Category Archives: Community Read

Dana Gioia, California Poet Laureate At The Yuba Theatre April 4, 2017

 Dana Gioia, California’s Poet Laureate, is on a mission to visit all 58 counties in California. Gioia  believes that poetry is for everyone. “It is not a remote or intellectual art. Poetry is our most concise, expressive, and memorable way of using words…”  Watch & Listen  Sierra County is on Gioia’s agenda for Tuesday, April [...]

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Downieville Youth Theater at the Yuba Theatre Friday, August 7, 2015

            Performance at 7:00 PM Don’t miss this one-night-only performance!  Suggested donation $5.00 Summer Youth Theater Director Maire McDermid and the Sierra County Arts Council present a collection of short plays performed by Maire’s talented workshop students, ages 8 – 13.  

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New Orleans After Katrina Slide Show & Talk At The Yuba Theatre Monday June 4th, 2012

 6:00 PM, Yuba Theatre, Downieville, CA Speaker: John Dunlap The Friends of the Downieville Library Community Read is having its last event for this season’s read, Zeitoun by Dave Eggers, on Monday, June 4th at 6:00 PM.  The Community Read events have included discussions of the book Zeitoun, two documentaries about Hurricane Katrina, and, now, [...]

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Trouble the Water At The Yuba Theatre March 30, 2012

Nominated for an Academy Award® for best feature documentary and winner of the Sundance Grand Jury Prize in 2008, TROUBLE THE WATER takes you inside Hurricane Katrina in a way never before seen on screen. It’s a redemptive tale of two self-described street hustlers who become heroes: two unforgettable people who survive the storm and [...]
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Epitaph For A Peach Community Read At The Yuba Theatre June 25, 2011

Molly Fisk will be reading selections from David Mas Masumoto’s Epitaph For A Peach: Four Seasons On My Family Farm at the Yuba Theatre on Saturday, June 25, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Downieville Community Read program.

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