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The Time Is Now Franicsco Saiz is correct in his statement: “It is amazing how Sonoma County would allow this sort of division to happen” (“At What Cost,” April 5). As a 55-year-old, lifelong community member of Sonoma County, I have my own observations to add which may shed some light on his compelling, observant statement—amazing, but not at all surprising, when you consider the history of Sonoma County’s southwest quadrant and the decades-long neglect, punctuated by lack of opportunity for

many of those who have lived there, not to mention the social stigma and scorn experienced by many of us who have. I know. I lived there for 43 years and loved it! Sonoma County needs to stop kicking the can down the road for yet another decade and get this park established and constructed with the amenities and features that the Moorland Neighborhood community members conceptualized and incorporated into the design features at numerous participatory park planning meetings held in the fall of 2015. Time is of the

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essence, since this community has been waiting for a park after being promised one all the way back in 1989. Back-turning and neglect are no longer acceptable options, and never were.

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Cal Health Once again, we in California have the opportunity to create a single-payer, universal healthcare system through SB 562. If the last month has taught us one

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thing, it’s that our healthcare will continue to be a political tug-ofwar in Washington, D.C. In California, we have the infrastructure and talent to make single-payer a success. We just need the political will to make it happen. Read about it at healthycaliforniaact.org.

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Who Would Jesus House? My general formula for homeless abject poverty was: for one-third of the homeless, it’s a lifestyle choice; one-third are mentally ill; and onethird have no safety net. But the reality as indicated by recent surveys in California is 60 to 70 percent of those experiencing homeless abject poverty are mentally ill. It is rather ludicrous that these folks can be expected to show up for work on time, let alone function rationally. Homelessness cries out for immediate remediation, not chain gangs and other forms of applying “biblical principles” like Proverbs 26:3, literally: “A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool’s back.” The inherited wealthy are of course excluded. Indeed, back to the Bible, 2 Thessalonians 3:10: “For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.” Now, we all know this tenet of the true faith is preached religiously from every pulpit to the American inherited über-rich in 2017, just like opposition to Fugitive Slave Laws was preached fervently by Southern Baptist ministers in the antebellum American South. Ha-ha. But, hey, like Sinclair Lewis says in his 1927 masterpiece Elmer Gantry about the Bible, we’ll just have to buckle down and “reconcile contradictions.”

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Mix all of these ingredients together. You do not need an oven or a match; the cooking action takes place as a result of the chemical reaction when mixing the ingredients. Let ingredients simmer together for several years. Serve on a platter of anthropogenic byproducts of mankind’s nasty habits and garnish with oceanic plastic. Bon appétit!

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VULNERABLE The undocumented are already at risk in Trump’s America. Things get dicier with a pot conviction.

Double Trouble North Coast noncitizen pot grower in crosshairs of Trump deportation junta BY TOM GOGOLA

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he rolling cruelty of Trump’s deportation junta has put the double screws to noncitizen cannabis users and growers in the North Bay.

A case now making its way through North Coast court is illustrative of the dilemma. Sebastopol cannabis attorney

Omar Figueroa is defending an undocumented man faced with deportation for growing cannabis in Northern California. To defend his client, Figueroa enlisted an immigration lawyer in late February, just as Trump was laying down the deportation gauntlet, to write a letter to the prosecutor “explaining why a misdemeanor marijuana conviction, which may not have

been a big deal in the Obama years, would be a nightmare these days,” Figueroa says via email. Over the past decade, noncitizens were encouraged out of the shadows under President Obama’s so-called Dreamers’ initiative, while a societal shift toward cannabis acceptance coaxed legacy growers out of the shadows in California and elsewhere.

Now anyone who happens to be a noncitizen and a cannabis user or grower can face permanent expulsion under new directives pushed out by Trump and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) that call on prosecutors to throw the book at them. Where Obama pushed for prosecutorial discretion in deference to a humane view of the immigrant experience in America—and not tearing apart families for no good reason in the process—Trump has flipped the call for discretion to a bullhorn urging maximum punishment for the undocumented. Figueroa’s client was brought to the United States by his parents as a youth. The man is married to an American citizen, has two children with her and was in the process of “applying for his lawful permanent residency,” according to a redacted version of the immigration-attorney’s letter provided to the Bohemian, when he was arrested. The client was arrested on cultivation, possession for sale of cannabis and was offered a plea deal where he’d cop to a single possession charge of over 28.5 grams (one ounce) of pot. The letter implores the unidentified district attorney(s) assigned to the case to drop the pot charges altogether, since any conviction could lead to his permanent removal from the United States. (All identifying information has been redacted from the letter, including the name of the immigration attorney who wrote it and the client.) The letter acknowledges that ICE officials would make the call on any removal proceedings: “The exercise of prosecutorial discretion by the immigration authorities who have to decide whether or not to actually initiate a removal case against someone with only a simple possession conviction is a separate matter.” The danger lies in the new regime’s outlook on immigrants from Mexico, which is somewhat less than welcoming. “However, the danger to [him] is high given the new publically stated priorities of the Department


executive orders from Trump, and the immigration consequences of even a single count of simple possession “would be extremely dire,” the letter continues as it lays out the new Trump push to get prosecutors to participate more forcefully when there’s an opportunity to deport someone. On Jan. 25, Trump issued an executive order, “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States,” which directs executive federal agencies to execute the immigration laws and to make use of all available systems and resources to do. (This is not the infamous executive order that bans Muslims.) The order also identifies enforcement priorities for immigration authorities and directs the DHS, according to the immigration lawyer, to “prioritize for removal those [non-citizens] who have been convicted of any criminal offense, who have been charged with any criminal offense, where such charges have not been resolved, [or] have committed acts that constitute a chargeable criminal offense . . .” The letter notes that in late February, the DHS issued directions to immigration authorities to prioritize removal and deportation efforts according to the above-quoted categories. Trump also issued an order in February that targets “those involved-in drug trafficking by implicating them in transnational criminal organizations and violent crime.” As Figueroa and the immigration lawyer both note, these federal moves are a stark shift away from policies that Obama pursued as president. Bottom line, says the unnamed immigration-lawyer: “It is extremely likely that significant numbers of noncitizens, who previously would not necessarily have been priorities for immigration enforcement, now will be targeted by immigration officials for deportation, or for denial of immigration benefits.” In the meantime, immigration groups are counseling noncitizens to keep a low profile, especially around cannabis. The Daily Cannifornian, an online

source of all things pot-related in the state, recently posted a story about the cannabis noncitizen conundrum and reported that the San Francisco–based Immigrant Legal Resource Center “advises non-U.S. citizens not to use marijuana until they are citizens, and not to work in marijuana shops. On top of that, it cautions undocumented immigrants not to leave the house carrying marijuana, a medical marijuana card, paraphernalia, or other accessories such as marijuana T-shirts or stickers. Additionally, they should never have photos, text messages or anything else connecting them to marijuana on their phone or social media accounts. Most importantly, it advises non-citizen immigrants to never admit to any immigration or border official that they have ever have used or possessed marijuana.” Does the federal push for a harsh deportation punishment fit the low-grade state crime in the view of California prosecutors? And how are California prosecutors managing this new world of deportation edicts in a state with the highest noncitizen population in the country, a state with a robust medical cannabis industry that also voted last year to legalize recreational pot? The California District Attorneys Association is the state’s lead lobbying group for elected district attorneys across California. The Sacramentobased organization took a pass on addressing a set of general questions about the new lay of the land for prosecutors and said the question of prosecutorial discretion is an issue for local elected district attorneys to speak to. Reached Tuesday morning for comment, Joseph Langenbahm, spokesman for the Sonoma County District Attorney’s office, said District Attorney Jill Ravitch was out of the office and unable to respond to a request for comment by our afternoon deadline. “Our management team feels that this question would be most appropriately answered by the DA herself,” he says via email.

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KOWS on the Move After 10 years at 107.3-FM, Dave Stroud at the West County community radio station KOWS reports that the station is headed way down the dial to 92.5-FM, as of the evening of May 5, in order to “provide better coverage to residents in the West County and beyond.” Tune in!

Andy the Film: Update North Bay filmmaker Ron Rogers sent us updated information this week about an upcoming fundraiser he’s putting on to raise money so he can edit his documentary about the 2013 police shooting of Andy Lopez (“Unwritten Legacy,” March 22) and to let us know that former North Coast U.S. Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey says she’s coming. The event is at the Aqus Cafe, located at 189 H St. in Petaluma on April 25 at 6:30 pm. RSVP at Andy-theFilm@post.com.

Oafkeepers Back in March we wrote about a crazy meeting at a pizzeria in Dublin with a bunch of far-right gun lovers, the Oathkeepers, who weren’t so psyched that a leftwing reporter showed up with an open mind and a tape recorder (“The Great Divide,” March 15). Good times. The estimable East Bay Weekly picked up the thread in an April 4 story that’s worth checking out and that gets into some of the gorier details of the anti-immigrant animus that exists in the Bay Area, as the story amply demonstrates: tinyurl.com/mdy4j2z.

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of Homeland Security on this matter.” The letter implores prosecutors to not give ICE anything more to work with as it details the harsh dictates coming from the Trump administration that go beyond established immigration law as it intersects with drug policy. Under federal drug-scheduling rules, cannabis remains listed as a controlled substance with no medical value—and under DHS rules, any possession of any “controlled substance” by a noncitizen is itself enough to prompt a deportation proceeding. And if Figueroa’s client is convicted on drug charges and deported by ICE, his application for permanent residency becomes a moot issue since, “in order to be granted residency he must be admissible to enter the United States,” reads the immigrationlawyer letter. “There are three possible grounds of inadmissibility that could be implicated as the result of the disposition of his criminal matter,” it continues, and if any apply, he would never be able to be granted residency: Under existing immigration law, any conviction for an offense related to a federally defined “controlled substance” would cause him to be permanently exiled from the United States. “For that reason, it is imperative that [he] not be convicted of any of these offenses,” the letter reads. “If he were so convicted, even the existence of his citizen spouse would not be sufficient to qualify him for residency. He would be permanently inadmissible.” Furthermore, under current law, the client could be deported if he made “any admissions, either in the form of a guilty plea or any other statements that could be taken by the immigration authorities as evidence of having committed such offenses.” Even in the absence of a conviction, he could still be deported if ICE has “evidence amounting to a reason to believe that the individual has been an illicit trafficker in a controlled substance.” That’s the existing law. Throw in a couple of mean-season


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t’s this terrible grape that doesn’t make good wine.” That’s the standard rap on Mission, a California heritage grape that was grown here for many decades before Zinfandel showed up to claim that title. And there’s something about the standard rap that bothers Napa grape grower Mike Hendry. “Everybody will tell you it’s terrible,” says Hendry (pictured), “but no one has tasted it.” Spanish friars brought Mission to the New World in the early 16th century. Since making wine and hooch was a top priority in the mission system—right up there with subjugating the natives—they brought the grape to California in 1778. It was the dominant wine grape for nearly a century. “If you start to think about it,” muses Hendry, “it was basically

the only grape for 300 years. Why stick with it, if it made such terrible wine?” While Mission was probably planted on his family’s ranch around 1859 (a newspaper clipping from the era mentions that the vineyard also contained “foreign” varieties, meaning the French grapes we take for granted in Napa today), this is not a story of carefully preserved, gnarled old centenarian vines: the viticultural villain phylloxera destroyed the original 200-acre vineyard, and only six acres of replanted grapes remained when Hendry’s grandfather bought the property in 1939. When Hendry happened upon a varietal Mission wine from Guadalupe Valley, Mexico, he thought it was pretty OK. For an experiment, he chose 20 buds each of four Mission clones that Foundation Plant Services at UC Davis maintains in its collection. The hard part was convincing his Uncle George, who began replanting the vineyard in the 1970s (and still leads tours of the winery and vineyards), to bud over four rows of his Napa Valley Cabernet Franc—which sells for top dollar—to the now-obscure and maligned Mission. One of the clones performed best, with lower yields than typical—indeed, a vine that threw a crop of biblical proportions was likely a top draw for the friars. “It’s like a nice Gamay,” Hendry says of the wine it makes. “I think everyone in the wine business at least ought to taste it.” Sampled from the only barrel of Mission wine in Napa, the 2016 shows a pinch of allspice and light fruit like raspberry herbal tea, with leather notes. It’s alluring, not Beaujolais Nouveau-blatant, and makes for a fine conversationstarting aperitif. The major production at Hendry is Zinfandel, the usurper—and the 2013 Blocks 7 & 22 Zinfandel ($35), with its enticing boysenberry wine flavors and plush texture, just might answer the reason why. Hendry Wines, 3104 Redwood Road, Napa. Tours and tastings by appointment only, $30–$75. 707.226.8320.


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United Patients Group helps untangle misinformation about cannabis BY DAVID TEMPLETON

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harmacists like to meet at 6am,” says Corinne Malanca. “I don’t know why.”

Malanca, co-founder of Marin County’s United Patients Group, is calling early on a Sunday. She is at the tail end of the March 24–27 weekend American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting and Exposition at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. She’s been speaking, meeting with attendees and talking with the early-rising pharmacists as part of her effort to get the word out about the true medical value of cannabis and cannabis-derived products. Six years ago, when Malanca and her husband, John, first founded the nonprofit educational organization—inspired by their own experiences finding credible cannabis information after Corinne’s father was diagnosed with a fatal illness— the idea that they would someday be addressing a national

assembly of pharmacists was barely fathomable. In May, they’ll be in Washington, D.C., hosting a “wine day” event, where they’ll be explaining cannabis science to legislators and their staff. “Clearly,” Malanca says, “the days when people didn’t want to hear anything about cannabis as medicine are long gone. But not entirely gone. There is still lots of work to do. But new opportunities are presenting themselves all the time.” Case in point: Earlier this month, the Malancas conducted a day-long educational course at Sonoma State University (SSU). The workshop was titled “Medical Cannabis: a Clinical Focus,” and was led by registered nurse Eloise Theisen and Donald Land, a chemistry professor at UC Davis and chief scientific consultant at Steep Hill Labs, a cannabis science and technology company. The course is part of SSU’s commitment to educating professionals for the emerging medical cannabis workforce in California.


POT 101 John and Corinne Malanca, founders of United Patients Group, are on a mission to educate people about the benefits of medical marijuana.

The workshop, heavy with medical detail and discussions of “the endocannabinoid system,” attracted nearly a hundred people—primarily healthcare professionals and a number of workers from a cannabis dispensary in the city of Shasta Lake. One of the day’s most interesting moments came during a Q&A session, when several of the dispensary workers expressed a need for better communication between doctors and dispensaries. Anecdotes were shared that related to clients

visiting a dispensary with a vague prescription from their doctor, but no clear direction on which type of product, strain or terpene—used in the medical marijuana business to indicate different types of marijuana, with different effects and uses—they would best benefit from. Clearly, better communication is needed among clients, doctors, nurses and those who dispense medical marijuana. This morning, as Malanca moves from one conference event to another— taking the conversation onto

the elevator at one point—she answers a few questions for the Bohemian about that very issue. Bohemian: According to the dispensary workers present at the SSU conference, if a prescribing doctor doesn’t know what specific strains or terpenes to recommend, harm could be done by a client making wild guesses and trying something with negative side effects for their particular illness—like trying a product that increases anxiety, when cannabis has

Corinne Malanca: Well, there’s actually quite a bit that dispensaries can do. But I have to tell you, that was the first group of dispensary staff workers that has ever chosen to attend one of our conferences. We’ve been doing this for six years, and whenever we bring a workshop to a particular area, we always market our workshops to dispensaries. Because there is a lot they can do, legally, without having to prescribe anything. In six years of doing this, our medical team tends not to refer anyone to medical dispensaries, because they have been choosing not to attend our educational seminars. But there is a lot they can do, without prescribing, that will create much more safety around the communication they have with clients. For example, if someone comes in and says, “I have chronic pain. What can I take for pain?” The staffer might say, “Oh, well, you can take this, this, this or this.” But if they don’t ask the client if they take opiates, or other medications, there could be a problem. That’s not prescribing, that’s educating. Knowing that cannabis magnifies opiates four-to-seven times their original magnitude, that’s very important. They need that information so they don’t spend time talking about products that aren’t really right for that client. That seems to be the very point those particular staffers were bringing up. Are you saying that some dispensaries are better informed about the products they provide than others?

Well, yes. In our experience, a lot of dispensaries have chosen not to get the vital cannabis education that we offer. We’ve invited local groups over and over, and usually they never show up. So we were thrilled when that group from Shasta called and signed up. If a client comes into ) 14 a dispensary and says

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been prescribed to treat that anxiety. But [dispensaries] say that there is little they can do because they are not legally allowed to prescribe. Is this the situation as you see it?


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they have cancer, well, as you heard at the seminar, cannabis is not a one-size-fits-all kind of thing. It depends a lot on the medical history. Dispensaries should be referring gravely ill and chronically ill people to someone like our medical team. They should not be guessing. On the other side, a lot of times a new patient at a dispensary gets a “new patient freebie,” as they call it, which is usually an edible of some sort—a cookie, a brownie, a cupcake. But does that patient have diabetes? Does that patient have cancer? Cancer patients shouldn’t be eating sugar. They should not be freely dispensing these things without having a lot of education. And it sounds like the Shasta group does have that information, or some of it, and is doing the responsible thing and getting more. So they can better answer a client’s questions?

Yes. And so they can know what questions to ask, themselves. We were thrilled that that group from Shasta came. It was interesting that the perspective that they were representing was that it was the prescribers—the doctors writing the prescriptions for cannabis and sending them to a dispensary— that are most in need of education. That the dispensaries are the ones on the front lines, trying to take care of their clients, but doctors are undereducated on how to counsel a patient as to what kind of cannabis they should be using.

I totally agree that better education for all health professionals, and better communication, is exactly what’s needed right now. My personal opinion is that if a client who is gravely ill comes into a dispensary and has come with a recommendation from a medical professional about which formula and dosing to use, there should be a specific place to go—other than a cannabis dispensary intended for the general population—where they can get very specific medical advice. But, yes, communication is key.

In a place like Marin, where there are no brick-and-mortar dispensaries at the moment, what options are there for people who have a clear prescription from a doctor, and have been given solid advice from a medical professional?

Well, there are reputable mailorder services within California. Organizations you join, under the right circumstances, and they provide you with the exact items, the formulation and potency and dosage that your doctor or medical professional recommends. That’s what we recommend. The medicine is sent directly to their house, so they don’t have to go anywhere. From hearing your story, we know you had to learn a lot, very quickly, when you were trying to determine how best to take care of your father, who was failing, unable to eat and wasting away. And no one had the information readily available.

It was mind-boggling! On the flip side, it was awe-inspiring, and I might even say addicting. [Laughs] Can I use that word? There was so much to discover. We became ravenous for any new information that became available. Yes, we’ve been buried in it, and working six or seven days a week ever since. So what do you think needs to happen now, in order to get reliable information out to the public?

It’s got to be a grassroots thing. But it’s important—it’s a life-ordeath matter, actually—that the grave and chronically ill, people who don’t have a lot of time, don’t get caught up in this tangled web of misinformation and fear that’s out there. Unfortunately, there are still a lot of people out there who don’t want the information. They have an aversion to this industry, and they just don’t want to know. And people are suffering because of it. Learn more about United Patients Group at unitedpatientsgroup.com.


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Last year this time, Bootleg Honey was one of five bands that received funds from Creative Sonoma’s Next Level Grant Program. This week, the Sonoma County Americana outfit takes the stage to unveil their new single, “Colorado Calling,” that they recorded with the help of that grant. In addition to the new tune, Bootleg Honey also welcome back founding member Hannah Jern-Miller to the lineup, rounding out the harmonizing ensemble’s soulful sound. Opening the show is Mendocino native Gwyneth Moreland, and she’s also unveiling new music in the form of her album, Cider April, out on Blue Rose Music. Friday, April 21, at HopMonk Tavern, 230 Petaluma Ave., Sebastopol. 8pm. $15–$18. 707.829.7300.

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Born in 1913, artist Robert Pearson McChesney first came to the Bay Area in 1937 and painted murals for the Golden Gate International Exposition. Though he studied art in academic settings, his lifetime of exploration and experimentation formed what is considered one of the preeminent bodies of work in abstract expressionist art. This weekend, art collector and curator Dennis Calabi presents a 60-year retrospective of McChesney’s paintings, prints and drawings that offers a look into the artist’s evolution through his varied styles and mediums. The exhibit opens with a reception on Saturday, April 22, at Calabi Gallery, 456 Tenth St., Santa Rosa. 4pm. 707.781.7070.

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April is Autism Awareness Month, and this weekend the nonprofit group See Beneath hosts the second annual Animation 4 Autism Day event. The afternoon includes a showcase of several animated films made specifically for children with autism and features See Beneath’s own Aiko & Egor, an animated app about a pair of cute sea creatures who explore the ocean and teach skills. Families can participate in several other activities and meet with professionals and community members on Sunday, April 23, at Dragonfly Farms, 425 Westside Road, Healdsburg. 3:30pm. Free. animation4autismday.eventbrite.com.

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Whether they are escaping violence or famine, many refugees immigrating to the Bay Area come with almost nothing. In the spirit of fellowship, Slow Food Russian River is hosting a fundraising dinner event, Making Welcome Real, that will go toward helping refugees get necessary items for setting up their households. At the fundraiser, Nawar Laham, chef and owner of Santa Rosa’s East West Cafe, and chef Ali Akbar Raufi, a recent immigrant from Afghanistan living in the East Bay, prepare a buffet meal of Syrian and Afghani cuisine on Sunday, April 23, at Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation’s Heron Hall, 900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa. 4pm. $25–$35. slowfoodrr.org.

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founding figure in the new nge musical movement, internationally acclaimed composer Kitaro masterfully merges traditional Japanese harmonics and modern electronics for a meditative listening experience that radiates inner peace and aims to promote global unity.

This month, the Japaneseborn artist, who has called Sonoma County home for 10 years, unveils two very different musical projects: Performing the stunning visual concert “Kojiki and The Universe” on Thursday, April 20, at the Marin Center in San Rafael, and releasing the new album in his ongoing series, Sacred Journey of Ku-Kai, Vol. 5, on Friday, April 21. This week’s debut of “Kojiki

and the Universe” won’t be the first time Kitaro’s music has been matched with visuals. The musician’s extensive discography includes critically acclaimed scores for Oliver Stone’s 1993 film Heaven & Earth and the 1997 Chinese film The Soong Sisters. This is Kitaro’s first foray into incorporating original visuals to complement his music rather than the other way around. “Kojiki and the Universe”

immerses audiences in a visual journey to the stars, featuring time-lapse and real-time footage of distant galaxies and astronomical phenomenon provided by NASA and Kyoto University. “Ever since I was a child I have been very interested in space and the universe. I looked to the stars and wondered what was out there,” Kitaro says. “Now I have an opportunity to explore and work with space by creating sound waves through it.” The concert’s concept was born in 2012, when Kitaro visited Kwasan Observatory at Kyoto University during a solar eclipse and met professor Kazunari Shibata. “He gave me a tour of the observatory, including the oldest actively used telescope in Japan, the Sartorius telescope,” remembers Kitaro. The two began collaborating immediately afterward, and Shibata was essential in collecting and co-creating visual representations of the universe that include many different elements of color and movement. These brilliant images are set to Kitaro’s music, namely his 1990 album Kojiki, to tell a story related to the Japanese myth about the origins of heaven, earth and the gods. “Kojiki is a well-known mythological story in Japan,” Kitaro says. “Part of the myth is interpreted as a description of an ancient solar eclipse.” With that inspiration, the visual concert pairs Kitaro performing songs that thematically relate to the accompanying visuals. “I feel that’s the reason it works so well—because there’s a balance between the music and the visual movements,” he says. “I believe that the distant images of the universe and music have similarities, in that they both inspire our imagination.”


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Kitaro notes that all of the images presented in the show are important from a viewpoint of astronomical research, which makes this project a useful introduction to modern astronomy. The show on April 20 will be the first time “Kojiki and the Universe” is performed live in this new format. “I invite everyone to come see this exciting live show and experience it as I will for the first time,” Kitaro says. After the show’s debut this week in San Rafael, Kitaro will tour the world and release the show as a DVD. Kitaro’s new release, Sacred Journey of Ku-Kai, Vol. 5, picks up where 2010’s fourth volume left off, continuing a theme of peace inspired by the classic Buddhist pilgrimage to the 88 sacred temples on Japan's island of Shikoku. The previous four volumes of Sacred Journey of KuKai were all Grammy-nominated albums. Volume five expands on the musical dynamic and melodies of those four releases and reflects Kitaro’s ever-evolving growth as an artist and composer. For the creative process on the latest volume, Kitaro took a new, interesting approach. “Each song was created that very day in the studio. We purposefully didn’t prepare anything in advance and composed songs purely through our inspiration at the moment,” he says. “With clear minds, we entered the recording studio, picked up on the emotion and energy of the moment and created our first impressions by recording them immediately in the moment.” The Sacred Journey series began in 2003 as a response to the global events that transpired in the wake of September 11, 2001. “For me, peace comes from the creative process,” Kitaro says. “I enjoy the recording process and touring the world. It brings me peace to know that my music is a source of enjoyment and relaxation for my fans, which I hope brings them peace.”


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So wrote William Shakespeare, and whichever day you choose, it’s a good time to visit the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, which kicked off its 2017 season in February with a quartet of quality shows. One’s a frisky stage adaptation of Shakespeare in Love, one’s a bloody and visceral Julius Caesar, another is a highly entertaining take on the father-son history Richard IV, Part One. The most impressive of the four (running through July 6 in the Angus Bowmer Theatre) is the brilliant drama Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles, by the prolific L.A.born writer Luis Alfaro, directed with power and passion by Juliette Carrillo. Alfaro has adapted a number of classic Greek tragedies over the years, putting a Latino spin

on such myths as Elektra and Oedipus Rex, and now Medea. In Mojada (Spanish for “wet,” as in “wetback”), Medea is an undocumented Mexican seamstress living in L.A. with her common-law husband, Jason, her son, Acan, and her talkative, Greek chorus–like friend Tita. They are survivors of a brutal crossing from Mexico, which, we eventually learn, cost Medea much more than money or blood. Played with ferocious fragility by a superb Sabina Zuniga Varela, Medea carries some very dark secrets—and a desperate fear of losing Jason (an excellent Lakin Valdez). He’s a construction worker whose American dreams of money and influence have placed him in an uneasy alliance with the wealthy widow Armida (Vilma Silva, wonderful). Also an immigrant, though with a very different story of making her way to the States, Armida employs Jason as a contractor in her construction company, and may have her eye on him for more than just his house-building talents. Medea’s neighbor, the overeffusive Josefina (Nancy Rodriguez), has yet another version of the modern immigrant story. She’s a hard-working baker who rises early to make the bread she sells from a cart on the streets. Anyone familiar with the Medea story will know where all of this is headed, and the machete occasionally wielded by Tita (wonderfully played by Vivis Colombetti) serves as a constant reminder of what’s to come. The set by Christopher Acebo is a little marvel of architectural beauty and poetry—a circle of chain link and concrete, and a tiny house that appears to float above the yard, with vast roots angling beneath it, beautifully suggesting the uprootedness and in-betweenness that constantly define Medea, much as it does, tragically, an entire generation of American dreamers. ‘Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles’ runs through July 6 at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Dates and times vary. For schedule, visit OSFAshland. org. For reviews of the first four OSF shows, visit bohemian.com.


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re you serious, Fate of the Furious? The film is a roaring mess supercharged with spurious emotion, a spectacle of what looks like Matchbox cars in a blender. Dom (Vin Diesel) is on an improbable honeymoon in Havana with Letty (Michelle Rodriguez). If Diesel’s mind seems elsewhere—a polite way to describe watching Vin Diesel act—he’s distracted by problems. His cuz is about to lose his car over a gambling debt. Diesel stocks his cousin’s rusty wreck with NOx and drives it until it becomes a flaming wreck on the Malecón, destroying the car to save it. Meanwhile, Luke (Dwayne Johnson) is trying to teach a group of soccer kids the haka, a kind of Polynesian Jedi mind trick. Barely has the Rock rolled his tongue back into his head when some damn government man, coyly calling himself Mr. Nobody (Kurt Russell), coerces him into action. The FF team is sought to rescue a Class IV weapon of mass destruction from some undifferentiated villains in Berlin. But then Dom double-crosses the gang! The architect of Dom’s backstabbing is the computer terrorist who calls herself Cypher, because the name Le Chiffre was taken. The white-dreadlocked genius (Charlize Theron) lives in an airplane and seeks to swipe an atomic bomb. Why? Her evil-genius speech claims she is “holding governments accountable.” Villains used to quote Nietzsche; now they sound like a PIRG. Only the kidnapping of someone close to Dom could have caused him to betray his car-swiping, terrorist-thwarting family. Could it be a wife, a child? It’s both. Continuing the “getting the band back together” part of the show, Jason Statham gets over bad blood with the Rock, the de facto leader of the Furiosos, until Dom comes to his senses Missing, of course, is the late Paul Walker, acknowledged both in dialogue—“Brian would know what to do”—and in an aw-shucks finale. All they can do now is merge with The Expendables and head for outer space. ‘Fate of the Furious’ is playing in wide release in the North Bay.

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ndependent record shops across the country will celebrate the 10th annual National Record Store Day this Saturday, April 22, with special oneday-only vinyl releases and events happening at venues like the Last Record Store in Santa Rosa. In Petaluma, DJ, producer and Fatsouls Records label owner Said Adelekan is getting into the record store spirit and opening his own Pop Up Record Shop with an afternoon of family-friendly entertainment, an album art gallery and giveaways at Griffin Map Design near Putnam Plaza. Born in Nigeria, Adelekan studied in the U.K. and lived in New York City before moving to San Francisco in the late 1980s. He relocated to Petaluma six years ago.

Growing up in a household filled with music collectors, Adelekan quickly developed a love for vinyl. “I picked up after my siblings, buying vinyl at a really early age,” he says. He absorbed a lot of Afrobeat sounds as a child, and his record collecting habits collided with discovering the nightclub scene in the U.S. and becoming a DJ. “Eventually, I started producing events,” he says, referring to Fatsouls Productions, founded in 1999. With Fatsouls Productions, Adelekan produced monthly nightlife events like the popular “Atmosfere” dance parties, where world-class DJs spun an eclectic mix of electronica, dance, house and world music. “It became very popular, I had a good run with that,” he says. Ten years ago, Adelekan turned his attention back to his love of vinyl, and Fatsouls Records was born. Today, the label has about 30 releases under its name, and its roster of artists include national acts like Detroit’s Pirahnahead & Diviniti and international talent such as Dele Sosimi, who resides in London. Adelekan’s timing could not have been better, as vinyl sales have steadily increased over the last decade. “For me, I love the physical goods,” Adelekan says. “So I was really happy to see vinyl come back, and that’s why I’m trying to continue to push that physical aspect of music.” For this weekend’s event, Adelekan is honoring the 10th anniversary of both Record Store Day and his own label by gathering a collective of musicians, artists and enthusiasts to commemorate the day with a party. Performing at the event is North Bay electronica artist Lenkadu, who mixes mid-tempo DJ sets with performance-art elements, and DJ Golden Gram, a staple at North Bay festivals. “I plan on continuing to do events like this,” Adelekan says. “I want to celebrate the culture of vinyl.” Saturday, April 22, Griffin Map Design, 122 American Alley, Petaluma. 11am to 7pm. Free. All Ages. Fatsoulsrecords.com.


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Rockabilly reverend plays a solo show, with fellow Texas rocker Dale Watson supporting. Apr 26, 8pm. $20-$25. HopMonk Sebastopol, 230 Petaluma Ave, Sebastopol. 707.829.7300.

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Harmonizing sister group evokes the hypnotic sounds of sibling bands like the Beach Boys with modern folk elements. Apr 24, 8:30pm. $20. Mystic Theatre, 23 Petaluma Blvd N, Petaluma. 707.765.2121.

Pablo Moses

Roots-reggae vocalist gets the crowd dancing for a special 4/20 show. Apr 20, 9pm. $18-$22. Redwood Cafe, 8240 Old Redwood Hwy, Cotati. 707.795.7868.

Stephen Percy

Founder and lead singer of ‘80s metal band RATT performs a solo set of his greatest hits. Apr 22, 6:30pm. $35. Rock Star University House of Rock, 3410 Industrial Dr, Santa Rosa.

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Sacramento root-reggae artist J Ras, San Francisco band IrieFuse, Vallejo group Skunk Funk and Napa trio Full Chizel come together for one night only. Apr 20, 8pm. $10. Napa Valley Opera House, 1030 Main St, Napa. 707.226.7372.

Aaron Lewis

Former hard rock frontman of Staind has gone solo, and gone country. Apr 20, 8pm. $40-$60. Uptown Theatre, 1350 Third St, Napa. 707.259.0123.

Clubs & Venues SONOMA COUNTY A’Roma Roasters

Apr 22, On the Mend. 95 Fifth St, Santa Rosa. 707.576.7765.

Apr 22, Blue Radio. 21025 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville. 707.814.0036.

Glaser Center

Apr 22, Redwood All-Stars and SJCC Jam. 547 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa. 707.568.5381.

Green Music Center

Apr 21, Yefim Bronfman. Apr 22, SSU Symphony Orchestra. Apr 23, 3pm, Eric Owens and Myra Huang. 1801 East Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park, 866.955.6040.

Green Music Center Schroeder Hall

Apr 23, 2pm, Navarro Trio. 1801 E Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park, 866.955.6040.

Griffin Map Design

Apr 22, 11am, National Record Store Day party with Lenkadu and DJ Said. 122 American Alley Ste A, Petaluma. 707.347.9009.

HopMonk Sebastopol

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HopMonk Sonoma

Wed, Open Mic. Apr 22, Trecelence with Trial by Combat and Incredulous. 99 Sixth St, Santa Rosa. 707.528.3009.

Barley & Hops Tavern

Kojiki & the Universe

The Big Easy

Reception of Indian delicacies and a performance from musical masters Steve Oda on sarode and Michael Lewis on tabla supports community programs. Apr 20, 8pm. $25. Throckmorton Theatre, 142 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley. 415.383.9600.

Geyserville Gun Club Bar & Lounge

Apr 22, Blue Seven. Apr 23, Morton Davis. Apr 26, bluegrass and old time music jam. 189 H St, Petaluma. 707.778.6060.

Aqus Cafe

Apr 20, Hilary Marckx. Apr 21, the Restless Sons. Apr 22, Dave Pascoe. 3688 Bohemian Hwy, Occidental. 707.874.9037.

Masters, Music & Community

Apr 21, Lumberyard. Apr 22, Aqua Nett. 2777 Fourth St, Santa Rosa. 707.545.8530.

Apr 19, Songwriters in the Round. Apr 21, Bootleg Honey with Gwyneth Moreland. Apr 22, Poor Man’s Whiskey and One Grass Two Grass. 230 Petaluma Ave, Sebastopol. 707.829.7300.

Drummer Robert “Sput” Searight and percussionist Nate Werth from instrumental band Snarky Puppy debut their new innovative project. Apr 25, 8pm. $15-$18. Sweetwater Music Hall, 19 Corte Madera Ave, Mill Valley. 415.388.3850. Renowned New Age artist Kitaro merges music with space-age images for a uniquely visual concert. Apr 20, 8pm. $55 and up. Marin Center Showcase Theatre, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael. 415.499.6800.

Flamingo Lounge

Bergamot Alley

Apr 22, Sons of Doug with Elephant. 328-A Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg. 707.433.8720. Apr 19, Wednesday Night Big Band. Apr 20, Dead Again. Apr 21, Go by Ocean. Apr 22, Pointlyss Sisters. Apr 23, Joe Baer with Magnant Group. Apr 25, Brooker D & the Mellow Fellows. Apr 26, Rivertown Trio. 128 American Alley, Petaluma. 707.776.4631.

Cellars of Sonoma

Apr 23, 2pm, Dustin Saylor. 20 Matheson Ave, Healdsburg. 707.578.1826.

Corkscrew Wine Bar Apr 25, songwriter’s lounge with Lauralee Brown. 100 Petaluma Blvd N, Petaluma. 707.789.0505.

Apr 21, Matt Bolton. Apr 22, Roem Baur. 691 Broadway, Sonoma. 707.935.9100.

Hotel Healdsburg

Apr 22, Gary Johnson Quartet. 25 Matheson St, Healdsburg. 707.431.2800.

Jamison’s Roaring Donkey

Apr 21, DJ Val. Apr 22, the Hots. 146 Kentucky St, Petaluma. 707.772.5478.

Jasper O’Farrell’s

Apr 22, 2pm, Apple Blossom BBQ with AZ.Redsmoke. Apr 22, 10pm, iNi and Gabriel Francisco. 6957 Sebastopol Ave, Sebastopol. 707.829.2062.

Lagunitas Tap Room

Apr 19, Shelby, Texas. Apr 20, House of Mary. Apr 21, the String Rays. Apr 22, the Grain. Apr 23, Sarah Petite. Apr 26, the Blues Bottle Band. 1280 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma. 707.778.8776.

Luther Burbank Center for the Arts

Apr 23, 3pm, Symphony Pops: Country Legends. Apr 26, Kip Moore. 50 Mark West Springs Rd, Santa Rosa. 707.546.3600.


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Apr 21, DJ MGB. Apr 22, Ricky Ray Band. Apr 23, 4pm, Barbara Olney and friends. Apr 24, DJ MGB. 16246 First St, Guerneville. 707.869.3377.

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Murphy’s Irish Pub

Apr 21, Solid Air. Apr 22, Sarah Petite. 464 First St E, Sonoma. 707.935.0660.

Mystic Theatre

Apr 19, Katchafire with Inna Vision and Mystic Roots Band. Apr 22, Pety Theft. 23 Petaluma Blvd N, Petaluma. 707.765.2121.

Newman Auditorium

Apr 21, the Alexander String Quartet. SRJC, 1501 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa. 707.527.4372.

Phoenix Theater

Apr 21, Secure the Sun and Yüng Jooj. Apr 22, Elkinz with RSpits and Scoodah Blazz. 201 Washington St, Petaluma. 707.762.3565.

Pongo’s Kitchen & Tap Apr 20, Billy D. 701 Sonoma Mountain Pkwy, Petaluma. 707.774.5226.

Redwood Cafe

Apr 19, Irish set dancing. Apr 21, Sang Matiz and DJ Broken Record. Apr 22, Mandy brooks album release show. Apr 23, 3pm, old time fiddle jam. Apr 23, 6pm, Irish jam session. Apr 26, singer-songwriter competition. 8240 Old Redwood Hwy, Cotati. 707.795.7868.

The Reel Fish Shop & Grill

Apr 21, People of Earth. Apr 22, Attila Viola & the Bakersfield Boys. 401 Grove St, Sonoma. 707.343.0044.

Rio Nido Roadhouse Apr 22, the Pulsators. 14540 Canyon 2 Rd, Rio Nido. 707.869.0821.

Ruth McGowan’s Brewpub

Apr 22, Haute Flash Quartet. 131 E First St, Cloverdale. 707.894.9610.

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Petite has been a fixture of San Diego’s scene since she formed folk-rock outfit the Sugar Daddies with drummer and partner John Kuhlken. At first, the music came easy. Then, sadly, Kuhlken died unexpectedly in 2011. Petite was devastated, and it took her years to take another shot at music. In the aftermath of Kuhlken’s death, Petite has matured into a gifted talent that matches assured and autobiographical songwriting with an accessible mix of rollicking barnburners and heartfelt acoustic numbers. Road Less Traveled is a prime example of Petite’s power to evoke classic stars like Dolly Parton while asserting herself as a shining force in folk-rock today. Petite plays off her new album on Saturday, April 22, at 8pm at Murphy’s Irish Pub in Sonoma (464 First St. E.; 707.935.0660) and on Sunday, April 23, at 3pm at Petaluma’s Lagunitas Tap Room (1280 N. McDowell Blvd.; 707.778.8776).—Charlie Swanson

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Sonoma Speakeasy

Apr 19, the Acrosonics. Apr 20, Jon Shannon Williams. Apr 21, 6:30pm, Jim Caroompas. Apr 21, 8pm, Three on a Match. Apr 22, 5:30pm, Full Circle with Bob Edmonson. Apr 22, 8pm, Marina Crouse. Apr 23,

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Apr 19, Willie Perez. Apr 20, Susan Sutton Jazz Trio. Apr 21, Bruce Halbohm’s Blue Jazz Combo. Apr 22, Vernelle Anders. Apr 23, Eric Wiley. Apr 25, Mac & Potter. 16280 Main St, Guerneville. 707.869.0501.


Music ( 23 mic night with RoJo. 5745 Old Redwood Hwy, Penngrove. 707.795.5118.

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Apr 21, “Stranger Cabaret” with North Bay Cabaret. 1910 Sebastopol Rd, Santa Rosa. 707.843.5535.

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Apr 19, pro blues jam. Apr 20, Les Franklin and friends. Apr 21, Terrie Odabi. Apr 22, Tazmanian Devils. Apr 23, 6:30pm, BassBassoon Extravaganza with Michael Manring and OoN. 919 Fourth St, San Rafael. 415.813.5600.

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Apr 21, MaMuse. 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael. 415.499.6800.

Mt Tamalpais United Methodist Church Apr 23, 5pm, Mill Valley Chamber Music Society presents Quatour Danel. 410 Sycamore Ave, Mill Valley. 415.381.4453.

19 Broadway Club

Apr 19, Songwriters in the Round. Apr 20, Koolwhip. Apr 21, 5:30pm, Todos Santos. Apr 21, 9pm, Boombox. Apr 22, 5:30pm, Robby-Neal Gordon. Apr 22, 9pm, Tomas D & the Sundown Gang. Apr 23, 5:30pm, Connie Ducey and friends. Apr 23, 8:30pm, Casa Manana. Apr 24, open mic. Apr 25, Eddie Neon Band. 17 Broadway Blvd, Fairfax. 415.459.1091.

No Name Bar

Apr 19, Robert Elmond Stone and friends. Apr 20, Michael LaMacchia Band. Apr 21, Michael Aragon Quartet.

Apr 22, Del Sol. Apr 23, 3pm, Flowtilla. Apr 23, 8:30pm, Timothy O & Co. Apr 24, Kimrea & the Dreamdogs. Apr 25, open mic. Apr 26, Grey & Siler. 757 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415.332.1392.

Old St Hilary’s Landmark

Apr 23, 4pm, Alex de Grassi and Andrew York guitar duo. 201 Esperanza, Tiburon. 415.435.2567.

Osteria Divino

Apr 19, Noel Jewkes Duo. Apr 20, Passion Habanera. Apr 21, James Henry & Hands on Fire. Apr 22, Gabrielle Cavassa. Apr 23, Suzanna Smith. Apr 25, Josh McClain. Apr 26, Jonathan Poretz. 37 Caledonia St, Sausalito. 415.331.9355.

Panama Hotel Restaurant

Apr 19, John Hoy. Apr 20, Deborah Winters. Apr 25, Ricki Rush. Apr 26, Lorin Rowan. 4 Bayview St, San Rafael. 415.457.3993.

Peri’s Silver Dollar

Apr 19, the Elvis Johnson Soul Revue. Apr 20, Erin & the Project. Apr 21, El Cajon. Apr 22, 35R. Apr 23, the Substitutes. Apr 24, Billy D’s open mic. Apr 25, Sheet Metal. Apr 26, the New Sneakers. 29 Broadway, Fairfax. 415.459.9910.

Rancho Nicasio

Apr 21, Stompy Jones. Apr 22, the Haggards. Apr 23, 5pm, Spark & Whisper. 1 Old Rancheria Rd, Nicasio. 415.662.2219.

Rickey’s

Apr 21, Lady D. Apr 22, Andoni. Apr 23, Chime Travelers. 250 Entrada Dr, Novato. 415.883.9477.

Sausalito Seahorse

Wed, Milonga with Marcelo Puig and Seth Asarnow. Apr 20, Toque Tercero flamenco night. Apr 21, the 7th Sons. Apr 22, Carlos Xavier Band with DJ Carlitos. Apr 23, 5pm, N’Rumba. Apr 25, Noel Jewkes and friends. 305 Harbor View Dr, Sausalito. 415.331.2899.

Smiley’s Schooner Saloon

Apr 20, DJ Samir Neffati. Apr 21, Michelle Moonshine. Apr 22, Tom Finch Trio. 41 Wharf Rd, Bolinas. 415.868.1311.

Sweetwater Music Hall Apr 20, 420 celebration with Soul Ska and the Rudicals. Apr 21, Tainted Love. Apr 22, the Main Squeeze. Apr 23, Rainy Eyes with Salt Suns and Ismay.

Apr 24, open mic with Austin DeLone. 19 Corte Madera Ave, Mill Valley. 415.388.3850.

Terrapin Crossroads

Apr 19, Rattlebox. Apr 20, Ross James’ Cosmic Thursday. Apr 21, Top 40 Friday dance party. Apr 23, Kate Gaffney Band. Apr 24, Grateful Mondays. 100 Yacht Club Dr, San Rafael. 415.524.2773.

Throckmorton Theatre Apr 22, Tommy Igoe Groove Conspiracy with Nathan Bickart. Apr 23, 5pm, Kimrea’s Pro Showcase with Derek Evans. Apr 26, 12pm, noon concert series. 142 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley. 415.383.9600.

Trek Winery

Apr 21, Factor 11. Apr 22, Blithedale Canyon. 1026 Machin Ave, Novato. 415.899.9883.

NAPA COUNTY Blue Note Napa

Apr 19-21, Bill Charlap Trio. Apr 22-23, Marc Ford & the Neptune Blues Club. Apr 25, locals night with Jealous Zelig. Apr 26, Tommy Igoe Band. 1030 Main St, Napa. 707.603.1258.

Deco Lounge at Capp Heritage Vineyards

Apr 22, Dawn & Tony. 1245 First St, Napa. 707.254.1922.

Jarvis Conservatory

Apr 22, 7pm, Napa Youth Chamber Ensemble. 1711 Main St, Napa. 707.255.5445.

Napa Valley College Performing Arts Center Apr 23, 7:30pm, “Ellington, Strayhorn & the Cotton Club” with Roberto Gonzalez and the Keith Saunders Trio. 2277 Napa Vallejo Hwy, Napa. 707.256.7500.

Napa Valley Performing Arts Center Apr 20, 3pm, For the Love of Music: Sonic Spring. 100 California Dr, Yountville. 707.944.9900.

Silo’s

Apr 19, Silo’s Idols preliminary show. Apr 20, Robert Foley Band. Apr 21, 8 Track Massacre. Apr 22, Total Recall 90s. Apr 23, Erik Jekabson Stringtet. 530 Main St, Napa. 707.251.5833.

Uptown Theatre

Apr 21, Melvin Seals & JGB. Apr 23, Katchafire and Innavision. 1350 Third St, Napa. 707.259.0123.


Arts Events RECEPTIONS Apr 20

Museum of International Propaganda, “Against TRUMPISM,” artists from the Bay Area and around the country show works that react to Trump and span the continuum from art to propaganda. 6pm. 1000 Fifth Ave, San Rafael. 415.310.1173.

Apr 21

Sebastopol Center for the Arts, “Let It Be Kids,” annual collaborative art exhibition for students in Grades 1 to 8. “AWS Apple Blossom Festival Art Show,” Art Workshop of Western Sonoma County hosts a show of over 100 local art works in conjunction with the annual festival. 7pm. 282 S High St, Sebastopol. 707.829.4797.

Apr 22

Bay Model Visitor Center, “Vanishing Species,” award-winning artist Rita Sklar explores the wonders of nature and the decline of many beautiful creatures. Beverly Mayeri’s art highlighting endangered species also shows. 1pm. 2100 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415.332.3871. Calabi Gallery, “Retrospective of Robert P McChesney,” the Bay Area-based master of abstract art gets a showing that spans his 60-year career. 4pm. 456 10th St, Santa Rosa. 707.781.7070. Graton Gallery, “Transparency,” group show is all about glass. 2pm. 9048 Graton Rd, Graton. 707.829.8912.

SONOMA COUNTY Alchemia Gallery Through Apr 30, “Habitat,” collaboration between the

Alchemia visual arts studio and guest installation artist Emile Rosewater transforms the gallery into a lush alternative dimension. 111 Kentucky St, Petaluma. Mon-Tues, Fri, 10 to 5; Wed-Thurs, Sat, 10 to 4; Sun, 11 to 4. 707.775.3794.

Art Museum of Sonoma County

Through Apr 30, “Outside Voice,” painter Marc Katano debuts his recent series of abstract works, done on massive canvas tarps. 425 Seventh St, Santa Rosa. TuesSun, 11 to 5. 707.579.1500.

The Art Wall at Shige Sushi

Through Apr 30, “Contemporary Bay Area Photography,” features works by Bob Cornelis, Janis Crystal Lipzin, Michael Maggid, Colin Talcroft and others. 8235 Old Redwood Hwy, Cotati. Hours vary. 707.795.9753.

B&V Whiskey Bar & Grille

Through Apr 30, “Photographic Show,” featuring works by Steven Krause, Mark Stupich and Tom Deininger. 400 First St E, Sonoma. Open for lunch, noon to 3pm, and dinner, 5pm to 9pm. Bar open noon to midnight. 707.938.7110.

Charles M Schulz Museum

Apr 26-Nov 6, “A Friendship Like Ours,” rediscover enduring duos, from Peppermint Patty and Marcie to Snoopy and Woodstock, featured in “Peanuts” in this exhibition of original comic strips. 2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa. Mon-Fri, noon to 5; Sat-Sun, 10 to 5. 707.579.4452.

Fulton Crossing

Through Apr 30, “Our Visual Voices,” works from Becoming Independent artists shows in the main gallery. Reception, Apr 21 at 5pm. 1200 River Rd, Fulton. Sat-Sun, noon to 5pm 707.536.3305.

Gaia’s Garden

Through Apr 30, “Food, Flowers and Beyond,” featuring paintings by Riley Street Art students and instructor Donna DeLaBriandais. 1899 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa. Lunch and dinner, MonSat; lunch and brunch, Sun. 707.544.2491.

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Guerneville Bank Club Through Apr 30, “Glory Days,” exhibit by Russian River Historical Society is a tribute to Clare Harris, who helped turn Rio Nido into the town it is today. 16290 Main Street, Guerneville. Daily, 11am to 9pm 707.666.9411.

IceHouse Gallery

Through Apr 22, “Body Language,” five artists offer diverse interpretations on the figure. 405 East D St, Petaluma. 707.778.2238.

Paradise Ridge Winery Through Apr 30, “Geometric Reflections,” sculpture by 10 renowned artists celebrates 10 years of the Voigt Family Sculpture Foundation. 4545 Thomas Lake Harris Dr, Santa Rosa. Daily, 11 to 5. 707.528.9463.

The Reel Fish Shop & Grill

Through Apr 30, “Fine Art Collage,” longtime Sonoma artist Augustus Manly shows many of his works. 401 Grove St, Sonoma. 707.343.0044.

Ren Brown Collection

Through Apr 30, “Robert DeVee Memorial Exhibit,” the late artist and gallery owner’s paintings, silkscreens, monoprints and 3-D photographs are on display in a celebration of his life in art. 1781 Hwy 1, Bodega Bay. WedSun, 10 to 5. 707.875.2922.

University Art Gallery Through Apr 23, “Juried Student Exhibition,” artist Randy Colosky and SRJC art instructor Claudia Morales McCain juror the group show featuring over 40 works in all mediums. Sonoma State University, 1801 E Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park. Tues-Fri, 11 to 4; Sat-Sun, noon to 4. 707.664.2295.

Upstairs Art Gallery

Through Apr 24, “Yellow,” a color-themed collection of paintings from dry Creek Valley artist Donna Schaffer. 306 Center St, Healdsburg. SunThurs, 11 to 6; Fri-Sat, 11 to 9. 707.431.4214.

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range and value as applied to time and humanity hows in the Underground Gallery, while “Signs of Hope” shows artistic protest signs in the Donor’s Gallery. 1337 Fourth Street, San Rafael. 415.451.8119.

Marin Society of Artists

Through Apr 30, “A Sculpture Exhibition,” juried show in celebration of International Sculpture Day represents a wide variety of media and styles. 1515 Third St, San Rafael. Wed-Sun, Noon to 4pm. 415.464.9561.

O’Hanlon Center for the Arts

Through Apr 20, “Landscapes: Real or Imagined,” the creatively interpreted group show is juried by Marin landscape artist Kathleen Lipinski. 616 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley. Tues-Sat, 10 to 2; also by appointment. 415.388.4331.

San Geronimo Valley Community Center

Through Apr 30, “Marty Meade & Her Friday Morning Art Groups,” longtime instructor of glass art and watercolor displays alongside her students. 6350 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, San Geronimo. 415.488.8888.

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Through Apr 30, “Travis N White: Watercolors,” the artist and art consultant displays his highly technical watercolor works. 580 Coombs St, Napa. Mon-Thurs, 10 to 9; Fri-Sat, 10 to 6. 707.253.4070.

Napa Valley Museum

Through Apr 30, “Ebb & Flow,” artist Ryan Reynolds visualizes the concept of historical ecology, the interactions between man and nature over time. Through Apr 30, “Embracing Imperfection: Contemporary Expressions of Wabi Sabi,” exhibition explores contemporary artists Adam Chapman, Jim Melchert and Leah Rosenberg through the lens of traditional Japanese aesthetic and philosophy of Wabi Sabi. 55 Presidents Circle, Yountville. Wed-Sun, 11 to 4. 707.944.0500.

Jessel Gallery

Through Apr 30, “Arts in April at Jessel,” the gallery gets in the spirit with an eclectic show and artist demonstrations each weekend. 1019 Atlas Peak Rd, Napa. Daily, 10 to 5. 707.257.2350.

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Apple Blossom Festival

Improv masters are back with another spontaneous night of laughs as part of their Scared Scriptless tour. Apr 22, 8pm. $45-$80. Uptown Theatre, 1350 Third St, Napa, 707.259.0123.

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Through Apr 30, “Kenton Nelson Solo Show,” the artist idolizes the ordinary in his illuminating paintings of figures and landscapes. 1328 Main St, St Helena. Open daily, 10 to 6. 415.531.6755.

Earth Day celebration incorporates local arts, informational booths, food, live entertainment, kids activities, raffles and outdoor fun. Apr 22, 10am. Free. Napa River Bay Trail, 625 Eucalyptus Dr, American Canyon, cityofamericancanyon.org.

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With nothing more than a stool and a microphone, Poundstone is famous for her razor-sharp wit and spontaneity. Apr 22, 8pm. $36 and up. Osher Marin JCC, 200 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, 415.444.8000.

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Includes activities and games for kids and adults in an autism-friendly environment and a showcase of short animated films, and wine, beer and popcorn. Apr 23, 3:30pm. Free admission. Dragonfly Farm, 425 Westside Rd, Healdsburg.

Through Apr 30, “Gardens Markets Landscapes,” Muriel Schmalberg Ullman’s garden paintings show with Laurie Curtis’ watercolors and Kathryn Strietmann’s silkscreens. 142 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley. 415.383.9600. Through Apr 30, “The Creative Spark,” the Golden Gate/Marin Artists group shows with unique art, gifts and cards on hand. 1505 Tiburon Blvd, Tiburon.

South Korean and American aesthetics. Apr 21-29. $5-$17. Evert B. Person Theatre, SSU, 1801 E Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park. 707.664.4246.

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Internationally acclaimed dance company makes its Santa Rosa debut. Apr 25, 8pm. $15-$45. Luther Burbank Center for the Arts. 50 Mark West Springs Rd, Santa Rosa 707.546.3600.

Diablo Ballet

Internationally acclaimed dance company presents stunning and expressive works onstage. Apr 22, 7pm. $30$60. Napa Valley Performing Center at Lincoln Theater, 100 California Dr, Yountville 707.944.9900.

Waiting in Seoul, Walking in Tokyo

Apr 21-29, Waiting in Seoul Collaborative, contemporary dance piece explores Japanese,

Annual family tradition features an odyssey of parade, art exhibits, food and live music from Tim Hurey Band, Volker Strifler Band, and others. Apr 22-23. $10 and up. Ives Park, Willow Street and Jewell Avenue, Sebastopol, appleblossomfest.com.

Beer Blossom Festival

HopMonk’s take on the Apple Blossom Fest turns ten and features tons of brews alongside music by the Coffis Brothers, the Easy Leaves, Highway Poets and Timothy O’Neil Band. Apr 22, 12pm. Free admission. HopMonk Sebastopol, 230 Petaluma Ave, Sebastopol, 707.829.7300.

CannaCon

Cannabis conference and trade show includes intellectuals, educators, historians, chefs, media, innovators and entrepreneurs. Apr 20-22. $40 and up. Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa, cannacon.org.

Earth Day at Quarryhill

Tenth annual event is a familyfun celebration of conservation with arts and crafts, ecological presentations, music, healthy food and more. Apr 22, 11am. Free admission. Quarryhill Botanical Gardens, 12841 Hwy 12, Glen Ellen, 707.996.3166.

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Keynote speakers, demonstrations, activities, live music, entertainment and more await in this weekend dedicated to ecological conservation. Apr 22-23, 11am. $10 and up. Elk’s Lodge, 1312 Mission Ave, San Rafael, marinearthday.org.

Science on Screen series presents the movie about Jeff Daniels flying with a gaggle of geese and engineer and paper airplane designer John Collins looking at the physics and biology of flight. Apr 22, 2pm. $8-$10. Cameo Cinema, 1340 Main St, St Helena, 707.963.9779.

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Projects include pulling invasive plants that threaten biodiversity, improving trails, and working to maintain the historic Mountain Theater. Apr 22, 9am. Free. Rock Spring Trailhead, Mt Tamalpais, Panoramic Highway, Mill Valley, onetam.org.

Museum Night Out

Enjoy a couple of drinks and learn and practice techniques of sumi-e painting while enjoying the artwork of Marc Katano in the art museum. Apr 20, 6:30pm. $20-$25. Art Museum of Sonoma County, 425 Seventh St, Santa Rosa, 707.579.1500.

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Fast-moving night of entertainment features a mix of short films, dance, keynote speakers and more. Apr 21, 6pm. Belvedere-Tiburon Library, 1501 Tiburon Blvd, Tiburon, 415.789.2665.

Sonoma Kids Got Talent

Showcase of local young talented artists includes singing, dancing, standup comedy and instrumental music and benefits scholarships to the Sebastiani Theatre Performing Arts Camp. Apr 22, 1pm. $7-$9. Sebastiani Theatre, 476 First St E, Sonoma, 707.996.9756.

Film Andy Documentary Fundraiser

Forthcoming film on Andy Lopez raises funds and shows a short trailer and Q&A discussion. Apr 25, 6:30pm. $25. Aqus Cafe, 189 H St, Petaluma, 707.778.6060.

CinemaBites

Fishing guide and filmmaker Mark Titus is on hand to screen his film “The Breach,” about

Film about the new movement to end childhood trauma and understand the biology of stress screens with a panel discussion. Apr 26, 5:30pm. Free/ ticket required. Cameo Cinema, 1340 Main St, St Helena, 707.963.9779.

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Screening of the film that gives voice to 1.8 million children trafficked every year into sexual slavery raises funds for nonprofit group Courageous Girls. Apr 23, 3pm. $10. Outdoor Art Club, 1 W Blithedale Ave, Mill Valley, 415.383.2582.

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Screening of the documentary America’s food system is followed by a lively discussion. Apr 19, 6:30pm. Free. Diesel Bookstore, 2419 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur, 415.785.8177.

Scandinavian Brunch

Features Norwegian-American teacher and storyteller Kari Tauring, with traditional brunch and mimosas. Apr 22, 12pm. $17-$22. Sons of Norway Hall, 617 W Ninth St, Santa Rosa, 707.579.1080. World’s largest traveling tomato seedling sale features over 200 varieties. Apr 2223. Cornerstone Sonoma, 23570 Arnold Dr, Sonoma, 707.933.3010.

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Museum’s Monday events include stories, songs, and arts and crafts for children ages one to five and their caregivers. Apr 24, 10am. $5. Charles M Schulz Museum, 2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, 707.579.4452.

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Film about the fashion industry’s impact on environment and child labor screens with a discussion with film’s producer Shamni Dhana. Apr 23, 1pm. $10. Throckmorton Theatre, 142 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley, 415.383.9600. Filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami’s masterpiece is about a Tehrani camera crew posing as engineers to film the funeral of a 100-year-old village woman expected to die at any moment. Fri, Apr 21, 7pm and Sun, Apr 23, 4pm. Sonoma Film Institute, Warren Auditorium, SSU, 1801 E Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park, 707.664.2606.

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Marin County supervisor Kate Sears discusses the sea-level rise assessment project with concerns to marin’s vulnerability and preparation. RSVP required. Apr 26, 7pm. Free. Driver’s Market, 200 Caledonia St, Sausalito, driversmarket.com.

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declining salmon populations in the Pacific Northwest, with culinary delights via Napa’s La Saison restaurant. Apr 24, 5:45pm. $45. Cameo Cinema, 1340 Main St, St Helena, 707.963.9779.

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awareness and builds community with cultural performances, vendors and activities. Apr 22, 12pm. Free admission. Santa Rosa City Hall, 100 Santa Rosa Ave, Santa Rosa, 707.789.9664.

Talk with “Press Democrat” editors about the local newsgathering landscape in the era of “alternative facts.” Apr 23, 2pm. Free. Sebastopol Copperfield’s Books, 138 N Main St, Sebastopol, 707.823.2618.

Readings Amuse Bouche Winery Apr 26, 4pm, “The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen” with Jacques Pepin, co-presented by Copperfield’s Books. 1130 Main St, Napa ) 707.251.9300.

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Apr 22, 7pm, “Nature Speaks: Art & Poetry for the Earth” with Deborah Kennedy. 999 Grant Ave, Novato 415.763.3052.

Apr 19, 7pm, “Prince Charles” with Sally Bedell Smith. Apr 20, 7pm, poetry reading with Carolyn Miller and Lynne Knight. Apr 21, 7pm, “The Road to Jonestown” with Jeff Guinn. Apr 22, 11am, “The Bold Dry Garden” with Johanna Silver. Apr 22, 1pm, “Ganja Yoga” with Dee Dussault. Apr 22, 4pm, Sixteen Rivers Press reading with Gillian Wegener and Erin Rodoni. Apr 22, 7pm, “Cut” with Amy S Peele. Apr 23, 4pm, “Love, Sex, & Awakening “ with Margot Anand. Apr 24, 7pm, “Identity Unknown” with Donna Seaman. Apr 25, 6:30pm, Poets in the Schools. Apr 26, 7pm, “Music of the Ghosts” with Vaddey Ratner. 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera 415.927.0960.

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Apr 21, 6pm, “Wherever You Go, There They Are” with Annabelle Gurwitch. Apr 22, 1pm, National Poetry Month Celebration with various authors. Apr 22, 4pm, “Anchor Out” with Barbara Sapienza. Apr 23, 11am, “Monsieur Pierre” with Anna Dana. Apr 25, 6pm, “The Devil and Webster” with Jean Hanff Korelitz. 100 Bay St, Sausalito 415.339.1300.

Charles M Schulz Museum

Apr 21, 7:30pm, “Pearls Hogs the Road” with Stephan Pastis, the newest collection from the creator of “Pearls Before Swine” comic strip. 2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa 707.579.4452.

Apr 23, 2pm, “What Are We Going to Learn Today?” with Anne Cummings Jacopetti. 3850 Doris Murphy Ct, Occidental 707.874.9392.

Open Secret

Apr 21, 7pm, “TreeGirl” with Julianne Skai Arbor. 923 C St, San Rafael 415.457.4191.

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Apr 20, 7pm, “Wherever You Go, There They Are” with Annabelle Gurwitch. Apr 23, 2pm, “Star Wars: The Visual Encyclopedia” with Cole Horton, includes trivia and costume contest. 140 Kentucky St, Petaluma 707.762.0563. Apr 23, 5pm, “Such Small Hands” with Andrés Barba. Free. 11315 Hwy 1, Pt Reyes Station 415.663.1542.

Readers’ Books

Apr 22, 2pm, “Unforgettable: The Bold Flavors of Paula Wolfert’s Renegade Life” with with Paula Wolfert and Emily Kaiser Thelin. 130 E Napa St, Sonoma 707.939.1779.

San Rafael Copperfield’s Books

Apr 23, 2pm, “The Paradox of Preservation” with Laura Watt. 850 Fourth St, San Rafael 415.524.2800.

The Diary of Anne Frank

The gripping new adaptation of the book creates a contemporary, impassioned story of the lives of people persecuted under Nazi rule. Through Apr 23. $10-$25. Raven Theater, 115 North St, Healdsburg, 707.433.3145.

Emergence Theater Festival

Celebration of new plays and emerging artists showcases student directed, scripted and acted plays and premiere experimental theater. Apr 21-23. $5-$15. Napa Valley College Performing Arts Center, 2277 Napa Vallejo Hwy, Napa, 707.256.7500.

Left Edge Theatre Season Showcase

Evening of surprises, suspense and spectacle unveils new works read by an amazing ensemble that the audience votes on, with reception and auction. Apr 22-23. $45. Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Rd, Santa Rosa, 707.546.3600.

The Odd Couple

Neil Simon’s Tony-winning comedy pits a clean-freak and a slob who share an apartment with hilarious results. Through Apr 23. $9-$25. Cinnabar Theater, 3333 Petaluma Blvd N, Petaluma, 707.763.8920.

Sing Me a Murder

See and sing in the newest dinner show from Get a Clue Productions, a fully functioning karaoke bar with deadly competition. Reservations required. Sat, Apr 22, 7pm. $68. Charlie’s Restaurant, Windsor Golf Club, 1320 19th Hole Dr, Windsor.

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Apr 22, 7pm, “TreeGirl” with Julianne Skai Arbor. Apr 25, 6:30pm, “The Road to Hope” with Crissi Langwell. 775 Village Court, Santa Rosa. 707.578.8938.

San Rafael playwright Joel Eis adapts Nickolai Gogol’s classic farce “The Inspector General,” and resets it in 1848 San Francisco. Through Apr 23. $15$20. Ross Valley Players, 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Greenbrae, 415.456.9555.

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Apr 25, 7pm, Marin County Poet Laureate Rebecca Foust, reading and reception. 707 Meadowsweet Dr, Corte Madera 707.924.6444. Apr 19, 4pm, “Journeyman” with Marc Bojanowski. 306 Center St, Healdsburg 707.433.1118.

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cultivators, manufacturers and retailers. Why does this matter? Many in the industry saw the distributor as an unnecessary step and a barrier to the market. Instead of being allowed to deliver your own crop to the dispensary or manufacturer, you would have to pay a distributor do it. There was talk of the distributor taking 30 to 40 percent of the value of the crop for this service. Many allege these distributorships were giveaways to the Teamsters union. Given these complaints, Brown has proposed that the AUMA’s “open distribution model” be the one used in California. This is a big victory for the little guy. There was a lot of concern among patients and growers about how much the distributor was going to add to the final cost of the product. Another of Brown’s proposals will allow more vertical integration. Under the MCRSA, licensees can hold up to two separate license categories, with the exception of testing and distribution. However, the governor proposes to use the AUMA’s vertically integrated licensing structure for both adult use and medicinal cannabis licensees. Testing licensees would still be independent of all licensees in other categories. This structure will allow companies to grow and provide more than one product or service. The MCRSA stipulates that cannabis companies can possess a maximum of two types of licenses. This means, for example, that a company couldn’t grow cannabis, produce edibles and also be a retailer. The proposed changes allows companies, except for testing labs, to hold as many types of business licenses as they want. It will be interesting to see how legislators receive these proposed changes, and others. It will reveal a lot about the future of the cannabis industry in California. Ben Adams is a local attorney who concentrates his practice on cannabis compliance and defense.


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Astrology For the week of April 19

ARIES (March 21–April 19) After George Washington was elected as the first president of the United States, he had to move from his home in Virginia to New York City, which at the time was the center of the American government. But there was a problem: He didn’t have enough cash on hand to pay for his longdistance relocation, so he was forced to scrape up a loan. Fortunately, he was resourceful and persistent in doing so. The money arrived in time for him to attend his own inauguration. I urge you to be like Washington in the coming weeks, Aries. Do whatever’s necessary to get the funds you need to finance your life’s next chapter. TAURUS (April 20–May 20)

Fantasize about sipping pear nectar and listening to cello music and inhaling the aroma of musky amber and caressing velvet, cashmere and silk. Imagine how it would feel to be healed by inspiring memories and sweet awakenings and shimmering delights and delicious epiphanies. I expect experiences like these to be extra-available in the coming weeks. But they won’t necessarily come to you freely and easily. You will have to expend effort to ensure they actually occur. So be alert for them. Seek them out. Track them down.

GEMINI (May 21–June 20)

Contagion may work in your favor, but it could also undermine you. On the one hand, your enthusiasm is likely to ripple out and inspire people whose help you could use. On the other hand, you might be more sensitive than usual to the obnoxious vibes of manipulators. But now that I’ve revealed this useful tip, let’s hope you will be able to maximize the positive kind of contagion and neutralize the negative. Here’s one suggestion that may help: Visualize yourself to be surrounded by a golden force field that projects your good ideas far and wide even as it prevents the disagreeable stuff from leaking in.

CANCER (June 21–July 22) A reader named Kris X sent me a rebuke. “You’re not a guru or a shaman,” he sneered. “Your horoscopes are too filled with the slippery stench of poetry to be useful for spiritual seekers.” Here’s my response: “Thank you, sir! I don’t consider myself a guru or shaman, either. It’s not my mission to be an all-knowing authority who hands down foolproof advice. Rather, I’m an apprentice to the Muse of Curiosity. I like to wrestle with useful, beautiful paradoxes. My goal is to be a joyful rebel stirring up benevolent trouble, to be a cheerleader for the creative imagination.” So now I ask you, my fellow Cancerian: How do you avoid getting trapped in molds that people pressure you to fit inside? Are you skilled at being yourself even if that’s different from what’s expected of you? What are the soulful roles you choose to embody despite the fact that almost no one understands them? Now is a good time to meditate on these matters. LEO (July 23–August 22) In the coming weeks, there will be helpers whose actions will nudge you—sometimes inadvertently—toward a higher level of professionalism. You will find it natural to wield more power and you will be more effective in offering your unique gifts. Now maybe you imagine you have already been performing at the peak of your ability, but I bet you will discover—with a mix of alarm and excitement—that you can become even more excellent. Be greater, Leo! Do better! Live stronger! (P.S.: As you ascend to this new level of competence, I advise you to be humbly aware of your weaknesses and immaturities. As your clout rises, you can’t afford to indulge in self-delusions.) VIRGO (August 23–September 22) I love to see you Virgos flirt with the uncharted and the uncanny and the indescribable. I get thrills and chills whenever I watch your fine mind trying to make sense of the fabulous and the foreign and the unfathomable. What other sign can cozy up to exotic wonders and explore forbidden zones with as much no-nonsense pragmatism as you? If anyone can capture greased lightning in a bottle or get a hold of magic beans that actually work, you can. LIBRA (September 23–October 22) A friend told me about a trick used by his grandmother, a farmer. When her brooding hens stopped laying eggs, she

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would put them in pillowcases that she then hung from a clothesline in a stiff breeze. After the hens got blown around for a while, she returned them to their cozy digs. The experience didn’t hurt them, and she swore it put them back on track with their egg-laying. I’m not comfortable with this strategy. It’s too extreme for an animal-lover like myself. (And I’m glad I don’t have to deal with recalcitrant hens.) But maybe it’s an apt metaphor or poetic prod for your use right now. What could you do to stimulate your own creative production?

SCORPIO (October 23–November 21)

Now would be an excellent time to add deft new nuances to the ways you kiss, lick, hug, snuggle, caress and fondle. Is there a worthy adventurer who will help you experiment with these activities? If not, use your pillow, your own body, a realistic life-size robot or your imagination. This exercise will be a good warm-up for your other assignment, which is to upgrade your intimacy skills. How might you do that? Hone and refine your abilities to get close to people. Listen deeper, collaborate stronger, compromise smarter, and give more. Do you have any other ideas?

SAGITTARIUS (November 22–December 21)

“If I had nine hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first six sharpening my ax,” said Abraham Lincoln, one of America’s most productive presidents. I know you Sagittarians are more renowned for your bold, improvisational actions than your careful planning and strategic preparation, but I think the coming weeks will be a time when you can and should adopt Lincoln’s approach. The more readier you are, the freer you’ll be to apply your skills effectively and wield your power precisely.

CAPRICORN (December 22–January 19) Zoologists say that cannibalizing offspring is common in the animal kingdom, even among species that care tenderly for their young. So when critters eat their kids, it’s definitely “natural.” But I trust that in the coming weeks, you won’t devour your own children. Nor, I hope, will you engage in any behavior that metaphorically resembles such an act. I suspect that you may be at a low ebb in your relationship with some creation or handiwork or influence that you generated out of love. But please don’t abolish it, dissolve it or abandon it. Just the opposite, in fact: Intensify your efforts to nurture it. AQUARIUS (January 20–February 18) Your astrological house of communication will be the scene of substantial clamor and ruckus in the coming weeks. A bit of the hubbub will be flashy but empty. But much of it should be pretty interesting, and some of it will even be useful. To get the best possible results, be patient and objective rather than jumpy and reactive. Try to find the deep codes buried inside the mixed messages. Discern the hidden meanings lurking within the tall tales and reckless gossip. If you can deal calmly with the turbulent flow, you will give your social circle a valuable gift. PISCES (February 19–March 20) The best

oracular advice you’ll get in the coming days probably won’t arise from your dreams or an astrological reading or a session with a psychic, but rather by way of seemingly random signals, like an overheard conversation or a sign on the side of a bus or a scrap of paper you find lying on the ground. And I bet the most useful relationship guidance you receive won’t be from an expert, but maybe from a blog you stumble upon or a barista at a café or one of your old journal entries. Be alert for other ways this theme is operating, as well. The usual sources may not have useful info about their specialties. Your assignment is to gather up accidental inspiration and unlikely teachings.

Go to REALASTROLOGY.COM to check out Rob Brezsny’s Expanded Weekly Audio Horoscopes and Daily Text Message Horoscopes. Audio horoscopes are also available by phone at 1.877.873.4888 or 1.900.950.7700.

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