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Dan Taylor on the fine arts scene.

Keys and Shul duo plays at Aqus Cafe in Petaluma

Petaluma singer Stefanie Keys and San Francisco guitarist Dave Shul will team up for an evening of acoustic duets from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the Aqus Cafe, 189 H. St., in Petlaluma. Keys has performed as lead singer with Big Brother and the Holding Company, once fronted by Janis Joplin. Shul toured with Michael Franti and Spearhead for 14 years, and has performed with Counting Crows, Billy Preston and Dave Mathews. No cover charge. Information: (707)… Read More »

New photo show: ‘One Day at Aqus’

So is this an exhibit or an event, or both? Is it art, or journalism, or both? Maybe it’s all of the above. John Crowley got together with 10 local photographers to produce a one-of- a-kind art project at his Aqus Cafe Foundry Wharf in Petaluma. One day last month. the photographers came in to photograph willing customers at the cafe.  The result is “One Day at Aqus, ” an exhibit of some 400 portraits, running Jan. 7-18. There will… Read More »