Lauri Luck’s ’60X60′ art treasure hunt a big success

Forestville artist Lauri Luck. (Press Democrat photo by Beth Schlanker.) Longtime radio newsman Paul Harvey used to have a regular feature he called "The Rest of the Story." That always seemed like a good  idea, since once a story is initially reported, we don’t always hear how it [...]

By | April 3rd, 2014|2 Comments

Healdsburg SHED hosts ‘Strum’ dance and music show

The UPside Dance Company will present  "Strum," a music and dance peformance with an original score by composer Mark Growden, at 8 p.m. Saturday  (April 5) and 2 and 8 p.m. Sunday (April 6) at the Healdsburg SHED, 25 North St. Healdsburg. Co-directed by Kate Ahumada and Tanya Tolmasoff, the [...]

By | March 31st, 2014|0 Comments

Jerry Seinfeld plays May 16 at Wells Fargo Center

It won’t be a show about nothing when comedian Jerry Seinfeld performs May 16 at Santa Rosa the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts. Tickets go on sale at noon April 4 for the TV and standup comedy star’s two shows in May, at 7 and 10 p.m. The comedian [...]

By | March 28th, 2014|0 Comments

Documentary on Italian immigrants in California screened

The North Bay Italian Cultural Foundation will screen the documentary film "Finding the Motherlode: Italian Immigrants in California" at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 6, in Carole Ellis Auditorium on the Santa Rosa Junior College’s Petaluma Campus. In "Finding the Motherlode," filmmakers Gianfranco Norelli and Suma Kurien document stories set in [...]

By | March 25th, 2014|0 Comments

ARTrails open studio tour to resume

Linda Galletta, the executive director of the Sebastopol Center for the Arts. (John Burgess/The Press Democrat) The annual ARTrails open art studio tour, sponsored by the Arts Council of Sonoma County for 28 years until the council's demise last year, will be restarted this fall under the auspices [...]

By | March 10th, 2014|0 Comments

New superhero film ‘Sparks’ screens at Roxy in Santa Rosa

When the new superhero feature film "Sparks" screens Friday, March 7, at Santa Rosa’s Roxy Stadium 14 theater, several members of the cast will be on hand. William Katt, star of the early '80s TV series "The Greatest American Hero," will join Clint Howard from the film How the Grinch [...]

By | March 4th, 2014|0 Comments

Mandolinist David Grisman to play City Winery in Napa

Master mandolinist David Grisman of Petaluma will perform next summer and fall at the new City Winery restaurant and concert and event venue in Napa.

By | March 2nd, 2014|0 Comments

Sonoma County Dance Guild plans fund-raiser, scholarship auditions

Since 1959, the Sonoma County Dance Guild has awarded annual scholarships to dance students, with more than 80 of the recipients going on to professional careers as dancers, choreographers and dance teachers. To raise funds keep the program going, the guild plans a Mardi Gras-themed fund-raiser from 6 to 10 [...]

By | February 24th, 2014|0 Comments

Wells Fargo Center partners with two additional arts groups

The Wells Fargo Center for the Arts has formed new partnerships with two local arts organizations, the North Bay Stage Company and Sonoma Latin Arts. The North Bay Stage Company was started by former members of the Raven Players, a theater company that performs at the Raven Theater in Healdsburg. [...]

By | February 6th, 2014|0 Comments

Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival set for March 27-30

The seventh annual Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival returns March 27-30 with 71 films showing on six screens, and more than 100 filmmakers and guests expected. Tickets cost $25 for the opening night film, awards, and gala, $10 for individual films and special programs throughout the weekend, and $250 for all-access [...]

By | February 4th, 2014|0 Comments