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Thanksgiving Interfaith Service

Thanksgiving Interfaith Service

A Thanksgiving Interfaith Service will be held at 7:30 PM on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 2460 Gold Street, Redding, CA. The annual event, which expresses gratitude in honor of Thanksgiving, is presented by Shasta County Interfaith Forum (SCIF) and will include a program of prayers, readings and practices…

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Forum

On April 2, 2014, The Women’s Fund of the Shasta Regional Community Foundation will hold a free, community forum on the alarming issue of domestic violence and sexual assault in Shasta County, and the local launch of the national NO MORE community awareness campaign. Together we can end Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault. The Forum […]

George Winston at David Marr, March 21, 2014

George Winston at David Marr, March 21, 2014

Umpqua Bank has joined forces with the Foundation for Promoting Arts Education (FPAE) to bring Grammy-Award® winning and multi-platinum selling recording artist George Winston to the David Marr Auditorium, 2200 Eureka Way; Redding, CA 96001, at 7:30 PM on March 21, 2014. Tickets are $29-39, available online from the Cascade Theatre box-office.…

Classical Trio at Old City Hall

Classical Trio at Old City Hall

Enjoy the Performing Arts Society Monthly Concert with of pieces by Dvorak, Forsyth and Bartok performed at Old City Hall, 1313 Market Street, Redding, CA on Friday, August 9, 2013 at 7:30 PM. Performing will be John Maich – violin; Brian Vegh – viola; and Lauren Dillon – accompanist. Admission…

Museum of Northern California Art

The Museum of Northern California Art (monca) “opens the door to world-class art works for everyone.” It is world class art seeking a home. It seeks like-minded building. It is out of the box. It brings art to where it is needed most. Everywhere. A monca exhibition is coming to Redding, CA…

ReddingWiki

Fast Company’s co.EXIST recently reported about crowdsourced hyperlocal guides and traces the evolution of LocalWiki from an experimental DavisWiki to LocalWiki 2.0 software. They describe a LocalWiki as a “blog  written by an entire community. It’s a virtual bulletin board that’s more comprehensive than Craigslist and Patch and Yelp combined. It’s simultaneously a history repository and […]

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…

Redding Farmers Market 4/21/12

Shasta Growers Association is starting up Redding’s Certified Farmers Market this Saturday at the Civic Center West Parking Lot, 777 Cypress Avenue, Redding, CA from 7:30 AM to Noon. Certified Master Gardeners will be there to answer your gardening questions. If you can’t make it to the Farmers Market you…

Shasta College Sustainability Conference 2012

 Shasta College is having a Sustainability Conference with two FREE events: April, 24, 2012 at 7 PM the film entitled Mother: Caring for 7 Billion in Shasta College Room 806. This film breaks a 40-year taboo by bringing to light an issue that silently fuels our most pressing environmental, humanitarian and…

2012 USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map

A new, 2012 interactive USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map (PHZM) of the United States was released this week. For the first time, the map is available for use on computers as an interactive GIS (Geographic Information System), where users type in a ZIP Code and find the hardiness zone for that area.…

Embracing Pluralism

PBS station KIXE‘s World Channel (Channel 290 on Charter and Channel 189 on Comcast) recently had a series on Independent Lens called Beyond Theology focusing on the topic of American Pluralism. The Pluralism Project at Harvard University has a mission “to help Americans engage with the realities of religious diversity through research, outreach, and…

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…

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…

The Faces of Homelessness – A Former Homeless Man Returns Thanks to Giver

The Faces of Homelessness – A Former Homeless Man Returns Thanks to Giver

It used to be that so called “respectable” people avoided homeless people, believing that they were responsible for their own plight and should not be given a handout. This detached attitude may be somewhat understandable, if someone has never put themself into a position to actually hear the story of…

Was Jesus a Zombie?

When Dan Kimball, pastor of Vintage Faith Church in Santa Cruz, CA was visiting Simpson University in Redding, CA last month, he recounted a story of a young man he met who seriously asked the question “Was Jesus a Zombie?” The youth was not being disrespectful – he was just trying…