Comedy nights start in Rohnert Park

After a trial show in November, local comedians Brian Thomas and Nick Hoffman return Tuesday, Jan. 8, to launch a monthly open mic comedy night at the Double Decker Lanes in Rohnert Park. The shows will run from 8:30 to 10 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month in the [...]

By | January 3rd, 2013|0 Comments

Comedy show comes to Spreckels

The Half Breed Comedy Tour comes to Rohnert Park at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 21, for a comedy show to be taped live at the Spreckels Performing Arts Center The show stars Ricky Del Rosario, features G King and will be hosted by Kirk McHenry. A local favorite, [...]

By | April 17th, 2012|0 Comments

Three-band party comes to Quincy’s Pub

Quincy’s Pub and Cafe in Rohnert Park is one venue that doesn’t seem to get mentioned quite as often as others, but there’s usually something interesting going on there. This Friday, March 9, Quincy’s has an interesting three-band lineup planned: The show opens at 9 p.m. with Third Party, a [...]

By | March 7th, 2012|0 Comments

Harlem Gospel Choir at Spreckels

Get ready for a joyful sound. Sonoma State Univeristy's Associated Student Productions presents the Harlem Gospel  Choir in concert 8 p.m. Monday, March 22, at the Spreckels Performing Arts Center, 5409 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park. The gospel choir, featuring church singers from Harlem and the New York/Tri State area, performs [...]

By | March 21st, 2010|0 Comments

A miniature Moliere revival

The playwright Moliere is enjoying a mini-revival in Sonoma County this spring. Not bad for a guy who's been dead for more than 300 years. Sonoma State University will stage his satire about about a wealthy, healthy man who thinks he's dying, "Imaginary Invalid," Friday, March 19, through March 27 [...]

By | March 18th, 2010|0 Comments

Handcar Regatta art show at SSU

After two hugely successful fall festivals, Santa Rosa's lengthily named Great West End & Railroad Square Handcar Regatta & Exposition of Mechanical & Artistic Wonders is getting its own art exhibition. "Sideshow: Art of the Handcar Regatta" opens with a reception from 4 to 7 p.m.  Thursday, March 4, and [...]

By | March 3rd, 2010|0 Comments

The show goes on at Spreckels

Despite the Rohnert Park City Council's budget cut decisions this week, the city's Spreckels Center for the Peforming Arts is still putting on shows. "The current season will not be affected," said the city’s arts specialist, Gene Abravaya. "We still have two great theater pieces soon to open, 'The Gin [...]

By | February 24th, 2010|0 Comments

‘The Black/Jew Dialogues’ at SSU canceled

The two-man touring comedy show, "The Black/Jew Dialogues," scheduled for tonight (Thursday, Feb. 18) on the Sonoma State University campus, has been canceled. Due to a snow storm in Iowa, causing flight cancellations, performers Ron Jones and Larry Jay Tisch will not be able to get to Rohnert Park for [...]

By | February 18th, 2010|0 Comments

Narrow Way leads to Rohnert Park

The nomadic Narrow Way Stage Company, with nearly five years of local history but no permanent theater of its own, returns to the Spreckels Performing Arts Center in Rohnert Park with a new show, opening this week. That's a good deal for both organizations, since the center's resident theater troupe, [...]

By | February 9th, 2010|0 Comments

‘Youth Speaks’ Poetry Slam at SSU

Everybody talks about today's youth, but who listens to them? Well, you can. As part of Sonoma State University’s tribute to Black History  Month, Associated Students Productions will present the Youth Speaks Poetry  Slam at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 11, in the Student Union Pub on the Rohnert Park campus. [...]

By | February 4th, 2010|0 Comments