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Dan Taylor on the fine arts scene.

Marianne Aya Omac plays Nov. 15 at the Mystic

French singer Marianne Aya Omac performed last February with her idol and mentor, Joan Baez, to a sold-out crowd at Petaluma’s Mystic Theater. Omac returns Thursday, Nov. 15, for her own show at the Mystic, 23 Petaluma Blvd. N. The Flamenco, Latin, reggae band LoCura opens the show at 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Admission: $16. Information: 765-2121, mystictheatre.com. Omac’s current Northern California tour also includes shows Nov. 14 at Kuumbwa Jazz in Santa Cruz and Nov. 16… Read More »

Joan Baez to appear at Mystic Theatre

Folk music legend Joan Baez will make her first appearance at Petaluma’s Mystic Theatre on Feb. 9, joining headliner Marianne Aya Omac. Omac and Baez recently collaborated on their recording of “Duele,” which is on Omac’s new album, “Solo.” The show starts at 8 p.m. at the Mystic, 23 Petaluma Blvd. N. Admission: $25. Information: (707) 765-2121, www.mystictheatre.com.