Entries by jesselocks

Miners Foundry Cultural Center Awarded California Arts Council Grant to Produce 2nd Annual Nevada City Dance Festival

The Miners Foundry Cultural Center is pleased to announce they have been awarded a $10,800 grant by the California Arts Council (CAC), which will be used to support the production of the 2nd Annual Nevada City Dance Festival, a week-long celebration and showcase of professional dance in Western Nevada County, March 14-17, 2017. This is […]

New Music Monday – Heron Oblivion

New Music Monday is all about sharing the good tunes of new bands and artists that we love and/or coming to the Foundry soon! This week’s new band to check out is Heron Oblivion (Sub Pop) featuring Ethan Miller (Comets on Fire, Howlin Rain), and Noel Von Harmonson (Comets on Fire, Six Organs of Admittance), Charlie Saufley (Assemble Head […]

New Music Monday – Karen Savoca

New Music Monday is all about sharing the good tunes of new bands and artists that we love and/or coming to the Foundry soon! This week’s artist to check out is Karen Savoca who will open for Grammy-nominated folk musician Greg Brown on Sunday, March 20th, at the Foundry. Karen Savoca’s baby diary reads, “20 months, knows six […]

New Music Monday – Grateful Bluegrass Boys

New Music Monday is all about sharing the good tunes of new bands that we love and/or coming to the Foundry soon! We are loving the Grateful Bluegrass Boys, who are co-headlining with Achilles Wheel on Saturday, March 19, 2016, at the Foundry. Grateful Bluegrass Boys is a string band that plays traditional Bluegrass versions of Classic […]

New Music Monday – Stars Turn Me On

New Music Monday is all about sharing the good tunes of new bands that we love and/or coming to the Foundry soon! First up is Stars Turn Me On, who will open for Zepparella this Friday, February 12 at the Foundry. Stars Turn Me On is an indie rock band formed by Clementine, drummer of Zeppelin powerhouse Zepparella, […]

Miners Foundry Cultural Center Awarded California Arts Council Grant

The Miners Foundry Cultural Center is pleased to announce they have been awarded a $9,240 grant by the California Arts Council (CAC), which will be used to support the production of the first-ever festival of professional dance in Western Nevada County. With the CAC Local Impact grant funds, and the support of the community, the […]

The Kids Are All Right – The Winning Essays From This Year’s Writing Tournament

Thirty-eight seventh and eighth grade students from ten local public, private and charter schools competed in the countywide Writing Tournament on Thursday, January 22, at Miners Foundry Cultural Center. The Nevada County Superintendent of Schools Office coordinated the annual event which was sponsored by Coldwell Banker Grass Roots Realty, Debbie St. John, Realtor and Miners […]

3 WAYS TO SHOW YOUR SUPPORT OF THE MINERS FOUNDRY ON #GIVING TUESDAY

Getting involved with an organization doesn’t need to be a huge commitment, time consuming or expensive. You’d be surprised, a little goes a long way with our non-profit community cultural center. Time, Talent and Treasure are just three simple ways to get involved with the Foundry.     Time: We love and need volunteers!  As a small […]

Artisans Festival 2014 – Meet the Maker, Seth Simpson

Meet Seth Simpson.  Simpson is one of over 35 artists showing at the annual Artisans Festival, Friday & Saturday, November 28 & 29 at the Miners Foundry Cultural Center.   This holiday tradition is one of the longest running festivals in Nevada County and is known for showcasing the exceptional work of regional artisans.  This year’s festival takes the […]

Artisans Festival 2014 – Meet the Maker, Liz Collins

Meet Liz Collins.  Collins is one of over 35 artists showing at the annual Artisans Festival, Friday & Saturday, November 28 & 29 at the Miners Foundry Cultural Center.   This holiday tradition is one of the longest running festivals in Nevada County and is known for showcasing the exceptional work of regional artisans.  This year’s festival takes the […]

Artisans Festival 2014 – Meet the Maker, Shawn Ray Harris

Meet San Francisco based photographer Shawn Ray Harris.  Harris’ development as an artist has been of two paths: the first path, exploring the medium itself by making three-dimensional photography while working in manufacturing; and, the second path, using photography traditionally, exploring his personal interests, often with a sense of humor. He recalls an art teacher […]

Artisans Festival 2014 – Meet the Maker, Kelly Bechtold

Meet Kelly Bechtold owner and designer of Girl on a Motorcycle.  The lovechild of glamour and grit, Girl on a Motorcycle is a California conceived, Colorado born luxe leather accessories label. Founded in 2007 by Bechtold, the brand has become known for unique handmade “must have” allure. The inspired design & painstaking construction of pieces utilizes the […]