Murder Mystery Dinner Theater Fundraiser

The Sutter Performing Arts Association hosted our first Murder Mystery Dinner Theater on March 15 and 17.  Guests were treated to a play, Point Noir Blank, under the direction and coordination of Joe Moye and Gail Carter, as well as a plated dinner with wine all in line with a tropical theme.  Guests also participated in…

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Sutter Secret Society Speakeasy Fundraiser

What a wonderful success!  Jim Whiteaker hosted a fundraiser in our new Black Box on January 31 of 2019.  The format was a Speakeasy, which included a private tour of the entire facility complete with the blueprints and an outline of our immediate next steps in the remodel of the Sutter Theater.  Without exception, participants were very impressed…

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Match Grant a Big Success!

The Sutter Performing Arts Association’s goal of having the Black Box open in 2018 was successful thanks in part to the many contributors to the Match Grant Opportunity of 2018. Your generous gifts of $40,000 were matched dollar for dollar for a total of $80,000.   The Association is very grateful to our anonymous donors who provided…

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Ayke Agus Concert

Make room on your calendars in September for a fabulous concert! The event will take place in our newly opened Black Box Theater, 754 Plumas Street in Yuba City.

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Little Stars String Trio Opens the Black Box

The Little Stars delighted the audience once again as they performed a concert in our Black Box to launch the sale of their first CD.  Yes, the Black Box opened June 2nd for this very special one-time event. Dustin (11 yrs.), Starla (10 yrs) and Valery (9 yrs), under the direction of Dr. Ayke Agus,…

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Construction Update April 2018

Thank you to all who have helped in so many ways as we will be hosting our first event in the Black Box on June 3rd. It will be a “soft opening” as we put the final touches to the Box. For the past six months we have worked to complete the fire suppression system,…

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$80,000 Match Grant

There’s some exciting news about the Sutter Theater reconstruction project on Plumas Street in Yuba City we’d like to share, including how you can help us leverage an important anonymous contribution from three local families of donors. First, the Sutter Performing Arts Association would like to extend a grateful “thank you” to our countless and amazing volunteers, supporters, and donors who have worked tirelessly with us these past years to restore…

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Construction Update May 2017

We started 2017 with the continuation of work in the “Black Box” theater.  The new floor and handicap ramp installed in 2016 received a floor finish and railings.  The walls and ceiling in the “black box” that sustained damage from demolition have been patched or repaired to maintain the fire rating (Jim’s Drywall Service) and…

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