Arts & Entertainment

City by the seas - Istanbul constantly teeters between ruin and rebirth

Our captain has gone mad. Scratchy-voiced and bellied liked a snowman, he beckons everyone seated in the open-air stern of the ferry to gather in close. Our craft is chugging over ...

Travel: Discover 'the Heart of the Sea' in Mendocino Village

There is a certain allure to hiding from the world, and California has few better places for escaping the frenetic, mind melting pressures of urban-suburban Oceania than Mendocino ...

Detour Before Dark: Jazz Night at Aioli Bodega Espanola

Detour Before Dark is a monthly feature that visits the most intriguing food, wine and entertainment destinations within a 45-minute drive of Granite Bay and Roseville.  In t ...

Granite Bay gets Thai with a mother’s touch

Sonia Narasaki is not your typical chef and restaurateur. She is not trained in a classical sense, but more in a maternal sense. Sonia cut her culinary teeth in her mother’s ...

Travel: Oxford allows a walk in the footsteps of literary giants

Big Ben, the London Eye, Buckingham Palace; if you’ve ever visited London, then likely you have seen some of these major attractions. But England has a more subtle attraction ...

Boneshaker chefs break through Rocklin's chains

Only a few wooden skeletons remain from Rocklin’s breakneck life as a quarry town, but walking into Boneshaker Brewery on Granite Drive, the weathered lumber and naked barn p ...

Roseville snapshots from the 9th Annual Art Studio Trek

Art lovers got their fill of creativity on April 25 and 26 during the 9th Anniversary of South Placer County’s Art Studio Trek. The event featured 17 different artists from R ...

TV pilot rolls cameras in Roseville

Not three weeks after the Placer-Lake Tahoe Film Office concluded its three-day film safety course in Roseville in hopes of preparing and attracting new productions, cameras were r ...

South Placer filmmaker turns focus on northern California

Film director and Granite Bay resident Deon Taylor is working to bring more of the film industry to the Sacramento area.  Taylor fostered a love for filmmaking while playing ...

Short film starring Roseville native to screen at Sac Film Festival

A jobbing actor-filmmaker born and raised in Roseville will return to his home turf next month for the Sacramento International Film Festival, where his first professional-caliber ...

Roseville's Tower Theatre to begin monthly Jazz nights

Hot on the heels of a sold out run of “Mary Poppins," Jason and Jennifer Bortz of Standout Talent have added another rhythmic program to an ever growing list of entertai ...

Roseville filmmaker Matt Pacini glimpses success at major festival

Roseville writer and director Matt Pacini is grabbing attention as yet another example of how much talent is in Northern California, as well as how much the indie filmmaking scene ...