Tag Archive for ‘Redding CA’

PBS Offers ‘Odd Squad’ for Kids

Help! Supervillain Odd Todd has struck three times: first at #1 First Street, next at #2 Second Street, then at #4 Fourth Street. Can you discern the pattern, and tell us where he’s going to strike next? These are the sorts of puzzles solved by the kid agents on PBS Kids’ new series, Odd Squad. [...]

Have You Seen The Mushroom, Man?

When you think about it, we’re all just a bunch of molecules flowing through a bunch of other molecules that occasionally congeal in an ectoplasmic singularity we wistfully call reality. Which is why I try not to think about it, especially on the motorcycle. It’s Saturday on Memorial Day weekend, I’m on my way to [...]

DUI/Driver License Checkpoint

  Photo by 911 Bail Bonds Las Vegas  via Flickr Creative Commons licence The Redding Police Department will conduct a DUI and driver license checkpoint within the city limits of Redding on Thursday, May 28, 2015. The Redding Police Department does not announce the time or location of checkpoints, even on the day of the checkpoint. [...]

Jefferson State Blues Society Blues Festival, June 20

The Jefferson State Blues Society is proud to present it’s first Blues Festival! Headliner, Chris Cain, one of the Bay area’s best Blues and Jazz guitarists will grace the stage with his searing guitar style reminiscent of BB King. Oregonians David Pinsky and Phil Newton with his Over the Moon Band will bring their stripped [...]

North State Live Music and Open Mics: May 27 – June 2

Wednesday, May 27 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 Grange. Signups at 6:45 p.m. All ages. Admission $2. 5704 Chapel Drive in Paradise. In Eureka, Old [...]

Kids’ Turn 20th Anniversary: A Wine Tasting and Food Pairing Fundraiser, June 18

With featured chefs Cal DeMercurio, Doni Chamberlain, Sadie Roy, Janette Cull of Cake is the Best Part, and Wayne Harris of Chartwells. Live music by HONEYBEE Jazz Band. Silent auction. When: June 18, 6 – 8 p.m. Where: Moseley Family Cellars 4712 Mountain Lakes Blvd, Redding Tickets: $35 available at kidsturnredding.org, Holiday Market at Placer [...]

For Anderson Woman, Guillain-Barre’ Awareness Month Never Ends

My life changed on Dec. 5, 2011. It was leading up to Christmas, my favorite time of the year. The house was decorated and the presents were wrapped. At KIXE, where I worked as the special events/volunteer coordinator, I managed more than 1,000 volunteers a year,  arranged for celebrities to make guest appearances and created [...]

Writers Forum Member Read-around

  On June 13th Writers Forum will hold its popular twice-a-year read-around. Members and any nonmembers (time permitting) may sign up for five minutes of mic time to read from any of their published or in-progress material. Before the readings, a brief few minutes will be set aside to allow the General Membership to vote [...]

O Artist: Susan Greaves – ‘Art … a Tribute to the Joys of Life’

This Louisana-bred, West-coast-trained, and Redding-nurtured artist used her university degree in applied art as a basis for subsequent study with outstanding master artists. She was a scholarship student of the acclaimed Sergei Bongart, of Los Angeles. Greaves’ widely collected oil paintings have been shown in galleries and competitions nationwide. Professional recognition includes invitational membership in [...]

Mistress of the Mix: The Scoop on the 2015-16 Cascade Theatre Performance Series

A few days ago, a thick manila envelope landed on my desk, filled with top secret stuff. It’s one of the wonderful privileges of being on the inside track at the Cascade Theatre, getting the scoop on the upcoming season before its released to the public. And one of the wonderful privileges of reading the [...]

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