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Arts Events and Nov 23 at 1, “Dr Zhivago.” Dec 19 at 7 and Dec 21 at 1, “A Christmas Carol.” Sebastiani Theatre, 476 First St E, Sonoma. 707.996.9756.

Lectures Crystallizing Culture & Landscape Reception and dinner celebrating art and work of Andy Cao. Nov 20 at 2. Cornerstone Sonoma, 23570 Arnold Dr, Sonoma. 707.933.3010.

Dr. Harry Edwards Sports consultant converses with Bruce Macgowan. Nov 17 at 7:30. 142 Throckmorton Theatre, 142 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley. 415.383.9600.

The Future of Food With guest speaker Pamm Larry. Nov 16 at 7. Sonoma State University, 1801 E Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park. 707.795.7859.

Pacific Sea Turtles Director of the Turtle Island Restoration and local diver speak on endangered species. Nov 16 at 7. $5. Sonoma Valley Veterans Memorial Building, 126 First St W, Sonoma. 707.565.6144.

Science Buzz Cafe Every Thurs at 6:30, gather with scientists and amateur science fans to discuss weekly topics. Nov 17, “Anasazi,” with Richard Ely. $3 donation. Coffee Catz, 6761 Sebastopol Ave, Sebastopol. 707.292.5281.

Readings Angelico Hall Nov 17 at 7, Andrew Weil reads from “Spontaneous Happiness.” $35. Nov 18 at 7:30, an evening with Kay Ryan. Pulitzer-prize winning former poet laureate reads from retrospective “The Best of It.” $25. 415.927.0960. Dominican University, 50 Acacia Ave, San Rafael.

Book Passage Nov 16 at 6, James Curtis reads from “Spencer Tracy: A Biography.” Nov 16 at 7, Patricia Wells reads from “Simply Truffles.” Nov 17 at 7, Ian Toll reads from “The Pacific Crucible.” Nov 18 at 7, Peter Eichstaedt reads from

( 38 “Consuming the Congo.” Nov 19 at 10, children’s writing class Amy Novesky. Nov 19 at 11, Mira Bartok reads from “The Memory Place.” Nov 19 at 1, Corey Henderson and Dan Rollman read from “The Recordsetter Book of World Records.” Nov 19 at 4, Jafar Yaghoobi reads from “Let Us Water the Flowers: The Memoir of a Political Prisoner in Iran.” Nov 19 at 7, Kelli Stanley reads from “City of Secrets.” Nov 19 at 10, Writing class with Adair Lara. $105. Nov 20 at 1, Owen Bragg reads from children’s books, “Ketinga the Cat” and “Eunice the Unicorn.” Nov 20 at 2, California Writers’ Club discusses when and where to break standard literary rules. $5-$10. Nov 20 at 4, group poetry reading from “Chapter and Verse: Poems of Jewish Identity.” Nov 20 at 7, Barry Brukoff reads from “Temples of Cambodia.” Nov 21 at 10, class with Shirley Morrison on women and marriage. $90. Nov 21 at 7, Jonathan Lethem reads from “The Ecstasy of Influence: Nonfictions, Etc.” 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera. 415.927.0960.

Jan Ogren Author to read from book “Dividing Worlds” and lead a land-honoring meditation. Nov 17 at 5:30. 707.544.7756. Institute of Noetic Sciences, 101 San Antonio Rd, Petaluma.

River Reader Nov 16, Gerald Haslam reads from “In Thought & Action: The Enigmatic Life of S.I. Hayakawa.” 707.869.2240. 16355 Main St, Guerneville.

Sebastopol Center for the Arts Reception for Gwynn O’Gara. Event honors former Sonoma County Poet Laureate. Nov 19 at 7. 6780 Depot St, Sebastopol. 707.829.4797.

Theater A Christmas Story Proceeds go to the Living Room Center. Nov 17 at 8. $30$35. Sixth Street Playhouse, 52 W Sixth St, Santa Rosa. 800.838.3006.

Light Sensitive Seasonal comedy by Jim Geoghan, directed by Everett Chambers. Nov 18, 19, 26, 27; Dec 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10. $15$20. Main Stage West, 104 North Main St, Sebastopol. 707.823.0177.

Menopause the Musical in Concert The musical in concert format. Nov 18 at 8. $30. Wells Fargo Center, 50 Mark West Springs Rd, Santa Rosa. 707.546.3600.

Sherlock’s Last Case Pegasus Theater Company presents dark comedy written by Charles Marowitz and directed by Diana Grogg. Through Nov 20; Fri-Sat at 8, Sun at 2. $15-$20. Pegasus Theater Company, Rio Nido Lodge, Canyon Two Rd, Rio Nido. 707.583.2343.

Thoroughly Modern Millie A high-spirited musical romp that has all of New York dancing the Charleston. Nov 18 at 7:30, Nov 19 and 20 at 2. $14-$30. 142 Throckmorton Theatre, 142 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley. 415.383.9600.

To Kill a Mockingbird Ross Valley Players present classic play, directed by James Dunn. Through Dec 11, Thurs at 7:30, Fri and Sat at 8, Sun at 2. $17-$25. Barn Theatre, Marin Art and Garden Center, 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Ross. 415.456.9555.

White Christmas Based on the film of the same name. Nov 18-20 and Dec 1-3 at 7:30; Nov 19-20 and Dec 2-4 at 3:30. $16-$26. Wells Fargo Center, 50 Mark West Springs Rd, Santa Rosa. 800.838.3006.

David Sedaris Author appears in celebration of “Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk” paperback release. Nov 16 at 8. $39-$42. 415.927.0960. Marin Center, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael.

SoCo Coffee Two authors interview each other. Kay Mehl Miller and Sandy Baker on how they write and why they do it. Nov 19 at 6:30. Free. 707.571.0226. 1015 Fourth St, Santa Rosa.

The BOHEMIAN’s calendar is produced as a service to the community. If you have an item for the calendar, send it to calendar@bohemian. com, or mail it to: NORTH BAY BOHEMIAN, 847 Fifth St, Santa Rosa CA 95404. Events costing more than $65 may be withheld. Deadline is two weeks prior to desired publication date.


2011 h o l i d a y a r t s


2011 h o l i d a y a r t s