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A Santa Rosa cartoonist was inspired by the movie, and now his 'Black Panther' cover has been chosen for Marvel’s comic release later this month.
Hot air balloons, seafood, wine festivals and more. Check out this summer's most promising festivals around the North Bay.
From Latin pop singer Emmanuel to comedian Jim Gaffigan, the summer lineup at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts looks very promising.
Green Music Center summer season features comedy, jazz, country music and more
Want to catch music on a mansion lawn? A number of concert series bring live shows to parks and plazas all over Sonoma County this summer — and most are free.
This summer's staged productions include Broadway Under the Stars, Shakespeare in the Cannery and more.
Here are the can't-miss concerts coming to Sonoma County this summer.
The free ninth annual event at Santa Rosa’s Montgomery Village offers music, art, kids’ activities and more.
Dozens of dancers adorned in feathers, ranging from toddlers to elders, performed traditional tribal dances at Santa Rosa Junior College's Native American Spring Celebration.
Singer. songwriter and musician Ernest Greene Jr., better-known as Washed Out, brings his electronically and visually enhanced show to the Gundlach Bundschu Winery.
Santa Rosa’s Laugh Cellar comedy spotlights gay humor with a performance by Aidan Park.
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.
From Roseland's Cinco de Mayo celebration to comedy shows and family movie nights, there’s a full season ahead to celebrate the local Latino community.
The Matsuri Japanese Arts Festival includes formal tea ceremonies, traditional music and folk dancing, a judo demonstration and, of course, Taiko drumming.
Equestrian star Sylvia Zerbini is bringing a dozen of her trained horses to perform at Belos Cavalos in Kenwood this weekend.
Celebrate local Latino culture with festivals, fairs and more.
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.