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Comic Karen Ripley Comes to Graton With Her One-Woman Show

Comic legend Karen Ripley brings her one-woman show “Oh No There’s Men On The Land” to Graton Saturday, February 6. The 70-minute show will happen at Graton Hall, 8996 Graton Road at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $10 – $20. Karen Ripley has been performing for over 35 years as a comic and improviser. She(…)

Join Food For Thought for Their Oscar Benefit in Sebastopol

The Fourth Annual Academy Night – a benefit for Food For Thought will happen Sunday, February 28 at Rialto Cinemas, 6868 McKinley Ave. in Sebastopol Join Food For Thought and Rialto Cinemas for an evening of suspense, prizes, and lots of local color – we’re proud to present the 88th annual awards ceremony on Sunday,(…)

Sonoma County Calendar of LGBT Events

Monday, January 25, Positive Images’ Sonoma LGBTQI Support Group Meeting will happen at Sonoma Community Center, 276 East Napa Street in Sonoma. Young Ppeople 12 – 18 are welcome. Also Monday, at 5:30 – 8 p.m. Marin AIDS Project hosts ‘Mix It Up’ their monthly mixer. At Four Points Sheraton, 1010 Northgate Drive in San(…)

Things To Do This Week in Sonoma County

  If you’re not headed to see Star Wars this weekend, may the Force be with you in every other fun event happening this week in Sonoma County. On Friday, head out to Brew Coffee and Beer in Santa Rosa to see an eclectic art show of painted Matryoshka nesting dolls. Then on Saturday is(…)

Occidental Community Choir to Perform Five Holiday Concerts

Dec. 5 – 13, 2015. The Occidental Community Choir presents: Got Nog? Heartwarming, funny to sublime songs for the holiday season. Going strong in it’s 37th year, this Sonoma County choral treasure is directed by Andrew DelMonte. Known for original works from the choir’s own members, this year’s concert program also features beloved carols and(…)

How to Help Those Less Fortunate This Holiday Season

For many North Coast families, much of the upcoming week will be spent getting ready for a Thanksgiving feast. Yet even in times of plenty, some people struggle, and safety nets are thin. Providing shelter, food and other services requires prodigious efforts by charitable organizations, which in turn rely on gifts of time and money(…)

Free Legal Clinic for LGBTQ Veterans on Nov. 16

Were you discharged under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” or a similar policy and want to correct your DD214? Do you want your current name and gender marker to be reflected? Do you need assistance filing a VA benefits claim for service-connected compensation or pension? Do you want more information on VA Health Care coverage for transgender care? If(…)

littlefour, a new shop and design store, Opens at The Barlow

littlefour is a new, smartly curated shop and design studio now open at The Barlow in downtown Sebastopol at 120Morris Street, at the corner of Morris and McKinley. We provide a well-curated selection of unique handcrafted housewares, clothing, accessories, jewelry, paper goods, gifts, men’s goods, and fun things for children. In our shop, you will(…)

Abstract Sculptures by Bruce Johnson and Riis Burwell Can be Enjoyed at Occidental Center for the Arts

An upcoming gallery exhibit at the Occidental Center for the Arts (OCA) will feature two nationally and internationally known sculptors Bruce Johnson. (www.formandenergy.com) and, Riis Burwell, (www.RiisBurwell.com) . The work of these two sculptors has a synergy derived from their similar response to the energy of the natural world. Johnson works primarily in wood and(…)