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New York comic Judah Friedlander will bring his satirical world view to the Griffo Distillery in Petaluma this Sunday.
The Versa-Style Dance Company from Los Angeles will show off the upbeat side of hip-hop at the Luther Burbank Center in Santa Rosa.
Tickets for the Luther Burbank Center shows go on sale later this month.
The Women in Music concert will feature North Bay favorites including Lydia Pense, Nina Gerber and Wendy DeWitt.
From country to comedy, there's something for everyone during the Green Music Center’s upcoming sixth summer season.
The Sonoma Valley Museum of Art will receive a $10,000 grant from the NEA to fund a Boyes Hot Springs-area street mural project to be led by Chor Boogie.
Two new exhibits explore the history of the Pond Farm art collective and the Russian Revolution.
The History Museum of Sonoma County has launched a new website on the aftermath of October's devastation, linked to a local gallery show.
Veterans, community leaders and dance teachers team up at the ‘Dancing with the Stars and Stripes’ fundraiser.
After nearly 60 years as a performer, Jesse Lee Kincaid is still at it.
Before she founded the successful Voicetrax school for voice actors, Samantha Paris was the voice of a kitten for Friskies. Since then, she’s made a career of finding voices, and helping students find theirs.
Montgomery High School grad Brittany O’Brien started her photography career taking pictures for the yearbook, but now makes a living capturing the onstage — and backstage — moments of rock bands.
The documentary ‘Borg McEnroe,' originally set to open Sonoma International Film Festival, rescheduled for Sunday following technical problems.
'The Rape of Recy Taylor,' a documentary about a 24-year-old black mother and sharecropper raped by six white boys in 1944 in Alabama, will screen next Thursday at the Sebastopol theater.
After almost two decades as leader of the artist training program, Mario Uribe can point with pride to more than 200 art pieces scattered around Santa Rosa, all created by young people.
Two-day passes for the new Sonoma Harvest Music Festival sold out fast, but don't worry — single-day passes go on sale Friday.
The '90s rockers will play the Johnson's Beach Feel-Good Beach Party in June.
Roots music band I'm With Her, featuring singer-songwriters Aoife O’Donovan, Sarah Jarosz and Sara Watkins, are coming to the Luther Burbank Center as part of their concert tour.
Charles Lloyd, Julian Lage, Bill Fressell, Ravi Coltrane and other jazz stars are scheduled to perform June 1-10 during the 20th anniversary Healdsburg Jazz Festival.
'It’s a rollercoaster,' Dallas Caroline said of the NBC show.
The five-day Sonoma International Film Festival will screen films from all around the world.
The two-day Sonoma Harvest Music Festival, presented by the producers of BottleRock, will premiere in September at the B.R. Cohn Winery in Glen Ellen. Check out the lineup here.
Summer Repertory Theatre at Santa Rosa Junior College is going dark for the first summer since the program started in 1972.
Next Thursday is the record release party for 'After the Fire, Vol. 1' at the HopMonk Tavern in Sebastopol, with album sales benefiting fire relief efforts.
Principal photography begins in Napa and Los Angeles this month for TV star Amy Poehler’s new movie ‘Wine Country.’