Arts with Altitude: Music, festivals and theater in Nevada County

DURING THE GREAT DEPRESSION, movie watching boomed as people craved escapism. In the recent recession, film, theater and festivals also are flourishing in many cities, with robust ticket sales. MUSIC Foothills’ performing arts groups also report an uptick in business. “We’re ahead of budget,” says Julie Hardin, executive director of InConcert Sierra in Grass Valley. […]