Arts & Entertainment

Back and Forth: Butov talks dance

Vladimir Butov moved to the United States when he was 10 years old, where his love of dance came alive almost instantaneously. Today, the Granite Bay resident is a dance instructo ...

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 ...

Jim Martinez Jazz Quartet to play show at Jessup

Noted jazz pianist Jim Martinez will head up a special show entitled “Praise Him with Jazz” at William Jessup University on May 14 at 7 p.m. Martinez is an internation ...

Granite Bay social group enjoys films together

Film has long been a cultural influence in American society, as movies have the power to transport our imaginations into a world of fictional serenity. In some countries cinema ru ...

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 ...

The shade of purple still lingers in Roseville

A Sounds and Lights column.   With most of the legal hurdles out of the way for a new Sacramento Kings Arena to be gleaming within the city’s skyline, some Roseville f ...

Granite Bay senior donates paintings to friends, volunteers

When Granite Bay resident Glenn Allen picked up a brush in an art class for the first time at age 63, he had no idea his pastime would turn into more than just a hobby. Now, almos ...

A-1 Comics in Roseville has plenty to marvel at

Though the sign is huge the address is tucked behind a carwash and a hot dog joint, making the action-packed panels and pulsating pop culture hard to see at first. But once you&rsq ...

Doonan’s Barber Shop: Staying on top by fading in and out

Trying to find a good barber is a crapshoot, though you know you’re on the right track if you walk into Doonan’s Barber Shop and Styling on Foothills Boulevard in Rosev ...

World Tripper: 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 ...