Jim Hurst in Guitar Concert, The Strum Shop, Roseville, September 28

  Date: September 28, 2014 Time: 5:00 pm Jim Hurst’s unique picking style and mastery of bluegrass guitar wows audiences and is revered by both novice guitar players and his musical peers. His eclectic career has made him a remarkable performer, an experienced instructor and a highly sought after session musician. His affability and gregariousness […]

Joe Carlson Guitar Workshop at Fifth String Music Store, Sacramento, Starts July 16

  Virtuoso guitarist Joe Carlson will teach a 4-week guitar workshop on the Intersection Between Jazz & Country Guitar at the Fifth String Music Store, 3184 N St, Sacramento, 916-442-8282, www.thefifthstring.com, on Wednesdays beginning July 16 at 700 PM. Cost of the 4-week workshop is $100; call for reservations. There is a rich history of […]

Americana Music Festival, Nicholsons MusiCafe, Folsom, July 11 & 12

  The Americana Music Festival, “A Celebration of Music, History and Tradition”, will be presented July 11 & 12, 1200 – 900 PM, at the Nicholson Music Co & MusiCafe, 636 E Bidwell, Folsom. The festival is a celebration of music, history, & tradition in America & features the acoustic guitar, ukulele, banjo, & fiddle. […]

CBA Father’s Day Festival, Grass Valley, June 12 – 15

  Be there & bring some of your friends!  Is there anymore I can say about the CBA’s biggest event of the year, Father’s Day Festival, June 12 – 15, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley?!? If your friends aren’t campers, invite them up for a day & bring chairs for them.  Single […]

Monterey Jazz Festival Announces Lineup for Its 57th Festival

Monterey, CA, April 3, 2014 – Today Monterey Jazz Festival announces the star-studded line up for the 57th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival to be held September 19–21 at the Monterey County Fairgrounds & Event Center. Arena and Grounds Package Tickets go on sale to the general public on May 12. Single Day tickets will go […]

Pi Day—Free Day! at Exploratorium, San Francisco, March 14

  Date: March 14, 2014 Time: 1:00 – 3:30 pm Come visit us on March 14 (Pi Day) when we open our doors to the public for free. Location: Exploratorium, Pier 15, Central and Outdoor Galleries Welcome to the 26th annual Pi Day, the mathematical holiday founded at the Exploratorium and celebrated by number lovers […]

California Missions Workshop, The California Museum, March 15 & April 19

  Date: March 15 & April 19, 2014 Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Includes museum admission, materials, research help, take home resource folder & 2 mission souvenirs! Presented in partnership with Re-Create, this new series assists 4th grade students with their mission report in conjunction with “California Missions: A Journey Along the El Camino […]

Live: Dúo del Sol, Laguna Art Museum, March 13

  Date: March 13, 2014 Time: 7:00 – 8:00 pm Free for museum members; free for non-members with museum admission ($5.00-$7.00) Dúo del Sol is a latin guitar duo comprised of Tom Farell and Javier Orman. The duo’s first album, Mirá, a five-track EP, has critics praising their music as “seat of the pants playing, […]

Tampa Bay Photo Shootout

Calling all photographers!  Join us for the Tampa Bay Photo Shootout in St. Petersburg, Florida being held from April 4- 6, 2014.  This event brings photographers from across the country together for photography, education, sightseeing, camaraderie and fun.  Attendees will participate in four photography workshops of their choice, a keynote presentation by Jim Clark, two […]

Lab and Lunch: Connecting Current Science to Public Policy, Exploratorium, San Francisco, March 12

  Date: March 12, 2014 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm Bringing Together Research Findings, Journalism, and Policymaking Location: Exploratorium, Pier 15, Bay Observatory Gallery Admission: Free; RSVP required for lunch* With hundreds of studies each year sounding alarms about climate change, loss of endangered species, and the collapse of ocean fish stocks, why do scientists […]