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For Immediate Release: CREATE Program hosts “A Night Out”

Join us to hear about new classes, scholarships, children’s theater, summer camps & more! With special guest Scott Lay, Superintendent of Schools. Free onsite childcare plus snacks and drinks. Enter to win a raffle for two $250 gift cards. On March 31st, 2022 The Center for the Arts is offering “A Night Out’ for families and educators. It is a free event that will provide an opportunity for our community to learn about our art programs, after school classes and workshops, the new children’s theater company, and will demonstrate how The Center is a critical resource in providing opportunities for art exploration in our community. The event will be held from 5:30-6:30pm and will include special guest Scott Lay, Superintendent of Schools. The other presenters will be Holly Pettitt, Director of Nevada City School of the Arts, Amber Jo Manuel Executive Director of the Center for the Arts, and Kimberly

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12 Nights of Giving Begins

Enjoy the holiday season at The Center for the Arts & Help US GIVE BACK The Center for the Arts in Grass Valley will be rolling out shows, events, and giving back to the community this holiday season.  There will be several holiday themed shows including Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s Wild & Swingin’ Holiday Party, Irish Christmas in America, and Jake Shimabukuro’s Christmas in Hawaii. In addition, The Center for the Arts is hosting a Holiday Makers Mart  on December 18th and 19th in the Main Theater that will feature local shops, artisans, and food vendors. The Fair will run from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. both days. Patrons will receive hot cider and goodies while they shop artisans from throughout Nevada, Placer, and Sacramento Counties. The Center for the Arts is giving back to the community this year as a way to thank the community for its support during

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Just Announced: Fall ’21 Season Preview

The Center is excited to welcome you back inside for a great season of concerts! Members of The Center get premier access to tickets before they go on sale to the public on June 1. Encore Club Members get first dibs on tickets beginning May 18. Tickets are on sale for the rest of members beginning May 25.

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The Center for the Arts kicks off Spring Membership Drive!

The Center for the Arts in Grass Valley will launch its Spring Membership Drive May 18 and in the process celebrate the 20th anniversary of the arts venue which last year completed an extensive renovation, including state of the art sound and an adjustable seating plan.    Joining The Center as a member – or upgrading for current members – will also make donors eligible to win a number of different prizes through weekly drawings, and all donors will be entered into the pool for the grand prize which will consist of four tickets to all four shows in The Center’s 2021 Summer Concert Series and WorldFest Day.  The Center for the Arts is proud to be celebrating its 20th anniversary and is looking forward to the next 20 years of serving the community. Their venue has been meticulously redesigned not only for the patrons but for artists as well. 

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The Center for the Arts hiring for a number of positions as they prepare to reopen

The Center for the Arts is preparing to reopen its renovated venue in downtown Grass Valley and with that they are seeking stellar and enthusiastic candidates for a number of positions. The positions available include a bar manager who would be responsible for overseeing all bar operations for Center events, including scheduled off-site events. The right candidate will control and order all bar inventory and create and update bar menus, among a number of other tasks. The Center is asking that anyone who applies should have at least four years of experience in bartending.  A volunteer coordinator requires successful applicants to oversee all aspects of The Center’s extensive volunteer program. This person will recruit, schedule, and manage volunteers for all events held by The Center and ensure that each volunteer is properly trained.  The Center is also seeking a box office attendant who will help sell tickets and manage patron

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