For Sonoma County comedy fans, December will be the best of times and the Durst of times. Nationally known Bay Area political satirist and stand-up comic Will Durst has two shows scheduled in the area this month. Durst will make his Studio E debut at the venue near Sebastopol, at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21. Tickets cost $21. For reservations and directions: (707) 823-5316, firstname.lastname@example.org. Durst and his wife, comedian Debi Durst, will join comics Johnny Steele, Michael Bossier and… Read More »
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Dan Taylor on the fine arts scene.
Tired of the same old holiday fare year after year? Maybe you’re ready something a little bit … twisted. North Bay writer and actor David Templeton (above) hosts his seventh annual staged reading and variety show, “Twisted Christmas,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at Glaser Center in Santa Rosa. A few samples of what you’ll see: * Satirist Will Durst reads “Crumbs at Midnight.” * Actor Tim Kniffin performs “Mr. Spock’s First Christmas.” * KRSO Radio’s Steve Jaxon reads… Read More »
The time has come to rename this blog. The word “Arts” doesn’t cover it all. It doesn’t describe a blog that includes political humor by Will Durst, one-liners by Eric Idle, a long list of accordion jokes and a short shot at the latest “Star Trek” film. It is true that I do try cover visual arts and theater in Northern California and shall continue to try, even though both scenes have grown huge, and I am not an army.… Read More »