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Achilles Wheel and the Dead Beats ~ Friday, February 20, 2015


Achilles Wheel ~ This is Life”

 

Achilles Wheel and Deadbeats posterThe Miners Foundry is pleased to present Achilles Wheel and the Dead Beats in a Chinese New Year Celebration on Friday, February 20, 2015.

Achilles Wheel is about playing music that makes you want to dance while the Dead Beats offer a certain indefinable sound and feel that really captures the essence of a Grateful Dead show.

Plenty of room to dance!  Limited seating.

Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the music begins at 8:00 p.m.

Tickets are $20 in Advance and $25 at the Door.  Tickets are available online, by phone, or in person at the Miners Foundry, or in person at Briar Patch Co-Op.  Ticketing fees may apply.

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Achilles Wheel PhotoAchilles Wheel is a high energy Roots & World Music / Rock & Roll band, featuring award winning songwriting, numerous stringed instruments, and more drums than you can shake a stick at.

The fiery epicenter of the Achilles Wheel sound is Jonny Mojo on lead guitar and vocals, surrounded by Paul Kamm and Shelby Snow on rhythm, bass, and vocals, and Gary Campus and Mark McCartney on drums and vocals.

If you love to dance and celebrate life, come see Achilles Wheel and make a joyful noise.

 

 

 

The DeadbeatsThe DeadBeats formed during the Summer of 1994 on the notion they could pull off some reasonable Grateful Dead covers.  Soon it was apparent the band was on to something, a certain indefinable sound and feel that really captures the essence of a Dead show.

Though band members have come and gone over the years, Tom, Paul, and Gary have remained the core of the band, providing a solid continuity to the DeadBeat sound.

 

 

 

 

Photo by Akim Aginksy

Photo by Akim Aginksy

The Mission of the Miners Foundry Cultural Center is to preserve, enhance and utilize the historic Miners Foundry for cultural, educational and social activities.

The Foundry is a non profit organization, pleased to support the Nevada County theatre community.

To support cultural programming and the preservation of the historic Miners Foundry, please become a member or make a donation today.

Nevada City Chinese New Year Parade and Festival ~ Sunday, February 9, 2014

Chinese New YearDue to rain in the forecast, the Nevada City Chinese New Year Parade and Festival has announced a modification for the festivities on Sunday, February 9, 2014.  In the event of light rain, drizzle, or sunshine, the Parade will still be held at 12:00 p.m. down Commercial Street in Nevada City.  All other activities will be held at the Miners Foundry immediately following the parade.  The Parade will begin at Robinson Plaza by the Pelton Wheel and proceed up Commercial Street, with Lion Dancers blessing the Chinese Monument and other structures as they process.

In the event of a downpour, an indoor parade will commence at the Miners Foundry at 12:00 p.m.  Lion Dancers from Eastern Ways Martial Arts of Sacramento will open the entertainment at the Foundry after the parade.  The Festival features Asian food available for purchase and exhibit booths.  The festival will conclude at 4:00 p.m.

For more information, please contact Jeannie Wood, CATS Executive Director, at info@catsweb.org.

CATS LogoThe Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra (CATS), a 501c(3) public benefits charitable corporation, promotes diversity through the arts through multicultural theater, events and workshops.

Journey to the WestCATS uses multicultural theater, events, and workshops to achieve its mission of promoting cultural diversity. Through these avenues, CATS has enriched the area’s cultural and artistic climate with works on Asian-based themes.  Its mission is educational and artistic. CATS has, through the years, partnered with local schools to expand the study of multiculturalism by providing affordable student matinees to our annual productions and to be a resource on Asian culture and history.

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Akim Aginksy

Akim Aginksy

The Mission of the Miners Foundry Cultural Center is to preserve, enhance and utilize the historic Miners Foundry for cultural, educational and social activities.   The Foundry is a non profit organization, please to support local theatrical and cultural organizations such as CATS.

To support cultural programming and the preservation of the historic Miners Foundry, please become a member or make a donation today.

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