Press Democrat Entertainment RSS Feed Press Democrat RSS en-us Sun, 22 Sep 2019 00:00:00 PST (Ted Appel) 30 Copyright 2016 The Santa Rosa Press Democrat 180 18 <![CDATA[ “There’s a timelessness to it,” said Ex. “I mean, it’s been on TV forever.” ]]> There they stood, big as life, Pat Sajak and Vanna White in the ballroom of the Graton Resort and Casino on Friday night.“They’re a little … ]]> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 13:23:09 PDT <![CDATA[ From fright to fantasy: Interactive pumpkin exhibit comes to Sonoma County ]]> Every October, Halloween enthusiasts troop out to assorted haunted house events, some of them graphically gory and scary enough to make “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” look … ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 21:52:18 PDT <![CDATA[ 14 movies getting Oscar buzz, from "Joker" to "Judy" ]]> Fall is officially upon us and with it comes the unofficial start to the Oscar season. Some films debut to rave reviews throughout the year, … ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 16:51:05 PDT <![CDATA[ ‘Loud and proud’ country singer bringing his own brand of gospel to free Petaluma show ]]> Critics compare Paul Cauthen’s singing voice to Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and even Tom Jones, but the full-throated East Texas country singer insists … ]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 15:59:26 PDT <![CDATA[ Things to do in Sonoma County, Sept. 20-Sept. 29, 2019 ]]> Stand-up comedy, live country music and beer fests are a few of the entertaining events available all week long. Some best bets include: Sonoma Harvest … ]]> Tue, 17 Sep 2019 13:49:00 PDT <![CDATA[ 3 must-see acts at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass ]]> AND THEN THERE WERE THREE: Back with a power-packed bill, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass music festival celebrates 19 years of live music with three days full … ]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 15:49:04 PDT <![CDATA[ 'House Hunters' host dies at 56 ]]> LOS ANGELES — Suzanne Whang, whose smooth, calm voice provided the narration for HGTV's "House Hunters" for years, has died. She was 56. Her Tuesday … ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 15:03:57 PDT <![CDATA[ From 'The Producers' on Broadway to Santa Rosa's 6th Street Playhouse, actress considers herself 'lucky' ]]> In the world of theater it’s often assumed that everyone wants the title role, but Broadway veteran Kathy Fitzgerald goes after the character parts.“They’re the … ]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 17:20:15 PDT <![CDATA[ Pitt takes on space in ‘Ad Astra’ ]]> In English, “Ad Astra” means “to the stars,” but it’s precisely the film’s earthbound emotional truths that give it heft, meaning and grandeur. After Brad … ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 09:49:00 PDT <![CDATA[ See the world through a master artist's eye at free Santa Rosa exhibit ]]> Start talking about prints as an art form, and people are liable to think of images mass-produced to decorate hotel room walls, but if anyone … ]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 15:50:38 PDT <![CDATA[ ‘Downton Abbey’ is an overstuffed guilty pleasure ]]> How fitting that “Downton Abbey”— the movie version of the tony British soap opera whose first episode opened with a telegram about the sinking of … ]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 11:49:17 PDT <![CDATA[ Why some viewers are upset about the new 'Bachelor' pick ]]> To the surprise of basically no one, on Tuesday night, ABC announced that Peter Weber - a 28-year-old pilot from Westlake Village, California - will … ]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 08:23:25 PDT