Arts & Entertainment

Transcendence Theatre Company presents premiere of “The Ladies of Broadway”

 Transcendence Theatre Company, creators and producers of the award-winning “Broadway Under the Stars,” celebrates the talents and tenacity of female Broadway professionals with its premiere of “The Ladies of Broadway,” presented in March 2018 with performances in San Rafael and Santa Rosa, Calif. Transcendence’s “The Ladies of Broadway” features seven noted and accomplished female artists(…)

OCA Welcomes Back the Scions of Ireland’s Famous Singing Black Family

Friday, March 16 , 2018 @ 8 pm. The Black Brothers Band ! OCA is proud to welcome back the charismatic scions of Ireland’s famous singing Black Family- Michael and Shay Black- and their fine band, featuring fiery fiddle virtuoso Bobbi Nikles and famed pianist (‘The Commitments’ soundtrack) Eamonn Flynn. Don’t miss their exciting mix of(…)

Occidental Center for the Arts Presents Famed Folk Singer/songwriter Duo Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen

Saturday March 10 @7 pm. Occidental Center for the Arts presents famed folk singer/songwriter duo Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen from Vermont! Gillette (Darcy Farrow; Bed of Roses; Back on the Street Again) and his wife, singer-instrumentalist Mangsen will delight you with traditional and contemporary folk songs, rich harmonies, accomplished guitar, banjo, and concertina accompaniment, and a(…)

French Oak Gypsy Band at Occidental Center for the Arts

Sat. February 24 @ 7:30 pm. French Oak Gypsy Band  at Occidental Center for the Arts. Come on down to our acoustic sweet spot to enjoy a fresh spin on French and American Swing Era classics, Django –inspired, plus world music tunes. This popular local band features magnetic vocalist Stella Heath, with Gabe Pirard on guitar/vocals (both formerly(…)

Cajun Dance Music at Occidental Center for the Arts

Cajun Dance Music: Saturday February 17 @ 7 pm. Occidental Center for the Arts. Cajun Mardi Gras Dance Party! with Suzy Thompson & Aux Cajunals. Renowned roots musician/fiddler Suzy Thompson sings and plays Cajun accordion, fiddle and guitar joined by Eric Thompson, vocalist daughter Allegra plus other fine musicians for some foot-stomping, smoking hot Cajun(…)

Announcing the 2018 Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival Film Line-up!

Tickets on sale to the public Feb. 12 Sebastopol Center for the Arts is proud to announce the program for the 11th Annual Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival. The festival will screen 66 documentaries, including one U.S. premiere and two Academy Award® nominated films. Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival is scheduled for March. 22-25 with screenings taking(…)

Lively Cabaret Show Happens at Occidental Center for the Arts

Music/Cabaret: Sunday February 11 @ 4 pm. Occidental Center for the Arts presents Sandy and Richard Riccardi : Cabaret! Laugh along with the talented comedy cabaret duo of Sandy & Richard Riccardi as they combine ‘tastefully raunchy’ original comedy songs with progressive political parody plus expert musicianship to charm your socks off! www.partyriccardi.com .$22 Adv/$25 at(…)

LGBTQ Community Well-represented on Stage and Among the Winners at the Grammy Awards

The 60th Annual Grammy Awards took place Sunday night at Madison Square Garden in New York City and several artists delivered powerful statements about sexual harassment, immigration, and the overall state of America. Throughout the night, the LGBTQ community was well-represented on stage and among the winners, writes Jeremy Blacklow, GLAAD’s Director of Entertainment Media.(…)