Author runs to book signing, from Petaluma to Sebastopol

Jaimal Yogis is an author and journalist who believes in facing his fears. So it’s no surprise he plans a 17-mile run, from Copperfield’s Books in Petaluma to the Copperfield’s in Sebastopol, where he will speak at at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24. He invites others to run [...]

By | January 21st, 2013|0 Comments

Snoop Dogg to perform Dec. 15 at the Phoenix

Hip-hop star Snoop Dog will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Phoenix Theater, 201 Washington St., Petaluma. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, for $70 each at Ticketfly.com and the Last Record Store in  Santa Rosa. “It's a very exciting show [...]

By | November 8th, 2012|0 Comments

Teen author and director stages new play at Cinnabar

While some high school students might aspire to become Buster Posey of the San Francisco Giants, Dezi Gallegos of Petaluma would rather be John Cleese of Monty Python’s Flying Circus. Gallegos, a 17-year-old senior at Marin Academy, is the author, director and star of a new two-act comedy [...]

By | October 22nd, 2012|0 Comments

Petaluma boy chosen for music video

Last month, Los Angeles singer-songwriter Jake Walden of Cotati came home to Sonoma County to shoot his new music video, and he recruited a little local help. Tanner Sklove, 11, of Petaluma, appears in the new video for Walden's "Even in Your Doubt," as a younger version of [...]

By | November 23rd, 2011|0 Comments

‘Teen Wolf’ TV star’s band plays Phoenix Theatre

When the cleverly named L.A. rock band Lost in Kostko performs Oct. 21 at Petaluma’s Phoenix Theatre, the performance should pack some extra bite. The band’s lead singer and guitarist is Tyler Posey, 19, star of the MTV series “Teen Wolf.” The band also includes guitarist and singer [...]

By | October 13th, 2011|0 Comments

Sheena Easton sings in Petaluma

Sheena Easton, the Scottish singer best-known for the title song of the James Bond film "For Your Eyes Only," stars Saturday, Oct. 1, at the 24th annual Carousel Fund Casino Night benefit for families with critically ill kids. The event runs from 5 p.m. to midnight at  the [...]

By | September 28th, 2011|1 Comment

Early Oktoberfest alert for Oct. 8

Raise a stein. Don your lederhosen. The days of beer and polka have arrived, and Oktoberfest celebrations abound , offering  food, wine, beer and live music: There are three spirited community events on Oct. 8 alone: Cotati — Noon-6 p.m. La Plaza Park, corner of Old Redwood Highway and West [...]

By | September 27th, 2011|0 Comments

Rivertown Revival helps Handcar Regatta

How often does one annual festival stage a fund-raiser for another festival in a different town? That is what will happen Thursday, July 28, when the kickoff party for Petaluma’s Rivertown Revival doubles as a benefit for the the Handcar Regatta, to be held Sept. 25 in Santa Rosa’s Railroad [...]

By | July 21st, 2011|0 Comments

Sculptor Mark di Suvero honored

For art lovers with a long memory of Sonoma County's brightest stars, one name leaps out from the list of 2010 National Medal of Arts recipients announced this week in Washington, D.C. Born in Shanghai, China, and now based in New York, sculptor Mark di Suvero lived near [...]

By | March 2nd, 2011|1 Comment

David Best sculpture at Point Reyes Station

David Best, the Petaluma artist known for his found-object collage, sculpture and lavishly decorated art cars, as well as his art installations at the Burning Man Festival, has been up to something new. Last Saturday, Feb. 19, Best and his crew installed a piece titled "Our [...]

By | February 22nd, 2011|1 Comment