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Cascade Christmas 2016

Cascade Christmas 2016

Shasta County’s favorite holiday tradition, Cascade Christmas, returns for its twelfth year to the historic Cascade Theatre, 1731 Market Street, Redding CA, starting on Friday, November 25, 2016 with the following performance dates and times: Friday, November 25 @ 7 p.m.Saturday, November 26 @ 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.Sunday, November 27 @ 2…

Friction Quartet

Friction Quartet

Redding’s Performing Arts Society presents the Friction Quartet on Friday, November 18, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at Old City Hall Friction Quartet and acclaimed Shanghai pianist, Jenny Q. Chai, will be performing a new Piano Quintet written for them by “mold-breaking” composer Andy Akiho. The commission of this work was made possible by…

New Year New York City Style

New Year New York City Style

Ring in the New Year “New York City style” on December 31, 2016 with a signature gala event at the Redding Civic Auditorium that’s sure to become an annual tradition! Redding is where the party’s at this New Year’s Eve as North State Symphony ushers in 2017 in style! Doors open at 5:45…

Shasta College Pre-Symphony Concert

Shasta College Pre-Symphony Concert

The Shasta College Pre-Symphony Orchestra (formerly Shasta Youth Orchestra) is presenting their Fall 2016 performance Across America on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 3:15 p.m. at Shasta College Theatre. This ensemble is that it is made up of a collection of musicians from Shasta College and Simpson University, as well as community members…

Inspired By Italy

Inspired By Italy

North State Symphony will be performing a concert program called Inspired By Italy on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the Cascade Theatre, Redding, CA Rossini: Barber of Seville Overture Hummel: Trumpet Concerto in E major Daugherty: Strut Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90 Italian From the…

Marley’s Ghost to Appear

Marley’s Ghost to Appear

The Oaksong Society For Preservation Of Way Cool Music (aka, The Oaksong Music Society) is presenting Marley’s Ghost on Friday, November 4, 2016 at 8 p.m. at Pilgrim Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding, CA. Enjoy an evening of Americana music, combining the best elements of roots, gospel, country, reggae and R&B. This…

From Tragedy to Triumph

Shasta Symphony Orchestra and Simpson University Music Department presenting From Tragedy to Triumph, on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the Shasta College Theater, 11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding 96003 This is a traditional full-length concert featuring Brahms’ dramatic Tragic Overture and Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty Suite. On the second half of the concert, Bryan Hall […]

Music, When Soft Voices Die

Music, When Soft Voices Die

If you’re looking for a relaxing and enjoyable way to spend your Sunday afternoon, consider the “Music, When Soft Voices Die” choral concert at Simpson University. It will be held October 23, 2016 at 3 p.m., in the James M. Grant Student Center (formerly the Heritage Student Life Center), 2211 College View Drive,…

Hawaii’s Slack Key Master Returns to Redding

Hawaii’s Slack Key Master Returns to Redding

Oaksong Society is presenting Led Kaapana and Da Ukulele Boyz on Saturday, Oct 22, 2016 at Pilgrim Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding CA. This show brings back full-circle the Oaksong Music Society’s long-running tradition of presenting the very best in Hawaiian music. Concert-goers who have attended Oaksong Music Society shows…

Derik Nelson & Family at Cascade

Derik Nelson & Family at Cascade

Shasta Live is presenting the velvety three-part harmony of Derik Nelson & Family on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at Cascade Theatre in Redding CA. Raised in the Pacific Northwest, Derik Nelson & Family’s signature sound features siblings Derik, Riana, and Dalten who have been performing together since childhood. They’ve garnered…

North State Singers

North State Singers

Performing Arts Society presenting The North State Singers on Friday, October 14, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding CA. The North State Singers, led by Adam Ferris, consists of pioneer musicians who share the dream of building a professional choral network of high quality singers here in…

NorCal Jazz Festival 2016

NorCal Jazz Festival 2016

NorCal Jazz Festival will be presenting clarinet and saxophone virtuoso’s Will and Peter Anderson performing a concert on Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 7:30 – 9 p.m.at Old City Hall, Redding CA. Joining them will be Guitar Master Alex Wintz. Hailing from NYC, these guys will leave you dragging your jaw…

Chris Smithers at Pilgrim

Chris Smithers at Pilgrim

Oaksong Society is presenting Chris Smithers at 8 p.m. on Friday, October 7. 2016 at at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding CA. Honing a synthesis of folk and blues for 50 years, Chris Smither is truly an American original. Don’t miss this chance for an evening of inspired…

Electronic Music Show

Electronic Music Show

Simpson University is presenting an Electronic Music Show and art exhibit on Friday, September 30, 2016 at 7:30 pm at The Stirring, 2250 Churn Creek Road, Redding CA. This is their first show of the school year which promises “to be different than our other shows this season so you don’t want to miss it!” Professors Dwayne…

Into The Woods

Into The Woods

Axiom Repertory Theatre continues its inaugural 2016 season with the “beautiful but slightly tilted fairytale” Into the Woods on October 13th-15th, 20th-22rd & 27th-29th at 7:29 p.m. Matinees are October 16th, 23rd and 30th at 2 p.m. The venue is Redding School of the Arts Amphitheatre, 955 Inspiration Way, Redding CA. “Whatever happened to happily ever after?”…

Art in the Park 2016

Art in the Park 2016

North Valley Art League’s Art in the Park is happening on Sunday, September 25, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Caldwell Park, just south of Carter House Gallery. There will over 60 artisans, food booths, music and fun activities. Music by California Old Time Fiddlers. Laser Recon/laser tag. Vintage cars and…

O Street Gallery Art Show

O Street Gallery Art Show

O Street Gallery, upstairs at 1261 Oregon Street, Redding CA, has a new art show with a bunch of interesting local painters and photographers: Chuck Prudhomme, Celeste White, Michael Eichwald, Susan Greaves, Joan Pechanec, Karlo Henry, Brooke Bartimiolli, Donna Dowling, Barbara Enochian, Philip Bracken, Rosa Moore, Diane Gilstrap, Sarah Kashuba,…

Art in the City Autumn 2016 Exhibit

Art in the City Autumn 2016 Exhibit

Redding’s 2016 Art in the City Autumn Exhibit will be displayed in City Hall, 777 Cypress Avenue, Redding CA and the Redding Library, 1100 Parkview Avenue, September 7, 2016 through January 6, 2016 during normal business hours. The artwork featured at City Hall will include pieces by Linda McGinnis, Janice…

Elephant In the Room

Elephant In the Room

Homelessness and mental illness in Redding CA is an “elephant in the room.” Political “actions” by the City and Shasta County seem to “just kick the can down the road.” Public opinions continue to be polarized, with many having views villainizing/criminalizing such people living in our town as primarily a…

Rumba To Ravel

Rumba To Ravel

    North State Symphony is presenting their September Symphony: Rumba To Ravel Sunday, September 25,2016 at 2 p.m. at the Cascade Theatre, Redding, CA. Scott Seaton is the Conductor with guest artists: North Valley Chamber Chorale (David Scholz, Director); Shasta College Choirs (Elizabeth Waterbury, Director); and Olga Kopylova, Piano. The program will include: Gershwin:…

Kubecca

This demo video will introduce you to Kubecca, who will perform at the Cascade Theatre in Redding CA on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. The concert is sponsored by the Shasta Community Concert Association, also know as Shasta Live. Rarely, if ever, can you experience such an amalgam of musical expression as is the musical […]

Madama Butterfly

Madama Butterfly

North State Bel Canto Singers is presenting a special evening of Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 5 p.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church, 2150 Benton Drive, Redding CA. The fundraiser recital will feature musicians from the North State Symphony and special guest Maestro Scott Seaton.…

Stadler Trio & SonaDuo

Stadler Trio & SonaDuo

Performing Arts Society of Redding presents The Stadler Trio and SonaDuo in a concert on Friday, September 9, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding, CA. The program will be mostly late 20th Century chamber music for piano, cello and clarinet and will include: Fantasy…

String Romance Chamber Concert

String Romance Chamber Concert

North State Symphony will present its October Chamber Concert: String Romance on Saturday, October 22, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. at  First United Methodist Church, Redding, CA Scott Seaton will be conducting and Terrie Baune, violinist will be the guest artist. The program will feature Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings. Additional works to be announced later. General seating…

National Painting Show 2016

National Painting Show 2016

North Valley Art League is presenting the 32nd Annual Juried National Painting Show 2016 from August 30, 2016 – October 1, 2016 at Carter House Gallery, 48 Quartz Hill Road, Redding CA. An awards reception will be held Saturday, September 2, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. The…

George Winston at David Marr Theater

George Winston at David Marr Theater

Dignity Health and Trilogy Architecture are presenting George Winston Live on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 7 p.m. at the David Marr Theater, 2200 Eureka Way, Redding CA. Tickets are $45 for premium seating; and $30 – general seating. Click here to purchase online. Take $25 off purchase of 4 or more tickets…

Trinity Alps Chamber Music Concert

Trinity Alps Chamber Music Concert

Trinity Alps Chamber Music will perform East Meets West (music of Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Dvorak, and Alisa Rose) on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding, CA. This final 2016 Festival concert in Redding will feature the RossoRose violin/piano duo, Amy Zanrosso and Alisa Rose,…

Juan Felipe Herrera at Shasta College

Juan Felipe Herrera at Shasta College

Shasta College Foundation/The McConnell Foundation Speaker Series “Other Voices” will be presenting Juan Felipe Herrera, Poet Laureate for the United States for 2015-2016, and California’s Poet Laureate in 2012, on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at noon in the Shasta College Theatre. Juan Felipe Herrera is the son of migrant farm workers, educated at UCLA…

World Photo Day

World Photo Day

August 19th is World Photo Day, a project that was started in 2010, in commemoration of August 19, 1839 when the patent for the daguerreotype (the first practical photographic process) was purchased and released by the French government. It is a global community gallery inviting photographers around the world to capture and share their view…

Romantic Getaway​ Faculty Concert

Romantic Getaway​ Faculty Concert

The Pacific Crest Chamber Players will be performing a chamber music faculty concert Romantic Getaway on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 7 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd, Redding, CA. This concert will feature two powerful works from the Romantic Era: Felix Mendelssohn’s String Quartet No. 6 in f minor is a work of…

Symphony on the Beach

Symphony on the Beach

Shasta Symphony Orchestra will be performing a free concert on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 8 p.m. at Brandy Creek Beach in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, west of Redding CA. Bring a beach chair or boat to Whiskytown Lake’s Brandy Creek Beach to enjoy an evening with the Shasta Symphony! Food…

Shasta College Vocal Institute Concert

Shasta College Vocal Institute Concert

The Shasta College Vocal Institute will be presenting a concert of opera scenes and arias on Thursday evening, August 11, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Shasta College theater. The concert is the final presentation of the Vocal Institute, a three-week intensive training program for high school and college age singers…

Redding Poets Reading

Redding Poets Reading

Redding’s Performing Arts Society will present an evening of Redding Poets Reading on Friday, August 12, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding, CA. Come join PAS for a relaxing evening of poetry readings from local poets from around the Redding CA area. These are all…

Trinity Alps Chamber Music Festival 2016

Trinity Alps Chamber Music Festival 2016

Trinity Alps Chamber Music Summer Festival 2016 program Quintets of Mozart and Brahms will be performed on Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding, CA. This Quintets program will also be performed earlier on Friday, August 5th at 7:00 p.m. at Hyampom CA Community Hall and on Saturday, August 6th at…

Hot August Nights

Hot August Nights

North Valley Art League is currently exhibiting a member show Hot August Nights, through August 20, 2016. NVAL’s Carter House Gallery, located at 48 Quartz Hill Road, Redding CA is also showing Gary Rowe’s photography of indigenous people and cultures. There will be a reception on Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 6…

Venice Beach Art Show in Yreka

Venice Beach Art Show in Yreka

Liberty Arts Contemporary Fine Art Gallery in Yreka will have an extraordinary exhibition entitled Venice Beach opening August 5, 2016, featuring internationally acclaimed Los Angeles artists, Laddie John Dill and Charles Arnold. The reception for show will be held Friday, August 5th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the gallery, located…

California Poet Laureat to Speak at Redding Library

California Poet Laureat to Speak at Redding Library

Dana Gioia, California’s new state Poet Laureate appointed by Governor Jerry Brown in December, 2015, will speak at the Redding Library on Thursday, July 21, 2016 from noon to 1 p.m. Gioia serves as the state advocate for poetry and literature in libraries, classrooms and boardrooms across California. An award-winning…

The Producers

The Producers

Shasta College Theatre Arts Department is now producing the widely popular musical The Producers, adapted by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan. The musical is based on Brooks’ 1968 classic comedy of the same name and will show two more weeks on July 14-16 and 21-23, 2016 at 7 p.m., with a matinee performance…

Russian Grand Ballet Performance of Swan Lake

Russian Grand Ballet Performance of Swan Lake

Tickets are now on sale for the Russian Grand Ballet’s performance of Swan Lake on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 7 p.m. at Cascade Theatre, 1733 Market Street, Redding, CA. There is only one opportunity to see the full-length classic production of the world’s most famous ballet – Tchaikovsky’s Swan…

Within Reach

Within Reach

On Friday, July 8, 2016 from 5-8 p.m. Shasta Arts Council is presenting an opening reception for two artists: Paul Zegers and Andrew Duclos. Their collection of oil paintings range in size from small plein air studies showing how the process begins, to larger studio paintings. The exhibit will be showing…

Firereel Film Festival

Firereel Film Festival

The fifth annual Firereel Film Festival is scheduled for September 9 & 10, 2016 at the Cascade Theatre, 1731 Market Street, Redding CA. Sponsorships are now being accepted. Leading up to this two-day event is a Film Gala Costume Party on Friday, July 8, 2016 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Shasta County Arts…

Songs For a Summer Night

Songs For a Summer Night

Redding’s Performing Arts Society is presenting Songs for a Summer Night on Friday, July 8, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding, CA. Raphaella Medina and guest artist Dashiell Waterbury will collaborate with pianist Lois Nichols to craft a light-hearted night of song for a…

2016 Mt. Lassen Art Show

2016 Mt. Lassen Art Show

The 16th Annual Mt. Lassen Art Show will be held on Saturday and Sunday, July 9-10, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Mt. Lassen Art Center, 36373 State Hwy 44, Viola, CA. This is a free public event for all ages and families. Artists  and artisans are invited to exhibit and sell their…

Destination Inspirations

Destination Inspirations

North Valley Art League is now, through July 2, 2016, showing Destination Inspirations at the Carter House Gallery, 48 Quartz Hill Drive, Redding CA. A reception will be held Friday, June 10, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. at the Carter House Gallery.…

Art in the City Summer 2016 Exhibit

Art in the City Summer 2016 Exhibit

The public is invited to view the artwork on display at City Hall and the Redding Library as part of Art in the City’s Summer 2016 Exhibit. Visitors to Redding City Hall ( 777 Cypress Avenue, Redding CA) can view paintings by Andrew Jensen, pastel artwork by Vivi-Anne Thompson, student submissions…

Singing The Blues Festival

Singing The Blues Festival

Jefferson State Blues Society is sponsoring the second annual Singing the Blues Festival on Saturday, June 25, 2016 from 1 – 9 p.m. at Anderson River Park in Anderson CA. Headlining the show will be Lydia Pense and Cold Blood and Lisa Mann. Also performing are Crooked Eye Tommy, Odessa and…

Axiom Repertory Theatre Presents Cabaret

Axiom Repertory Theatre Presents Cabaret

Axiom Repertory Theatre is presenting twelve June 2016 performances of Cabaret at the Anderson Performing Arts Center, 1471 Ferry Street, Anderson, CA: June 16-18 (Thursday, Friday, Saturday) at 7:30 p.m. June 19 (Sunday) at 2:00 p.m. June 23-25 (Thursday, Friday, Saturday) at 7:30 p.m. June 26 (Sunday) at 2:00 p.m. June 30,…

Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra

Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra

The Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra will be giving a free concert on Friday, June 17, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the Cascade Theatre, 1733 Market Street, Redding CA. “The Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra (PACO) is an award-winning youth orchestra for regional string musicians of high-school age and younger. The emphasis on chamber…

Norma at Cascade

Norma at Cascade

The opera  Norma is being presented at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 22, 2016 as part of the San Francisco Opera HD Cinema Series at the Cascade Theatre, 1735 Market Street, Redding, CA. Perhaps once a generation, a soprano comes along who can do full justice to one of opera’s most dazzling…

Market Street Faire 2016

Market Street Faire 2016

Redding’s 2016 Market Street Faire will be held on Thursday evenings in June and July on the following dates in 2016: June 2, June 9, June 16, June 23 June 30, July 7, July 14, July 21 and July 28 Each event starts at 5 p.m. and closes at 8:30 p.m. Expected…