Ronnie Martin Foundation benefit Feb. 22

The Twin Oaks Tavern in Penngrove will host the second annual Ronnie Martin Memorial Foundation musical benefit on Sunday, Feb. 22, from noon-5 p.m.

This event was prompted by the Jan. 4, 2014 death of longtime Cotati resident James “Ronnie” Martin, affectionately known as Woody to his closest friends.

The money raised from this event will go to the foundation, which then... Read More

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Credo sophomores to present ‘The Three Musketeers’ Feb. 26

Credo High School’s sophomore class will perform the play “The Three Musketeers,” based on the book written by Alexandre Dumas on Thursday, Feb. 26. 

The sophomore class will perform the play twice: once as... Read More

Jérôme Mouffe set to play at SSU March 6

Jérôme Mouffe, the young Belgian guitarist and protégé of Eliot Fisk, will play works by Regondi, Turina and Albeniz at Sonoma State University’s Schroeder Hall at 7:30 p.m. on March 6. 

He will lead... Read More

‘Carousel’ a treat for eyes and ears
By Jud Snyder

Director John Shillington of “Carousel,” the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical now on stage at Spreckels Theater, was convinced it would be a good idea to shuck the traditional carousel with carnival clutter framing the... Read More

‘Grey’ film bests the novel
By Don Gibble

Sonoma County, the movie you have been hearing about for more than eight months finally was released on, of all weekends, Valentine’s Day weekend. And the movie is much better than the book. Usually... Read More

Savall and ensemble to perform at GMC Saturday

Spanish-Catalan multi-instrumentalist and conductor Jordi Savall and his ensemble Hespèrion XXI will perform “Istanbul: Music from the Ottoman Empire” at Weill Hall in the Green Music Center on the Sonoma State University campus on... Read More

Renowned drummer Harold Jones coming to SSU

You name it – Count Basie, Oscar Peterson, Duke Ellington, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett and Natalie Cole for starters – and Harold Jones, aka “The Singer’s Drummer,” has laid down the beat.

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