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Nevada City artist earns award for 37th annual KVIE Art Auction

September 21, 2018 — SACRAMENTO — Celebrating KVIE Public Television's 37 years of creating an accessible venue to bring art into the homes of Northern Californians, the 37th annual KVIE Art Auction will showcase more than 260 works of art by emerging, well-known and world-renowned Northern California artists, according

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Melinda Myers: Discover the beauty of double tulips

September 21, 2018 — Celebrate the National Garden Bureau's "Year of the Tulip" in a big way by planting double flowered tulip varieties this fall for a showy display next spring. Flower arrangers love the big bold blossoms that resemble peonies and you'll love their impressive blooms in your

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The lighter side of nature: Geolyn Carvin releases ‘On the Trail with Boots McFarland — Volume 1’

September 21, 2018 — Local artist Geolyn Carvin has released the first in a series of hiking cartoon books, according to a release. "On the Trail with Boots McFarland — Volume 1" captures the joys, challenges and humor of trail life. It is a unique contribution to the cartooning

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Jim Mullen: Best read by 2018

September 21, 2018 — I recently discovered a box of chicken tenders in my freezer, hidden underneath a container of very fuzzy cherry chocolate-chunk ice cream. I made a salad and put a few pieces of the microwaved tenders on top. As I returned the chicken to the freezer,

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Joan Merriam: Of dogs & friends …

September 20, 2018 — As the days shift from summer to fall, I'm reminded of the changes we all face in life: some natives like the cycles of the seasons, some with more human foundations like relationships that ebb and flow, come and go, as the years trudge onward.

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Cheryl Wicks: ID your pets — For your sake and theirs

September 20, 2018 — If you have a pet you should have identification on it. Most people think their pet will never end up in a shelter or loose on the street, found by someone that has no idea who the pet belongs to. Unfortunately, the pets of even

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Teen swims length of Lake Tahoe for charity

September 19, 2018 — LAKE TAHOE — Angel More, a 15-year-old from the San Francisco Bay Area, became the youngest person to complete the California Triple Crown of marathon swimming when she finished the 21.3 mile swim across Lake Tahoe on Aug. 25. The 15-hour night swim from South

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A time for peace: Interfaith Nevada County hosts a potluck and fellowship for the International Day of Peace in Grass Valley

September 19, 2018 — Each year around the world, an International Day of Peace is observed on September 21. Established by the General Assembly of the United Nations, this day is devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. To observe this

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Annie Keeling: Successful parents build fences

September 19, 2018 — Boundaries. Limits. Edges. No. These are as important to parenting as laughs, play, teaching, feeding, bathing and reading with a child. Imagine your child in a field. There is a fence between her and a bull. She watches the bull. She wants to pet the

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From philosopher to CPA and KVMR board president

September 19, 2018 — When asked if he feels like he's in the hot seat, KVMR-FM board president David Franco stands up, touches his chair, grins and said, "It's not too bad." Just about a year into his term heading the non-profit station's board of directors, Franco and the

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A classic & enduring American comedy! — Sierra Stages presents “You Can’t Take It With You” at the historic Nevada Theatre in Nevada City

September 19, 2018 — Sierra Stages completes its 10th anniversary season with the classic American comedy "You Can't Take It With You" by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, playing for three weekends only from Sept. 20 through Oct. 6 at the historic Nevada Theatre in Nevada City, according

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Stop and see the art: Cork 49 showcases paintings from Susan Amidon

September 19, 2018 — Local oil painter and award-winning artist in numerous venues including Pioneer Arts, the Northern Mines Art Show, and numerous awards from Nevada County Fair including "Best of Show" and "People's Choice" awards, Suzie Amidon always manages to bring a broad range of topics, adding to

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Natural landscapes: Justin Lovato showcases his artwork of original paintings, drawings, and limited edition screen prints in Nevada City

September 19, 2018 — The Chambers Project presents Justin Lovato's solo show "Qualia" opening in Nevada City, on Saturday, according to a release. This showcase of artwork features original paintings, drawings, and limited edition screen prints. Lovato will create an immersive installation in the gallery inviting observers to feel

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‘Swonderful, S’marvelous: Review of ‘An American In Paris’ at Sierra Cinemas

September 19, 2018 — "An American in Paris," a musical play inspired by the 1951 Academy Award-winning film of the same name, will be shown at Sierra Cinemas at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. This adaptation is one of the many wonderful offerings of Broadway musicals, National Theatre of London plays,

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Building bridges of resilience: Event to educate and inspire activism to honor the International Day of Peace and Emergency Preparedness Month in Nevada County

September 19, 2018 — On Sunday, Golden Road Productions presents the first of a monthly series of keynote speakers, round table discussions and local music as a public event and multi platform broadcast. The speakers range from local educators to nationally known experts on topics of emergency preparedness, food

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Rock out with Martin Sexton & Sam Lewis in Auburn

September 19, 2018 — On Stage at the State Theatre in Auburn presents Martin Sexton at 7:30 p.m. Friday, according to a release. The singer-songwriter will perform at the State Theatre in support of his ninth studio release, the critically acclaimed "Mixtape of the Open Road." "Outstanding taste in

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The Stone House to host dinner & concert to benefit Nisenan in Nevada City

September 19, 2018 — A special farm-to-table dinner will be hosted by the Stone House from 6 p.m. to midnight Tuesday, Sept. 25, with popular local musicians, including Mariee Sioux, to perform. All proceeds go to C.H.I.R.P. a non-profit supporting the Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan, the indigenous people whose

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Insight into a genius: “The Life and Times of A. Einstein” to play in Auburn

September 19, 2018 — On Stage at the State Theatre in Auburn presents "The Life and Times of A. Einstein" by and with actress/writer Kres Mersky at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, according to a release. Directed by Paul Gersten and written by Kres Merskey, "The Life

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Sing your favorite Beatles’ songs: Sing along to ‘Yellow Submarine’ in Auburn

September 19, 2018 — Cinema at the State Theatre in Auburn presents The Beatles' "Yellow Submarine Sing Along" at 7 p.m. Thursday, according to a release. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, The Beatles' groundbreaking animated feature film, "Yellow Submarine," has been beautifully restored and released as a sing

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Into the great beyond … with music!: New album inspired by NASA’s Voyagers from Lisa Swerdlow

September 19, 2018 — Composer and pianist Lisa Swerdlow is ready to take listeners on her journey through space and time with her new CD, "Voyager," at a concert Saturday at St. Joseph's Cultural Center. The concept was born after listening to a story about NASA's twin Voyager 1

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