Pet-a-Llama Comedy Festival to Launch This August in Petaluma

Petaluma already has its own film festival, beer festival, art and garden festival, spoken word festival (keep reading), and even its own festival dedicated to a popular 70s movie about the 1960s. Now, thanks to Dominic Del Bene and his Petaluma-based record label and production company Blonde Medicine, our little town will be getting a…

Interview: Craig Miller on leaving 6th Street Playhouse

After seven years in Santa Rosa—making him the longest-serving artistic director in the company’s 13-year history—Miller has accepted a job at the University of Idaho, where he’ll become an assistant professor of acting and directing, beginning this fall. Miller will officially depart 6th Street on July 13. “Because of my in-the-trenches, real-world work as a…

Dynamic Duet: Dani Beem & Julie Ekoue-Totou team up for one-night-only concert at Lucky Penny

For one night only, this weekend, Daniela Innocenti-Beem and Marin County’s Julie Ekoue-Totou will bring their long-running two-woman show, ‘”Dynamic Duet,” to the Lucky Penny Community Arts Center in Napa. The pair have been performing the cabaret-style musical revue for over seven years. Most recently seen in Lucky Penny Productions’ entertainingly off-the-wall musical/pickup truck contest…

Review: “Stairway to Paradise” in Glen Ellen

  Transcendence Theatre Company opens its seventh season of “Broadway Under the Stars” in Jack London State Park with Stairway to Paradise, the first of four staged concert events scheduled this year. The company takes performers with Broadway, touring company, film and television experience and creates an original themed musical revue around them. This year’s…