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January 15, 2019 — COOPER'S ALE HOUSE 235 Commercial St., Nevada City 530-265-0116 January 2019 Coopers Music Calendar Tue & Thurs – Karaoke Fri Jan 11 – TBD Sat Jan 12 – TBD CRAZY HORSE SALOON & GRILL 230 Commercial St., Nevada City (530) 265-4000 http://www.crazyhorsenc.com Kitchen open late

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Sierra Stages to hold open auditions for ‘Cabaret’

January 15, 2019 — Sierra Stages is pleased to announce open auditions for its summer 2019 production of "Cabaret" playing from July 11 through Aug. 3, 2019 at the historic Nevada Theatre in Nevada City. The director is Scott Gilbert, choreographer is Brian Arsenault, and music director is Ken

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What are your Reading Plans for 2019?

January 15, 2019 — If you are a lover of all things books and reading, you know how easy it can be to make time to read this time of year. It doesn't feel like a chore or a good habit we need to make ourselves commit to. In

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Reading Chekhov for Our Times

January 15, 2019 — Can the stories of 19th century Russian writer Anton Chekhov offer wisdom for our times? While the popular reading series Yuba Lit is on hiatus, founder Rachel Howard is offering a donation-based community class through her writing school, Yuba Writers' Workshops, to explore this question.

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Hell Hath No Fury: Sierra Cinemas presents Adriana Lecouvreur as the latest offering of The Met Opera Live in HD

January 15, 2019 — Jealousy, the bitter emotion Shakespeare tagged as the "green-eyed monster": what havoc it wreaks! Francesco Cilea's Adriana Lecouvreur gives testimony to just how deadly that biting beast can be. The opera, though written in 1902 during the verismo period with its gritty aspirations, in many

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Legacy celebrates fifth annual ‘Happy Birthday Janis’

January 15, 2019 — LeGacy Presents once again celebrates the birthday of blues rock and roll queen Janis Joplin, Friday and Saturday at the Nevada Theatre. LeGacy producer, director and award-winning actress (2018 Elly winner in comedy) Sue LeGate-Halford is happily backed up by husband Dave and friends. "I

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LeeAnn Brook Fine Art features ​Out of the Wild​ for the month of January

January 15, 2019 — From an artist inspired by nature, into creating a gallery focused on that theme, LeeAnn Brook's passion for art has been life-long. For the month of January, her gallery LeeAnn Brook Fine Art will feature a new show called ​Out of the Wild​, showcasing seven

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Every song tells a story: Brodsky & Farren play Odd Fellows in Nevada City

January 15, 2019 — Strings Concerts presents an evening of original songs Wednesday featuring Chuck Brodsky and Justin Farren at the Odd Fellows Lodge in Nevada City. Chuck Brodsky is a storyteller, songwriter, troubadour and a modern day bard. With only his acoustic guitar and his voice he'll draw

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Editor’s Note: Up in the club

January 15, 2019 — When I moved back to my hometown of Nevada City a couple years ago I was longing to make a connection with friends old and new. I had a feeling that the transition of coming home after spending so many years in other cities and

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Django Shredders to make Besemer Concert Hall appearance

January 15, 2019 — The Center for the Arts brings Gypsy Jazz to the Besemer Concert Hall in Nevada City when Django Shredders perform on Sunday. The intimate and acoustically superb concert hall is an ideal setting for this swinging music. Seating is limited. "The Life and Times of

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January 15, 2019 — The 5th Annual Nugget Fringe Theater Festival boasts some 30 shows that will knock your socks loose from around here and around the world, all jam packed into two weekends of exciting theater in six venues — most of them brand new — from a

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January 15, 2019 — A Dog's Way Home Rated PG, running time 96 minutes. Starts Friday, Jan. 11 at Sierra Cinemas. Separated from her owner, a dog sets off on an 400-mile journey to get back to the safety and security of the place she calls home. Along the

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The Foundry Sings: A benefit for the Miners Foundry building improvement fund

January 15, 2019 — The Foundry Sings returns for a second year to the historic Miners Foundry Cultural Center Wednesday. The unique and wildly popular event gathers people of all ages and singing levels under one roof, for one night, to share in the power of song. Inspired by

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KVMR 2018 Year in Review: Our Favorite Albums – Once Again, All Over The Musical Map

January 3, 2019 — More proof that KVMR 89.5 FM veers all over the musical map – and then some – is in the pudding, well, the "top ten" favorites lists below.  Very few 2018 albums – and even fewer "best sellers"- show up on multiple lists compiled by

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More KVMR 2018 Year in Review

January 3, 2019 — They still can't agree on the best music of the year, but that's what happens when your all-volunteer KVMR 89.5 FM broadcasters name their top 10 albums from 2018. You see, the station plays probably 30 different genres of music, if not more. Here are

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On The Reel: Second Act stars Jennifer Lopez

January 3, 2019 — SECOND ACT Rated PG-13, running time 104 minutes. Starts Friday, Jan. 4 at Del Oro Theatre. Jennifer Lopez stars as Maya, a 40-year-old woman struggling with frustrations from unfulfilled dreams. Until, that is, she gets the chance to prove to Madison Avenue that street smarts

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Michael Franti returns to the Gold Country

January 3, 2019 — Critically acclaimed singer/songwriter and filmmaker Michael Franti will make a special intimate appearance Wednesday at the historic Miners Foundry Cultural Center to screen his new, self-directed documentary film Stay Human. The screening will feature an introduction by and Q&A with Franti, as well as an

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Community invited to Alasdair Fraser Music Gathering

January 3, 2019 — The public is invited to attend a Celtic ceilidh — an informal community celebration featuring spontaneous dancing, jam session, songs and more — on Saturday evening at the Grass Valley Elks Ballroom in Grass Valley. The festivities, which start at 6:30 p.m., follow an all-day

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Popular Stage to Screen series continues in 2019

January 3, 2019 — Over a decade ago, the digital cinema revolution began to change the way movie theaters present films. No more cans of reels shipped around the country, no more giant platters wrapped with yards and yards of film. No more splicing. And with the digital cinema

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SVER brings Scandinavia to Nevada City

January 3, 2019 — SVER play grand Norwegian folk music at the historic Odd Fellows Lodge in downtown Nevada City Monday. With relentless energy and seductive spark, their imaginative soundscapes, grooves, and melodies will take you on a journey over the Norwegian fjords and mountains, into the lively pubs

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