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Kathy Griffin Performance in Grass Valley Canceled

A nationwide controversy is directly affecting Nevada County, and has resulted in the cancellation of a performance at the Center for the Arts. If you called the center’s box office this morning, this was the message you heard…

Listen to Center For the Arts recording

The June 16th performance, which was supposed to be the first stop on the actress and comedienne’s ‘Celebrity Run-In Tour’ has now officially been canceled. Griffin made a video with a mock image of President Donald Trump’s head, bloodied and decapitated. Center For The Arts Executive Director Julie Baker says they received hundreds of calls and e-mail complaints, and felt she had no choice but to cancel the performance…

Listen to Julie Baker

Baker says details were worked out with her agents regarding the cancellation. Griffin, who is known for pushing the envelope and crossing boundaries, has apologized…

Listen to Kathy Griffin

However, Baker says the show will not be rescheduled. According to the center’s website, the box office will process full refunds by the close of business Friday.

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