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KKRN Needs Your Support

KKRN 88.5 FM is not even a year old yet, but it has matured and now provides the Redding area (I5 and Highway 299 corridors) the voices we need in a democracy.  A lot hard work helped make KKRN possible.  KKRN is a community radio station, completely independent, owned and…

Shasta Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert

The Shasta Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert entitled:  “Dona Nobis Pacem” will be on Saturday April 14, 2012 at 7:30 pm with a Sunday Matinee on April 15, 2012 at 3:00 pm.  Both the Saturday night and Sunday Matinee concerts will take place in the beautiful Shasta College Theatre. Admission:  $10…

Are 4 Fully Clothed Women All Wearing the Same Dress?

Well not exactly – there are only 4 of them (fully clothed), performing at Redding’s Cascade Theatre in Women Fully Clothed on April 21, 2012 at 7 PM. This is a sequel to their self-titled premier show. Older & Hotter, which seamlessly mixes friendship, family dynamics and self preservation with international relations, career responsibilities…

Lend Me A Tenor

Riverfront Playhouse is performing Lend Me a Tenor from March 17 through April 14, 2012 at 1620 E. Cypress, Redding, CA. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM Lend Me A Tenor is winner of three Tony Awards and four Drama Desk Awards. A sensation on…

Lily Tomlin in Redding 3/23/12

Redding is in for a rare treat this Friday, March 23, 21012 when Lily Tomlin comes to the Cascade Theatre. Some of us older folks know Tomlin as part the cast of Laugh-In (1969) with her characterizations of Ernestine, the irascible telephone operator and Edith Ann, the devilish six year old. After Laugh-In, Tomlin…

Blame Sally at Pilgrim

Oaksong Society for the Preservation of Way Cool Music is presenting Blame Sally on Friday, March 23, 2012 at 8 PM at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 1850 Foothill Blvd., Redding, CA. Blame Sally has been making it big on Acoustic Music Scene’s Top Albums and Songs of 2011 list! Speeding Ticket and a Valentine are on this list of top folk […]

Sundial Film Festival

Saturday, March 10, 2012, the Active 20-30 Club of Redding is presenting the 4th annual Sundial Film Festival, being held at the Cascade Theatre, 1731 Market Street, Redding, CA. The Sundial Film Festival showcases the talent and diversity of filmmakers and photographers. The concept for the Sundial Film Festival originated with Redding Rotary. The…

North State Symphony Ensemble

Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 7:30 PM a Chamber Music Ensemble from the North State Symphony will be performing at Redding Old City Hall, 1313 Market Street, Redding, CA. Not too big, not too small, this ensemble concert features more than a dozen of the North State Symphony’s finest players in…

Second Saturday Art Night in Redding

Shasta County Arts Council is organizing Art Night on second Saturdays from 6 PM to 9 PM at several Redding, CA locations. This means February 11, 2012 you can enjoy the North Valley Art League’s 28th Annual National Show juried by Mark E.Mchaffey where the painting above, by Derek Grinnell, received a…

The Wright Sound – Brubeck Style

Mix the Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet,  wine, Hors d’ouvres and the architecturally inspiring and intimate venue of Pilgrim Congregational Church designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and you have The Wright Sound.  Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 8 PM (doors open at 7:15 PM). The Wright Sound and Shasta County Arts Council presents a delightful evening of wine…

Sacred Drumming Circle

Sacred Drumming Circle

On Sunday, Feburary 12, 2012 at 6:30-7:30 PM, Lynne E. Fritz is presenting A Sacred Drumming Circle at Center for Spiritual Living Meditation Pavilion, 1905 Hartnell Avenue, Redding, CA. Experience the spiritual practice of drumming! Bring your own drum, shaker or use your hands! All ages welcome, but minors must be accompanied by an adult.…

TEDx in Redding 2/4/12

The first ever TEDx is coming to Redding, CA this coming Saturday afternoon, February 4, 2012 from 1PM to 5 PM! I’m excited. Can’t wait! The live event at Redding’s Old City Hall venue has already sold out, but you can attend a FREE simulcast being held at Shasta College’s downtown campus, just a block away at the Health Sciences & University Center, 1400 Market […]

Matsiko World Orphans Choir in Redding

Orphans from Peru and Liberia are among the Matsiko World Orphans Choir that will be performing today and Monday in Redding. Sunday, January 29, 2012, 10:00 AM at Pilgrim Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding, CA Sunday, January 29, 2012, 4:00 PM at Veterans Memorial Hall, 1620, Yuba Street, Redding, CA…

Second Saturday Art Night in Redding, CA

Second Saturday Art Night in Redding, CA is tonight from 6pm-9pm Saturday, January 14, 2012.  The Redding tradition of art touring on the Second Saturday evening of each month, started by Troy Hawkins and Adam Mankoski in 2008, will continue without a break. This exciting news follows last month’s announcement that ArtHop founders…

The Bat’s Revenge at Shasta College

Shasta College’s Division of Arts will present Johann Strauss’s comic opera “Die Fledermaus” on February 2-4, 2012 at 7:00 P.M. with a Matinee at 3:00 PM on February 5, 2012. Performances are held in the Shasta College Theatre. “Fledermaus” (The Bat’s Revenge) is an enduring and popular operetta from the pen of…

Redding City Hall Art

Redding City Hall at 777 Cypress Ave, Redding, CA has rotating art exhibits. Through January 12, 2012 you may enjoy the art of Derek Grinnell (photo above), Page Miller, Gini Holmes, Stephanie Like, Patt Causey, Vickie Wolf, Michael Carns, Jerry Nelson Stuart and Aaron Eby.…

Redding Cultural Cruise 2012

“Set sail” on January 27, 2012 at 4 PM from the Shasta College Campus to enjoy Redding’s Cultural Cruise 2012. “Cruise” to various nonprofits organizations to view visual art with this map as your tour guide. See exciting art exhibitions and enjoy refreshments at each host gallery. Complete the tour at the North Valley…

Klezmer in Redding, CA

Friday, January 13, 2012 at 7:00 pm, Temple Beth Israel in Redding, CA is presenting The Michael Winograd Klezmer Trio. Blending traditional Yiddish songs and new Klezmer compositions with chamber-like improvisations and spontaneous arrangements, this ensemble creates a new program for each individual audience. The trio features some top young…

Sundial Film Festival 2012

Hurry. Get your best photo or film entry submitted by January 3, 2012 for the Sundial Film Festival to be held at Cascade Theatre in Redding, CA on March 10, 2012. Submit your entry through their website or find out more from their Facebook page. Organized by the Active 20-30…

Salome in HD Cinema

Did you know that Redding’s Cascade Theatre has a state-of-the-art HD equipment that brings world-class operas to the Cascade’s movie palace screen? Recorded live in high-definition at San Francisco’s historic War Memorial Opera House, several popular grand operas will be presented this season at Cascade. The HD projector and screen…

Voices Raised, Hearts Inspired

A Baroque orchestra of North State Symphony members, vocal soloists Daun Weiss and Rafael Delsid, and choruses will present their annual holiday concert in Redding, CA on December 18, 2011 at 4 PM. Selections from Handel’s Messiah will be sung and played, as well as selections by Bach, Brahms and…

Shasta College Holiday Italian Concert

Shasta College is presenting a holiday concert featuring the Shasta College Chorale on Saturday, December 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Shasta College Theatre. This concert will present music by Italian composers who brought the music of nativity plays into the concert hall: Ottorino Respighi, Giancarlo Menotti, and Pietro Yon. The featured work of the…

Performing Arts Society Concert

Pianist Dr. Robert E. Bowman and two violinists, Nellie Ponarul and John Maich, will be giving a concert on Saturday December 10, 2011 at 7:30 PM at All Saint’s Episcopal Church at Benton and Quartz Hill Road in Redding, CA. This is part of the Performing Arts Society  series in…

Shasta Choir Madrigal Dinner

For 31 years Shasta High School Choir has transported Redding, CA residents back to an Elizabethan era, with their spectacular production of a Madrigal Dinner. This year, the musical and dining event is being held eight nights, December 7-10 and December 14-17, 2011. The event is usually sold out, but I heard…

TEDx Redding Offers Ideas Worth Sharing

Catalyst, a collect of young professionals driven to improve Redding’s greatness through promoting cultural energy, collaborative philanthropy and enhancing the vibe of Redding, are organizing TEDx Redding event form 2/4/12. Aaron and Rachel Hatch, shown above, are two of the organizers. They are showing the interconnected symbol as used by…

Shasta College Symphony Band Concert

Shasta College Symphony Band Concert Performs on Saturday Nov. 19, 2011 at 7:30 pm, at the Shasta College Theatre. This 100+ member ensemble, directed by Dr. Larry Grandy, performs symphonic music including the classics, Broadway, television, movie soundtracks and more. Shasta College Theatre; $3.00 Admission. What a bargain. Come early.…

In A Dream 12/10/11

On Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 7 PM in Redding Old City Hall Arts Center, 1313 Market Street, Redding, CA,  Focus Film Festival presents the movie In a Dream …winner of SXSW Film Festival, Philadelphia Film Festival, Full Frame Film Festival & Woodstock Film Festival. In a Dream is a loving, but unsparing psychological portrait of an artist, of the artistic…

In A Dream

“My life is filled with events – all become stories.” “If you’re lucky, you’ll find that person who will help you fulfill your destiny.” “You’re chasing something to be in your glory again. And ya know what? It’s all gonna fall down.” “You know a lot when you lose something. When you got it you […]

Our Town – Kid’s Photos & Concerts

This is the month for our town in Redding, CA: Plan to stop sometime from November 2 – December 4, 2011 at Turtle Bay Exploration Park  to see the the exhibit Our Town in Pictures: A Kid’s Eye View – the north state, through the eyes of our kids! Discover what…

Afternoon Baroque Concert in Redding

Pilgrim Congregational Church (2850 Foothill Blvd, Redding, CA) will be filled with baroque music at 3PM on Friday afternoon, November 11, 2011, a fund raiser for the strings program at French Gulch Whiskeytown Elementary School. The distinguished ensemble includes: Harpist – Candace LiVolsi Violinist – Laura Rubenstein-Salzedo Cellest – Carol Jacobson…

More News than Rhythm or Classics?

Radio is one of those media that gives identity, personality and to some degree solidarity to a region, and we are thankful for the presence of JPR in the Redding, CA area! Rhythm & News is on transmitter (an extended regional service)  89.7 FM. Classical music and news is heard…

Vienna Boys Choir at Cascade

The Vienna Boys Choir takes the stage at Redding’s historic Cascade Theatre tonight Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 7:30pm. The Vienna Boys’ Choir is a choir of trebles and altos based in Vienna, Austria. The choir is a private, not-for-profit organization. There are approximately 100 choristers between the ages of ten and fourteen. Get your tickets online by CLICKING HERE or call the…

North Valley Art League

Redding residents may not be fully aware of all that is happening at the North Valley Art League that operates out of the Carter House Gallery in Caldwell Park at 48 Quartz Hill Road,  Redding,  CA  96003. The group, which was founded in 1979 by eight local artists, now boasts a membership…

North Valley Artists Exposed

Shasta County Arts Council presents ArtsMart – visual, musical and performing artists on November 5, 2011 from 10 AM to 9 PM at the Mt Shasta Mall. For more information, visit the Shasta County Arts website or contact Susan Emerson at 530-222-8412.…

Tommy Dorsey Orchestra at Cascade

The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra plays tonight at 7:30 PM, Sunday, October 23, 2011 at Redding’s historic Cascade Theatre. In the history of the Big Band era, the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra is recognized as one of the best all-around big bands of them all. It could swing with the best of…

Shasta Symphony Orchestra

On Sunday, October 30, 2011 at 3 PM, French Romantic works will be featured in the opening fall concert of Shasta Symphony Orchestra’s 2011-2012 season in conjunction with Simpson University music students: Symphony No. 3 by Camille Saint-Saens, nicknamed “The Organ Symphony,” is a lush and emotional work of timeless beauty and great…

Shasta College Jazz Big Band

On Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 7:30 PM, the Shasta College Jazz Big Band will perform big band music from the 1930’s to present day. The 20+ member ensemble is a traditional large jazz big band with saxophones, trumpets, trombones, and rhythm section.  Their concerts include jazz big band swing music…

Don Giovanni’s Feast

  Shasta College’s Division of Arts, Communications and Social Sciences announces the “Feast of Don Giovanni”, an event to benefit the vocal and choral education programs at Shasta College. The event takes place on Friday, October 21 at 7 p.m. at the Pilgrim Congregational Church,  2850 Foothill Boulevard, in west…

Redding Performing Arts Society

Redding Performing Arts Society

On Friday, October 14, 2011 at 7:30 PM, as part of their montly concert series, the Redding Performing Arts Society presents Li-Yuan Ho and Friends (Cherie Gans, Lois Nichols, Lara Newburn, Bruce Calin, Vincent Karlson, Dan Mathewes, Scott Putnam, Janetta DeMott and Diana Stockwell). They will be performing: Mozart’s Sinfonia Contertante…

Under a Hunter’s Moon Destination Dinner

North State Symphony is having their “Under a Hunter’s Moon” Destination Dinner on Friday, October 21, 2011, featuring exceptional cuisine and beautiful music from symphony musicians. Cocktails are at 5:30 p.m. and Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. – held at the home of Red and Maria Emmerson, 19000 Smith Rd., Redding, CA Reservations: $125…

North State Symphony 10/16/11

North State Symphony will be playing at Old City Hall, Redding, CA on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011 at 2:00 PM. NSS Concertmaster Terrie Baune will be joined by sensational pianist Alexander Tutunov in a highly varied program. See and hear these exceptional musicians in a chamber music setting. Here’s the…

Redding School of the Arts Benefit

Musicians from North State Symphony will headline a benefit performance on September 30, 2011 at the brand new theatre at Redding School of the Arts, 955 Inspiration Place, Redding, CA 96003 Redding School of the Arts, the Foundation for Promoting Arts Education, and Trilogy Architecture invite you to join them in paving…

Simpson 2001 Fall Concerts

Simpson University Music Department has announce their 2011 Fall Concert Series: October 22, 2011, 4:30 PM – Redding Handbell Festival Concert October 30, 2011,  3:00 PM – Shasta Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert – French Masterworks (to be held at Shasta College) November 6, 2011, 3 PM – Simpson Jazz Coffeehouse…

Second Saturday Art Hop

Redding’s next Second Saturday Art Hop is Scheduled for September 10, 2011 from 6-9 PM. Click here for a map. Each month A News Cafe has a “Featured Artist”. There’s an After Art Hop Party too. Photos of previous Art Hops are on Jamie Solorio’s Photography Blog. Adam Mankoski and…

Chamber Music Concert Sept. 11, 2011

On Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 3:15 PM, in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of 9/11, the Shasta County Inter-Faith Forum and Chico Peace an Justice Center is sponsoring a Chamber Music Concert , featuring middle eastern and western music by SonaTrio + One. The event is being held at…

Art in Public Places

Open Call to Artists: The City of Redding is seeking artists to display their artwork in both City Hall and the Redding Library during 2012. Visit the Redding Community Services website. Submissions by artists must be in by 5pm September 30, 2011. With over 500 feet of gallery railing, City…

Yaks live Art

Yaks live Art

A magical night live music and art will be on stage and in the lobbies of the Cascade Theatre on September 16, 2011 from 7-10 PM. Yaks Live Art moves from the Discovery Village patio to the Cascade for a Yaks Live Art: a Northstate Music & Art Show Experience Several…

The Wright Sound of Redding

Shasta Arts Council announced that instrumentalist Scott Joss and the Sidemen will be in concert on Saturday, September 10, 2011 at 7:00 PM.  The concert will be held at the Frank Lloyd Wright designed Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd, Redding, CA 96001. Tickets are $30.00 (includes wine and buffet)…

The New Thirty Celebration September 10, 2011

This September, Shasta County Arts Council celebrates 30 years of active participation and service to the Community through the Arts. saturday, September 10, 2011 from 11AM to 3PM they will have The New Thirty Celebration at 1313 Market Street, Redding, CA 96001. “The New Thirty” Celebration will be robust with…

North Valley Art League