New World Ballet plans four-day workshop

New World Ballet, a Santa Rosa-based dance school, will mark Black History Month with a four-day dance celebration and workshop Feb. 26-March 1. The program will feature guest instructors with extensive performance experience and will include five classes, all at New World Ballet, 3273 Airway Drive, Suite D. The schedule [...]

By | February 18th, 2015|0 Comments

Santa Rosa artist included in Northwest Watercolor Society exhibit

'Bosc and D'Anjou Discover the Portal to Secret Valley' by Hal Wright. Santa Rosa artist Hal Wright has been invited by the Northwest Watercolor Society to show one of his paintings at its 74th annual International Open Exhibition, running from April 19 to June 6 in Tacoma, Wash. [...]

By | April 7th, 2014|0 Comments

‘Silence’ painting by Manok Cohen displayed at Spinster Sisters

“Silence,” a two-panel (or dyptich) painting by Healdsburg artist Manok Cohen, will go on display Wednesday, Oct. 2, at the Spinster Sisters restaurant in Santa Rosa. The two panels of “Silence” measure 36 by 48 inches each. Born in Laos to a Vietnamese mother and a French father, [...]

By | October 1st, 2013|0 Comments

48 Hour Film project comes to Santa Rosa

The 48 Hour Film Project, a global filmmaking competition, comes to Santa Rosa this month. At the kickoff for the two-day event on Aug. 16, registered teams will convene from 6 to 7 p.m. at Depot Park in Santa Rosa’s Railroad Square. Each team will receive a movie genre, a [...]

By | August 5th, 2013|0 Comments

Santa Rosa’s Imaginists theater wins $10,000 NEA grant

The Imaginists, an experimental theater company based in Santa Rosa’s A Street arts district, has won a $10,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts. The grant will support the company’s “Art is Medicine Show (El Show el Arte es Medicina)” in a series of free, bilingual performances [...]

By | April 24th, 2013|1 Comment

New ‘Peanuts’ graphic novel release party at Schulz Museum

The “Peanuts” comic strip characters always have had a large and loyal fan base in Japan. Tourists from Japan are often among the visitors at Santa Rosa’s Charles Schulz Museum, dedicated to the life and work of the late creator of the strip. Now Charlie Brown and the gang return [...]

By | January 8th, 2013|1 Comment

Lake County duo plays Native American gathering

Twice As Good, a Native American blues duo from Elem Indian Colony in Clearlake Oaks, will be one of three dozen bands featured at the 29th annual Gathering of Nations, running Thursday through Saturday, April 26-28, at the University of New Mexico’s arena in Alubquerque. The band, also [...]

By | April 23rd, 2012|0 Comments

New June festival scheduled at Sonoma County Fairgrounds

The Harmony Festival, Sonoma County's counter-culture gathering since 1978, will not be held this year, but there will be a new festival at its old site in June with food, crafts and live music. The “Community Activation and Awareness Gathering,” produced by Higher Vision Presents of Sebastopol, will [...]

By | April 9th, 2012|0 Comments

Kate Wolf remembered in two tribute concerts

Newcomers to Sonoma County must wonder why they hear so much about Kate Wolf. Although the folk singer and songwriter died at age 44 of leukemia in 1986, her spirit and music are still alive throughout Northern California. Those who don’t know Wolf’s work can get an easy [...]

By | February 21st, 2012|0 Comments

‘A Winter Hootenanny’ Feb. 25 in Santa Rosa

If you’re feeling folksy, then Saturday, Feb. 25, will be your day. That’s when “A Wintertime Hootenanny,” featuring 18 Americana acts from all over the North Bay, comes to the Arlene Francis Center, 99 Sixth St., Santa Rosa. Performers include the Brothers Comatose, the Blushin’ Roulettes and the Mighty Chiplings. [...]

By | February 14th, 2012|0 Comments