Picasso at the Lapin Agile by Steve Martin opens in Sonoma

So Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein, both young and not yet famous, walk into a bar... That is the premise of the Steve Martin play, Picasso at the Lapin Agile. The Experiential Theatre Company will open the show at 8 p.m. Aug. 8 on the Rotary Stage in Andrews Hall [...]

By | July 30th, 2013|0 Comments

Intocable, Original Banda el Limon play Aug. 9 at Sonoma County Fair

Most of the press attention given to entertainers so far at this year’s Sonoma County Fair has gone to the country acts — Hunter Hayes and Florida Georgia Line. But let’s not overlook a stellar line-up slated for Aug. 9 in the Chris Beck Arena at the fairgrounds in Santa [...]

By | July 29th, 2013|0 Comments

Toad in the Hole Pub plans fifth annual Mostly Python street party

Do you like music? Do you like BBQ? Do you like Monty Python? Do you like being silly in the street? That’s how the web site for the Toad in the Hole Pub in Santa Rosa’s Railroad Square pitches "Mostly Python," its fifth annual block party and street [...]

By | July 26th, 2013|0 Comments

Air Force band plays Aug. 25 at Wells Fargo Center

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts plans a free concert by the U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25. Tickets are free, but reservations are required. Order forms are available at wellsfargocenterarts.org, or the center’s ticket office at 50 Mark West [...]

By | July 25th, 2013|0 Comments

TV actress Sutton Foster sings at Jack London Park

The Transcendence Theatre Company will present two-time Tony Award-winning acress and singer Sutton Foster in concert Thursday, Aug. 1, at Jack London Historic State Park in Glen Ellen. Foster, best-known on Broadway for her Tony Award-winning performances in “Anything Goes” and “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” also originated leading roles [...]

By | July 25th, 2013|0 Comments

Santa Rosan’s Americas Cup photos on exhibit

Photographs of the Americas Cup sailboat race on San Francisco Bay, taken by Santa Rosa photographer Stuart Kiehl, will be shown throughout August at the Depot Gallery in downtown Mill Valley. A former New York City fashion photographer, Kiehl also will offer framed, signed prints of his Americas [...]

By | July 24th, 2013|0 Comments

Summer Repertory Theatre adds new performances

Santa Rosa Junior College's Summer Repertory Theatre has added three more performances of its sold-out production of “The Fox on The Fairway,” written by Ken Ludwig, author of “Lend Me a Tenor.” Extra performances of the play, a romantic farce set at a golf and country club, will be presented [...]

By | July 23rd, 2013|0 Comments

‘Hey Bartender’ documentary opens at Raven Film Center

“Hey Bartender,” a documentary profiling top cocktail “mixologists” in New York City, opens Friday, July 26, at the Raven Film Center. The movie had its world premiere last March at the SXSW (South By Southwest) Film Festival in Austin, Texas, and opened June 7 in New York. The film, directed [...]

By | July 22nd, 2013|0 Comments

Traditional jazz lives on in Railroad Square

For nine years, the Traditional Ragtime And Dixieland Jazz Appreciation & Strutters Society, booked jazz bands into the Last Day Saloon the first Sunday of every month. That ended in May, when Dave Daher, owner of the Railroad Square nightclub, announced his retirement and closed the venue. But TRAD JASS, [...]

By | July 19th, 2013|1 Comment

Singer-songwriter Maia Sharp plays Aubergine in Sebastopol

  Singer and songwriter Maia Sharp, who has recorded five solo albums, including last year’s “Change the Ending,” will perform Thursday, July 25, in Sebastpol. In addition to her solo career, she has written songs for and collaborated with Cher, Trisha Yearwood, Terri Clark, Bonnie Raitt, Edwin McCain [...]

By | July 18th, 2013|0 Comments