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Dan Taylor on the fine arts scene.

‘The Ghost and the Whale’ filming on Sonoma Coast

Filming is under way on the Sonoma County coast during February for the independent feature film “Ghost and the Whale.” The film project revisits the locales of Bodega and Bodega Bay during 50th anniversary year of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1963 film, “The Birds,” which was filmed in the area. See other movies that were filmed in Sonoma County here The film’ s web site gives this synopsis: “‘The Ghost and the Whale’  tells the story of Joseph Hawthorne, a man who… Read More »

‘Many Hands, Many Arts’ in Gualala

“Many Hands- Many Arts,” an exhibit of artwork by 14 members of the Artisans’ Co-Op in Bodega, opens with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Gualala Art Center, at 46501 Gualala Road in Gualala. Participants include four weavers, three artists whose work is two-dimensional, two potters, two jewelers, one knitter, one bootmaker and one gourd artist. The show continues through Jan. 2. For information: Gualala Arts Center — (707) 884-1138, http://www.gualalaarts.org; Artisans’ Co-op —… Read More »