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For Immediate Release: COVID-related protocols

Local performing arts venues issue joint statement regarding COVID-related protocol After careful consideration, Grass Valley’s The Center for the Arts along with Miners Foundry Cultural Center and other organizations are releasing a joint statement (below) expanding protocols in dealing with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. These organizations include:    The Center for the Arts Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra: CATS InConcert Sierra Miners Foundry Cultural Center Music in the Mountains Nevada City Film Festival With audience and staff safety in mind the above listed venues have made the decision to require that patrons and artists alike either show proof of an FDA or WHO-approved vaccination or a negative COVID test taken within 48 hours of in-house events. For attendees under the age of 12 and who are not eligible for vaccination negative test results will also be required. Each venue has their own requirements so individuals will need to refer

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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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Safely Reopening The Center: Summer Activities & More!

Have you heard the news? We’re gearing up to open this summer with select events both indoors and outside.  Safety for our staff, crew, and patrons has been our number one priority since the beginning of the pandemic. We have worked closely with the Nevada County Health Department to adhere to all guidelines set locally and statewide. Let’s take a look at how we’re reopening safely together.   General Guidelines Hand Washing & Sanitizing Social Distancing Enforced Face Coverings Required On-Site CapacityLimitations Did you know? The Center’s filtration system has the highest efficiency possible and is currently set at 8 air exchanges per hour.​ Guidelines for Reopening ActivitiesIncluding Movies, Outdoors Concerts and Indoor Dining Please refer to posted signage for rules upon entry Mobile Ordering & Checkout Available for contract-free transactions Plexiglass barriers are placed in front of cashiers and pick up counters. Guests and visitors arrive at staggered times,

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