Editor's note: The May 19 performance of "Miss Saigon" at River Valley High School was canceled due to a power failure at the school. A make-up performance is set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 23. Ticket prices are the same. The May 24-26 performances will go on as originally scheduled.
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Many stories have dealt with angels leaving heaven to interact with humans.
The Creative Light Theatre at the Church of Glad Tidings in Yuba City will present its own take on this familiar plot.
"Manifest Kingdom" starts Friday and runs through Tuesday.
"This is (a play) that's fun, has a good message and is entertaining,
Sam Allen taught his son how to read music and play piano, and now his son is grown up and telling his father’s life story through jazz.
John Allen will perform “An Evening with John Allen and Friends – More than Just Jazz” on Friday as part of the On Stage at the Lee Burrows Arts Center series in Marysville.
Music from Broadway and films is featured in the Yuba-Sutter Symphony's Spring Fling Pops Concert on Saturday in Yuba City, presented by the Yuba Sutter Oratorio Society.
"The concert is for people of all ages," said conductor Corey Kersting. "Younger kids will know (the music), older kids, adults will know. It's a really entertaining co
Young rockers in Yuba-Sutter agree: It's great to have fun and help someone at the same time.
That's the goal for an upcoming show at the Lee Burrows Center for the Arts to benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, featuring Fighting With Fire, Brave Season and Mudstone.
Fighting With Fire's bassist Deven Pike, 18, de
Feelings of love and peace first felt in Marysville-Yuba City during the 1970s are coming back to town this weekend with The Jades Reunion Show at the Marysville Elks Lodge.
The Jades, led by Nathan Owens, rocked the area then with rhythm and blues and rock 'n' roll.
"We're trying to bring that energy and love back," said show co
When a group of elves help a poor shoemaker, he and his wife have their lives turned around and learn a lesson along the way.
This is the story of "The Elves and the Shoemaker," the latest production at The Magic Theatre. The play begins its run on Saturday.
"It's a great story about the nature of kindness," said the play's direc
One of the many staples of elementary school is the spelling bee.
The Acting Company's latest production takes that hallmark and turns it into a musical comedy. "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" begins its run on Friday.
"It's one of the funniest musicals ever written," said Jason Clocky McDowell, who is co-directing t
Two concerts this weekend bring music, song and dance to the community, with the Yuba Sutter Master Chorale and Veridian Symphony Orchestra joined by dancers from Jacque's Dance Expressions.
"With Jubilant Song!" also honors the memory of Joaquina Calvo Johnson, a longtime major figure in the local musical community before her death in A
Disney's 1989 film "The Little Mermaid" might not seem old enough to be considered a classic, but for the junior high students at Marysville Charter Academy for the Arts, it is.
The beginning drama students, in seventh through ninth grades, are bringing "The Little Mermaid Junior" to the Marysville Community Auditorium stage this week. T
ATLANTA (AP) -- A court hearing on a disorderly conduct charge has been rescheduled for actress Reese Witherspoon, who said she is "deeply embarrassed" by what she said to a state trooper during a traffic stop in Atlanta. Witherspoon's case was scheduled for a Monday morning hearing, but it was reset for May 22. She was arrested Friday.&nbs
William Shakespeare produced many great works. Some were comedies and some were tragedies.
The latest FCS Players production, "Laughter and Lovers — An Evening with William Shakespeare," mixes both. The production runs through Saturday in Yuba City.
"Laughter and Lovers" features condensed versions of two of Shakespeare's m
The continuing adventures of Robin Hood, according to Yuba-Sutter writer-director John Trent, kick into gear this weekend at Art-O-Culture in Marysville.
"Robin Hood and The Time Bandit," set for the next two weekends, is about Prince John traveling back in time to when Robin Hood was a kid and trying to prevent the youth from becoming t
Music students from first through 12th grades in Yuba-Sutter are performing pieces, from baroque to classical, romantic to 20th century, at the Tri-Counties Music Competition Winners Concert at 6 p.m. Saturday at Cornerstone Church in Yuba City.
They can play anything that is not pop, noted competition chairman Donald Pitter.
A foreign film banned in portions of northern India is showing in Yuba City.
"Sadda Haq" is based on facts, but uses fictional names and dramatizations to tell the story of police abuses and militant uprisings in Punjab during the 1980s and '90s. Escalating violence and human rights violations forced many people to leave Punjab. Its hist
Dancers from Jacque's Dance Expressions will show the community a little of the footwork that garners them awards in competition during the 10th annual "A Dancer's Mosaic" this weekend at the Yuba College Theatre in Linda.
"This is the only real opportunity to see the competition dances without going out of town," said Tammie Begotka of
For any budding comedian, the first time at the microphone will always be memorable.
For five comics, that first time will be this week. "Laughing With the Comics 2" is planned Friday at the Lee Burrows Center for the Arts in Marysville.
"This is going to be a fun night," said the event's organizer, John Trent. "You'll get to see
The Theater Gallery will host an artists reception for its April exhibit, featuring Yuba City photographer Minerva Gama and Foresthill potter Dana Barrow, from 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m. April 4, 2013, at the gallery on Plumas Street in Yuba City.
Sponsored by the Sutter Performing Arts Association to benefit its Sutter Theater renovation project,
NEW YORK (AP) -- Why couldn't NBC just leave well enough alone?
But, no, word leaked last week that "Late Night" host Jimmy Fallon will unseat Jay Leno as the new host of the "Tonight" show.
This change (which, mind you, NBC hasn't confirmed) isn't likely to stop the world in its tracks. Still, the prospect of anothe
Performing a William Shakespeare play can be difficult for any actor.
But the students at Marysville Charter Academy for the Arts are up to the challenge. They will perform "A Midsummer Night's Dream."
"This is going to be very beautiful and also fun," said the play's director Wendie Marks.
The idea to do Shakespeare was
Some stage adaptations stray far from their source material while others offer faithful adaptations.
Foothill Intermediate School's production of "The Wizard of Oz" is a faithful adaptation — of the 1939 film starring Judy Garland, not the L. Frank Baum book.
"It's the screenplay adapted for the stage," said the play's dire
MIAMI (AP) -- A children's version of "The Voice" is arriving to the US "en español" with Mexican pop star Paulina Rubio as one of the coaches.
Telemundo Media named Rubio on Monday as the first of three music coaches on the network's upcoming singing competition "La Voz Kids," slated to premiere in the spring on Telemundo.
Poulenc Trio bassoonist Bryan Young is on the phone from Baltimore, driving from a business meeting to a rehearsal in advance of performances in California.
"It's a really unique sound. I think when people think of a trio, they think of a classical thing or jazz set," Young said during Thursday's interview. "A wind trio, we have a really
Quilts illustrating "Where Modern Meets Tradition" will greet visitors at this weekend's 30th annual show hosted by the Valley Quilt Guild in Yuba City on March 16-17, 2013.
This year's show features quilters Beryl Burtis, Sharon Easter, Ruenell Givans and Alyce Kauffman, four of the original 34 charter members who established the guild
Even though the classic fairytale "Beauty and the Beast" was penned in the18th century, its moral carries strength today: Don't judge on outward appearances, and bullying isn't okay. Those messages came through loud and clear, albeit wrapped in a love story, in "Disney's Beauty and the Beast" that opened Wednesday night at the Sacramento Communi