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Bone yard: Slang. an area where old or discarded ships, planes, etc., are collected prior to being broken-up for scrap, or otherwise disposed. Years ago, while on a job for a client at a window and glass shop, I noticed old windows piled in a heap, in the “bone yard” outside. Many of the windows [...]
Wednesday, March 25 Bernie Baker and Al Mires at Market Street Steakhouse in Redding at 6 p.m. All ages. (530) 241-1777. TBA at the Post Office Saloon in Redding at 6:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 246-2190. Maxwell’s Eatery in Redding has an open mic starting at 7 p.m. Hosted by Mark McAbee. All ages. (530) 247-7200. In Paradise, the “Open Mikefull” group hosts an open mic at the Paradise [...]
Genocide No More—Save Darfur is sponsoring a special screening of The Good Lie, starring Reese Witherspoon and a cast of South Sudanese actors at the Cascade Theatre in Redding on Friday, April 3 at 7:00 PM. The uplifting film, based on the true story of the Lost Boys and Girls of Sudan, is an intimate [...]
The 68 risk-takers who set a philanthropic force in motion five years ago despite a sour economy were celebrated March 19 at a special event of The Women’s Fund of the Shasta Regional Community Foundation. “Look Back to Look Forward: An Evening with the Founders of the Women’s Fund” at the McConnell Foundation in Redding [...]
I wanted a bicycle in the worst way. It wasn’t likely to happen, though, in a depression year in the mid ’30s. My brother had taught me how to ride. He had an old Army bike. I’m not sure of its provenance, but it was painted olive drab. It was high and had skinny tires [...]
Wednesday, March 18 Mumblefinger at the Post Office Saloon in Redding at 6:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 246-2190. Kelly’s Pub and Wine Bar in Redding has an open jam starting at 8 pm, hosted by the band Cold Sweat. 21 and over. (530) 223-3165. Maxwell’s Eatery in Redding has an open mic starting at 7 p.m. Hosted by Mark McAbee. All ages. (530) 247-7200. Charles Valona and [...]
1) Who are you and what’s your deal? I’m Andrew J Ditton, and ‘my’ Deal is the seaside town of Deal in the county of Kent, North of Dover in the South East of England. My Mum still lives there and I spent my formative years there as well as Dover, the town famous for [...]
Excitement is building at Rolling Hills Casino as preparations are underway for the 2nd Annual MardiCraw Festival to support local efforts to increase tourism in Tehama County. This year’s Mardi-Craw Festival is April 4th from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Rolling Hills Casino, and features all you can eat crawdads, plus beer and wine [...]
Wednesday, March 11 John Craigie appears at the Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant at 7 p.m. All ages. $10. (530) 229-9449. Sami Jo at the Post Office Saloon in Redding at 6:30 p.m. 21 and over. (530) 246-2190. Kelly’s Pub and Wine Bar in Redding has an open jam starting at 8 pm, hosted by the band Cold Sweat. 21 and over. (530) 223-3165. Maxwell’s Eatery in Redding has an open mic [...]
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