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Pink Martini at Cascade

Pink Martini at Cascade

Back by popular demand, America’s most diverse “little orchestra” returns to the Cascade Theatre on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. for a special, all new holiday show featuring lead singer China Forbes. Drawing inspiration from the romantic Hollywood musicals of the 1940s and ’50s and adding their own…

Bluegrass Concert at Pilgrim

Bluegrass Concert at Pilgrim

Oaksong Music Society is presenting Keith Greeninger, Rita Hosking and Sean Feder in concert on Friday, November 17, 2017 at Pilgrim Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd,m Redding, CA Keith Greeninger and Rita Hosking have each performed separately on Oaksong Music Society stages and have become crowd favorites. On Friday November 17, they…

NVAL Holiday Show & Boutique

NVAL Holiday Show & Boutique

North Valley Art League is currently (until December 16, 2017) having their Holiday Show & Boutique with member’s artwork, hand-made gift items, 6″ x 6″ mini art works (priced from $10 to $50,) jewelry, sculpture, glasswork, grouds, pottery, metalwork, hand-painted silk items, weaving, wood pieces, soft sculpture, cards, prints, and…

Strings and Percussion Things

Strings and Percussion Things

The Performing Arts Society of Redding CA is presenting Caya Layman, violin and Eric Whitmer, percussion in two performances of Strings and Percussion Things : Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Old City Hall, 1313 Market St., Redding CA Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church, 2150…

Night and Days at Cascade

Night and Days at Cascade

Shasta Live is presenting Night and Days, staring Broadway, film and TV star Kevin Spirtas, on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at Cascade Theatre, 1733 Market Street, Redding CA. Kevin Spirtas will dip into his rich entertainment experience to bring you an unforgettable musical evening in the theatre with a…

Five North at Simpson

Five North at Simpson

Simpson University Music Department is presenting their percussion ensemble and faculty jazz group Five North on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 7 p.m. at the Grant Student Center. The evening will highlight Simpson’s finest percussion students under the direction of Dr. Dwayne Corbin, followed by classic jazz, skillfully performed by…

Axiom ART

Axiom ART

Axiom Repertory Theatre is currently performing the play ART Thursday-Saturday, November 9-11, 2017 and Nov. 16-18 at 7:30 p.m. at Old City Hall in downtown Redding CA. There are also two Sunday matinee performances on November 12 and 19 at 2 p.m. ART is a tour-de-force from acclaimed international playwrite,…

Homeless Art Project Fall Session Art Show

Homeless Art Project Fall Session Art Show

Shasta County Arts Council is having a reception on Friday, November 3, 2014 from 5-7 p.m. for opening of the Homeless Art Project Fall Session Art Show at Old City Hall, 1313 Market Street, Redding, CA. Experience the art, poetry and stories created by Redding homeless from the HAP Project. The…

Megan Lynch Returns from Nashville

Megan Lynch Returns from Nashville

The Oaksong Music Society is presenting fiddle player Megan Lynch Chowning with clawhammer banjo master Adam Hurt on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 8 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding CA. Redding native Megan Lynch Chowning is returning home from Nashville as a seven time National Fiddle Champion,…

Art Exposed

Art Exposed: Turtle Bay’s Permanent Collection is now showing from October 28, 2017 – March 30, 2018 at the Turtle Bay Museum Exploration Hall, 844 Sundial Bridge Drive, Redding, CA. The exhibited collection ranges from historic landscapes by renowned artists such as William Keith and William Hahn to abstract expressionist works by Manuel Neri and Sam Francis, and from […]

ARTsMART Creative Studios

ARTsMART Creative Studios

ARTsMART Creative Studios is having an Open House on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at 244 Hartnell Avenue, Redding CA (inside Cobblestone Court.) Come and meet the artists and teachers! Refreshments will be served! Free admission!…

Revenge and Reformation

Revenge and Reformation

Shasta Symphony Orchestra will present a concert titled Revenge and Reformation on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at Shasta College Theater, Redding CA. The program will include Petroushka – Stravinsky’s classic tale of puppets that come to life and their ever-so-human feelings of unrequited love, jealousy, and revenge. Opposing these…

An Evening of Music for Piano, Viola da Gamba, and Cello

An Evening of Music for Piano, Viola da Gamba, and Cello

Redding’s Performing Arts Society presents An Evening of Music for Piano, Viola da Gamba, and Cello featuring: Dr. Robert Bowman, piano and Michal Palzewicz, cello & viola da gamba on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding CA. Dr. Robert Bowman is Professor Emeritus of Keyboard at Chico…

Art and Soul Festival

Art and Soul Festival

Center for Spiritual Living is presenting their Art and Soul Festival on Saturday, October 21, 2017 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 1905 Hartnell Ave., Redding CA. Enjoy scheduled activities, artistic demonstrations, creative workshops and musical entertainment throughout the day. There will be local, original arts & crafts including: painting,…

The Crucible

The Crucible

Future performance dates tor Arthur Miller’s The Crucible are October 19th, 20th, 21st at 7:00 p.m. There are two matinée performances on October 22nd at 2:00 p.m. All performances are at the Shasta College Theatre. Dark desires and hidden agendas fuel extreme behaviorsin  this heart-pounding play, The Crucible, this October at…

Infectious Rhythms

Infectious Rhythms

= North State Symphony is presenting their second Masterworks Concert on November 12, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Cascade Theatre, Redding, CA. The November concert is a rhythmic frenzy that starts with images of a Roman carnival and then features violinist Chloé Trevor on a new concerto by Redding’s…

Nocturnes: Nightfall Illuminated

Nocturnes: Nightfall Illuminated

Trinity Alps Chamber Music Festival is presenting Nocturnes: Nightfall Illuminated on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 7 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding, CA. This concert will trace the history of night music from the elegant and lyrical works of Frederic Chopin and Nikolai Medtner; to exotic impressionist visions…

New Years Eve Spectacular 2017

New Years Eve Spectacular 2017

The North State Symphony is bringing their New Year’s Eve Concert back to the Redding Civic Auditorium on Sunday, December 31, 2017. Doors will open at 5:45 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the concert at 7 p.m. Dancing will continue until 9 p.m. when we celebrate the new year on New…

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.  

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 […]

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…

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…

Pacific Crest Music Festival Concerts 2017

Pacific Crest Music Festival Concerts 2017

Pacific Crest Music Festival Concerts are set July 28-30, 2017 in Yreka, Dunsmuir and Redding CA. All concerts are at 7 p.m. The Pacific Crest Music Festival faculty launch the festival’s fifth year in 2017 as an intensive program for talented young musicians in Dunsmuir, California with a program of four…

Nor-Cal Jazz Festival 2017

Nor-Cal Jazz Festival 2017

Nor-Cal Jazz Festival returns to historic Weaverville, CA on Saturday, July 22, 2017 for another wonderful afternoon in beautiful “Lee Fong Park”. This year’s festival features jazz innovator’s “Bogg”, performing originals and a standard or two. These young men will amaze you with the talents and style, and sure to leave…

Opera on JPR – 90.9 FM

Opera on JPR – 90.9 FM

JPR’s Classics & News Service (90.9 FM in Redding CA) is now broadcasting the American Opera Series on Saturdays at 10 a.m.: Lyric Opera of Chicago July 15, 2017 – Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart July 22, 2017 – Tannhauser by Richard Wagner Los Angeles Opera July 29, 2017 –…

Redding Cultural District Wins California Cultural District in State’s NEW Pilot Program

Redding Cultural District Wins California Cultural District in State’s NEW Pilot Program

Great news! Shasta County Arts Council just announced that Redding Cultural District is one of 14 districts selected throughout the state for a five-year California Cultural Districts pilot program. The announcement was made July 10, 2017 in Sacramento with Shasta County Arts Council Executive Director Debra Lucero in attendance. “We are…

Big Star Veterans Project

Big Star Veterans Project

Shasta County Arts Council is having an exhibit called Big Star Veterans Project from July 7 – July 28, 2017 at Old City Hall, 1313 Market St, Redding CA. There will be an opening reception from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, July 7th. Big Star Veterans Project is artwork created by residents of Redding Veterans…

Mt. Lassen Art Show

Mt. Lassen Art Show

The 17th Annual Mt. Lassen Art Show will be Saturday and Sunday, July 8-9, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.. There will be free painting, music, hula hoop workshop, open mic and fun. Fine art will also be available for sale. The Mt. Lassen Art Center, art school and…

Sundae Serenade

Sundae Serenade

All Saints Episcopal Church is presenting Sundae Serenade, a nostalgic evening of music, dancing & ice cream sundaes, on Saturday July 15, 2017 from  7-9:30 p.m. at  2150 Benton Dr. Redding CA. The evening event will feature  live big band era music and dancing with Lou White & The Band and…

Sweeney Todd at Shasta College

Sweeney Todd at Shasta College

Shasta College’s productions of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street are scheduled at 7:00 p.m., on Friday July 7, 2017 through Saturday July 8, 2017; Thursday July 13, 2017 through Saturday July 15, 2017; and Thursday July 20, 2017 through Saturday July 22, 2017. Sunday matinée performances are at…

Amici Flute Quarter

Amici Flute Quarter

Redding’s Performing Arts Society (PAS) is presenting Amici Flute Quartet on Friday, July 14, 2017 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding CA. The Amici quartet is comprised of Northern California flutists who play in the Shasta Symphony Orchestra and North State Symphony.  …

Zealyn On Tour

Zealyn On Tour

L.A.-based alternative/electronic artist, Zealyn, will be in concert at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at The Stirring, 2250 Churn Creek Road, Redding, CA This show will also feature offerings from local artists Soule, Ariel Pemberton & Julie Vogel. Zealyn made her debut by releasing an EP titled Limbic System “that occupies the middle…

Go Big or Go Home

Go Big or Go Home

North Valley Art League is now exhibiting through July 1, 2017 a member show Go Big or Go Home. The Carter House Gallery, located at 48 Quartz Hill Drive, Redding CA (just west of Redding’s Aquatic Center on the north side of the Sacramento River) gives NVAL members the opportunity…

Arabian Night

Arabian Night

Armando’s Gallery House is having an Arabian Night dinner and show at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 1350 Butte St, Redding, CA. They will Have live drummers and belly dancers for one amazing night. Armando’s is located at 1350 Butte St., Redding, CA (just east of the downtown Promenade). Call (530)…

Diego Bustamante’s Senior Piano Recital

Diego Bustamante’s Senior Piano Recital

If you enjoyed Diego Bustamante’s piano May 13, 2017 performance at the Northstate Symphony concert, plan to attend his Senior Piano Recital on Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding, CA. Diego has been playing piano for 11 years and is currently…

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Axiom Repertory Theatre presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee from June 15 – July 2, 2017, Thursday – Sunday at 7:30 p.m. with Sunday matinée at 2 p.m. at Old City Hall, 1313 Market Street, Redding CA. Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, The 25th Annual Putnam…

A Night of Romantics

A Night of Romantics

Redding’s Performing Arts Society is presenting A Night of Romantics at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 9, 2017 at Pilgrim Congregational UCC, 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding CA and on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Redding Old City Hall. The concert will feature John Maich (violin) and Taylor Husted (soprano) with Lauren Dillon (piano.) This will be a night of rarely…

Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2017

Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2017

Now that summer heat has come to Redding, you might want to escape to somewhat cooler Ashland, OR and take in a play or two at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. They offer 11 different plays that include three or four by Shakespeare and seven by other classic writers, as well as…

Photography and Sculpture Show

Photography and Sculpture Show

Currently showing at the Shasta County Arts Council gallery are large-scale photography by Dennis Halkides and stone, wood and metal sculpture by Lucius Upshaw. The show runs through June 30, 2017. Says photographer Halkides: “I don’t see myself as a mere “recorder” of what is. I see a subject that interests…

Redding Cultural District

Redding Cultural District

Redding Cultural District (shown in the map above in salmon color) has been selected as a semi-finalist for the California Cultural Districts program. The California Arts Council, tasked with setting up, reviewing and choosing the cultural districts, convened a panel in April 2017 to assess all submissions to the program. According…

North State Symphony 2017-2018 Season

North State Symphony 2017-2018 Season

Now is the time to renew your North State Symphony Masterworks Concerts subscription for the 2017-2018 season at the Cascade Theatre in Redding CA. Saturday, September 23, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m. – Reflections Barber – School for Scandal Overture Rachmaninoff – Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Sibelius – Symphony…

Mahler’s World

Mahler’s World

North State Symphony is presenting Mahler’s Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at the Cascade Theatre, Redding CA. Gustav Mahler once said, “A symphony must be like the world. It must contain everything.” There is certainly no exception with his fifth symphony, which takes us on…

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