Gabriel Kahane performs March 29 in Sebastopol

Gabriel Kahane Singer, songwriter and pianist Gabriel Kahane, who spent his teenage years in Santa Rosa and has gone on to gain national attention, will perform Sunday, March 29, in Sebastopol. He’ll perform his own material from his latest album, “The Ambassador,” released last year. The album was [...]

By | March 18th, 2015|0 Comments

Main Stage West presents Santaland Diaries

If you’ve already gotten an overdose of sugary sentiment this holiday season, you’ll want to check out Santaland Diaries at Main Stage West in Sebastopol. The show is based on David Sedaris' semi-autobiographical account of his job as a Christmas elf at Macy's in New York. It first [...]

By | December 6th, 2013|0 Comments

Main Stage West presents ‘Exit the King’

King Berenger is dying and so is the universe. His palace, and the solar system are falling apart. In the 1962 play “Exit the King,” written by Eugene Ionesco, one of the leading playwrights of the Theater of the Absurd movement, literal reality becomes a matter of personal perception. In [...]

By | May 31st, 2013|0 Comments

Sebastopol solo show salutes pioneer folksinger

“Precious Memories,” a stage work in progress written by community organizer and folksinger Si Kahn, will be performed by Sue Massek of the Reel World String Band at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at Main Stage West, 104 North Main St., Sebastopol. Kahn’s one-woman play traces the life of Sarah [...]

By | February 26th, 2013|0 Comments

Mary Gannon Graham returns as ‘Shirley Valentine’ in Sebastopol

Mary Gannon Graham’s reprise of the one-woman show, “Shirley Valentine,” about a middle-aged English housewife searching for freedom, gets another turn onstage this month. Main Stage West, 104 N. Main St., Sebastopol, will run the show from Jan. 25 through Feb. 17. Admission: $10-$25. Information: 823-0177, mainstagewest.com. Graham [...]

By | January 14th, 2013|0 Comments

Amendola and Blades play at Main Stage West

Main Stage West in Sebastopol is known  mostly for its theatrical productions, but it puts on concerts, too. Drummer Scott Amendola and organist Wil Blades team up with guitarist Dave MacNab for a show Saturday, March 3, at the downtown theater. The Bay Area duo of Amendola and [...]

By | February 27th, 2012|0 Comments

‘Flying Solo’ series starts in Sebastopol

After a decade as a professional Bay Area standup comic, Dave Pokorny of Petaluma decided he wanted something more from his work, and his life. “I turned into a storyteller as a comic, because it turns out in standup comedy, they want a laugh every 10 to 15 [...]

By | August 15th, 2011|0 Comments

Si Kahn appears at Sebastopol fund-raiser

Singer, songwriter activist and recording artist Si Kahn -- newly named writer-in-residence by Sonoma County's Heritage Music Theatre -- will appear at a fund-raiser for the theater company this weekend. The event will run from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, April 22, at Main Stage West (formerly the site of [...]

By | April 18th, 2011|0 Comments

Arlo Guthrie plays Napa, Sebastopol

Every Arlo Guthrie fan knows you can get anything you want at Alice's Restaurant, 'ceptin' Alice. But you can get all the Arlo you want. Arlo -- son of legendary American troubadour Woody Guthrie and longtime pal of Woody's close friend and folk icon, Pete Seeger --  will [...]

By | April 11th, 2011|0 Comments