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Jenny Wells: Why you, reader, are a hero

March 14, 2019 — Reading can be such a solitary way to spend our time, but when we spend hours with a good story, we commit a heroic act. Allow me to explain. In a culture with so much noise, stories are one of the only things where no

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Wake The Dead hit “The Foothill Fillmore”

March 14, 2019 — Join us Saturday for a Grateful St. Patrick's Day Celebration. Keep Smilin' Promotions is proud to present a special show at the historic and funky Auburn Odd Fellows Hall, also known as "The Foothill Fillmore." Wake the Dead is an internationally recognized group of musicians

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When Irish eyes are smiling: A St. Paddy’s Day Ceilidh to benefit Sierra Harvest

March 14, 2019 — Time to bring on the music, singing, dancing, storytelling and poetry of Ireland. And O'Cheers, of course. 'Tis then the shenanigans begin at Seaman's Lodge in Nevada City's Pioneer Park, with an open session hosted by Strayaway. This year's celebration benefits Sierra Harvest, whose mission

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‘The pinnacle of performers:’ St. Lawrence Quartet perform at Seventh Day Adventist

March 14, 2019 — Once again, world class entertainers are coming to Grass Valley. This Sunday with thanks to InConcert Sierra, the award winning, world renowned, St. Lawrence String Quartet will play at the Seventh Day Adventist Church as part of the third Sunday series tagged as "classical music

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St. Patrick’s Day’s a-comin’: Garcia Project returns to Nevada County

March 14, 2019 — Nationally touring tribute to classic Jerry Garcia Band set lists, The Garcia Project, returns to Nevada County to perform a special St. Patrick's Day Celebration Sunday at the Miners Foundry Cultural Center, with special guests Achilles Wheel Trio opening the show. The Garcia Project brings

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Earthly delights: Local photographer exhibits works at Cork 49

March 14, 2019 — Local photographer Fred Finney will be exhibiting his Milky Way, Northern Lights and Desert Dune photos during the months of March and April at Cork 49, a wine bar in downtown Grass Valley. Through the use of long exposures Finney has captured the awe-inspiring beauty

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San Francisco talk show ‘Your Call’ is making waves on The Bridge 105.7 FM

March 14, 2019 — For the past dozen years, independent media producer Rose Aguilar has been host of "Your Call," a weekday morning talk show at San Francisco's upstart public radio station, KALW. You can say upstart because KALW has a much smaller audience than KQED, a ratings giant

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Digging through Nisenan history in Nevada City

March 14, 2019 — What is the indigenous cultural history of the San Juan Ridge region? Join author and Tribal Chairman Richard Johnson in a discussion about his new book, "History Of Us: Nisenan Tribe of the Nevada City Rancheria." Learn about the Tribe's Ancestral Homelands which include the

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Camptonville concert takes a trip back in time

March 14, 2019 — It's well known that there once was a large and thriving Chinese population all over the foothills. "Celestials," as they were then called, did manual labor, owned small businesses, and contributed greatly to the cultural life of the community. In so many ways, these industrious,

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You can get with het, you can get with hat

March 14, 2019 — These have been a busy four years for the Het Hat Club Gypsy Jazz Party Band, encompassing more than 150 concerts in twelve different countries and counting. They describe their last album, Balkanouche, as "the meeting of the improvisation culture of gypsy jazz from Django

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Getting lucky: Truth or Dare’s March burlesque show celebrates St. Paddy’s

March 14, 2019 — What do you get when you combine Cybil Unrest's award-winning ensemble of classic cabaret and neo-burlesque dancers with the magic of Nick Fedoroff? You get one great evening of entertainment. This past October, Cybil and Fedoroff joined creative forces with musicians, dancers and entertainers to

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True Americana: Bumper Jacksons breeze into town

March 14, 2019 — The Bumper Jacksons bring a vast array of early American traditions to the Grass Valley Elks Lodge on Wednesday as part of The Center for the Arts OnTheGo series. Country swing, old-time blues, brassed-up bluegrass — these high-spirit wonders do and love it all. Powerhouse

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Jennifer Nobles: A final farewell to the king of cool

March 14, 2019 — I know it sounds dramatic, but when Luke Perry passed away last week I felt like there was no one who was more sad than I was. Aside from the shock of what transpired — 52-years-old is way too young for anyone to suffer a

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Bowling for their sake: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nevada County event expected to raise over $30,000 (PHOTO GALLERY)

March 10, 2019 — Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Nevada County held its largest fundraiser of the year Saturday at Prosperity Lanes where the 37th annual Bowl For Kids' Sake event took place. Hundreds of members of the community took to the lanes during three separate rounds of

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Right hand gal: Laurie Lewis and band return to Nevada County

March 7, 2019 — Laurie Lewis & Her Right Hands return to Grass Valley on Saturday, March 16 at the Foothills Event Center. Laurie Lewis is a bluegrass treasure shinning out of Berkeley, California and traveling the world to thrilled and loyal fans. She's been a favorite at the

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Rebel rebel: Hank Meals shares 55 year retrospective through the camera lens

March 7, 2019 — Over the past 55 years, Hank Meals has remained an active participant with camera in hand documenting the people, places and home-brewed culture of a community he adores and feels a deep connection to. The Nevada County photographer, author, hiking guide, archaeologist, historian, folk artist

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On The Air: Kim Rogers’ longtime ‘Good Stuff’ moves to Saturday afternoons on KVMR

March 7, 2019 — This is, indeed, a big week for longtime KVMR 89.5 FM broadcaster Kim Rogers. On Thursday, March 7, her weekly "Good Stuff" roots music program celebrates its 19th anniversary from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. And on Saturday, "Good Stuff" moves to the weekly Saturday

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Sing it, Sarahs: Wild Eye welcomes Americana’s rising stars

March 7, 2019 — As rising stars in the West Coast Americana scene, The Real Sarahs have distinguished themselves as skillful harmony singers and evocative songwriters. Singing from the stories of their own journeys and life experiences, their original music is honest, captivating and heartfelt. Their organic sound enchants

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The walls come to life: Adams’ art exhibit comes to Courtyard Suites

March 7, 2019 — The Grass Valley Courtyard Suites, Nevada County's premier art hotel is proud to announce another month of local art. Local artist Judy Adams will be presenting her vibrantly colored and bold creations during the month of March. Inspired by the beauty of nature, Judy has

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Blues with a hint of red

March 7, 2019 — Red's Blues is a Sacramento-based Delta blues band named by bassist RW Grigsby in honor of his wife, the crimson-maned vocalist Beth Redi-Grigsby. Joined by Doug Crumpacker on guitar and Tim Wilbur on the drums, the quartet hold a Blues Music Award, a Grammy nomination,

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