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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…

North State Symphony 2016-2017 Season Announced

Tickets are available now for the 2016-2017 season of North State Symphony Explorations at the Cascade Theatre in Redding CA., Scott Seaton, Music Director. Sunday, September 25, 2016, 2 p.m. RUMBA TO RAVEL North Valley Chamber Chorale | David Scholz, Director Shasta College Choirs | Elizabeth Waterbury, Director Olga Kopylova, piano GERSHWIN Cuban Overture PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. […]

Shasta College Community Chorale​ Concert

Shasta College Community Chorale​ Concert

The 40-voice Shasta College Chorale, under the direction of Elizabeth Waterbury, will be presenting a concert of three enjoyable and contemporary choral works on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the Shasta College Theatre, Redding CA Norwegian composer Ola Gjeilo’s recent composition, “The Lake Isle,” creates a new balance between…

Chamber Music Favorites

Chamber Music Favorites

Performing Arts Society is presenting an evening of Julie Crabill’s Personal Chamber Music Favorites on Friday, May 20, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding CA. Quartetto Sereno: The evening’s first half is Frank Bridge’s (1879-1941) First String Quartet. In the English late romantic vein, the…

NVAL 2016 International Juried Photography Show

NVAL 2016 International Juried Photography Show

North Valley Art League’s 2016 International Juried Photography Show Photography:The Full Spectrum opens May 3, 2016 at NVAL’s Carter House Gallery and exhibits through June 4, 2016. An Opening Reception will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. Jack Fulton, Professor Emeritus at San Francisco Art Institute…

Blame Sally

Blame Sally

On Friday, May 6, 2016 at 8 p.m. Blame Sally is bringing it’s harmonically-rich blend of folk and pop music back to Pilgrim Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding CA. As longtime friends of the Oaksong Music Society, Blame Sally has returned to Redding several times, playing most recently at the Pilgrim…

Harpsichord Recital

Harpsichord Recital

Redding Performing Arts Society is presenting a harpsichord recital by Dr. Robert Bowman on Friday, April 8, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding, CA,  …

Jaybirds at Pilgrim

Jaybirds at Pilgrim

Oaksong Music Society is presenting John Reischman and the Jaybirds on Friday, April 15, 2016 at 8 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2859 Foothill Blvd., Redding CA. This is “West Coast bluegrass at its best.” Mandolin powerhouse John Reischman and his Jaybirds perform some of the finest, hardest-driving bluegrass you’re…

Out and About; Wet & Wild

Out and About; Wet & Wild

North Valley Art League has announced two art shows for April 2016 at the Carter House Gallery, 48 Quartz Hill Road, Redding CA. The shows will run from March 29 to April 30: Out and About on Location – the Lerendipity Group Wet & Wild – a new Member Show…

Carrefour On The Road

Carrefour On The Road

  Carrefour photography show has an opening reception on Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 5-8 p.m. at the Main St. Gallery, 490 Main St., Weaverville, CA, during the monthly Trinity County Art Cruise. Meet the artists and enjoy food and beverages at the many participating art venues in historic downtown Weaverville. Carrefour is a…

John Gorka at Pilgrim

John Gorka at Pilgrim

Oaksong Music Society is presenting John Gorka, “The preeminent male singer-songwriter of the new folk Movement” (Rolling Stone Magazine) on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 8 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding CA. In 2014, when the world-renowned singer-songwriter/folk music icon John Gorka offered to play in Redding,…

Stringfever

Shasta Live presents Stringfever Electric String Quartet on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at Cascade Theatre to wrap up Shasta Live’s 2015-16 season. Stringfever is brothers Giles, Ralph and Neal Broadbent and their cousin Graham – four world class musicians from England playing five and six-stringed electric violins, viola and cello in a […]

Nor Cal Jazz Festival 2016

Nor Cal Jazz Festival 2016

Chico Performances and CSU Chico are proud to partner with the Shasta Arts Council to present the third annual Nor Cal Jazz Festival 2016, with two Redding CA, mid-April performances at Old City Hall, 1313 Market Street. Tuesday, April 12, 2016 – Metta Quintet Doors: 7 p.m.  |  Show: 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $18…

Salon Art Exhibition

Salon Art Exhibition

Shasta Arts Council has announced an art exhibition by The Salon, with an opening reception on Friday, April 8, 2016 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Old City Hall, 1313 Market Street, Redding, CA.  The exhibition runs through May 14, 2016. The Salon was established in October of 1996 by…

A Century of Vision

A Century of Vision

Shasta Symphony Orchestra‘s concert Spring to the Symphony will be on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 3 p.m. at the Shasta College Theatre. Visionary composers whose music changed the musical landscape of the twentieth century are featured in the final concert of the SSO’s…

Rita Hosking at Pilgrim

Rita Hosking at Pilgrim

Oaksong Society is presenting the Rita Hosking Trio on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 8 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding CA. Shasta county native Rita Hosking is a favorite of northern California music fans. Over the years, she’s given memorable “homecoming” performances at several Oaksong Music Society…

Tribute to John Denver

Tribute to John Denver

John Hoover and the Mighty Quinns and Pilgrim Congregational Church present A Tribute to John Denver on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding CA. The tribute concert is for all the songs and all the passion of a live performance with the late, great…

Arts Advocacy

As the embedded YouTube video in this post proclaims, “The arts are the infrastructure of our culture. Our highway of the spirit. They take us to unexpected places. The challenge the best in us. They help us to move forward.” Arts Advocacy Days (March 7-8, 2016) in Washington DC is hosted by Americans for the […]

Shasta Live 2016-17 Concert Season

Shasta Live 2016-17 Concert Season

Shasta Community Concert Association is bringing the multi-instrumentalist and vocalist couple Kubecca to perform Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the Cascade Theatre, 1731 Market St., Redding CA. Rarely, if ever, can you experience such an amalgam of musical expression as is the musical act known as Kubecca. Kuba Kawnik and Rebecca…

Piano Artists in Concert at Cascade Theatre

Piano Artists in Concert at Cascade Theatre

Duane Hampton is bringing together a number of world-class pianists and composers to perform in a concert on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. to benefit the Cascade Theatre, 1733 Market St, Redding, CA These talented musicians are all students with Mr. Hampton, an internationally renowned pianist, composer, and master teacher.…

As You Like It

As You Like It

Shasta College Theatre Arts Department is presenting seven performances of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It on March 10-12 & 17-19, 2016 at 7:00 p.m with a matinee on Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Performances will be at Shasta College Theatre, 11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, CA. “As You Like It” follows its heroine Rosalind as she…

North Valley Art League March 2016 Show

North Valley Art League March 2016 Show

Now showing at North Valley Art League from March 1-26, 2016 is Figures and Faces by featured artist Judy King and the member show Flower Power. The Carter House Gallery is located at 48 Quartz Hill Rd, Caldwell Park, Redding, CA. Regular gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The reception for…

Simpson University Chorale Spring Concert

Simpson University Chorale Spring Concert

Simpson University Chorale and Trinity Repertory Singers will perform the Easter portion of Handel’s Messiah at their Spring Concert & Fundraiser with Silent Auction on Friday, April 8, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. There will be a pre-concert lecture at 6:30 p.m. “Most of us associate Handel’s Messiah with Christmas, or perhaps with Advent, the season of…

PianoVoce Love and Legends

PianoVoce Love and Legends

Redding Performing Arts Society presents Piano Voce – Love and Legends, an unabashedly romantic program, including music grounded in folklore and history, on Friday, March 11, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding, CA. Piano duet partners Annette Gurnée Hull and Nancy Correll will be playing…

Houston Jones

Houston Jones

Oaksong Society is presenting Houston Jones – an evening of “high-octane Americana” on Saturday February 27, 2016 at 8 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding, CA. Through the years, the San Francisco-based band Houston Jones has been one of the most popular groups to grace the various stages of…

Waiting For Godot

Waiting For Godot

Axiom Repertory Theatre is presenting Samuel Beckett’s Waiting For Godot on February 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 25, 26 at 7:30 p.m. and February 27, 2016 at 12 Noon only, at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd, Redding CA. Waiting for Godot is an absurdist play in which two characters,…

Photography Showcase

Photography Showcase

The Active 20-30 Club of Redding Foundation and Shasta County Arts Council is having a Photography Showcase opening reception on Saturday, February 13, 2016, from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m., at Old City Hall, 1313 Market Street, Redding CA. …

Art In The City

Art In The City

The public is invited to view the artwork on display at Redding City Hall, 777 Cypress Avenue, Redding CA as part of Art in the City's Winter 2016 Exhibit. The 2016 Winter Exhibit will be displayed January 13, 2016 through May 2, 2016…

Claire Lynch Band

Claire Lynch Band

Oaksong Society is presenting the Claire Lynch Band, for an evening of “bluegrass and beyond”on Friday, February 12, 2016 at 8 p.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding, CA. The Claire Lynch Band last played in Redding to a packed house at Bernie’s Guitar in 2011. Her return to Redding…

Jeremiah Trujillo at Old City Hall

Jeremiah Trujillo at Old City Hall

Performing Arts Society is presenting Bay Area pianist Jeremiah Trujillo on February 19, 2016 at 7:30p.m. at Old City Hall 1313 Market Street, Redding, CA. Trujillo will perform a solo recital with a program including Debussy’s L’isle Joyeuse, Chopin’s Ballade in G minor op. 23, and Beethoven’s Sonata op. 53 “Waldstein.” He is…

2016 Regional Photography Show

2016 Regional Photography Show

North Valley Art League will be exhibiting the 2016 Regional Photography Show from February 2–27, 2016 at the Carter House Gallery in Caldwell Park, 48 Quartz Hill Rd., Redding CA. …

Vagina Monologues

Vagina Monologues

Girls Inc. of Northern Sacramento Valley is presenting Eve Ensler’s award-winning play, The Vagina Monologues on Friday, February 12, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at Shasta College Theatre, 11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, CA Tickets are $16.82, available online through Eventbrite. 100 percent of proceeds will directly benefit Girls Inc. of the Northern Sacramento…

Caravan of Thieves

Caravan of Thieves

Shasta Community Concert Association, also known as Shasta Live, is presenting Caravan of Thieves on Friday, January 29, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the Cascade Theatre, Market Street, Redding, CA Caravan of Thieves plays eclectic, gypsy- jazz, rhythm-inspired music. They have mesmerizing vocal harmonies and fantastic stories. “If Django Reinhardt, the…

Music & Mythology

Music & Mythology

Unity in Redding is presenting a concert by Anton Mizerak and Laura Berryhill at 12 noon on Sunday, January, 24, 2016 at 2871 Churn Creek Road, Redding CA. This concert of transformational healing & meditation, music, Celtic song and participatory chant from around the world will include keyboards, tables, Tibetan…

Cultural Cruise 2016

Cultural Cruise 2016

Redding's Cultural Cruise is being held on Friday, January 29, 2016 from 4-8 p.m. at various locations throughout Redding CA.…

Violin-Piano Duo at Pilgrim

Violin-Piano Duo at Pilgrim

Violinist Patrick Dalton-Holmes, and pianist Chiharu Sai will collaborate in a violin-piano duo concert to ring in the new year on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at NOON at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Boulevard, Redding CA. This is part of The Pacific Crest Chamber Players’ Northern California/Southern Oregon Winter Tour, “Musical Celebration of the New Year.”…

Cole Sings Cole

Cole Sings Cole

Gypsy jazz and uptown swing guitarist George Cole will be at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd, Redding CA on Saturday, January 30, 2016 for a special nightclub evening singing the songs of Nat King Cole and Cole Porter. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. and the show starts at 8:00…