Press Democrat Entertainment RSS Feed Press Democrat RSS en-us Wed, 13 Nov 2019 00:00:00 PST (Ted Appel) 30 Copyright 2016 The Santa Rosa Press Democrat 180 18 <![CDATA[ Humorist David Sedaris on life, loss and why he'll never retire ]]> Fans of author David Sedaris know that he’s uncommonly candid. He’ll freely admit he’s a night walker, roaming the streets of England late at night … ]]> Fri, 08 Nov 2019 09:40:50 PDT <![CDATA[ Franzen examines the dark genius of ‘Peanuts’ in new book ]]> At age 10, award-winning author Jonathan Franzen was a quiet and bookish lad. He then had, he later recalled, “an intense, private relationship with Snoopy, … ]]> Mon, 11 Nov 2019 13:06:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Things to do in Sonoma County, Nov. 15 - Nov. 24, 2019 ]]> The weather is cooling down and it finally feels like fall, so now may be the time to head indoors for an entertaining event or … ]]> Tue, 12 Nov 2019 17:23:40 PDT <![CDATA[ Alex Trebek gets emotional over 'Jeopardy!' contestant's unexpected message ]]> The end of "Jeopardy!" got unexpectedly emotional on Monday night. Host Alex Trebek, who recently revealed that he has resumed chemotherapy for Stage 4 pancreatic … ]]> Tue, 12 Nov 2019 07:34:35 PDT <![CDATA[ Live version of 'The Bachelor,' fan favorites coming to Santa Rosa ]]> Sonoma County fans of television’s “The Bachelor” series can rejoice. “The Bachelor Live on Stage,” with co-hosts Becca Kufrin and Ben Higgins, brings the romance … ]]> Tue, 12 Nov 2019 21:58:34 PDT <![CDATA[ Women belt out the greatest blues songs in history ]]> “A pretty girl is like a melody,” according to the Ziegfeld Follies theme song that Irving Berlin wrote back in 1919, and a 1912 lyrical … ]]> Tue, 12 Nov 2019 19:54:13 PDT <![CDATA[ 13-year-old Broadway star dies ]]> Broadway actress Laurel Griggs, who made her debut at age six in the musical production of Tennessee Williams's "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" with … ]]> Mon, 11 Nov 2019 07:27:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Winterblast parade lights up the night, packs Santa Rosa galleries ]]> The last couch that was pushed down South A Street Saturday night was an ornate wooden phoenix, colored with lively blue and green feathers that … ]]> Sat, 09 Nov 2019 23:18:36 PDT <![CDATA[ People's Choice Awards: The 5 most noteworthy celebrity quotes, from Kevin Hart to Jennifer Aniston ]]> The People's Choice Awards - or as they are technically known now, the E! People's Choice Awards - is always a bit of a surreal … ]]> Mon, 11 Nov 2019 07:21:31 PDT <![CDATA[ Washoe House: Iconic Sonoma County bar and restaurant celebrates 160 years ]]> Patty PerLee glanced around the crowded bar area at the Washoe House and didn’t recognize anybody from her time working here 40 years ago. They … ]]> Mon, 11 Nov 2019 11:25:26 PDT <![CDATA[ Popular Christian comedian cancels tour after sexual harassment allegations ]]> Christian comedian John Crist canceled his tour after allegations of sexual harassment and pressuring women into sexual relationships were published Wednesday in a popular magazine … ]]> Mon, 11 Nov 2019 08:08:59 PDT <![CDATA[ Dia de Los Cien a festive anniversary party ]]> Tamales, mariachi music, fine wines from Latino vintners and a palpable sense of gratitude swelled the heart of an effusive community celebration Thursday evening in … ]]> Sat, 09 Nov 2019 22:02:15 PDT