Saul Rayo and 30-plus other performers play a Paul Simon tribute at the Center for the Arts, 314 W. Main St., Grass Valley, 8 p.m. $15. 274-8384.
South Yuba River Citizens League’s second annual Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Miners Foundry Cultural Center and Nevada Theatre in Nevada City. Tickets online at http://www.wildandscenicfilmfestival.org or at the door. 265-5961.
“A…My Name is Alice” musical comedy presented by Nevada Union High School drama students tonight, Jan. 16 and Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. in the school’s Black Box Theater (Room A1 across from the choir room), 11761 Ridge Road in Grass Valley. $5 for students and $7 for adults except for closing night, which is $10 and includes dessert. 273-4431.
Stories N’ ArtPlay! for preschoolers and older children at 10 a.m., Madelyn Helling Library’s Children’s Room. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Alma Melodiosa plays flamencadelic dance music at Cooper’s in Nevada City, 9:30 p.m. $5. 265-0116.
Heather MacAdam is at the Holbrooke Hotel’s Golden Gate Saloon in Grass Valley, 7 p.m. No cover. 273-1353.
Ivan Najera plays Latin acoustic originals at Kirby’s Creekside in Nevada City, 8 to 11:30 p.m. No cover charge. 265-3445.
Jimmy Townsend is at the Country Rose Cafe, 300 Commercial St. in Nevada City, 6 to 10 p.m. No cover. 265-6248.
Shay Dillon Band “rocks for the rowdies” at McGees, 315 Broad St. in Nevada City at 9 p.m. $3. 265-3205.
Tony Lauria is at Friar Tuck’s in Nevada City, 7:30 p.m. No cover charge.
David Creamer is at Kirby’s Creekside in Nevada City, 7 p.m. No cover. 265-3445.
John Girton is at Friar Tuck’s in Nevada City, 6:30 p.m. No cover.
Rough and Ready Fruit Jar Pickers jam bluegrass style from 10 a.m. to noon at the Rough and Ready Opry Palace, across from the Rough and Ready Market in Rough and Ready. Bring your own chair. Free. 432-1501.
Sunday’s Sacred Sweat a world beat/tribal open dance event by sole-2-soul from 3 to 6 p.m. at Club Sierra Sports and Fitness in Grass Valley. $5 for non-club members, free for club members. 263-4589.
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This letter is in response to Elias Funez’s excellent article on the relationship between the Nevada County Airport, Cal Fire and the Loma Rica development.