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Artists are invited to submit their works for a juried exhibit during the Aug. 8-10 Auburn Good Ol’ Days festival. Participants must be 18 years or older and a U.S. citizen. Artwork must be original, entirely the work of the entrant, without supervision, and be less than two years old. No workshop or class creations, crafts, kits, 3-D or copyrighted paintings and published work will be accepted.
At 92 years young, Mary McKean remains part daring, part inquisitive.The Auburn woman also happens to carry some semblance of a “bucket list.”The fact she… Continue reading
The City of Auburn presents free Kids SummerStage outdoor shows, beginning July 16 at Les Gove Park, 910 Ninth St. SE, Auburn. The weekly Wednesday entertainment lineup will continue through Aug. 13. Each show begins at noon.
Update on Auburn’s ‘Pacin Parson’
First of all, if you have any children under 21 years old, please keep them from reading today’s column.
Prize-winning poet David Rizzi, a member of Auburn’s Striped Water Poets, recently received another accolade.
Auburn Regional Theater will present, “out cry: students celebrating art,” at the Auburn Avenue Theater
Auburn’s popular Shades of Summer Concert series returns on Wednesday evenings at the Len Chapman Amphitheater at Game Farm Park, located at 3030 R St. SE. The series kicks off July 9.
Well-prepared, eager and focused, Bruce and Kathy Wandler will embark on a long-awaited cross country trip Monday. Destination: Washington D.C. Distance: 3,300 miles over 48 days. Consumption: Not an ounce of outrageously-priced gasoline, just plenty of grit and leg power.
By his own admission, Al Eufrasio is no Weird Al. It’s just he has this great sense for mystery, intrigue and strangeness. “I wasn’t overly obsessed, but I was adventurous. I would go exploring ditches and things,” said Eufrasio, who grew up in his native New Jersey before moving to Auburn 13 years ago. “I would like to find clues and discover the story behind things.” In doing so, the video game artist and animator also found he had a way with words. He wrote about what he found in his travels and began to put accounts together in a recently released book, “Weird Washington: Your Travel Guide to Washington’s Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets” (Sterling Publishing Co., $19.95).
Tanner Vea, a 2003 Auburn High School graduate and No. 1 in his class, is working for flagship PBS TV station Channel 13 in New York City as a Web producer.
Special events happening in and around Auburn.
Emerging artist Greg Boudreau has created a series of work based on images of the places in and around Auburn. His work will be on… Continue reading
To the hoots, claps and wild cheers of friends and supporters, 84-year-old Gladys Paulus was crowned Pioneer Queen of Auburn Good Ol' Days during the… Continue reading