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2013 Winter Wish Tree

In 1974 the artists Charles Woods and David Osborn purchased the Miners Foundry and christened it the American Victorian Museum. From that then defunct industrial space, they created a 9,000 square foot venue for artistic, social and cultural events and activities. Fifteen years later, the Nevada City...

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....

Artisans Festival 2014 – Meet the Maker, David Wong

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Meet photographer David Wong.  Wong began showing his work only eight short years ago after a prior lifetime career in film production. He was inspired by his teacher, Ted Orland, one of Ansel Adams assistants, who felt he had a unique eye for light, subject and...

Artisans Festival 2014 – Meet the Maker, LeeAnn Brook

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Meet LeeAnn Brook a Nevada City, California-based artist whose works explore landscape through color and movement. Using an expressive layering of colors, textures, and awareness of light, Brook’s paintings are inspired by environments of water, grasslands, gardens and forests that surround us. Brook is one of...

ARTISANS FESTIVAL 2014 – MEET THE MAKER, BRIGITTE MAYER

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Meet Davis, CA based artist Brigitte Mayer.  Mayer’s work, whether printing, painting, sculpture, carving, or furniture and lamps – is steeped in the German forms and fairytales of her childhood. The spare tidiness and love of line are the influence of her cabinetmaker father. Finding...

Zion I with Los Rakas and Locksmith ~ Wednesday, February 18, 2015

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Zion I ~ “Masters of Ceremony” The Miners Foundry will present Zion I on Wednesday, February 18, 2015.  With a style that borrows from hip hop, trance, drum’n’bass, and reggae, Zion I is equally mystical and mystifying.  Los Rakas and Locksmith will open the show....

The Second City Hits Home ~ Friday, February 6, 2015

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The Miners Foundry is pleased to present The Second City Hits Home on Friday, February 6, 2015.  Nevada City gets in on the laughter as The Second City takes on all the news that’s fit to twist.  The biggest headlines!  The hot-button issues!  And it’s...

Robert Burns Dinner and Concert ~ Saturday, January 24, 2015

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Gold Country Celtic Society will host its 24th annual Robert Burns Dinner and Concert on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the Miners Foundry. An elegant dinner served by Chef Antonio Ayasteran will feature a choice of beef, fish, or vegetarian entrees. Playing of the Pipes...

Wild and Scenic Film Festival ~ January 15-18, 2015

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2015 Wild and Scenic Film Festival ~ Save the Date! This January, SYRCL’s (South Yuba River Citizens League) 13th Annual Wild & Scenic® Film Festival returns with another incredible selection of films to change your world. Each year, the Wild & Scenic Film Festival draws...

New Year’s Eve ~ Wednesday, December 31, 2014

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Achilles Wheel ~ “This is Life” Paul Emery Music and the Miners Foundry present Achilles Wheel and the Soft Bombs on New Year’s Eve!  Achilles Wheel is about playing music that makes you want to dance, while the Soft Bombs offer sounds of psychedelic rock,...