Arts & Entertainment

Author Susan Swartz Event at Occidental Center for the Arts

Sunday, January 26th 2-4 pm. Occidental Center for the Arts’ Literary Series presents Susan Swartz.  Laughing in the Dark, her first novel, revolves around three old friends who together tackle infidelity, the latest in California dying styles and the inevitable absurdities of aging. A resident of Sebastopol and long-time columnist for the Press Democrat and other newspapers, Susan’s non-fiction includes Juicy(…)

Molotov Bombing At Office Of “Gay Jesus” Troupe

Variety reports: The Rio de Janeiro H.Q. of Porta dos Fundos, the Brazilian comedy troupe behind the Netflix gay Jesus Christmas Special sparking outrage in Brazil, was hit by a Molotov cocktail attack in the early hours of Dec. 24. Two petrol bombs were thrown at the building. causing a fire, which was put out by(…)

‘Celebration of Trans Filmmakers’ to Happen in SF and P Town Jan 9-10

Saint Joseph’s Arts Society and Ken Fulk, the design impresario behind the revitalization and reimagination of the historic former church, now exhibition space and arts club, announces a CELEBRATION OF TRANS FILMMAKERS at its upcoming Provincetown Film Society’s COMING OUT 2020 Party in SAN FRANCISCO to fund a new mentorship and scholarship program for emerging Trans Actors. At the(…)

Words and Music with Laurie Lewis, Don Henry, Claudia Russell and Nina Gerber at Occidental Center for the Arts Jan. 12

Sunday January 12 @ 3 pm. ‘Words and Music’: Laurie Lewis, Don Henry, Claudia Russell with Nina Gerber. Occidental Center for the Arts. Please join us for a memorable afternoon performance of outstanding music as three award-winning songwriters trade songs in a Nashville-style song circle. Prepare to be moved as Grammy-winning songwriter Don Henry, beloved bluegrass(…)

Local Author Book Launch Jan. 26 at Occidental Center for the Arts

Sunday, January 26th 2-4 pm. Occidental Center for the Arts Book Launch Series.  Local long-time columnist/writer Susan Swartz presents her first novel, Laughing In The Dark.  On-stage conversation with close friend/writer Miriam Silver. Q&A, book sales and signing. Free admission, donations happily accepted. Refreshments by donation, beer/wine for sale. OCA: 3850 Doris Murphy Way, Occidental, CA. OCA’s facilities are accessible to people(…)