The Center for the Arts: Helping to create our “arts economy”

CREATIVE INDUSTRIES, INCLUDING performing arts venues, have helped diversify our regional economy. The timing has been beneficial because the recession clobbered traditional industries. Nowhere is the trend more visible than at The Center of the Arts in Grass Valley. The Center—ironically home to a car dealership in the ‘80s—has become an “economic engine” for Nevada […]

Arts & Culture Getaways in Auburn, Grass Valley and Nevada City

SMALL, PICTURESQUE TOWNS SUCH AS Ashland, OR and Telluride, CO have long been popular with arts and culture enthusiasts. Though lesser known, the Sierra foothills is a cultural destination in its own right, with world-class performers, award-winning theater, including Broadway shows, and eclectic art galleries—all within walkable, historic towns. Dining, shopping and lodging—from B&Bs and […]

Arlo Guthrie’s tribute to Pete Seeger

Editor’s note: Arlo Guthrie, folk singer and son of the late Woody Guthrie (and longtime friend of Pete Seeger), posted a note about Seeger to his Facebook page this morning. Seeger died Monday at age 94. Guthrie performs in Grass Valley on April 11, hosted by The Center for the Arts. Here’s Guthrie’s note: Pete […]

Wynton Marsalis, Arlo Guthrie, Tommy Emmanuel at The Center for the Arts in February, March and April

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis VETERANS MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM The Center for the Arts presents at 255 South Auburn Street, Grass Valley, CA Friday, March 7, 8:00PM $58 members, $68 non-member Arlo Guthrie VETERANS MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM The Center for the Arts presents Friday, April 11, 8:00PM $48 member, $58 non-member $78 Premium: reserved […]