August 10 at 7:00pm | November 16 at 7:00pm
Gold Country World Dance Showcase in Nevada County originally had its roots in Middle Eastern Belly Dance and has expanded to include many other styles of dance. This fast paced and fun show, running since 2014, moves rapidly from one act to the next enabling as many performers as possible to entertain and display their art. Audiences are treated to a wide variety of dance styles, music and incredibly colorful costumes.
July 16 and September 24 at 7:00pm | November 3 at 2:00pm
25th anniversary of her solo winter crossing Reinette Senum returns with her inspiring one-woman show, Alaska Revisited. Humorous and animated in its telling, Alaska Revisited is the true story of a young woman whose search for answers about her family roots leads her into the Alaskan wilderness in 1994. Traveling over 1,500 miles alone and hauling a 160 lb sled this 27 year old self-made pioneer finds joy and indescribable strength as she struggles with the unforgiving elements.
August 23 - 29
NCFF screens almost 100 films, including comedies, dramas, documentaries, animation, and international shorts, in a variety of historic locations in downtown Nevada City. By combining creative programming of short and full-length films, enthusiastic audiences and a truly festive environment, NCFF has become known as one of the most innovative, fun and artist-friendly events on the film festival circuit. In addition to creating a one-of-a-kind experience for both the audience and filmmaker, NCFF offers terrific opportunities to network and forum. This year 912 films were submitted from 65 countries around the world - for a total running time of 429 hours, 6 minutes, and 43 seconds, give or take a few.
September 19 - October 5, 2019
Four mismatched artists attempt to devise an ethnically sensitive play for the local schools to celebrate both Thanksgiving and Native American Heritage Month – with no Native American actors. In this wickedly funny satire, political correctness, ego and just plain ignorance collide as these well-meaning self-proclaimed artists try to perform a Thanksgiving miracle (without killing any turkeys).
By Larissa FastHorse, Produced by Sierra Stages, Directed by Sandra Rockman