Sonoma County Dance Guild plans fund-raiser, scholarship auditions

Since 1959, the Sonoma County Dance Guild has awarded annual scholarships to dance students, with more than 80 of the recipients going on to professional careers as dancers, choreographers and dance teachers. To raise funds keep the program going, the guild plans a Mardi Gras-themed fund-raiser from 6 to 10 [...]

By | February 24th, 2014|0 Comments

Great Russian River Race not just for pros

There will be some top paddlers competing in the second annual Great Russian River Race, but don’t get the idea you have to be one of them to join the fun. “While 20 percent of the field are serious paddlers, the remaining 80 percent are out for a [...]

By | April 24th, 2012|0 Comments

Santa Rosa band competes in international contest

It’s a presidential election year, so everybody wants your vote, but not all the campaigners are politicians. Some are rock and roll bands. Santa Rosa singer, songwriter and guitarist Billy Kingsborough and his Kingsborough band seek online votes in “Hard Rock Rising, the Global Battle of the Bands [...]

By | April 13th, 2012|1 Comment

Not an ‘Idol’? Try ‘NorCal Sings!’

Still haven't heard back from the "American Idol" people? There is an alternative. Jim Crosthwaite of First Step Sports Marking Group has come up with a vocal competition for would-be stars called "NorCal Sings!" -- whose sponsors include Westfield Malls and Borders Books. And this contest will come to you. [...]

By | March 24th, 2010|0 Comments