Arts + Entertainment

But First, Coffee

Jim Milestone’s Coffee House Paintings… In less than a year, Jim Milestone painted a series of 14 artworks featuring each of the local independent coffee shops in Redding. His loveRead More
Arts + Entertainment

Back to Our Roots

Redding Roots Revival… Like the two dozen other artists who will be joining her for the third Redding Roots Revival festival, Megan Slankard can’t wait to take the stage andRead More
Arts + Entertainment

Staging a Comeback

Take a Trip to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival… Driving up interstate 5 from Northern California, signs of resurgence abound after the past two years of wildfires and lockdowns: bright wildflowersRead More
Arts + Entertainment

A Fine Palette

Northern California Artist Lauren Forcella… Lauren Forcella was practically dragged into art at age 40, and nobody was more surprised than she was that a wealth of talent had beenRead More
Arts + Entertainment

On the Wall

Butte Artists Mural Association Sheds Light on Public Art… While walking along the streets of any major city, you may notice a colorful mural, sculpture or interesting public artwork thatRead More
Arts + Entertainment

Music Fest

Mt. Shasta Summer Concert Series… The Sumday evening concerts at the foot of Mt. Shasta started in 2014 as a way to get the word out about the Gateway TrailRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Community

Art Scene

Karlo Henry and Art for Everyone… Thirty minutes into a three-month art show and people were clearing out the walls. It felt like an auction hall. Viewers shot up fistfulsRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Community

The Sounds of Summer

The Mosquito Serenade Summer Concert Series… The Mosquito Serenade began in 1982 with a man, a jam and a plan to make musical performances a staple at Anderson River Park.Read More
Arts + Entertainment

Catch A Wave

Keeping the Music Playing with Sound Wave Jam Pad… Live Music is such a big part of Donnie Red’s life that he was not about to let the pandemic getRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Community

In Retrospect

The Artistic Legacy of Tom O’Hara… Although he died two years ago, Tom O’Hara still has a strong presence in Siskiyou County. His eye- catching murals adorn the walls ofRead More
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Community, Education, Recreation + Outdoors

Oh Honey

Honeybee Discovery Center in Orland… Such is the concern for the honeybee that a mythology has developed around a quote often attributed to renowned physicist Albert Einstein. “If the beeRead More
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Arts + Entertainment

A New Melody

Piano Angels Hit the Right Note… Pianos are filled with hammers, strings and pedals, of course, but they’re also composed of music, emotions and memories. Which is why when theyRead More
Title Image with Ray McDonald playing Guitar with his Band Behind Him
Arts + Entertainment

Twinkle, Twinkle Lucky Star

Ray McDonald: Merle Haggard was a Friend of Mine… Ray McDonald Loved his job. He spun records for Bakersfield radio station KBBY in the wee hours in 1968. Since landingRead More
Arts + Entertainment

Non-Finito

Mt. Shasta Shorts with Filmmaker Autie Carlisle… When it comes to “unfinished” art, many people are prone to dismiss it as work that is simply unfinished. But over the lastRead More
Community, Education

The League

LWV, Redding Area: An Integral Part of Women’s History Month… As we celebrate Women’s History Month, we are grateful for progress made over the last century. And one of theRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Education

Game Changer

Project Spark Studio Gets Animated… It may be based in little Cottonwood Creek Charter School but Project Spark Studio has a big – makethat global – reach. Thanks to theRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Community, Life + Leisure

Telling Her Story

Kimberly Boney’s Handmade Jewelry… Vintage. Modern. Glam. Natural. Old and new, simultaneously. Each piece of handmade, vintage, upcycled and repurposed jewelry created for HerStory Vintage is just as unique, joyfulRead More
Education

Once & Done

The importance of a living trust. Planning ahead, in the form of a revocable or living trust, brings peace of mind today and makes life easier later for your lovedRead More
Arts + Entertainment

In The Can

Spraintings By Daniel V. Lindberg… When Redding artist Daniel V. Lindberg first saw someone painting with spray cans, he thought it was the coolest thing. That was a live demonstrationRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Community

The Show Will Go On

Dunsmuir’s Historic California Theatre… In the days before streaming movies and the internet, going to the movies on a Saturday afternoon was a big deal, especially in a small townRead More
Education

A Party 100 Years in the Making

Simpson University Celebrates Its Centennial Norman Hall had an inkling when he was named president of Simpson University in the summer of 2018, but after the Carr Fire tore throughRead More
Arts + Entertainment, Recreation + Outdoors

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
Arts + Entertainment, Community

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
Arts + Entertainment

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
Arts + Entertainment, Community

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
Arts + Entertainment, Community, Life + Leisure

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
Arts + Entertainment, Community, Life + Leisure, Recreation + Outdoors

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
Arts + Entertainment, Community

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
Arts + Entertainment, Community

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
Arts + Entertainment, Community

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