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Dan Taylor on the fine arts scene.

Picasso at the Lapin Agile by Steve Martin opens in Sonoma

So Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein, both young and not yet famous, walk into a bar… That is the premise of the Steve Martin play, Picasso at the Lapin Agile. The Experiential Theatre Company will open the show at 8 p.m. Aug. 8 on the Rotary Stage in Andrews Hall at the Sonoma Community Center. 276 E. Napa St., Sonoma. Directed by Gerrett Snedaker, the production stars William “Rusty” Thompson of Santa Rosa as Einstein and Nestor Campos Jr. of… Read More »

Tell us about the teacher who inspired you

Acting on my lifelong belief that teaching is an art form, I’m using this ARTS blog as a platform today to ask for help with my current story project: Not everyone liked school, but all of us can remember at least one teacher who made a big difference in our lives. The Press Democrat would like to hear about the teacher who changed your life. Tell us not only who it was (and when and where it was), but also… Read More »