If you value good taste, in both food and music, you won’t want to miss Jazz on the Menu, a benefit event for Healdsburg Jazz Festival’s music education programs, from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2. Dine out at one of a variety of participating restaurants and hear live jazz, then hit the “After Party and Dessert Bar,” from 7:30 to 10 p.m., with the Sonoma State University Faculty Jazz Ensemble, at the Costeaux Bakery and Café, 417 Healdsburg… Read More »
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Dan Taylor on the fine arts scene.
Pegasus Theater Company — a nonprofit, all-volunteer theatrical troupe with a long history in the Russian River area — is holding a fundraiser on the lawn of the Rio Nido Roadhouse, from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19, The event features live blues and rock music, for both listening dancing, by Jake Richmond and Friends, with vocalist Leah Miller. Admission costs $15, and includes a raffle ticket. Raffle prizes include dinner at area restaurants, kayak trips on the river,… Read More »
Reasoning that art is not the exclusive province of museums and galleries, we asked the public to share homemade artwork with us, and people are doing just that. Today’s featured painting is a portrait of Santa Rosa-based restaurateur and national TV show host Guy Fieri, created by Al Travasso and his five-year-old son, Tony. “We rummaged through dumpsters at his restaurants for labels of bottles and bottle caps, over 150, then painted his picture over it,” Al wrote. “His hair… Read More »