Arts & Entertainment

“Mother Jones in Heaven” Opens at Main Stage West in Sebastopol

The indomitable Mary Gannon Graham meets the invincible Mother Jones in this new one-woman musical by the legendary singer/songwriter and activist, Si Kahn. Many people know the name Mother Jones, but most have no idea of the impact and power of her life story. THE STORY: Mother Jones wakes up in heaven, which to her(…)

“Yesterday Again” Opens at Sixth Street Playhouse

  Yesterday Again follows the stories of Eric Baxter and Bella Kadie in childhood, adolescence, and adulthood—simultaneously. The play explores how people change, the stories that thread throughout our lives, and the ripple effects of trauma. Poetic in its form and honest in its portrayals, this original theatre piece promises a new way of storytelling;(…)

LGBT Films at the 35th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival is pleased to present the following films showcasing LGBT stories from around the world with a Jewish perspective during the 35th edition of the festival. Since 1966, Danny Fields has played a pivotal role in music and “culture” of the late 20th century: working for the Doors, Cream, Lou(…)

“Youth in Revolt: The Adventures of Nick Twisp” Opens at The Raven in Windsor

  The hilarious, take-no-prisoners play about a cynical, sex-obsessed teenager’s pining love for an intelligent girl- Released in 2009 as a major motion picture from Dimension Films starring Michael Cera, Steve Buscemi, Zach Galifianakis, Jean Smart, Ray Liotta, Fred Willard, Mary Kay Place, Portia Doubleday and Justin Long- is about six months in the life(…)

“Tapas” Tours Sonoma County with it’s Exciting New Short Plays

Pegasus Theater Company is taking Tapas, its 9th Annual New Short Play Festival, on the road. We’ll be serving up 11 performances of 7 tasty short plays by Northern California playwrights in 4 different towns over the course of 5 weekends. Jim Maresca and Rusty Thompson in Surveillance by Scott Kersnar Photograph by Noel Yates(…)

New Millennium Writings Announces “Love Wins” Essay Competition

To celebrate the recent SCOTUS ruling on marriage equality, New Millennium Writings (NMW), an award-winning literary journal founded in 1996, is hosting a special “Love Wins” essay competition. NMW will call for essays asking people what the recent SCOTUS decision means to them and their community. The winner will receive $1,000 and publication in the NMW anthology and on their website.(…)