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Shasta College Student Jazz Concert

Shasta College Student Jazz Concert

Shasta College is having its Student Jazz Concert on Wednesday December 5, 2012 at 7:30 PM at the Shasta College Theatre in Redding, CA. Tickets for General Admission are $3 online. Hear both the instrumental and vocal sides of jazz; directed by Drs. Elizabeth Waterbury and Larry Grandy. The Shasta…

Shasta Symphony Orchestra 125th Anniversary Concert

Shasta Symphony Orchestra will be presenting its 125th Anniversary Concert on Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 3 pm at the Shasta College Theatre, Redding, CA. The concert will feature Redding soloists, Redding composers, and music from the year of the city’s founding, 1887: Local pianist Jeremiah Trujillo will perform Mozart’s Piano…

Ballet and Opera in Redding

You may be aware that Cascade Theatre experimented with the SF Opera HD Cinema Series, but did you know that Cinemark in Redding, CA also has several The Metropolitan Opera events in cinema such as: October 27, 2012 – Otello November 7, 2012 – L’Elisir D’Amore November 10, 2012 – The Tempest December 1, 2012…

French Country Market 2012

French Country Market is being held for a second year at Pilgrim Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding, CA on October 6, 2012 from 10 AM to 3 PM. The beautiful Frank Lloyd Wright designed sanctuary at Pilgrim Church will be transformed for the day into a charming and fun market…

Oaksong Music Society Concerts at Pilgrim Church, Redding, CA

The Oaksong Music Society is proud to announce its 2012-2013 indoor concert season at the Pilgrim Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd., Redding, CA and The Music Connection (3086 Bechelli Lane) in Redding. Continuing in its tradition of bringing true “front porch” music to Shasta County, the season opens with a Nashville-based…

Bioneers Host Speaks Out Against GMO’s

Neil Harvey, Host of the radio program Bioneers, which broadcasts Friday mornings on Chico, CA NPR station KCHO, was at Shasta College in Redding, CA last Monday morning talking about his art and the dangers of GMO’s. He stressed that “seeds carry tremendous potential. “He who controls seeds controls the food…

North State Symphony 2012-2013 Season in Redding, CA

North State Symphony has announced their 2012-2013 Program for Redding, CA: Friday, September 14, 2012 – NSS Northern Region’s Destination Dinner – La Bella Notte – an Italian-inspired evening at a nearby secret hideway. tickets are $125, most of which is a tax-deductible donation. Saturday, September 22, 2012, 5:00 PM,  at The Promenade…

Art, Activism and The Change of Seeds

Shasta College is presenting ART, ACTIVISM & THE CHANGE OF SEEDS, featuring the art of David Eisenhour, Neil Harvey and Kathryn Miller at the Art Gallery (Building 300) starting Monday, August 20, 2012. The following Monday, August 27, 2012 from 9-9:50 AM Neil Harvey, Host and Senior Producer of the Bioneers:  Revolution from…

International Juried Photography Show

The Tehama County Photo Club of Red Bluff is having an International Juried Photography Show from August 24 through October 26, 2012 at The Big Picture, 857 Washington Street, Red Bluff, CA. $1,000 will be awarded for bBst of Show and $500 for second place.…

Mosquito Serenade 2012 Wednesday Evenings in Anderson, CA

Here’s the line up the summer at Mosquito Serenade 2012 in Anderson, CA at the KC Grove Amphitheatre/Anderson River Park Music starts at 7 PM on Wednesdays. Bring Lawn Chairs or Blankets, and mosquito lotion, but please…No Smoking, Do Dogs, No Glass Containers. June 6, 2012 –The Northstar Session – A fresh take…

Old Time Fiddle Contest at Pilgrim Church

This coming Saturday, June 2, 2012 from 8 AM to 5 PM the California State Old-Time Fiddlers Association will be at Pilgrim Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd, Redding, CA for the District 6 Amateur Fiddle Contest. Contestants range in age from Pewee (10 years and under) to Adults (18 and over).…

Redding School of the Arts Community Open House

Redding School of the Arts, located at 955 Inspiration Drive, Redding, CA, will be having a Community Open House on Saturday, May 12, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. All are welcome to take a look at their colorful, innovative arts campus, featuring energy-saving green features such as rammed…

May 12, 2012 is Second Saturday Art Night

From 5 PM to 8 PM experience Second Saturday Art Night in Redding, CA: Get your map here. Visit these great venues: All About Books 1301 Court Street, Redding, CA   Bevie’s Fine Art Gallery  3404 Bechelli Lane, Suite C, Redding, CA   Compass Shining Care 1448 Pine Street, Redding, CA…

Shasta College Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Shasta College Vocal Jazz Ensemble

 Shasta College Vocal Jazz Ensemble Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 7:30 P.M. Shasta College Theatre Admission:  $3 General   Hear both the instrumental and vocal sides of jazz, featuring solos from advanced students. Experience Shasta College students performing big band commercial and jazz arrangements. This concert will be held under…

Shasta College Symphonic Band

The Shasta College Symphonic Band is performing May 4 and 5, 2012 at 7:30 PM at the Shasta College Theatre. Tickets are only $3. The Shasta College Symphonic Band, directed by Dr. Larry Grandy, is one of the largest community college wind bands in California.  Approximately 120 brass, woodwind, and…

Shasta College Youth Symphony

Shasta College Youth Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert   Sunday, April 29, 2012 at 3:15 pm Shasta College Theatre    The concert will feature Slavonic Rhapsody by Del Borgo, Legende by Wieniawski, Meditation from Thäis, by Massenet, string orchestra music by Vivaldi and Torelli, and string trios and quartets.  This will…

Shasta College Jazz Big Band

The Shasta College Jazz Big BandWednesday, May 2, 2012 at 7:30 PM at the Shasta College Theatre. This ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Larry Grandy, is a traditional large jazz big band with over 20 musicians comprised of saxophones, trumpets, trombones, and rhythm section.  Their concerts include jazz big…

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…