InConcert Sierra: Year-round classical music

DON’T BELIEVE THE CLASSICAL MUSIC naysayers: This genre of music is basking in the glory of popular American culture— locally and nationwide. Last winter, Super Bowl 50 featured the San Francisco Symphony in a “concert of champions.” Last fall, the Sacramento Kings’ first game at the Golden 1 Center showcased a performance by the Sacramento […]

Funk legend George Clinton performing in Grass Valley on April 15

The Center for the Arts will present funk/soul legend George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic in a dance concert at Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Grass Valley on Friday, April 15. Recording both as Parliament and Funkadelic, George Clinton revolutionized R&B during the ’70s, twisting soul music into funk by adding influences from several late-’60s acid heroes: […]