Charity Event to Help Cascade Christmas: ‘The Bird Cage’

An elegant evening of fine art, wine and appetizers, “The Bird Cage” is Armando Mejorado’s 9th annual charity event, which this year will benefit the Cascade theater’s “A Cascade Christmas, A New Holiday Tradition.” The Cascade will receive 100% of… Continue Reading

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Redding’s Talent Unmasked

Well, I could just say “Redding’s got talent” and there you have it, end of story. And not all of it comes by way of a tour bus. Like the amazing k. d. lang. Transcendent talent. I hope you were one of the fortunate 1,000 who saw her Friday night at the Cascade. Just incredible, yes? But I want to write about the talent that lives right here in River City and a showcase of that talent presented by Westside Performing Arts at the McLaughlin Auditorium on Saturday. Continue Reading

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Fusion Returns with New Mix of Ballet, Breakdancing

What: Dance performance “Fusion: Breaking Into New Worlds”
When: Friday (April 22) at 7:30 p.m., Saturday (April 23) at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Where: Cascade Theatre, 1733 Market St., Redding
Tickets: $12-32 (Ages 17 and under are $10 for the 2 p.m. matinee) … Continue Reading

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‘Off Stage’ With The Dance Project’s Lisa Redden

Lisa Redden remembers her Grandma June singing around the house. “She had a wonderful voice and sang the songs of the 30s and 40s. Many of the songs were show and Broadway songs popular at the time. She was fearless in her singing and I’d sing with her like crazy. It took me many years to muster the courage to sing out loud in front of anyone but Grandma June.”

About 6 years ago, Lisa met vocal instructor Trish Spinner, and with her encouragement… Continue Reading