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Enjoy The View

Pastels – Trinidad Pier… Marnie Patchett is a fine art photographer specializing in long exposure, black-and-white and light painting photography. Whether capturing a moment in time or a period ofRead More
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Who… New

Shane Drake, Donny Osmond, a Song and a Parking Garage… While one’s mind might jump to Mt. Shasta or the Sundial Bridge when considering the local amenities most likely toRead More
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Rhythm of Life

North State Artist Michael Perkin… For a painter who focuses on the natural world, the North State is filled with inspiration. “I like landscape painting and there’s a lot ofRead More
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ONE WOMAN OPERATION

Naturegraph’s Barbara Brown… When I met Barbara Brown some 20 years ago, she was a spry 70-year-old, running her backcountry book publishing business as a one-woman operation. She ran theRead More
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Modern Education

Shasta College’s Joe Wyse Leads The Way… Shasta College is an expansive place with a sprawling mission. It began just over 70 years ago on a small Eureka Way campusRead More
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Wild and Scenic Film Festival

Redding Tour: Live Stream Event… The Whole Earth and Watershed Festival and Shasta Living Streets are excited to be bringing the 2021 Wild & Scenic Film Festival – Redding TourRead More
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All This Time

The Art Of Community With Red Bluff Vesper Lodge… From the front, the building at 822 Main St. in Red Bluff isn’t particularly spectacular, especially for a town known forRead More
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On Display

Shasta State Historic Park’s Art Collection… Annie Clark is always up for a staring contest. Schoolchildren visiting Shasta State Historic Park’s art gallery like to lock eyes with the littleRead More
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Arch Support

Wanted: Dashes Of Downtown Color… So much is happening in downtown Redding. Government, private and non-profit funds and efforts have poured in to raise a new skyline. We have newRead More
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The Beat Goes On

How Local Music Stores Are Navigating Through The Pandemic… There are many benefits to learning how to play an instrument: It helps increase your motor skills, boosts your memory andRead More
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Into The Woods

Sam Smith’s Wood Fellows… To wood carvers, there’s treasure to be found in old logging areas of the North State. In places that weren’t cleaned and burned as they areRead More
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All The World’s A Stage

Behind The Curtain With Pamela Carney And Kathryn Kirk… Community Theater in the North State is among the myriad casualties of the COVID-19 pandemic, and like everything else the coronavirusRead More
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My Town: Agata Maruszewski

AGATA MARUSZEWSKI, Interim Director: Shasta County Arts Council… “Spontaneous” – that’s the word I’d use to describe my decision to move to Northern California. “Foolhardy” might perhaps be a betterRead More
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Mode of Expression

Finding Creativity in Everyday Life… Art isn’t reserved just for rectangular canvases, fancy matting and decadent frames. It stretches far beyond parallel lines, paint and brush strokes. Art has alwaysRead More
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Crafted With Purpose

Custom Woodcrafter Reclaims Native Tradition… The artist designs a space where people feel connected and heard. Woodworker Stephan Cheney selects his material with purpose, engraves it with symbols representing allRead More
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Keep Moving Forward

Staying Active During COVID-19… It doesn’t take an infectious disease expert to determine that life during a pandemic is pretty darn challenging. But even while protecting your health and thatRead More
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Jingle Bell Rock

Gaumer’s Jewelry, Museum and Lapidary in Red Bluff… In all the Gaumer family stories of rock collecting, nothing beats the original, the one that set a path to rock houndingRead More
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Deck The Halls

Shasta College’s Poinsettia Project… Not many plants look jolly in winter. The poinsettia is an exception. It dazzles in December, making it a holiday season favorite. “A lot of peopleRead More
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All I Want For Christmas

Alexandrea Designs – Inspired by Nature, Created by Hand… Alexandrea Young is a natural born artist who would rather be amongst flowers, forests and flowing waters than the hustle andRead More
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All is Bright

Garden of Lights at Turtle Bay in Redding, CA… With its eyebrow-raising price tag of $1 million, Jake Mangas knew Garden of Lights – the dazzling holiday display that runsRead More
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Band of Beauty

Wreath maker Shelly Yoshiwara… If you ask her why she holds wreath classes in her Churn Creek Bottom greenhouse, Shelley Yoshiwara will laugh and admit she’s addicted to seeds. HerRead More
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Turtle Bay TV

Lights, camera, action… Turtle Bay TV might be the biggest Redding success story you’ve never heard. When the whole state locked down months ago, the gates to the gardens hadRead More
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Tehama Creatives

Connect &  Inspire… It started with a gathering, a convening of artists who wanted to connect, inspire and be inspired. “We wanted to see the creatives get together,” says AthenaRead More
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Amy Waltz Designs In Chico

Jewelry for the Journey… With each stamp of a letter or solder of metal, or placement of stone in a piece of Amy Waltz Designs jewelry, an intention is set,Read More
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Old Time Revival

Downtown Yreka’s Artistic Side A rich blend of frontier history and the great outdoors has long been one of the main draws to Yreka. But as more art spaces andRead More
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As You Like It

The Benefits Of Community Theatre The venues may not be Broadway caliber and Hollywood talent scouts may not be hiding in the wings, but when it comes to passion andRead More
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Ty Bos’ Rebuilt Guitars For A Cause

Kind-Hearted Luthier… When the Carr Fire raced through Old Shasta, Keswick and west Redding, the devastation was profound. Lost lives. Lost homes. Lost memories. All gone. And while family photosRead More
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Downtown Details April 2020

Downtown Details… What’s going on in Downtown Redding? DASH (Downtown Area Shuttle) Meet DASH, the Downtown Area Shuttle, a fast, free, reliable service that will be coming to Downtown Redding.Read More
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The Glass Program At Shasta College

Hot Shop… A 1,500-degree glob of glowing glass can be transformed into something of function and beauty – a vase, tumbler, bowl. Then again, it might flop to the floorRead More
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Spring Makeup Declutter

Beauty Clean… ADMIT IT: You have that one drawer in your bathroom (or maybe more than one) that looks like a beauty product cemetery. Dusty. Cluttered. Forgotten. Well, this isRead More