North Bay Theaters Get $ome Relief

Theaters throughout the North Bay have finally started to receive disbursements from the Federal Government’s Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program. The program, administered by the U.S. Small Business Administration, was signed into law in December 2020. It offers substantial grants to producing organizations and entertainment venues to replace lost revenue as a result of COVID-19…

Elly Lichenstein stepping down at Cinnabar

Cinnabar Theater in Petaluma announced today that long-time Artistic Director Elly Lichenstein would be stepping down from her post. According to a Cinnabar press release, Lichenstein is leaving her position “to focus on specific artistic endeavors at the theater and to pursue personal projects in the greater North Bay arts community. She will be awarded…

KSRO Interview – “Piper at the Gates of Dawn”

My guests on the second Thursday, September 10 theatre segment on KSRO’s The Drive with Steve Jaxon were Friends of the Petaluma River Executive Director Stephanie Bastianon and author/actor David Templeton to chat about about their upcoming streaming presentation of The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, the mysterious seventh chapter of Kenneth Grahames’s The…