaz, a group that combines Qaawali singing, Indian traditions and industrial-strength dance beats, returns to Center for the Arts on Oct. 4.

Admission to the 8 p.m. concert is $12. Tickets are at Herb Shop Records, BriarPatch, The Book Seller and at the door.

The center is at 314 W. Main St., Grass Valley. Call 274-8384 for more information.

Literature Alive’s Wordslingers theme this year is “mysteries and the mysterious.” The event is on Oct. 5 at Miners Foundry Cultural Center in Nevada City.

An authors’ panel moderated by Karen Joy Fowler will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Joe McHugh will present “Whispered Tales – Family Mysteries” from 4 to 5 p.m. Cara Black, John Straley, Alfredo Vea and Ayelet Waldman will be featured at 7:30 p.m.

Admission is $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Tickets are at Harmony Books, The Book Seller and Odyssey Books.

Call 272-5812 for details.

Grammy nominee Paul McCandless will join Bill Douglass, Ian Dogole and Sheldon Brown in a Listen 2Jazz and the Nevada County Arts Council-sponsored “Global Jazz Concert” on Oct. 5.

The concert featuring a blend of classical jazz tunes with world beat rhythms and instrumentation will be 8 p.m. at Center for the Arts, 314 W. Main St., Grass Valley.

Admission is $15 for adults and $5 for student. A 2 p.m. workshop is $5 or free with advance concert ticket purchase.

Tickets are at the Nevada County Arts Council office, BriarPatch Market and Foggy Mountain Music or online at

Call the arts council at 271-5955 for more information.

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