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|2018-05-15May 15, 2018
Fairy dust lifts the Darling children soaring through starry skies to a fantastical realm of pirates and eternal youth. Since 1904, J. M. Barrie’s tale of Peter Pan, the boy who never grew up, has captured the imagination; deep down we want to believe in happy endings. Spreckels’ enthralling production includes midair fight scenes, Tinkerbell rifling through drawers and shifting pictures through practical effects, and elaborate costumes. Director Sheri Lee Miller has honed an effective ensemble for Neverland exploits.
|2018-02-06Feb 6, 2018
The North Bay Premiere of a new documentary on the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho, 78/52, will be presented this week by the Sonoma Film Institute.
|2018-02-06Feb 6, 2018
Bay Area Filmmaker Connie Field’s landmark documentary on the wartime experiences of women workers,THE LIFE AND TIMES OF ROSIE THE RIVETER, will be presented Friday, March 2 at 7:00 by the Sonoma Film Institute.
|2018-05-03May 3, 2018
Once again the Award Winning Spreckels Performing Arts Center has a Spectacular Event Planned. Spreckels Gala Fundraising event is May 3rd.
|2018-04-02Apr 2, 2018
The summit is coming. No, it’s not a meeting of government officials. There will be no presidents, prime ministers and plutocrats in attendance, but rather students and teachers who care about climate change, sustainability and resilience, not just in the classroom as an academic exercise, but also in “real life,” as educators like to call it.
|2018-03-28Mar 28, 2018
ou may have noticed the new sign in the Safeway shopping center—a glowing bowl and chop sticks above the space recently vacated by Pho 90. This is Simmer, Rohnert Park’s bustling new Vietnamese eatery, and while I’m told that the minimalist signage is temporary, in a sense it almost seems apt.
|2018-03-18Mar 18, 2018
The Elizabethan holiday season, crowned by Twelfth Night, was a boisterous atmosphere of inebriated celebration, where the Lord of Misrule held court, eventually banned by Puritans who were horrified at the unbridled pagan revelry. William Shakespeare draws on its festive mischief for his comedy of gender swapping and mistaken identities causing a romantic tangle “too hard a knot for me to untie” as Viola bemoans.
|2018-03-16Mar 16, 2018
For over 40 years Jud Snyder was a columnist for the Community Voice covering all things Rohnert Park. Most recently he was also a columnist for theSonoma County Gazette covering Rohnert Park issues. Actively writing until the end, Jud passed away March 3rd at the age of 92.
|2018-03-07Mar 7, 2018
Judson F. Snyder - August 12, 1925-March 3, 2018
As I sit writing this, I am very sad because as of March 5, 2018 I lost a dear friend of thirty years. He was intelligent, stubborn but had a great wit about him. So, these words will reflect what his friendship meant to me.
|2018-02-28Feb 28, 2018
Rohnert Park has been building homes right across from Sonoma State University as well as to the South of the university.
|2018-02-14Feb 14, 2018
Basking in tropical sunshine, “South Pacific” is set during World War II on an idyllic island. Restless sailors have been left to their own devices, until a marine lieutenant arrives with a daring plan to spy on the enemy fleet. Necessity brings together a diverse gathering of Americans, French, and the native population, which appear to be in harmony until romance blossoms, triggering the internalized racism simmering below the surface and ripping apart the lovers in self-imposed pain.
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