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Dan Taylor on the fine arts scene.

6th Street Improv presents ‘Holidaze!’ comedy show

Having a blue Christmas season so far? What you need are some laughs. A good place to find them is the 6th Street Improv troupe’s “Holidaze” comedy show at 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, at the 6th Street Playhouse, 52 West 6th St., Santa Rosa. “We’ll have elf experts, mystery gifts, impromptu holiday songs and even a little improvised Dickens,” said Bridget Palmer, the show’s producer. Tickets: $10-$14. Information: (707) 523-4185, www.6thstreetplayhouse.com.

‘Theatresports’ improv comedy competition

The 6th Street Improv comedy troupe competes against four other bands of zanies in its Theatresports Invitational competition, running the next two weekends in the Studio at 6th Street Playhouse, 52 W. Sixth St., Santa Rosa. All sessions start at 8 p.m. Admission: $14. Information: www.6thstreetplayhouse.com,  (707) 523-4185. The line-up: Friday, April 15 — 6th Street Improv vs. World’s Biggest Comedy Duo. Judges: Sue Bonzell, KZST Radio; John Moran, Arts Council of Sonoma County; Clark Lewis, artistic director of Roustabout… Read More »

Improv comedy invades Santa Rosa

Worried about the economy, the wars, the world in general? You need a good laugh. Sonoma County’s growing, lively improvisational comedy community is here to help. Bridget Palmer, founder and leader of 6th Street Improv, reports the troupe’s ArtsSonoma Festival appearances at various Santa Rosa venues last weekend evidently had the desired effect. “One of the highlights for us was being presented with a big piece of smoked salmon from the fish vendor at the SR Farmer’s Market after we… Read More »