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Jazz Saxophone and Clarinet Concert

Nor-Cal Jazz Festival will present Will & Peter Anderson, saxophone and clarinet virtuoso on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at Redding School of the Arts, 955 Inspiration Way, Redding CA. Peter and Will Anderson will return to Redding for one night only! Accompanying them will be guitarist Felix Lemerie. Get tickets online.  

Redding Bridges to Housing

Redding Bridges to Housing

Redding Bridges to Housing has helped 30 people living on the street in Redding find housing since they started in October 2016.…

Humanity’s Team Oneness Declaration

Humanity’s Team Oneness Declaration

September 21st is International Day of Peace. In order to have lasting peace world citizens must share a worldview of oneness with each other and all of creation. Humanity’s Team is planning Global Oneness Day on October 24, 2017 and are encouraging everyone to sign their Oneness Declaration. Humanity’s Team…

Bel Canto Singers

Bel Canto Singers

The North State Bel Canto Singers will be performing their fall concert featuring La Boheme and other Puccini Arias on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 5 p.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church in Redding CA.…

Theatre Guild Discussion

Theatre Guild Discussion

Axiom Repertory Theatre is presenting Theatre Guild on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. in the Community Room at the Starbucks on S. Bonneyview to discuss this month’s play: The Visit. “The Visit is about greed, love, and one woman’s carefully plotted revenge. The oft-widowed Claire…

LGBTQ+ Pride Week

LGBTQ+ Pride Week

NorCal OUTreach Project is hosting Light It Up With Pride! Walk the Sundial Bridge in Rainbow! on Saturday & Sunday, September 16 & 17, 2017 from 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. at the Sundial Bridge at Turtle Bay. The Sundial Bridge will be lit in rainbow colors Saturday and Sunday to kick…

How to Become a Compassionate Citizen

How to Become a Compassionate Citizen

Charter for Compassion Education Institute if offering a brand new online course, How to Become a Compassionate Citizen with registration open now for the 6 week course beginning September 27, 2017. “Over half of the world’s population lives in cities and this is expected to increase significantly over the next 20 years. Our…

Masterworks 1: Reflections

Masterworks 1: Reflections

North State Symphony is presenting Masterworks 1: Reflections on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the Cascade Theatre, Redding, CA Barber: School for Scandal Overture Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 Opening night will thrill you with the sounds of the Second Symphony of Sibelius—a symphonic masterwork of bracing sweep…

Character Day

Character Day

The 4th annual Character Day is Wednesday, September 13, 2017 starting at 6 a.m. PDT. Participants will be watching films on the science of character development (strengths such as empathy, grit, kindness, and social responsibility), diving into free discussion materials, and partaking in an online global Q&A with experts in the…

Taking Back our Community

Taking Back our Community

On September 6, 2017 the Redding City Council approved implementation of a program called Taking Back our Community – NOT to be confused with the rogue Facebook Page Take Back Redding/Shasta County – Stop Talking, Start Doing. By way of background, “during the past several years changes to state law…

Films for the Planet

Films for the Planet is extending a welcome invitation for you to join the PEACE RISING: Streaming Film Series, September 9-24, 2017. Beautifully-produced, award-winning films will be featured on Films for the Planet exclusively for 15 days during Peace Month. Exceptional documentaries include: A Voice4Peace – This film offers a rare glimpse at the vibrant […]

Falling into Fall at NVAL

Falling into Fall at NVAL

North Valley Art League is having a reception for their September Member Show “Falling into Fall” on Friday, Sept 8, 2017 from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibit runs September 5 – September 30th.…

Convivium in Senior Living

“What if everything you’ve been told about aging is wrong? Our culture tells us that aging will change us against our will, and for the worse. But, internationally acclaimed longevity expert Dr. Bill Thomas argues that this is false. Blending myth and science, live music and visuals, Dr. Bill Thomas’ ChangingAging Tour is a modern-day American Chautauqua […]

Nature Photography Workshop

Nature Photography Workshop

Terry Nathan is leading a two-day nature photography Workshop From Concept to Portfolio: Telling a Story, on September 15 and 16, 2017  at Lassen Volcanic National Park (Bumpass Hell to Kings Creek Picnic Area.) They will be using the Park’s stunning landscape and diversity of ecosystems to improve skills in making photographs. By…

I Love Redding

I Love Redding

Most Redding CA residents love it here and are inclined to emphasize the positive things they now enjoy and that originally attracted them to this place – the beautiful Sacramento River; nearby lakes; access to outdoor recreation; normally clean air; lack of auto traffic congestion; a small community; friendly people…

Terry Tempest Williams

Terry Tempest Williams

  Conservationist, free-speech advocate and author Terry Tempest Williams will discuss environmental activism and community building for the North State at Shasta College Theatre at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. The event is free. Terry Tempest Williams has been called “a citizen writer,” a writer who speaks and…

California Vision 2020

“Experience 3 days of inspiration; vision and action; breakthrough solutions; game-changing ideas; deep dialogue; dazzling artistry; and connections to a community of amazing leaders in social action, politics, business, and personal transformation” at California Vision 2020, in Sacramento CA on Thursday-Saturday, September 21-23, 2017. “In a time of peril, California can light the path to […]

The Terms of Donald’s Surrender

Michael Moore has written and is performing a new one-man Broadway show – The Terms of My Surrender – now running through October 26, 2017. It’s playing at the Belasco Theatre, just blocks away from Trump Tower in New York City and it’s currently the #1 play on Broadway, for the fourth week in a […]

Anderson River Park Food Trucks

Anderson River Park Food Trucks

The wait is finally over! This Labor Day weekend Anderson River Park Food Trucks will be opening Friday, September 1, 2017 from 5-10 p.m. and Saturday, September 2, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday night trucks: American BBQ; Road Runner Cafe; Mary’s Pizza; Ritas; Slyderz; and Taco Loco.…

HAP Redding

HAP Redding

Shasta County Arts Council has received a $14,000 grant from the California Arts Council for the Homeless Art Projects & Veterans Program  “to explore attracting, involving and teaching Redding CA homeless to create large format paintings, journaling and sketchbooks for creative expression.” The art event is open to all community members…

Sacred Earth: Sacred Work

Creation Spirituality Communities is now planning a biennial gathering Sacred Earth: Sacred Work from April 26, 2018 at 6 p.m. to April 29, 2018 at 3 p.m. at Jubilee! Community Church, 46 Wall Street, Asheville, North Carolina. “This Gathering will focus on connecting our sacred work in the world with the sacredness of our earth […]

Ministers March for Justice

Ministers March for Justice

A Ministers March for Justice will be held on Monday August 28, 2017, in Washington DC and elsewhere in the United States because “the Department of Justice and the current Administration are undermining Dr. King’s Dream.” The Ministers March is to reaffirm that religious leaders will recommit to being at the forefront…

Restorative Juvenile Justice

Restorative Juvenile Justice

The Women’s Fund of the Shasta Regional Community Foundation is presenting a free community forum: Restorative Justice: A New Approach to Juvenile Justice at noon on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at the Redding Library Community Room. This will be an informative discussion with experts in the probationary, judicial and youth peer…

Countermeasures

Countermeasures

The right-wing Patriot Prayer Freedom Rally that was planned for Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Crissy Field in San Francisco was cancelled. The No to Marxism in America rally scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017 in Berkeley was also cancelled, due to an incomplete application. Meanwhile, counter-protestors have been gathering…

Sona Trio

Sona Trio

Redding’s Performing Arts Society is presenting SonaTrio  on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 7:30 p.m. at Redding’s Old City Hall and Friday, September 1, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church, UCC,2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding, CA. After too long a hiatus, SonaTrio returns with abundant joy to share uplifting works. Bruce Belton sways on…

Beyond Standing Rock

The film Beyond Standing Rock will be shown on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 from 6 – 8 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 1825 East St, Redding CA. Beyond Standing Rock is a highly acclaimed film that investigates the collision of energy development and tribal rights/sovereignty. The film masterfully explores these issues through three different tribal stories: The Dakota Access Pipeline […]

Symphony on the Beach

Symphony on the Beach

Shasta Symphony Orchestra is presenting their third annual Symphony on the Beach at Brandy Creek Beach in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area on August 26, 2017 from 7:30-9 p.m. The show will feature film scores, patriotic music, soloists, and light classical works and will help kick off the school year with…

110 Years of Old City Hall

110 Years of Old City Hall

Shasta Arts Council and Shasta Historical Society are currently showing an exhibit 110 Years of Old City Hall until August 26, 2017 at 1313 Market Street, Redding CA. Regular SCAC Gallery Hours: Tue.-Thu.: 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Fri.: 12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. 4th Saturday of month: 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Come see how Old City Hall grew…

Shasta MLK Dream Gathering

Shasta MLK Dream Gathering

The Beloved Community and Shasta County Citizens Advocating Respect (SCCAR) are having a Shasta MLK Dream Gathering on Monday, August 28, 2017  from 6:30-8 p.m. at the MLK Center, 1815 Sheridan St.  Redding  96001 The Shasta MLK Dream Gathering is a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.…

The Way of the Spiritual Warrior

The Way of the Spiritual Warrior

Bestselling spiritual author Matthew Fox is presenting a 7-week series on The Way of the Spiritual Warrior on Thursdays at noon PT, starting September 7, 2017, ending October 19, 2017. “In this 7-week transformational intensive, Matthew will guide you through the fundamental principles and qualities of Spiritual Warriorship. Each weekly LIVE contemplation…

Spiritual Activism Training: Beyond Resistance

Spiritual Activism Training: Beyond Resistance

The Network of Spiritual Progressives (NSP) has announced that they are again offering their next Spiritual Activism Training: Beyond Resistance – Strategies in the Age of Trump, beginning Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 4 p.m. and ending on Sunday, October 22, 2017. The training will be conducted on Zoom, a video…

Reuniting the United States of America

Politicians in the United States (both left and right) seem more interested in supporting their own divisive agendas instead of working toward what is good for our Nation as a whole. Clearly, hyper-polarization in American politics has worsened, but there is hope for reuniting the United States of America. There cannot be only one (either a liberal […]

Speaking Out Against White Supremacy

Speaking Out Against White Supremacy

” Injustice anywhere is a threat to injustice everywhere” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Shasta County Citizens Advocating Respect (SCCAR) will have a press conference at the MLK Center in Redding CA (outside by the mural) at 10:30 a.m., this morning, August 15, 2017 to: Speak out against the blatant…

Reimagined Communities

Reimagined Communities

Increasingly, Americans are choosing not to identify with a particular religious tradition. Between 2007 and 2014, this “none of the above” portion of the population increased from 16 to 23 percent.* Fully one-third of young adults adhere to no religion. But this does not mean that spirituality and religion is…

City Tap Water Quality

How polluted is our city’s tap water? On July 26, 2017 the Environmental Working Group (EWG) released a new national Tap Water Database where you can find out the water quality in your zip code. This is “the most complete source available on the quality of U.S. drinking water, aggregating and analyzing data from almost 50,000 […]

Durst Case Scenario

Will Durst, presents his new solo outing “Durst Case Scenario,” on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.at Shasta County Arts Council, 1313 Market St, Redding, CA Fresh from the national tour of his award-nominated, hilarious chronicle of the action packed 2016 election, “Elect to Laugh,” comedian, columnist, actor, author, former oyster shucker, DCS is a rollicking feast of […]

The Dark Sky

The Dark Sky

Most people I know are focused on Monday, August 21, 2017, when a total solar eclipse will occur for the first time in 26 years in North America, coursing a diagonal path from Oregon across to South Carolina. The moon will also be in its dark phase on August 21st-22nd with only 1%…

ACE Study of Shasta County

ACE Study of Shasta County

Come hear SCCAR President Susan Wilson present the findings of the ACE Study of Shasta County on Monday, August 7, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the United Way Community Room just north of the Senior Center off Benton Dr., Redding CA. Adverse Childhood Experiences or ACE’s are defined as stressful or traumatic experiences. ACEs may…

Summer of the Environment

It’s too late to attend the Earth Focus Environmental Film Festival, which was last Saturday, July 29, 2017 in Hollywood, but KCET and Link TV have been offering Summer of the Environment during June-August 2017  and they have a variety of content on their website that focuses on environmental challenges and solutions. KCETLinkTV offers “a robust library intended to […]

Friends Giant Book Sale

Friends Giant Book Sale

Friends of Redding LIbrary presents Friends Giant Book Sale on Saturday, August 5, 2017 (the first Saturday of even months) from 10 a.m – 1 p.m. at Redding Library Community Room, 1100 Parkview Avenue, Redding CA.…

Avant Garde Member Art Show plus Howard “Luke” Lucas

Avant Garde Member Art Show plus Howard “Luke” Lucas

North Valley Art League is now showing (from August 1 – September 2, 2017) their Member Show “Avant Garde” plus Howard “Luke” Lucas’ Featured Artist Show. Reception, Friday, August 4, 2017 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. About Featured Artist Howard “Luke” Lucas  Howard paints not from photos, but from being out…

Global Spirit

Global Spirit

GlobalSpirit.tv is launching their new second season with a live online webcast and global premiere of Love, Fear & Beyond on Thursday, August 3, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. This event features Carlos Santana, Cindy Blackman and teachers Jerry Jampolsky and Diane Cirincione Jampolsky. They bring insights and wisdom of the artists…

A New Story of Economy

Since economy is influencing many of our everyday interactions, the stories we hold about economy are essential for how we shape our future together. Please watch this 3-minute YouTube video on New Story of Economy, which presents a different approach to meeting our human needs while protecting the climate. Here’s a transcript of the video […]

National Night Out event at Redding City Hall

National Night Out event at Redding City Hall

The Redding Police Department, along with representatives of city government and the neighborhoods in Redding, will participate in National Night Out on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Redding City Hall in front of the City Council Chambers. There will be free ice cream, numerous law enforcement…

The Art of Photography

The Art of Photography

North Valley Art League is offering The Art of Photography a new one-month class starting Tuesday, August 1, 2017, from 6-9 p.m at NVAL’s Carter House Gallery, in Caldwell Park in Redding CA. The class is being taught by Harvey Spector, one of Redding’s premier photographers. He has a degree from…

Spirituality Beyond Theism

I love the Irish joke at the start of this 18 minute YouTube video about Spirituality Beyond Theism. Dr. Roger Ray says “All religions combine belief with behaviors, but the crucial divide between traditionalists and progressives comes down to this: Traditionalists emphasize right belief while progressives emphasize ethical behavior. Many of us have given up on […]

Uprising 2017 Bioneers

Register now for Uprising 2017 Bioneers Conference at the Marin Center in San Rafael CA on October  20-22, 2017. Over 3,000 people will gather at the 2017 National Bioneers Conference to get inspired, learn and take action to build a more sustainable, just and vibrant world. Amy Goodman will be a keynote speaker. There will be […]

Truth to Power

Watch the new trailer for An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, the sequel to An Inconvenient Truth. In theatres July 28, 2017 (well, maybe not in Redding). The movie documents Climate Reality Founder and Chairman Al Gore’s fight to solve the crisis as he travels the Earth, witnessing a planet transformed by rising temperatures and inspiring […]

What Connects Us and Why Is It Important?

What Connects Us and Why Is It Important?

“The frontiers of science suggest that matter as a thing-in-itself is an illusion and that only relationships are real. By this reckoning, our understanding of relationship holds the key to understanding reality, the purpose and possibilities of creation, and humanity’s place in creation’s unfolding.” What does it look like to…

A Novel & Wicked Affair

A Novel & Wicked Affair

Shasta Library Foundation is presenting A Novel & Wicked Affair on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 6 – 10 p.m. to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Redding Library. There will be live music, local cuisine, live auction, wine grab, key challenge, mystery reveal and library virtual reality…

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