Arts & Entertainment

Celebrated artist’s painting to sell for regional Symphony

A prominent California artist passed away two weeks ago, just after donating one of his final pieces to be auctioned off at an upcoming fundraiser for the Folsom Symphony. A scrap ...

Travel: Summer days for running to Hollywood magic, Disney dreams

Southern California has a lot to offer for someone seeking a good long vacation. It’s far enough away from home that you have no choice but to leave your worries behind, but ...

Shining brass and broken glasses in New Orleans

The Crescent City nocturnal — horns crying under baroque handrails, statue shadows looming in the lamplight. It’s not difficult to see why strangers are drawn to New O ...

Day Tripper: Drinking the days away in Napa Valleys sunshine

It’s going to be a toasty-warm summer, so why not sit back with a burst-of-flavor Pinot Grigio, chilled to perfection, and enjoy the lovely summer days. That’s a quest ...

Day Tripper: In the words of the Bard - a vacation destination for life

It started more than a decade ago when my then 11-year-old daughter, Bethany, said, “Hey, I hear there’s a place called Ashland and they have a big Shakespeare festival ...

Day Tripper: Enter the rose kaleidoscope of Sacramento’s Old City Cemetery

The Old City Cemetery in Sacramento has steadily morphed into one of California’s most intriguing collections of roses from around the world. First plotted in 1849, the cemet ...

Full Funky Fortitude: Some gorillas never stop the beat

They walked through the tunneled doorway, passing a kitsch life-sized statue of Captain Morgan who looks like he’s taunting them. The crowd’s mustering. The stage is bi ...

Travel: Falling in love with Thailand’s culture

Editor’s note: Placer Herald correspondent Kim Palaferri recently spent 16 days traveling through Thailand. The following is a travel commentary that offers a trail for her a ...

Chef Star: Roseville’s Rina Younan wins second TV competition

With two national wins on The Food Network under her belt, Chef Rina Younan has a lot going for her — and she’s hungry to continue her success. So, why is she the Exe ...

Travel: Hitchhiking a ride through lands far away

Editor’s Note: Between Aug. 3 and  Dec. 17, former Press Tribune intern Eric Silberstein traveled across Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Croatia ...

Drummer 101: more than just lessons

Nestled in the heart of Old Town Roseville sits One Eleven Studios. One Eleven is a combination lessons and recording studio owned by Kevin Prince, a drummer himself who also teach ...

Striving for the masterpiece: ‘Jazz Night’ shows city’s emerging talent turning retro

A producer for Miles Davis once said that understanding the kinetic toll and “draining” journey of jazz musicians means knowing they “start from ground zero every ...

Granite Bay contractor recounts life of crime and addiction in memoir

Thomas Wolfe wrote “You can’t go home again,” and when Robert Dixon remembers the corrupted, vulturous world of despair he once occupied — the wrecked urban ...

Placer Pops Chorale sing their heart out

The Placer Pops Chorale will be adding their own brand of musical magic to the holiday season as they sing their way through five performances at two local venues. The company inc ...

Unity kicks off themed musical evenings

More than 100 members and friends of Unity of Roseville spent an evening Friday, Nov. 8, being entertained by four well-known musicians in the area. The musical theme was "PO ...