Arts + Entertainment

In the Details

Angie James’ Mosaics… Chain Gang Bike Shop is not your typical cycling marketplace. Through Angie James’ creative mosaic initiatives, the shop has also lent itself as a space where artisticRead More
Arts + Entertainment

World on a (B) String

Old-Time Fiddle Music with the B Strings Band… Kristine Benham, a pianist who also knows her way around an upright bass, has made it a point to expose her childrenRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Life + Leisure

Pet Portraits

Sue Crowe’s Rocks for Dogs… When sue crowe began painting the likenesses of her favorite animal on the kindness rocks she hid around Redding some years back, she never dreamedRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Life + Leisure, Recreation + Outdoors

Making Tracks

On the Hunt with Bigfoot Daze in Willow Creek… If you’ve ever visited Willow Creek in Humboldt County, you’ve likely picked up on all the nods to Bigfoot. Statues lineRead More

Archaeological Treasure Trove

Montague Museum’s Collection of Chinese Artifacts… On June 29, 1956, President Dwight Eisenhower signed the Federal-Aid Highway Act bill. The goal: a 41,000-mile “National System of Interstate and Defense Highways”Read More
Education, Life + Leisure

Cold Blooded

Redding Reptiles’ Reptile Expo… Have you ever looked closely into the smile of a child handling a snake? First, the brows go up, giving that “I’m actually doing this!” look.Read More
Arts + Entertainment

And the Band Plays On

The Sandlot Sound Machine Pep Band… There’s something about a pep band that puts the pep in Elizabeth Johnson’s step. It started when she played the flute in the pepRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Life + Leisure

Fiddle Me This

Old Time Fiddlers Keep the Beat… The music came over here from Scotland and Ireland, then wound its way through the hills of Appalachia before traveling westward. All that timeRead More

A Bridge to History

The Beauty of Sims Flats… Sims Flat is rich in history and natural beauty – and definitely worthy of more than a blur-by on Interstate 5. Tucked into the UpperRead More
Education, Recreation + Outdoors

Earth Day, Every Day

Butte Environmental Council… This month, Enjoy reached out to Patrizia Hironimus, Executive Director of the Butte Environmental Council. Enjoy: Tell us a bit about Butte Environmental Council.Patrizia: Butte Environmental CouncilRead More
Arts + Entertainment


The Cascade Fundraiser Gala Takes Center Stage… A lot of magic has happened on the Cascade Theatre stage since the renovated Art Deco movie palace opened in 2004. And thenRead More
Community, Education

A Positive Difference

Youth Options Shasta… This month, Enjoy sat down with Jennifer Coulter, Program Director for Youth Options Shasta ENJOY: Tell us more about Youth Options Shasta. COULTER: Youth Options Shasta wasRead More
Education, Life + Leisure

The Power of the Spoken Word

Poetry Out Loud… We all know that high school students date, play sports and video games, and connect on social media. But here’s something unusual: Every year in California andRead More
Arts + Entertainment

Seen in Public

Family-Friendly Fare at the Chico Art Festival… Local Art. Delicious food trucks. Lively music. Memories to remember. After being voted the Best Revival of a Community Event by the ChicoRead More
Arts + Entertainment

The Beat Goes On

2nd annual Spring into Music Festival… Music lovers, the forested hills in Trinity County will soon come alive with the sound of what you live for. On May 19-20, youRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Life + Leisure

Painting Perfection

Jim Tyner, Car Painter… Jim Tyner rattles off his latest projects with the ease of an old-school body and paint guy: “I just finished a ’55 Chevy in royal blueRead More
Community, Education

Girl Power

Girls Inc. of the Northern Sacramento Valley… This month, Enjoy sat down with Heather Kelnhofer, executive director of the girls’ leadership program at Girls Inc. of the Northern Sacramento Valley.Read More
Arts + Entertainment

On the Wall

Kim Solga, Mural Artist… Kim Solga’s “studio” is in the open spaces of Siskiyou County, in its streets and mountain meadows. Solga is a mural artist and plein air painter.Read More
Arts + Entertainment

Art is Her Calling

Millie Whipplesmith Plank… “I never wanted to be an artist. My family always said, ‘You know you don’t want to be a starving artist,’ and they were right. But IRead More

Well Equipped

The Global Reach of Illuminaid… This month, Enjoy spoke with Matt York, executive director of Chico-based illuminAid. Enjoy: What is illuminAid’s mission?York: illuminAid equips and trains organizations in developing nationsRead More
Arts + Entertainment

Beauty in Decay

Artist Ellen Hedfield… A depth of awe and respect for everything old and weathered speaks directly from Ellen Hedfield’s watercolor paintings to her viewers. Her art relays the dignified beautyRead More
Arts + Entertainment

Art Outside

Sacramento River Trail Bridge Murals… Bicyclists, scooterers and serious strollers just discovered new colors on the Sacramento River Trail. For those who cross the ribbon bridge just downstream of theRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Life + Leisure

With Whimsy

Artist Cathy McCall’s Holiday Figures… ‘Tis the season for holiday spirit. From ornaments to quaint figurines to throw pillows, folks are decking the halls and feeling festive. Holidays often bringRead More
Community, Education

Adulting 101

Tehama Independant Living Program… At some point in recent history, “adulting” became a word. Used as a verb, someone might congratulate themselves for adulting when they take some responsibility likeRead More
Education, Health + Beauty

Doing Well

Shasta High School Wellness Center, Part Two… The Shasta High School Wellness Center held its official grand opening celebration last May – nearly the end of Mental Health Awareness Month,Read More

In Deep Water

Water is Life Exhibit at Sisson Museum… Mount Shasta’s Sisson Museum is in the middle of an ambitious three-year exploration of the region’s water. The current “Water Is Life” exhibit,Read More
Arts + Entertainment

Glass Act

Glassblowers Jason Paine and Ron Toroni… A puff of one’s own breath is at the core of every glassblowing piece, and that’s just one aspect of the art form thatRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Community

Happy Holidays

The Return of the Cascade Christmas… Lizzie Stoxen had a nice run as Mrs. Claus in the holiday performances of “Cascade Christmas” and she says the best parts were theRead More
Arts + Entertainment

Wailing Away

Making Music with the Blackwell Brothers… Harry Blackwell’s musical journey began when he was a teenager, at a place called Patio Jack’s in south Dunsmuir. The place doubled as aRead More
Arts + Entertainment

Climbing the Ladder

Artists Naomi Rose and Elizabeth McClellan… Redding has nurtured a culture of appreciating local artists more than many cities of even larger size. In the center of downtown, the IOOFRead More