Arts & Entertainment

Rocklin’s ‘shorties’ shine bright

People who need to give presentations at work try it. Writers use it to loosen up and get more creative. Empty nesters take classes because, well, what else are they going to do? ...

Rocklin event ponders future of the book

“Are Books Dead?” Sierra College plans to put the question to the public on March 6 with its upcoming illustrated lecture-discussion, hosted by award-winning Berkeley p ...

Rocklin mom finds her calling with new podcast

There’s a new voice in Rocklin, and it’s hoping to come through your speakers and ear buds with sophisticated, cerebral conversation aimed at helping elevate the commun ...

Upcoming Rocklin ‘birder’ event isn’t for the birds

“Birders” in Rocklin will have their day on Friday, Feb. 20 when the Sierra College Natural History Museum hosts its presentation, “How to Spy on Your Feathered F ...

Family-owned music store in Rocklin thinks big

In 2004, a psychology professor at the University of Toronto published a landmark study connecting music education to increased intelligence in young children. The idea that kids e ...

Granddaughter of Rocklin founding father makes a name in the art world

Rocklin artist Diane Ruhkala Bell creates contemporary works flavored with the memories and artifacts of her family’s granite mining history. Bell lives on Winding Lane, clo ...

Rocklin’s popular jazz man, biz owner dies at 89

Longtime Rocklin resident Fred Morgan, an accomplished musician who entertained music lovers for more than 70 years, died last Friday. The 89-year-old founder of Fred Morgan&rsquo ...

Rocklin to see big art/faith event

It occurs to some event planners at William Jessup University that what they do as religious educators, especially in subjects of the arts, is related to creativity – that th ...

Whitney High gets shaking with 'All Shook Up'

Whitney High School’s musical theater presents “All Shook Up” between Feb. 26 and March 11.  Featuring the songs of Elvis Presley, the play is set in 1955 in ...

Rocklin High brings ‘Beauty and the Beast’ to the stage

Rocklin High School’s music and theater students are presenting a rendition of the classic tale “Beauty and the Beast” between now and Feb. 21.The school invites ...