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Word of James Dunn’s death earlier this week is perhaps not entirely unexpected, as the legendary Marin County theater instructor and award-winning director has been dealing with an array of health issues for years. The news is still sad, and means that (speaking selfishly) those of us who regularly attend theater productions in the area have seen our last James Dunn show. Best known for 30 years of directing the Mountain Play—for which he also served as artistic director until six years ago—Dunn has been a regular at Ross Valley Players for years. My personal favorite productions of his at the playhouse were his remarkable staging of A Few Good Men in 2007 and Journey’s End in 2014. His final production in the big red barn was last fall’s Cabaret. As for his many productions with the Mountain Play, I’ll never forget the emotional power of his spare, raucous, angrybut-beautiful Hair in 2007.

I had the pleasure of speaking with Dunn several times over the course of my own career as a North Bay arts journalist, and I can truly say that every conversation was a pleasure, a treat and an opportunity to learn something new. He was ever the gentleman, always smart as a whip, a little salty but consistently cordial, funny and kind. As a director—as I’ve heard from many actors and theater artists—he could be friendly or fatherly or dictatorial, or all three, and was a strong believer that when the rehearsal was over, the rehearsal was over. “We worked hard, we did good work, and we’re done—so don’t ask me anything about your role on the way to the parking lot,” he’d say. “You need to rest now. It’s important.” The same can now be said to Jim. You worked hard, you did good work, and you’ve earned your rest. Consider this one last standing ovation. —David Templeton

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Mike McGuire’s proposed bill would shut down the North Coast Railroad Authority for good.

Trail Travails

McGuire bill would create long-anticipated Great Redwood Trail—but there’s a $9 million catch By Tom Gogola


ast week, the California Senate unanimously passed a bill introduced by Sen. Mike McGuire that would create the long-anticipated Great Redwood Trail, extending from San Francisco Bay to Humboldt Bay.

But don’t lace those hiking boots just yet. McGuire’s proposal, SB 1029, calls for the eventual construction of a 319-mile trail from Napa and Marin counties up to Humboldt County, along railbed now maintained by the debt-wracked North Coast

Railroad Authority. The NCRA was created by the California Legislature about 30 years ago. The trail would offer hikers a path that would run through oldgrowth redwood forests, along the Russian and Eel rivers, and end at Humboldt Bay.

“[Senate Bill] 1029 sets the stage to turn this 300-mile long-suffering train track into a world-renowned trail system,” says McGuire in a statement, “that will benefit locals and visitors alike and be a boon to our local economies.” But there’s a big roadblock before

under the McGuire bill. Back in January, the CTC issued a report that drilled into the debt issue facing the NCRA and said the authority could pay off those debts through a combination of state bailouts and a renegotiated contract with the NWP Co., which was first signed in 2006 and enacted in 2011. Or it could just go the bailout route for the entire debt, the CTC wrote. “Total debts are $9.1 million,” the CTC wrote in January, “and NCRA has no liquid assets or realistic prospects of future cash flow from operations to pay off this debt, he says. Many of the liabilities are delinquent and others are vulnerable to collection demands by the creditors.” Enter McGuire, who says that the CTC estimates have spiked by upwards of another half-million dollars since January. The CTC will ultimately sign off on any deal reached to settle the NCRA debt. Under the Healdsburg senator’s bill, once its past debts are paid off, the NCRA would be dissolved, and the tracks it maintains would be split between two agencies, with a dividing line at the Mendocino County town of Willits. The tracks north of Willits would be maintained by a new entity called the Great Redwood Trail Agency. The tracks south of Willits would be managed by the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART), which currently uses about 45 miles of railbed for its passenger trains, and has plans to eventually expand to a 70-mile corridor spanning Sonoma and Marin counties. The NWP Co. now runs freight trains along 62 miles of track, from Lombard to Windsor, and shares track with SMART. (Bosco says he’d like to extend the existing freight service north to Cloverdale, and the CTC notes that “it is likely that freight operations will be extended to Cloverdale in northern Sonoma when SMART eventually extends its services there.”) The SMART train was supposed to include a pedestrian and bike path along the whole route upon completion. According to SMART online maps, that’s a work in progress, and there are numerous stretches along the route where the promised bike and pedestrian pathway is either in progress or put off to a future date. McGuire’s bill also expands the scope of the state-created SMART

board of directors to “consider the need and financing for employee workforce housing,” as it adds another board member to the new rail agency drawn from Mendocino County. The SMART board is currently comprised of elected officials from Sonoma and Marin counties. Under McGuire’s bill, SMART would be responsible for passenger and freight service in the southern section of the right-of-way, “and will build the southern section of the Great Redwood Trail.” McGuire says his bill is supported by organizations ranging from the Sierra Club to Trout Unlimited, and that it was one of the Green California “Hot List” of must-pass bills this year. He is pitching it as a boon to a local economy to the north of Sonoma County, which now overrelies on cannabis production. And, he says, it’s supported by SMART, which pushed for the language in the bill that would create workforce housing for rail workers. “The Great Redwood Trail will be a significant economic driver for the rural North Coast communities it would wind through,” he says as he highlights the potential benefit to tourism and local economies. “California outdoor recreation is one of the fastest growing sectors of the Golden State’s economy. It generates over $92 billion a year here in California, is responsible for nearly 700,000 jobs with over $30 billion in wages, and brings over $6 billion in tax revenues back to state and local communities. The trail will attract hundreds of thousands of locals and visitors alike to hike this spectacular landscape and inject needed funds into our small, rural economies.” The newly established Great Redwood Trail Agency would have its own board of directors drawn from regional elected officials. The bad news is that it will be a while before it’s all sorted out. “We’ve always known that this will be a multi-year process,” McGuire says. The good news is that the state is now fully tuned in to the NCRA fiscal debacle and its implications. This year’s senate budget would provide $4.1 million, split between a master plan for the trail ($1.5 million) and long-overdue repairs at NCRA rail crossings ($2.6 million), which, McGuire says, have been neglected for decades. Y


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any of that can occur. The cashstrapped NCRA is based in Ukiah, and as part of his bill, McGuire calls for the dissolution of the agency once it has paid off the estimated $9.1–$9.6 million in debt now on its books. According to the California Transportation Commission (CTC), roughly half of the debt, $4.2 million, is owed to the Northwest Pacific Company (NWP Co.), which is co-owned by former North Coast Congressman Doug Bosco. Bosco says the debt to NWP Co. is the result of the state creating the NCRA and not adequately funding it. “They never got any money from the state,” Bosco says. The NWP Co. stepped in to, among other things, pay off legal debts accrued by the NCRA over two lawsuits; one was brought by the city of Novato and cost the NCRA $750,000 in legal fees picked up by the NWP Co. The NCRA and NWP Co. are currently locked into a 99-year lease, Bosco says. Under McGuire’s bill, the NCRA is obliged to pay off its debt to the NWP Co., even as the bill calls for the dissolution of the NCRA after it has paid off all its debts. So what about that lease? “The debt would still be owed,” says Bosco, who is also an investor at Sonoma Media Investments, which owns the Press Democrat. So why doesn’t the state just come in and pay off that portion of the debt, to clear the way for this much-anticipated public use trail? “It could pay the debt if it wanted to,” Bosco says. And what’s the deal with a private company making loans to a public agency? “It’s unusual and it’s a bit concerning,” says McGuire. “It will take several years to unwind the mess that the NCRA is in,” he adds and notes that the authority will “hit a crisis point in their finances” this fall, which is why McGuire is pushing for his bill now. According to recent figures from the CTC, the NCRA also owes $2.7 million to the Federal Rail Authority on a 25-year note, which runs through 2036. And, as of January of this year, it was holding about $2.2 million in accounts payable, accrued expenses, accrued interest and other liabilities, according to the CTC, which criticized the debt-plagued authority in January for failing to come up with a plan for future solvency. The NCRA has since backed the plan for its eventual dissolution

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Dawn Heumann

Abalone hunting may be off limits, but spearfishing offers local divers an alternative way to catch dinner.

Tip of the Spear

Spearfishing is on the rise in local waters as abalone are off limits to recreational divers By Stett Holbrook


t’s called spearfishing, but it’s really spear-hunting. The fish don’t come to you. You must go to them, with your finger on the trigger. That fact became clear as soon as I dove beneath the surface into the 48-degree water in a picturesque cove north of Fort Ross. I’d been abalone diving before, and once I learned to regulate my breath and stay calm, finding and prying the mollusks off rocks was relatively easy. Spearfishing is different. While some fish hole up under rocks and stay put, many species are on the move, which means you have to first spot them and then

have the wherewithal to get close enough to take aim with your speargun, all before your breath gives out and you need to surface and start over again. Outfitted in a seven-millimeter wetsuit, hood, booties gloves, mask, fins and an 18-pound weight belt—and toting a menacinglooking speargun—I dove into the icy water again and again in search of my prey. But I never fired my weapon. I spotted a few rockfish darting about, but they were too small to shoot. There was no sign of the hulking lingcod I hoped to find. My visions of a grilled fish and cold beer were not to be.

It turns out spearfishing is a lot harder than diving for abalone. My dive partner, Zeke Cissell, had better luck and plunked two black rockfish. He’s the manager at Seals Watersports in Santa Rosa and a veteran diver. Seals is Santa Rosa’s outpost for spearfishing gear as well as scuba and surfing supplies. Cissell took me out last year on my first ab dive, too. While I was hunting for abalone, he was spearfishing. He enjoys the challenge and says he likes the taste of fish better than abalone. Cleaning a fish is easier than butchering an abalone, he adds. A few months after my first ab dive last year, state regulators

closed the season to recreational divers this year in hopes of helping the embattled shellfish recover. Now spearfishing is the only game in town for divers who want to capture their dinner. All you need is a regular sportfishing license. Abalone diving season usually begins in April, but according to local dive shops, interest in spearfishing is spiking as seasoned abalone divers pick up spearguns and newcomers like me take up the sport. “Fresh fish on the table is always a good excuse to get in the water,” says Marin Diving Center’s Silas Andre, noting an uptick. “If you get lucky enough to come across a nice,

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legal fish, it’s kind of the icing on the cake.” Though I got skunked, I’m eager to go back. Fish or no fish, spearfishing offers passage into an underwater world most of us never get to see. While I spied precious few fish, I saw iridescent, waving anenomes, starfish and more than a few hefty abalone that will be left in peace for at least the next year, poachers notwithstanding. But mostly what I saw were purple urchins. Thousands of them carpeted the rocks like tiny cacti. The proliferation of the spiny buggers is part of the reason for the abalone’s demise. The urchins gobbled up most of the kelp, which is abalone’s primary food source. Aided by the die-off of urchineating sea stars and warming ocean temperatures, the exploding population of urchins has transformed what was an undersea garden into the equivalent of a clear-cut forest. While the underwater scene is beautiful to behold, it’s a landscape that has been transformed. Now the nacreous shells of abalone that starved to death litter the ocean floor. On Memorial Day, the Waterman’s Alliance organized an urchin gathering dive at Ocean Cove to try to collect as many urchins as possible in hopes of getting kelp to grow back and coax the abalone population back to health. Fortunately, the urchins (which are edible) have not affected the rockfish population, which Tom Stone, owner of Rohnert Park’s Sonoma Coast Divers, says is growing thanks to the creation of California’s network of marine protected areas (MPAs), zones of protected marine life and habitat. The North Central California MPA, which includes the North Bay, runs from Point Arena to Pigeon Point in San Mateo County. In addition to lingcod and black rockfish, sought-after species for spearfishing include cabezon, vermillion and sand-dwelling halibut. For newcomers like me, Cissell recommends going out with a buddy to spots with easy access, like Stillwater Cove and Fort Ross. Better yet, take a class. Sonoma Coast Divers and Petaluma’s menacingly named Red Triangle Spearfishing offer courses that teach diving and breath-holding

Spearfisherman and Seals Watersports manager Zeke Cissell proudly presents a stringer of lingcod.

techniques, as well as water safety. Parviz Boostani, co-owner of the Red Triangle, says interest in the sport is growing following the abalone ban. The shop offers a freediving (no scuba) certification class. “People still love to get out on the ocean,” he says. “The only alternative is spearfishing. It’s a different kind of hunt.” OK, what about sharks? Well, they’re out there. Stone suggests avoiding drop-offs and pinnacles where great whites sometimes lurk. Cue the John Williams score. Sharks are known to inhabit deep waters and ambush prey in shallower depths. But Stone says attacks are rare. “You’re more likely to die driving off a cliff getting up there” to Fort Ross, he says. Cissell tries to not think about sharks, given the low odds of an

encounter. Diving at shallower depths can further minimize the risk. “You don’t have to go super deep to get what’s on our coast.” Even though I was diving at 25 feet or less, I felt better facing into deeper water with the shore behind me, lest I get surprised with my back turned. “That’s the risk,” says Boostani. “You’re in their world.” Boostani likes to go deep and hunt in waters he knows are sketchy. After his friend was attacked by a shark in Monterey last year, he now wears a Shark Shield. The $500 device is worn around a diver’s ankle and sends out an electromagnetic pulse that is supposed to deter hungry sharks. “That makes me feel a heck of a lot better,” he says.

For Stone, the enjoyment that comes with spearfishing are worth the risk, especially if you go home with dinner. “Fresh seafood is more expensive than ever,” he says, Heck yeah, it is. Back in the cove with Cissell, he looked like an underwater commando with a flashlight strapped to his wrist and knife on his ankle. He uses the light to peer into dark holes and crevices in search of lunkers. “You’re looking for a pair of eyes looking back at you.” I saw no eyes. Cissell took pity on me after I came up empty-handed and gave me his fish. I got to enjoy fresh fish and cold beer after all. The fish were small, and made for great tacos. I’m hooked. Y

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Zach Adelman, founder of Novato-based Navitas Organics, is dedicated to honoring a healthy lifestyle through the innovation of nutrient-dense foods.



Navitas Organics strives to keep you energized By Flora Tsapovsky


nce a buzzword on health websites, “superfood” is now a lifestyle; it’s become less and less exclusive and easier to decode. In some parts of the country, matcha is no longer a novelty, goji berries have found their way into yogurt bowls, and turmeric is painting smoothies bright yellow in more households than ever before. The superfood market is dynamic and competitive, and at times confusing, as many brands adopt otherworldly, faraway appeal and wrap their products in exotic descriptions. It might come as a surprise to some, then, that one of the biggest players in the superfoods industry is based not in Tulum or Pondicherry, but right here in Novato. Previously

known as Navitas Naturals, before undergoing a rebranding process in 2017, Navitas Organics is gradually taking over the country with its powders, snacks and blends, while operating from a local campus. It all started in 2003 with maca, a root vegetable widespread in Peru and said to have boosting effects on energy, memory and libido. Navitas Organics founder Zach Adelman, originally from Canada, started importing the powdered root, making it the inaugural Navitas product. Eventually, Adelman and his family moved to Ross, while establishing the brand in Novato. “[Novato] is a great hub for people who care about their health and wellness,” says Michelle Russell, Navitas’ brand manager. “You’re close to the city, to the suburbs, to

the beach and to the mountains, and the area really captures the clientele.” Soon, products like Japanese matcha, hemp and cacao nibs followed, as well as the now-trendy breakfast star, acai powder, the barely sweet lucuma and the newest craze out of Colombia, the tart golden berry, impossible to stop snacking on. The newest addition comes in the form of blends, meant to be used quickly and on the go. “We’re starting to move into a more conventional type of space, toward the Target and Safeway shopper and not just Whole Foods and health stores, and giving them an easy way to be introduced to snacks,” Russell says. Other novelties include dates-based bars and nut mixes. On the company’s 44,000-follower Instagram account, photogenic juices, bountiful bowls and

colorful salads can be found; all are, of course, staples of the #eatclean world, but there are also superfood-powered hamburgers, seed-sprinkled tartines and ice cream decorated with pomegranate seeds. When you find ice cream in the mix, you know that the conversation has gone mainstream. “We’re really seeing people getting more familiar with superfoods in general, although there’s still a lot of confusion,” Russell says. “Everyone has heard of kale and blueberries, and maybe less people have heard of golden berries.” On the company’s website, extensive information can be found about each powder and seed, including how to use the occasionally obscure product. Recipes and tips appear as well. The “healthy” aspect doesn’t stop at packets and sachets; Navitas holds a B Corporation certificate, given exclusively to companies able to meet certain standards of social and environmental accountability and transparency. Though not all Navitas products are made locally—they are, rather, produced in the areas the foods are native to—the company partners directly with small farms through A Growing Culture, an organization supporting smallholder farms and faro-trade processes. On the Novato campus, where products are developed, marketed and branded, employees can be often found meditating, practicing yoga or hiking far away from the spreadsheets. “We really practice what we preach,” Russell says with a laugh. “We train with trainers, we can participate in CycleBar in Novato, someone comes and teaches us how to dance salsa.” Employees are also encouraged to volunteer in the local community, around food and environmental initiatives; when the Sonoma fires struck, Navitas supplied first responders with nutritious snacks. More recently, the company supported the Conscious Kitchen, a healthy school meals organization, by bringing 15 employees to prepare and plant the garden at Bayside Martin Luther King Jr. Academy in Marin City, to be used directly for the school lunch program. On other occasions, workers volunteer with the Marin Food Bank. All of this activity ties into the brand philosophy; superfoods, as they evolve into everyday foods, are primarily a lifestyle choice, not without commitment to larger goals. If, however, all you have time for is sprinkling chia on your yogurts, Navitas has you covered.Y Navitas Organics;

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Novato-based Adobe Creek Brewing was born in a garage; today, its beer is sold to bars around the Bay Area.


Hop Forward Adobe Creek Brewing experiments with small batches By Tanya Henry


ike many millennials, Jonathan MacDonald looked to the internet for information, guidance and skill-building to start his Adobe Creek Brewing business. Even his logo was developed through an online contest. The 29-year-old Novato resident caught the beer-brewing bug when his sister and mother gave him a homebrewing kit in 2012. By March of 2017, he had sold his first keg of IPA. MacDonald grew up in Los Altos and went off to study at the University of Colorado’s Leeds School of Business in Boulder. When he returned home, he began making beer in his parent’s garage. Adobe Creek, which runs near his family’s home, provided inspiration for the beer’s name. When the aspiring brewer decided to get serious about the craft, he looked for warehouse space and found a spot in Novato that had room for one stainless steel tank—or as he refers to his operation, “a one-barrel brewhouse.”

MacDonald has produced 25 different brews, and not surprisingly, many are IPA-style. “I like hoppy beers,” he says. Derealization Pale Ale, brewed with massive amounts of flaked grains for a smooth mouthfeel, is his most popular. MacDonald uses hops from Australia, which offer tropical notes like passion fruit and pineapple. Along with fruitforward IPAs, Adobe also makes a blonde ale and both light and dark Mexican-style lagers. For now, Adobe Creek Brewing is only producing kegs and selling them directly to bars in the Bay Area. Eventually, MacDonald hopes to expand his production and perhaps one day open a taproom. His hoppy IPAs and other flavorpacked styles can be found at Pint Size Lounge in San Rafael, Tamal and 123 Bolinas in Fairfax, Pig in a Pickle in Corte Madera and Bicycle Brüstop in Novato.Y

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Marin Shakespeare Company offers a revival of ‘Hamlet’ that puts a young spin on the moral issues Shakespeare tackled hundreds of years ago.


Youthful Vibe Marin Shakespeare Company refreshes ‘Hamlet’ By Charles Brousse


n his opening-night, pre-show banter with the audience, Marin Shakespeare Company (MSC) artistic director Robert Currier observed that many believe Hamlet is the greatest play ever written. That covers a lot of ground, but I’m bound to agree. No other work for the stage is its equal in examining what it means to be human, using language that is both dramatically rich and unbelievably beautiful. Similarly, the role of the disaffected Danish prince is considered the Mount Everest for young male actors. Many start the climb, but few

reach the top. Over the years, I’ve seen a number of great performances— most on stage, a few on film. As I look back, it strikes me that each of these productions embodies the spirit of the era in which it was presented. So where does MSC’s latest venture fit in? In a post-show telephone conversation, probably aware that some eyebrows might be raised by casting his 26-year-old son Nate in the title role, Currier père said his intention was to refresh the revival by giving the whole project a youthful vibe. He wanted his staging of the play to be a vibrant, energetic expression

of how our world deals with the moral issues that Shakespeare tackled 400 years ago. With that in mind, he could think of no other local actor better suited for the part than his son, who was the right age and had been immersed in the Shakespeare canon from the time he was a mewling infant. The irony is that, to the degree that the production fulfills the director’s “now” concept, it lessens the play’s original brilliance. Rod Gnapp, who is often terrific in roles that suit him, picks his way through the Shakespearean cadences at an agonizingly slow

speed. Arwen Anderson’s Gertrude, his recently wed queen, is more a one-dimensional, nicely turnedout fashion model than the caring mom who agonizes over her divided loyalties. Polonius, the king’s advisor and Ophelia and Laertes’ father, usually played by a kindly old fellow who tries hard to be useful and advises his son “to thine own self be true,” is offhandedly portrayed by Steve Price. Talia Friedenberg’s Ophelia is more the robust California girl than the emotionally delicate object of Prince Hamlet’s fleeting affection. In keeping with the spirit of the production, you might expect her to at least be thinking, “Get lost, buster!” when her erstwhile boyfriend tells her to join a nunnery; instead, she provides a rousing rendition of “The Willow Song” before jumping into a nearby marsh. In another irony, Barry Kraft, the eldest and most experienced actor in the group, provides much of the show’s momentum in his various roles. Brennan Pickman-Thoon (Horatio), Hunter Scott MacNair (Laertes) and the remaining ensemble also offer solid support. Back to Nate Currier. There’s no question that he’s a promising young actor, with good diction, handsome looks and instinctive stage sense. But from the moment he climbs up on stage from his seat in the audience— wearing a long black coat, with hair streaming wildly—he embodies the ethos of many male teenagers in the millennial generation: the physical slouch, the flat delivery that sometimes races over Shakespeare’s powerful speeches, the mercurial mood changes and hissy fits. Beneath the surface, of course, lies the anxiety that the world is coming apart, visually suggested by the jumbled chaos of Jackson Currier’s scenic design, Tammy Berlin’s assortment of unrelated costumes and the decidedly un-theatrical lighting design by April George that fails to accent the show’s most dramatic moments. All of this may indicate that MSC’s production has captured the spirit of our time, with its multiple uncertainties and threats. Unfortunately, that doesn’t provide the energy the production is seeking, or make it a particularly comfortable fit with “the greatest play ever written.”Y NOW PLAYING: Hamlet runs through July 8 at the Forest Meadows Amphitheatre, Dominican University, San Rafael. 415.499.4488.



Blues Wonder Taj Mahal wants to see you dance By Charlie Swanson


or Taj Mahal, the blues is life. “It’s a living music to me, and it will always live because people will always have this kind of distortion in their life where they need something to help them,” Mahal says. “Blues covers all facets of life, from the worst to the best.” Mahal reflects that sentiment by covering all facets of the blues. Anyone who’s followed the guitarist for the last 50 years can attest to the way his innovative blend of Afro-Caribbean jazz, reggae and world music has pushed the boundaries of blues. “Music has been a part of my culture for centuries, and I’m joining in on the version of it that happens here and making sure I stay connected to all the other relatives,” he says. From the beginning, Mahal made it his mission to play with as many different people as he could, and growing up around jazz in Harlem, he notes that music transcended race and culture. Born Henry Saint Clair Fredericks, he adopted the stage name Taj Mahal in 1959 after dreaming of Gandhi and learning of the social tolerance movements in India. Mahal’s having one of his best years yet. In January, he

won the Grammy for Best Contemporary Blues Album for his 2017 collaborative LP with Keb’ Mo’, called TajMo. Mahal was also honored as the B.B. King Entertainer of the Year and Acoustic Artist of the Year at the 2018 Blues Music Awards in Nashville. Mahal makes his way back to Johnson’s Beach in Guerneville this weekend for the Russian River Jazz & Blues Festival on June 10, in conjunction with the Johnson’s Beach Feel Good Party on June 9. “It’s one of the big West Coast festivals that I like to get a call from,” says Mahal. “I run into people I don’t get to see, and it’s a great audience, a great venue and grounds.” In addition to the Taj Mahal Trio, this year’s Russian River Blues Fest features the Robert Cray Band, Eric Burdon & the Animals and Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio. “We’re coming to play and to see you dance,” Mahal says. “The more dancing, the happier we are.” Y Johnson’s Beach Feel Good Party and Russian River Blues Festival happen Saturday and Sunday, June 9–10, at Johnson’s Beach, Guerneville. $60 and up.

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Taj Mahal’s stage name came after a dream he had about Gandhi.

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In a new film, Academy Award–winning director Morgan Neville focuses on the kind ideas of the beloved host of ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.’ The perfect pairing.


Hi, Neighbor Touching documentary looks back on legacy of Fred Rogers By Richard von Busack


efore he became the host of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, Fred Rogers was the last face many an enemy of America ever saw. His expertise in handto-hand combat sent scores of Nazis to Valhalla. Behind the calm facade, there was a battle-scarred commando wracked by flashbacks. Once, Rogers attacked Henrietta Pussycat while roaring, “Why won’t you die, Kraut?” As Morgan Neville’s Won’t You Be My Neighbor? demonstrates, the above paragraph is a gratuitous lie, justifiable only because it is something people want to believe. Proof: 5 million hits on Google for the search string “Mr. Rogers Navy SEAL.” Years after his death in 2003, we still can’t believe that Rogers was really that big of a marshmallow. If Rogers never saw combat, he demonstrated a different bravery,

putting himself out there as the one adult in the world who would never belittle a kid. His success defied the belief, as an interviewee in Neville’s film puts it, that “there isn’t room for a nice person on TV.” Neville (20 Feet from Stardom) uses borrowed music from Michael Nyman’s soundtrack to the unneighborly movie The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover to put the viewer into a somber mood. It gets more poignant than a Lassie movie. There was the time Rogers brought out that tragic, worn Daniel Tiger hand puppet after RFK’s last night at the Ambassador Hotel, 50 years ago. The worried tigerlet asked pretty Lady Aberlin (Betty Aberlin) what the word “assassination” meant. And it gets sadder. Rogers used silence and negative space to soothe children, once going mute on the air for 60 seconds to show a child

how long a minute was. In between the thousands of hours of cozy time spent with the puppets and the goldfish, his guests were everything from a child with spina bifida to a boy whose cat was killed by a car. Neville suggests that poor Daniel is a part of Rogers—with animation of the fearful tiger alone, as the host describes his solitary childhood. What little is said of Rogers’ own youth is that he was sick a lot, scorned as “Fat Freddy.” Home movies show a kid, well-dressed and plump, who would be a bully’s dream. It was Rogers’ pride that he got his weight down to 143 lbs, where it stayed for decades. On the set he was as much in charge as King Friday XIII; significantly, Rogers introduced the puppet on the air as “one of the few remaining benevolent despots.” The best people have the worst consciences. We hear evidence of Rogers’ night thoughts about his own salvation, and the continuing toughness of what he was trying to do in letters to his wife. (“After all these years, it’s just as bad as ever.”) A lifelong Republican, Rogers had enough belief in the importance of educational television that he won over a Senate hearing trying to defund PBS. Particularly valuable input comes from a dashiki-wearing François Clemens, who played the neighborhood’s policeman. On camera, Rogers shared a footbath with Clemens at a time when black people were being evicted from white swimming pools. Through Clemens, we can see the limits of Rogers’ tolerance—Clemens was warned to stay out of gay bars while he was on the show. Perhaps we can take this man’s word that the only things in Rogers’ closet were his sweaters. Rogers’ almost ominous sincerity was a subject for numerous parodies. As a Presbyterian preacher, Rogers approached the long-running task of beguiling preschoolers as his ministry. In his televised farewell, shortly after 9-11, Rogers cited the importance of trying to be the “tikkun olam,” the Jewish phrase for people trying to heal the world. Today’s viewers will feel chastened watching this, having forgotten the importance of civility during a furious and divisive age. Neville makes this an inspiring study of the friend of millions of children—perhaps insufficiently appreciated in his time, but respected in ours.Y

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• New Movies This Week By Matthew Stafford

Action Point (R) Adrift (PG-13) Albatross (Not Rated) Always at the Carlyle (Not Rated)

Friday June 8 - Thursday June 14 • Action Point (1:25) Johnny Knoxville stars as the owner of a rundown, dangerous amusement park specializing in crude sexual content, drug use, teen drinking and brief graphic nudity. • Adrift (2:00) True tale of a couple’s perilous transpacific voyage through hurricane, injury and destruction; Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin star. • Albatross (1:37) Immersive, eye-opening documentary about the plight of remote shorebirds laid low by humankind’s plastic refuse. • Always at the Carlyle (1:32) Documentary peers into the 88-year history of Manhattan’s classiest hotel; Sofia Coppola, Woody Allen, Jon Hamm, George Clooney and other habitués dish. • Becoming Who I Was (1:35) Dazzling documentary follows a reincarnated Tibetan monk-child and his elderly godfather on a grueling trek across the mountains of northern India. • Coppélia (2:45) E.T.A. Hoffman’s fable about a beautiful mechanical doll is brought to breathtaking life by the Bolshoi Ballet. • Dr. Who: Genesis of the Daleks (1:50) The Fourth Doctor and his mates journey into the past to prevent a mad scientist from hatching a doomsday machine; an onscreen interview with star Tom Baker follows the show. • Exhibition Onscreen: David Hockney and the Royal Academy of Arts (1:30) Explore the life and work of the living legend through in-depth interviews and a behind-the-scenes tour of the Royal Academy’s acclaimed 2016 exhibition. • First Reformed (1:48) Ethan Hawke stars as a Dutch Reform pastor facing a dwindling congregation, a crisis of faith and Paul Shrader-esque redemption. • Haikara-San: Here Comes Miss Modern (1:37) Feminist anime about a teenage tomboy bucking tradition and looking for love in WWI-era Japan. • Hereditary (2:07) Escalatingly unsettling horror flick stars Toni Collette as an heiress who delves too deeply into her fraught family heritage; Ari Aster directs. • Hotel Artemis (1:34) Dystopian-LA action flick stars Jodie Foster as the godmother of a secret hospital for criminals; Jeff Goldblum is The Wolf King. • I Feel Pretty (1:50) Deeply insecure Amy Schumer gets a supercharge of confidence and empowerment when she’s concussed into believing she’s a sexy supermodel. • Incredibles 2 (1:58) The super-family is back with Mama Helen saving the world and Papa Bob staying home with the kids; Holly Hunter and Craig T. Nelson lend voice. • Itzhak (1:23) Affectionate documentary portrait of Itzhak Perlman, who overcame childhood polio to become the world’s most acclaimed classical violinist. • Jumanji Double Feature (3:55) Catch 1995’s Jumanji and 2017’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle in one thrill-packed sitting! • Mountain (1:14) Panoramic documentary celebrates the world’s most

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awesome alps and the climbers who scale their death-defying heights. • National Theatre London: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (2:40) Direct from South Bank, it’s Simon Stephens’ gripping drama about an autistic teenager’s methodical quest for a mysterious dog-slayer. • Ocean’s 8 (1:50) Rat Pack redux as Sandra Bullock leads a gang of unstoppable sisters through a $150 million heist; Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter costar. • Of Dolls and Murder (1:10) Documentary tribute to Frances Glesner Lee, the Baltimore socialite whose dollhouse dioramas of violent crimes helped train early forensic police detectives. • On Chesil Beach (1:50) Romantic drama about a young couple grappling with the sexual mores of the early ’60s; Saoirse Ronan stars. • 102 Not Out (1:42) Comedy stars Indian superstar Amitabh Bachchan as a happy 102-year-old whose only hindrance in becoming the world’s oldest man is his grumpy, soul-sucking son. • One Last Thing (1:45) A lonely dentist sets out on a voyage of self-discovery after he’s reunited with his long-lost daughter. • Royal Ballet: Manon (2:35) Catch the Kenneth MacMillan-Jules Massenet extravaganza of love, greed and betrayal in all its terpsichorean glory. • Scarface (2:50) Brian DePalma’s cocaineand-corpuscle remake of the Howard Hawks gangster classic stars Al Pacino as a Miami drug lord and Michelle Pfeiffer as his lady in waiting. • Smurfs: The Lost Village (1:29) Smurfette and company search the Forbidden Forest for a legendary lost village and meet magical creatures along the way! • Solo: A Star Wars Story (2:15) Prequel stars Alden Ehrenreich as the swaggering young Han Solo and Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian; Ron Howard directs. • Strangers on the Earth (1:37) Documentary follows American cellist Dave Johansen as he treks northern Spain’s Camino de Santiago and the pilgrims he encounters along the way. • Stratford Festival: Timon of Athens (3:00) Ontario’s acclaimed rep theater presents Shakespeare’s drama about a goodnatured nobleman who blows his fortune on leeches and sycophants. • Tag (1:36) Five middle-aged Peter Pans continue their lifelong game of über-tag despite an impending marriage; Jon Hamm stars. • Tully (1:34) Diablo Cody comedy about the unique relationship between an overworked mother (Charlize Theron) and her offbeat nanny (Mackenzie Davis). • Upgrade (1:35) Tongue-in-cheek sci-fi schlock about a paralyzed mugging victimturned-avenging superstud. • Zen for Nothing (1:40) Documentary follows a young novice as she learns the Zen lifestyle over the course of a year at a remote Japanese monastery.

Becoming Who I Was (Not Rated) Book Club (PG-13)

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Northgate: Fri 12:30, 7:50, 10 Northgate: Fri 12, 2:40, 5:15, 7:40, 10:20 Lark: Fri 7 Lark: Sat 2:50, 7; Mon 10:30am; Tue 5:20; Wed 1:40; Thu 12:20 Lark: Fri 10:30am; Sat 12:40; Mon 12:30; Thu 4:20 Regency: Fri-Sat 11:25, 2:05, 4:45, 7:20, 9:55; Sun-Thu 11:25, 2:05, 4:45, 7:20 Sequoia: Fri 4:50, 7:20, 9:50; Sat 1:30, 4:50, 7:20, 9:50; Sun 1:30, 4:50, 7:20; Mon-Wed 4:50, 7:20; Thu 4:50 Lark: Sat 1; Tue 7:30 Regency: Sun 12:55 Regency: Mon 7

Coppélia (PG) Dr. Who: Genesis of the Daleks (PG) Exhibition Onscreen: David Hockney and the Royal Academy of Arts (Not Rated) Lark: Wed 6:15 Regency: Fri-Sat 11:10, 1:50, 4:30, 7:10, 9:50; • First Reformed (R) Sun-Thu 11:10, 1:50, 4:30, 7:10 • Haikara-San: Here Comes Miss Modern (Not Rated) Lark: Sun 4:20 Northgate: Fri 10:10, 1:15, 4:10, 7:10, 10:10 Sequoia: Fri 4, • Hereditary (R) 6:50, 9:40; Sat 2, 4, 6:50, 9:40; Sun 2, 4, 6:50; Mon-Wed 4, 6:50; Thu 4 Northgate: Fri 10:05, 12:25, 2:45, 5:10, 7:30, 9:50 • Hotel Artemis (R) I Feel Pretty (PG-13) Lark: Fri 9:10; Sat 9; Mon 6:45; Tue 10:50am; Wed 3:45 Cinema: Thu 10; 3D showtime at 7 Northgate: Thu 6, 7:30, 9, • Incredibles 2 (PG) 10:30; 3D showtime at 8:15 Playhouse: Thu 6, 6:15, 8:45, 9 Rowland: Thu 6, 9; 3D showtimes at 7, 10 Itzhak (Not Rated) Lark: Sat 5; Tue 1:10; Thu 10:30am Regency: Sun 2 • Jumanji Double Feature (PG-13) Let the Sunshine In (Not Rated) Rafael: Fri, Mon-Thu 5:45; Sat-Sun 1:30, 5:45 Life of the Party (PG-13) Northgate: Fri 2:50, 5:20 Lives Well Lived (Not Rated) Rafael: Fri, Sat, Wed 4:15 Rafael: Fri, Mon-Wed 6, 7:45; Sat 2:30, 6, 7:45; Sun 7, 8:45; • Mountain (Not Rated) Thu 3:45, 5:30 • National Theatre London: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time (Not Rated) Regency: Tue 7 Larkspur Landing: Fri, Mon-Thu 6:45, 9:30; Sat-Sun 11, • Ocean’s 8 (PG-13) 1:35, 4:10, 6:45, 9:30 Northgate: Fri 10, 11:15, 12:35, 1:55, 3:15, 4:35, 5:55, 7:15, 8:40, 9:55 Rowland: Fri-Wed 10, 1, 4, 7, 10 Rafael: Thu 7:15 (forensics expert Angela Rhoades in person) • Of Dolls and Murder (Not Rated) Regency: Fri-Sat 11, 1:40, 4:20, 7, 9:40; Sun 11, 7; • On Chesil Beach (R) Mon-Thu 11, 1:40, 4:20, 7 Lark: Fri 4:50; Sun 6:30; Mon 2:30; Wed 11:30 • 102 Not Out (PG) Regency: Wed 7 (onscreen interview with cast • One Last Thing (PG) members follows the show) Overboard (PG-13) Northgate: Fri 11:05, 1:45, 4:25, 7:05, 10:05 Pope Francis: A Man of His Word (PG-13) Regency: Fri-Sat 11:40, 2:20, 5, 7:35, 10:05; Sun-Wed 11:40, 2:20, 5, 7:35; Thu 2:20, 5, 7:35 RBG (Not Rated) Rafael: Fri, Wed-Thu 4, 6:15, 8:30; Sat-Sun 1:45, 4, 6:15, 8:30; Mon-Tue 6:15, 8:30 The Rider (Not Rated) Rafael: Fri-Sun, Wed-Thu 3:30, 8; Mon-Tue 8 Rafael: Sun noon • Royal Ballet: Manon (Not Rated) Lark: Wed 8 (onscreen Q&A with Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer • Scarface (R) and Brian De Palma follows the show) The Seagull (PG-13) Regency: Fri-Sat 11:50, 2:30, 5:10, 7:45, 10:15; Sun 5:10, 7:45; Mon-Wed 11:20, 2, 4:30; Thu 11:50, 2:30, 5:10, 7:45 Northgate: Tue 10am • Smurfs: The Lost Village (PG) Solo: A Star Wars Story (PG-13) Northgate: Fri 10:05, 11:25, 1:10, 2:35, 4:15, 5:45, 7:20, 8:55, 10:25 Lark: Fri 12:30; Sat 10:30am; Mon 4:40; Thu 2:20 • Strangers on the Earth (Not Rated) • Stratford Festival: Timon of Athens (Not Rated) Lark: Thu 6:30 Larkspur Landing: Thu 7, 9:25 Northgate: Thu 7, 9:30 • Tag (R) Tully (R) Larkspur Landing: Fri, Mon-Wed 7, 10; Sat 11:30, 2, 4:20, 7, 10 Northgate: Fri 10:20, 12:45, 3:10, 5:35, • Upgrade (R) 8, 10:30 Rafael: Sun 4:15 (filmmaker Werner Penzel and S.F. Zen • Zen for Nothing (Not Rated) Center’s Susan O’Connell in person) Because there were too many movies playing this week to list, we have omitted some of the movie summaries and times for those that have been playing for multiple weeks. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Showtimes can change after we go to press. Please call theater to confirm. CinéArts Sequoia 25 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley, 388-1190 Century Cinema 41 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, 924-6506 Fairfax 9 Broadway, Fairfax, 453-5444 Lark 549 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur, 924-5111 Larkspur Landing 500 Larkspur Landing Cir., Larkspur, 461-4849 Northgate 7000 Northgate Dr., San Rafael, 491-1314 Playhouse 40 Main St., Tiburon, 435-1251 Rafael Film Center 1118 Fourth St., San Rafael, 454-1222 Regency 80 Smith Ranch Rd., Terra Linda, 479-6496 Rowland 44 Rowland Way, Novato, 898-3385

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Small Town, Big Fun In the town of Fairfax, community comes first—a sentiment best embodied in this weekend’s 41st annual Fairfax Festival & Ecofest. Kicking off with a Saturdaymorning parade, the festival offers a chance to experience the best in local food, wine, art and live music on multiple stages. In addition, exhibitors from around Marin will be highlighting organic wine and beer, innovative environmental practices and other significant ways that the community is moving toward sustainability. The Fairfax Festival & Ecofest take place Saturday–Sunday, June 9–10, Bolinas Road and Sherman Avenue in downtown Fairfax. 10am–6pm. Free.


Hey, Jerky! With storefronts in San Francisco and Napa’s Oxbow market, the Fatted Calf is no ordinary butcher shop, but rather a community resource for charcuterie enthusiasts, selling everything from whole hog to pâté and meat-centric classes. Fatted Calf owners Taylor Boetticher and Toponia Miller are also publishing books on charcuterie, including the new Jerky: The Fatted Calf’s Guide to Preserving and Cooking Dried Meaty Goods. Boetticher and Miller bring Jerky to life with a culinary demonstration and book signing on Saturday, June 9, at CIA at Copia, 500 First St., Napa. 11:30am. $15. 707.967.2530.


Fest for the Senses Since 1983, Novato has gone all out each June for its annual Festival of Art, Wine and Music. Hosting a wide range of artists, exhibitors and bands, this fest’s musical headliners this year include acclaimed husband-and-wife act Birds of Chicago and diverse Bay Area funk-rockers Con Brio. Attendees can also take in local and handcrafted art and jewelry while enjoying premium wine, microbrewed beer and good things to eat. The Novato Festival of Art, Wine and Music happens on Saturday and Sunday, June 9–10, Grant Avenue, Novato. Saturday, 10am to 7pm; Sunday, 10am to 6pm. 415.897.1164.


Take the Train Now in its fourth year, the Railroad Square Music Festival has finally achieved the distinction as the first North Bay music fest accessible by rail, as the SMART train will be transporting music lovers from San Rafael, Novato, Petaluma and Rohnert Park directly to and from the festival grounds in downtown Santa Rosa. Once you’re there, you’ll enjoy rollicking performances from the likes of North Bay native and New Orleans–based Frankie Boots (pictured), Mill Valley’s Scott Mickelson, San Francisco’s Bikini Complex and others, with local food, drinks and a shop party on Sunday, June 10. Railroad Square, Fourth and Wilson streets, Santa Rosa. Noon. Free.

Frankie Boots

—Charlie Swanson


19 Rickey’s Restaurant & Bar Jun 12, Swing Set. Jun 13, Audrey Shimkas. 250 Entrada Dr, Novato. 415.883.9477.

the Blind Barbers. Jun 13, Wednesday Night Big Band. 128 American Alley, Petaluma. 707.776.7163.

San Rafael Copperfield’s Books Jun 8, 6pm, Susan Sutton Trio. 850 Fourth St, San Rafael. 415.524.2800.

Clubs & Venues

Dead Blues Phil Lesh and friends bring about a weekend of bluesy feels akin to the Grateful Dead’s early days. Jun 8-9, 8pm. $69. Terrapin Crossroads, 100 Yacht Club Dr, San Rafael. 415.524.2773.

Sausalito Seahorse Jun 8, Bait & Switch Blues Band. Jun 9, Vibrason and DJ Felipe. Jun 10, 4pm, Orquestra Borinquen. 305 Harbor View Dr, Sausalito. 415.331.2899.

Brewsters Beer Garden Jun 7, Kevin Russell & His So Called Friends. Jun 8, Trainwreck Junction. Jun 9, 2 and 6pm, Elvis Johnson Soul Revue and Firewheel. Jun 10, 3pm, Matt Bolton. 229 Water St N, Petaluma. 707.981.8330.


Smiley’s Schooner Saloon Jun 8, Lee Tafari & Tuff Lion. Jun 9, the Asteroid No. 4 and Fauna Valetta. 41 Wharf Rd, Bolinas. 415.868.1311.

Green Leaf Rustlers Former Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson’s countrified rock band also features Barry Sless, Greg Loiacono, Pete Sears and John Molo. Jun 11-13, 8pm. $45-$50. Sweetwater Music Hall, 19 Corte Madera Ave, Mill Valley. 415.388.3850.

Gabrielson Park Jun 8, 6:30pm, Mz Honey & the Honey Bees. Anchor St, Sausalito. 415.289.4152.

MARIN COUNTY ANGELEX Bay Area bassist Angeline Saris and drummer Lex Razon blend funk, jazz, heavy metal and more on their new album, “Tight Lips.” Jun 8, 9pm. $15. 19 Broadway Club, 17 Broadway Blvd, Fairfax. 415.459.1091.


Fenix Jun 8, When Doves Cry. Jun 9, the Overcommitments. Jun 13, Rubi Ate the Fig. 919 Fourth St, San Rafael. 415.813.5600.

HopMonk Novato Jun 7, Steven Gregory & West Coast Turnaround. Jun 9, Tim Flannery & the Lunatic Fringe. 224 Vintage Way, Novato. 415.892.6200.

Healdsburg Jazz Festival The 20th annual fest features headliners Ravi Coltrane, George Cables Trio, Marcus Shelby and others. Through Jun 10. at several venues, various locations, Healdsburg.

Iron Springs Pub & Brewery Jun 13, Jazz in the Neighborhood. 765 Center Blvd, Fairfax. 415.485.1005.

Huichica Music Festival Wine, food, and music pair well with intimate indie-rock from Jonathan Richman, Wooden Shijps, Steve Gunn, Iceage and more. Jun 8-9. $46 and up. Gundlach Bundschu Winery, 2000 Denmark St, Sonoma. 707.938.5277.

Marin Country Mart Jun 8, 6pm, Friday Night Jazz with Sanford Barnett. Jun 10, 12:30pm, Folkish Festival with Sunny War T. 2257 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur. 415.461.5700.

Railroad Square Music Festival North Bay Hootenanny presents familyfriendly day of music headlined by Frankie Boots, Sol Horizon and the Highway Poets. Jun 10, noon. Free. Railroad Square, Fourth and Wilson streets, Santa Rosa. Russian River Festivals Johnson’s Beach turns 100 and celebrates with Saturday’s Feel-Good Party featuring Goo Goo Dolls and Shaggy followed by Sunday’s Russian River Blues Festival featuring Robert Cray Band and Taj Mahal. Jun 9-10. $60 and up. Johnson’s Beach, First and Church streets, Guerneville.

NAPA COUNTY Napa Valley Jazz Getaway Brian Culbertson’s annual all-star week of music includes appearances by the Commodores, Faith Evans, Avery*Sunshine, Sinbad and others. Jun 6-10, 7pm. Napa Valley, various locations, Napa. Songs of Summer Sing Napa Valley presents and medley of songs like “Summer Nights” from Grease, songs by the Beach Boys and more. Jun 10, 3pm. $30. Blue Note Napa, 1030 Main St, Napa. 707.603.1258.

L’Appart Resto Jun 7, the Blue Rooster Combo. 636 San Anselmo Ave, San Anselmo. 415.256.9884.

19 Broadway Club Jun 6, Damon LeGall Band. Jun 7, Chris James & the Showdowns. Jun 9, the Soul Jah Family Band. Jun 10, Fog Holler. 17 Broadway Blvd, Fairfax. 415.459.1091. Osteria Divino Jun 7, Passion Habanera. Jun 8, Nicholas Culp Trio. Jun 9, David Jeffries Jazz Fourtet. Jun 10, Parker Grant Trio. Jun 12, Suzanna Smith. Jun 13, Nathan Swedlow Trio. 37 Caledonia St, Sausalito. 415.331.9355. Papermill Creek Saloon Jun 8, Brightsilver. Jun 9, Dr Mojo. Jun 10, 6pm, Papermill Gang. Jun 12, Agents of Change. 1 Castro, Forest Knolls. 415.488.9235.

Strawberry Recreation Center Jun 8, Balkan Chili. 118 E Strawberry Dr, Mill Valley. 415.485.5500. Sweetwater Music Hall Jun 7, Eric McFadden Band with Go by Ocean. Jun 8, Zach Deputy with Magic in the Other. Jun 9, El Cajon with Marble Party. Jun 10, the Heavy Pets with the Sextones. 19 Corte Madera Ave, Mill Valley. 415.388.3850. Terrapin Crossroads Jun 7, Huichica kick-off jam with Eric D Johnson and friends. Jun 8, Top 40 Friday with the Rowan Brothers. Jun 9, Mattson 2. Jun 10, Grahame Lesh and friends. Jun 11, Grateful Monday. Jun 12, Kate Gaffney Band with Scott Law. Jun 13, One Big Guitar. 100 Yacht Club Dr, San Rafael. 415.524.2773.

B&V Whiskey Bar & Grille Jun 9, DJ Cal. 400 First St E, Sonoma. 707.938.7110. Cellars of Sonoma Jun 10, 2pm, Greg Yoder. 20 Matheson Ave, Healdsburg. 707.578.1826. Cloverdale Performing Arts Center Jun 10, 2pm, piano concert with Jeffrey LaDeur. 209 N Cloverdale Blvd, Cloverdale. 707.829.2214. Cloverdale Plaza Jun 8, 6:30pm, Friday Night Live at the Plaza with Blue Water Highway. 122 N Cloverdale Blvd, Cloverdale. 707.894.4410. Crooked Goat Brewing Jun 9, 1pm, parking lot party with Noma Rocksteady and Michael Gabriel. 120 Morris St, Ste 120, Sebastopol. 707.827.3893. Elephant in the Room Jun 9, Trace Repeat. Jun 10, 6pm, TV Mike & the Scarecrows. Jun 12, Viva La Reve. 177-A Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg.

The Tavern on Fourth Jun 8, No Lovely Thing. Jun 9, Pistachio. 711 Fourth St, San Rafael. 415.454.4044.

Flamingo Lounge Jun 8, Ricky Ray Band. Jun 9, Salsa night. 2777 Fourth St, Santa Rosa. 707.545.8530.

Throckmorton Theatre Jun 8, Tom Rigney and Flambeau. Jun 9, Richard Howell & Sudden Changes. Jun 13, noon concert with Charles Chandler and Amos Yang. 142 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley. 415.383.9600.

Forestville Club Jun 9, Pepperland Love Fest. 6250 Front St, Forestville. 707.887.2594.

Town Center Corte Madera Jun 10, 12pm, Devine & Company. 100 Corte Madera Town Center, Corte Madera. 415.924.2961. Trek Winery Jun 6, Da Haole Boyz. 1026 Machin Ave, Novato. 415.899.9883.


Peri’s Silver Dollar Jun 7, Nightcap Blues. Jun 8, Ann Halen. Jun 10, Liquid Green. Jun 12, Michael Brown and friends. 29 Broadway, Fairfax. 415.459.9910.

Aqus Cafe Jun 7, Aqus Celtic Music Session. Jun 9, the Farallons. Jun 10, 2pm, Nate Bojanowski. Jun 13, Gregg Chorebanian. 189 H St, Petaluma. 707.778.6060.

Piccolo Pavilion Jun 10, 5pm, Todos Santos. Redwood and Corte Madera avenues, Corte Madera. 415.302.1160.

Barley & Hops Tavern Jun 9, Awesome Hotcakes. 3688 Bohemian Hwy, Occidental. 707.874.9037.

Presidio Yacht Club Jun 8, the 7th Sons. 600 Sommerville Rd, Sausalito. 415.332.2319.

The Barn at Tyge William Cellars Jun 8, Rebuild North Bay benefit concert with the Surreal McCoys. 150 Wagner Rd, Sonoma. 707.721.8846.

Rancho Nicasio Jun 8, Beer Scouts. Jun 9, the Mike Duke Show. Jun 10, 5pm, Staggerwing. 1 Old Rancheria Rd, Nicasio. 415.662.2219.

The Big Easy Jun 7, Ghost of California and Pretty in Between. Jun 8, the Zins. Jun 9, Fleetwood Macramé. Jun 10, Seventh Avenue. Jun 12,

Francis Ford Coppola Winery Jun 10, 4pm, Saint Helena Community Band. 300 Via Archemides, Geyserville. 707.857.1400. Geyserville Gun Club Bar & Lounge Jun 9, Dustin Saylor. 21025 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville. 707.814.0036. Hood Mansion Lawn Jun 8, 5:30pm, Funky Fridays with Sidemen. 389 Casa Manana Rd, Santa Rosa. 707.833.6288. HopMonk Sebastopol Jun 6, Slaid Cleaves. Jun 7, the Sam Chase & the Untraditional with One Grass Two Grass. Jun 8, Erasure-Esque and Temptation. Jun 9, Free Peoples and Marshall House Project. Jun 11, Unity Sound and DJ Crossfire. 230 Petaluma Ave, Sebastopol. 707.829.7300. HopMonk Sonoma Jun 8, Jeff Campbell. Jun 9, Wendy DeWitt. Jun 10, 1pm, Anthony Presti. 691 Broadway, Sonoma. 707.935.9100. Lagunitas Amphitheaterette Jun 12, Live at Lagunitas with Fantastic Negrito. 1280 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma. 707.778.8776. Lagunitas Tap Room Jun 6, JimBo Trout. Jun 7, Todos


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Ziggy Marley Reggae star performs off his latest album, “Rebellion Rises,” with a spirited show that preaches solidarity. Jun 8, 8pm. $41-$81. Uptown Theatre, 1350 Third St, Napa. 707.259.0123.


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Santos. Jun 8, Hot Grubb. Jun 9, the Stu Tails. Jun 10, Swoop Unit. Jun 13, Critters. 1280 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma. 707.778.8776. Local Barrel Jun 9, Robert Herrera and Ian Scherer. Jun 10, 6pm, Day Later. 490 Mendocino Ave #104, Santa Rosa. 707.890.5433. Madrone Family Vineyards Estate Jun 10, 1pm, Michael Hantman. 777 Madrone Rd, Glen Ellen. 707.996.6941. Main Street Bistro Jun 7, Willie Perez. Jun 8, Pat Wilder. Jun 9, Levi Lloyd Blues Band. Jun 10, the Fargo Brothers. 16280 Main St, Guerneville. 707.869.0501. Montgomery Village Shopping Center Jun 7, 5:30pm, Spencer Day. Jun 9, 12pm, Escape tribute to Journey. Jun 10, 1pm, Wendy DeWitt. 911 Village Court, Santa Rosa. 707.545.3844. Murphy’s Irish Pub & Restaurant Jun 9, Blithedale Canyon. 464 First St E, Sonoma. 707.935.0660.

Twin Oaks Roadhouse Jun 6, honky-tonk night with the Twin Oaks Gear Jammers. Jun 7, country line dance. Jun 8, Steven Graves Band. Jun 10, 5pm, Backyard BBQ with Ramblin’ Jack Elliott. 5745 Old Redwood Hwy, Penngrove. 707.795.5118. Viansa Winery Jun 9, 11am, Rhyme & Reason. Jun 10, 11am, Bray. 25200 Arnold Dr, Sonoma. 707.935.4700. Whiskey Tip Jun 10, 3pm, June Birthdaze with Tre Jones. 1910 Sebastopol Rd, Santa Rosa. 707.843.5535. Windsor Town Green Jun 7, 6pm, Hip Service. 701 McClelland Dr, Windsor.

NAPA Andaz Napa Jun 9, Justin Diaz. Jun 13, Austin Hicks. 1450 First St, Napa. 707.687.1234.

Mystic Theatre & Music Hall Jun 13, Uli Jon Roth. 23 Petaluma Blvd N, Petaluma. 707.775.6048.

Blue Note Napa Jun 7, Prince birthday tribute with Jazz Mafia. Jun 8, Jonathan Fritzén. Jun 9, Curtis Brooks. Jun 12, Serf & James with the Fixins and Zak Fennie. Jun 13, SIMO. 1030 Main St, Napa. 707.603.1258.

Occidental Center for the Arts Jun 9, Monica Pasqual & the Handsome Brunettes with Dear John Love Renee. 3850 Doris Murphy Ct, Occidental. 707.874.9392.

Buster’s Southern Barbecue Jun 10, 3pm, Rob Watson and Groovality with Paul Branin. 1207 Foothill Blvd, Calistoga. 707.942.5605.

The Phoenix Theater Jun 8, Shoreline Mafia. Jun 11, the Nunns and Republicans on Welfare. 201 Washington St, Petaluma. 707.762.3565.

Ca’ Momi Osteria Jun 8, Nate Lopez. Jun 9, Happnstance. 1141 First St, Napa. 707.224.6664.

Redwood Cafe Jun 7, Lee Tafari & Tuff Lion. Jun 8, Kevin Russell & His Dangerous Friends. Jun 9, Open Belly Night with Nathalie Tedrick. Jun 10, Irish Jam Session. Jun 12, French Oak with Stella Heath. Jun 13, Brian Baudoin. 8240 Old Redwood Hwy, Cotati. 707.795.7868. The Reel Fish Shop & Grill Jun 9, Blue Water Highway album release show. 401 Grove St, Sonoma. 707.343.0044. Rio Nido Roadhouse Jun 9, Poyntlyss Sistars. 14540 Canyon 2 Rd, Rio Nido. 707.869.0821. River Theater Jun 8, Mindy Canter’s Allstar Band. Jun 9, Jody Counter Local Legends Band. 16135 Main St, Guerneville. 707.869.8022. Sonoma Speakeasy Jun 8, Scarlett Letters. Jun 9, New Hip Replacements. Jun 10, 5pm, Kerry Daly Band. Jun 10, 8:30pm, Sonoma blues jam. Jun 12, American roots night with Lou Rodriguez and friends. 452 First St E, Ste G, Sonoma. 707.996.1364. Spancky’s Bar Jun 9, Double Standyrd. 8201 Old Redwood Hwy, Cotati. 707.664.0169. Starling Bar Jun 8, DJ John Lee. 19380 Hwy 12, Sonoma. 707.938.7442. Subud Hall Jun 9, Ecstatic Kirtan with Jai Uttal. 234 Hutchins Ave, Sebastopol. 707.823.1986. Taft Street Winery Jun 10, 2pm, Danny Click & the Hell Yeahs. 2030 Barlow Lane, Sebastopol. 707.823.2049.


Deco Lounge at Capp Heritage Vineyards Jun 9, California Zephyr. 1245 First St, Napa. 707.254.1922. Downtown Joe’s Brewery & Restaurant Jun 9, Jinx Jones & the King Tones. Jun 10, DJ Aurelio. 902 Main St, Napa. 707.258.2337. Goose & Gander Jun 10, 1pm, the Sextones. 1245 Spring St, St Helena. 707.967.8779. The Runway by Patrick Jun 9, Alvon Johnson. 2044 Airport Rd, Napa. 707.258.6115.

On June 8 at Napa’s Uptown Theatre, reggae star Ziggy Marley performs songs from his latest album, ‘Rebellion Rises.’

and mixed-media by Liz Schiff and Lynette Porteous in Underground Gallery and “Monstrosity” shows new paintings by Naomi Alessandra in Founders’ Gallery. Reception, Jun 8 at 5pm. 1337 Fourth St, San Rafael. Tues-Sat, 10 to 5. 415.451.8119. Headlands Center for the Arts Jun 10-Aug 23, “Gala Porras-Kim: Trials in Ancient Technologies,”Los Angeles-based artist investigates ancient methodologies of decay and documentation. Reception, Jul 15 at 4pm. 944 Fort Barry, Sausalito. Sun-Fri, noon to 4. 415.331.2787.

Silo’s Jun 7, Janice Maxie Reid and Mike Greensill. Jun 8, Midnight Wheels and friends. Jun 9, JOEL the Band. Jun 10, 4pm, Napa Valley Jazz Society presents Ali Ryerson Quartet. 530 Main St, Napa. 707.251.5833.

John Wilmer Gallery Jun 9-30, “John Wilmer Retrospective,” after more than twenty years in Sausalito, the masterful artist hosts a five-decade look back on his career as he enters hospice care. Reception, Jun 9 at noon. 333 Caledonia St, Sausalito. Mon–Sat, noon to 5.

Veterans Memorial Park Jun 8, 6:30pm, Napa City Nights with the Pat Jordan Band and Soul Kat. 850 Main St, Napa.

Robert Allen Fine Art Jun 7-Jul 31, “Landscapes & Cityscapes,” group exhibition of works on canvas. 301 Caledonia St, Sausalito. Mon-Fri, 10 to 5. 415.331.2800.

Yao Family Wines Jun 8, 6pm, Blue 7. 929 Main St, St Helena. 707.986.5874.


Art OPENING MARIN Art Works Downtown Jun 8-Jul 7, “Storytelling,” exhibit invites viewers to construct stories in 1337 Gallery, while “Interpretations” displays watercolors

Calabi Gallery Jun 9-Jul 28, “Migrations” featuring the art of Czech-born and Sonoma County-based artist Iva Hladis, with an eclectic selection of new gallery acquisitions and favorites. Reception, Jun 9 at 4pm. 456 10th St, Santa Rosa. TuesSun, 11 to 5. 707.781.7070. Healdsburg Center for the Arts Jun 9-Jul 15, “The Art of Wine & Vines,” group exhibit celebrates wine, winemaking and viticulture. Reception, Jun 9 at 5pm. 130 Plaza St, Healdsburg. Daily, 11 to 6. 707.431.1970.

Occidental Center for the Arts Jun 9-Jul 29, ”Call & Response,” paintings by Adam Wolpert and Dave Gordon, and sculptures by Victoria Wagner show three unique responses to the natural world. Reception, Jun 9 at 4pm. 3850 Doris Murphy Ct, Occidental. 707.874.9392. Santa Rosa City Council Chambers Jun 7-Jul 19, “Signs of Life,” featuring new mixed-media works by Sonoma County artist Christie Marks. Reception, Jun 8 at 5pm. 100 Santa Rosa Ave, Ste 10, Santa Rosa. Mon-Fri, 9 to 5. 707.543.3282.

CONTINUING THIS WEEK MARIN Bay Model Visitor Center Through Jun 9, “Saving Marine Monuments & Sanctuaries,” photo exhibit sponsored by Tandem Media, Shark Stewards and Earth Island Institute explores underwater life around remote Pacific islands. Reception, May 5 at 1pm. 2100 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415.332.3871. Book Passage Through Nov 30, “Tom Killion Residency,” acclaimed Marin artist returns to Book Passage’s gallery for a year-long exhibition of his original prints and handcrafted books. 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera. Daily, 9am to 9pm. 415.927.0960. Buddhist Temple of Marin Through Jun 30, “Refugee Art Show,” featuring artwork created by children and adult Syrian refugees currently living in refugee camps. Reception, Jun 1 at 4pm. 390

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Gallery Route One Through Jul 1, “Seeing Music,” GRO member Vickisa exhibits fold-out art books, while Yari Ostovany’s “Through the Mystical” paintings show in the project space and Tim Graveson’s “Books at the Beach” photographs show in the annex. Reception, May 26 at 3pm. 11101 Hwy 1, Pt Reyes Station. Wed-Mon, 11 to 5. 415.663.1347. Marin Art & Garden Center Through Jun 24, “Celebrating Trees,” botanical art exhibit focuses on all aspects of trees, from bark to fruit. Reception, May 20 at 3pm. 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Ross. 415.455.5260. Marin Community Foundation Through Sep 20, “Human...Nature: A Guy Colwell Retrospect,” exhibition spans the artist’s figurative social surrealism from the 1970s to current day. Reception, May 30 at 6pm. 5 Hamilton Landing, Ste 200, Novato. Open Mon-Fri, 9 to 5. Marin Society of Artists Through Jun 23, “Exposed,” annual open photography show features a wide array of work. Reception, June 8 at 5pm. 1515 Third St, San Rafael. Wed-Sun, Noon to 4pm. 415.464.9561. Mill Valley City Hall Through Jun 29, “Color Takes Flight,” Novato artist Lucy Arnold displays 30 of her natural history paintings and prints featuring birds, bugs and butterflies. Reception, Jun 5 at 5:30pm. 26 Corte Madera Ave, Mill Valley. O’Hanlon Center for the Arts Through Jun 23, “Who Am I?,” several artists create unique self-portraits that include contemporary, abstract and experimental works. Reception, Jun 5 at 5:30pm. 616 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley. Tues-Sat, 10 to 2; also by appointment. 415.388.4331. Throckmorton Theatre Through Jun 30, “Jane Reed Veen & Mark Aubert,” Reed’s figurative paintings show in the theatre gallery, while Aubert’s landscape works show in the crescendo gallery. Reception, Jun 5 at 5pm. 142 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley. 415.383.9600. Toby’s Gallery Through Jun 30, “Human/Nature,” Gallery Route One’s Artists in the Schools and Latino Photography Project examine our humanness within the natural world. Reception, Jun 2 at 3pm. 11250 Hwy 1, Point Reyes Station.

SONOMA Art Museum of Sonoma County Through Sep 23, “Time & Place,” four artists examine natural and built environments, human impact, and how a place changes over time. Reception, May 6 at 3pm. 425 Seventh St, Santa Rosa. Tues-Sun, 11 to 5. 707.579.1500. Arts Guild of Sonoma Through Jul 1, “The Next Generation,”

exhibit celebrates Sonoma County’s up-andcoming artists. Reception, Jun 2 at 5pm. 140 E Napa St, Sonoma. Wed-Thurs and SunMon, 11 to 5; Fri-Sat, 11 to 8. 707.996.3115. BackStreet Gallery Through Jun 29, “Immediacy & Materiality,” solo exhibition of ink paintings on traditional rice paper by Corrine Haverinen focuses on trees as portraits rather than landscapes. Reception, Jun 1 at 5pm. behind 312 South A St, Santa Rosa. Sun, 11am to 5pm. 707.568.4204. Blasted Art Gallery Through Jun 30, “Icarus Down,” installation by Judson King Smith is an ever-changing work. Reception, Jun 1 at 5pm. Art Alley, South A St, Santa Rosa. Saturday-Sunday, 11am to 2pm, and by appointment. 707.888.1026. Charles M Schulz Museum Through Aug 5, “50 Years of Franklin,” celebrate the poignant “Peanuts” comic-strip character Franklin, a cultural benchmark inspired by a correspondence between Charles Schulz and schoolteacher Harriet Glickman in 1968. Through Sep 16, “My Favorite Peanuts: Reflections of Family & Friends,” learn how those close to Charles Schulz relate to their favorite “Peanuts” stories, and how the stories are reflections of their own lives. 2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa. Mon-Fri, noon to 5; Sat-Sun, 10 to 5. 707.579.4452. Chroma Gallery Through Jul 28, “Healing by Art 2: Landscape & Memories,” artists offer interpretations of the past to inspire the community as it transitions to a post-fires Sonoma County. Reception, Jun 1 at 5pm. 312 South A St, Santa Rosa. 707.293.6051. Finley Community Center Through Jul 12, “Shari Kadar: A Retrospective,” memoriam show offers a breadth of works from the Hungary native who made Santa Rosa her home for 16 years. Reception, May 24 at 5pm. 2060 W College Ave, Santa Rosa. Mon-Fri, 8 to 6; Sat, 9 to 11am. 707.543.3737. The Gallery at Corrick’s Through Jun 21, “Art at the Source Showcase,” more than 20 artists from the annual open studios event exhibit at Corrick’s and My Daughter the Framer. Reception, May 4 at 5pm. 637 Fourth St, Santa Rosa. 707.546.2424. Graton Gallery Through Jun 10, “Feathers & Fur,” animals are the focus of art works by Mylette Welch, Lauri Luck, Suki Diamond and others. Reception, May 12 at 2pm. 9048 Graton Rd, Graton. Tues-Sat, 10:30 to 6; Sun, 10:30 to 4. 707.829.8912. Hammerfriar Gallery Through Jun 16, “Molly Perez Solo Exhibit,” leading Sonoma County artist presents mixed-media works created from salvaged materials and inspired by nature and daily life. 132 Mill St, Ste 101, Healdsburg. Tues-Fri, 10 to 6. Sat, 10 to 5. 707.473.9600. History Museum of Sonoma County Through Sep 16, “Lost Santa Rosa,” exhibit explores the changing face of Santa Rosa during the city’s 150-year anniversary. Reception, May 6 at 3pm. 425 Seventh St, Santa Rosa. Tues-Sun, 11 to 4. 707.579.1500.

Laguna de Santa Rosa Environmental Center Through Aug 29, “Microcosms,” Lucy Martin’s botanical paintings zoom in on the mysterious beauty of mushrooms and lichens found in forests. Reception, May 12 at 3pm. 900 Sanford Rd, Santa Rosa. 707.527.9277.

Napa Valley’s iconic “Lavender Man” artist, as well as those who influenced him. Reception, Jun 2 at 5pm. Through Jul 1, “works by Nathan Oliveira,” spotlight gallery displays art from the prominent member of the second generation of the Bay Area Figurative artists. 55 Presidents Circle, Yountville. WedSun, 11 to 4. 707.944.0500.

Moshin Vineyards Through Jul 12, “Thomas Burgard Art Show,” see what the Sonoma Coast resident and landscape painter has been up to. Reception, May 12 at 5:30pm. 10295 Westside Rd, Healdsburg. Daily, 11am to 4:30pm 707.433.5499.


Petaluma Arts Center Through Jun 16, “Art Shapes the World,” sixth annual youth arts show features various works from local students. 230 Lakeville St, Petaluma. Tues-Sat, 11 to 5. 707.762.5600. Redwood Cafe Through Jul 17, “Capturing Reality,” group photography show features work from Stan Angel, Kenneth Bradley, Michael Riley and Cathy Thomas. Reception on June 12 at 6pm features live music by French Oak Gypsy Band with nosh and libations. Free. 8240 Old Redwood Hwy, Cotati. Open daily. 707.795.7868. Riverfront Art Gallery Through Jul 8, “There’s No Place Like Home,” show highlights Dan Melville’s sculptural lamps created from found metal, Anne Monk’s assemblage mirrors, Ed Price’s wildlife paintings and Lucia Antonelli’s conceptual abstract art. Reception, May 12 at 5pm. 132 Petaluma Blvd N, Petaluma. Wed, Thurs and Sun, 11 to 6. Fri-Sat, 11 to 8. 707.775.4ART. Sebastopol Gallery Through Jun 30, “Quiet Strength,” pastel paintings by member artist Teri Sloat is featured, with ceramics by member artist Chris Boyd. Reception, Jun 16 at 4pm. 150 N Main St, Sebastopol. Open daily, 11 to 6. 707.829.7200. Sebastopol Library Through Jun 30, “Jack Blasco Solo Show,” Sebastopol photographer exhibits a variety of stunning photographs featuring people, places and things. Reception, Jun 6 at 6:30pm. 7140 Bodega Ave, Sebastopol. Mon-Tues, 1 to 5 and 6 to 9; Wed-Sat, 1 to 5. 707.823.7691. Sonoma Valley Museum of Art Through Jun 10, “Ship of Dreams,” exhibition surveys the spectrum of artists, poets and visionaries who lived in the decommissioned SS Vallejo ferry boat in Sausalito from 1949 to 1969. “Her View,” a solo retrospective of figure artist Gail Chadell Nanao, also displays. Reception, Apr 28 at 6pm. 551 Broadway, Sonoma. Wed-Sun, 11 to 5. 707.939.SVMA. The Spinster Sisters Through Aug 11, “Sara Downing: JOY 2.0,” the photographer reveals unexpected artistry and grace of a world hidden in plain sight. Reception, Jun 5 at 5pm. 401 South A St, Santa Rosa. 707.528.7100.

NAPA Napa Valley Museum Through Aug 19, “Lowell Herrero: Origins of an Original,” examine the life and work of

Bollywood Night Several South Asian stars of standup perform before the club transforms into a Bollywood dance party with DJ Brana. Jun 9, 7:30pm. $28. The Laugh Cellar, 5755 Mountain Hawk Way, Santa Rosa. 707.843.3824. Brian Regan Standup star offers family-friendly laughs in Napa. Jun 9, 8pm. $45-$67. Uptown Theatre, 1350 Third St, Napa. 707.259.0123. Paula Poundstone Veteran funny woman spends an evening in Marin. Jun 9, 8pm. Sold-out. Osher Marin JCC, 200 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael. 415.444.8000. Team Trivia Contest Jeopardy style questions and other festivities are hosted by comedian Clark Peterson. Jun 8, 7pm. $3. The Club at McInnis Park, 350 Smith Ranch Rd, San Rafael. 415.492.1800. Tuesday Night Live See standup comedians Ryan Goodcase, Dustin Nickerson, Doug Ferrari, Kirk McHenry and others. Jun 12, 8pm. $17-$27. Throckmorton Theatre, 142 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley. 415.383.9600.

Dance Hermann Sons Hall Mondays, 7pm. through Aug 6, Summer Folk Dancing, evening includes folk dances from all over the world. $6. 860 Western Ave, Petaluma 707.762.9962.

Events Art at the Source West Sonoma County fine artists open their studios and show their work and their process, with new tours offered this year. Maps and info available online. Jun 9-10, 10am-5pm. Art Studios, West Sonoma County, Sebastopol. artatthesource.oprg. Bear Flag Celebration Fifty-fifth annual flag-raising ceremony and celebration includes music, food, beverages, art showing and more. Jun 9, 11am. Sonoma Plaza, First St E, Sonoma. 707.996.1090. The Big Give-Back Monthly benefit program raises funds for Voigt Family Sculpture Foundation and Sebastopol Center for the Arts with live music and a pop-up shop. Jun 9, 1pm. Hanna Winery, 9280 Hwy 128, Healdsburg. 800.854.3987. Boots, Bourbon & Blooms Benefit event supporting the MAGC Summer Concert Series features fun for the whole family including a petting zoo, games, live music and country cooking. Jun 9, 5pm. $35-$65. Marin Art &


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Desta Art & Tea Gallery Through Jun 15, “Passage of Time,” solo show presenting works by Katheryn Holt runs concurrently with “Embracing it All,” showing works by Holly Van Hart. Reception, May 11 at 6pm. 417 San Anselmo Ave, San Anselmo. Mon-Sat, 10 to 6. 415.524.8932.

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pin-up contest and more, capped by an evening cruise around downtown Santa Rosa. Jun 9. Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa. Queer Rose Ball & Drag Show Don floral attire and join an all-ages drag show and community dance. Jun 9, 7pm. Sonoma Valley Woman’s Club, 574 First St East, Sonoma. 707.583.9169. Roller Derby Boot Camp Find out what roller derby is all about in a fun, supportive environment. Jun 11, 7:30pm. $50. Cal Skate, 6100 Commerce Blvd, Rohnert Park. Santa Rosa Moose Lodge Classic Car Show Show off your vintage vehicles, with hamburgers, hot dogs and beverages for sale. Jun 7, 4pm. Free. Santa Rosa Moose Lodge, 3559 Airway Dr, Santa Rosa. 707.546.0637. Second Fridays Art Walk Anchored by Art Works Downtown galleries and artist studios, the art walk links venues throughout downtown San Rafael with receptions and entertainment. Second Fri of every month, 5pm. Art Works Downtown, 1337 Fourth St, San Rafael. 415.451.8119.

The 108-year-old Dipsea Race kicks off on June 10, when runners gather in downtown Mill Valley and race to Stinson Beach.

Garden Center, 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Ross. 415.455.5260. Clean & Sober Music Fest Music, food and substance-free fun under the autumn sun. Jun 9-10. $25 and up. Mendocino County Fairgrounds, 14400 Highway 128, Boonville, Dipsea Race Scenic run from Mill Valley to Stinson Beach, which is both challenging and popular, turns 108 years old. Jun 10, 8:30am. Downtown Mill Valley, Olive and Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley. Fairfax Festival Forty-first annual fest features two days of live music, arts and crafts, an ecofest, eclectic parade, kids’ activities and a flea market. Jun 9-10. Free. Bolinas Park, 124 Bolinas Rd, Fairfax. Forget Me Not Art Show Join the Alzheimer’s Association for an afternoon of tea and art celebrating the talents of caregivers, patients and families who use creativity to help heal. Jun 9, 1pm. La Plaza Conference Room, 4340 Redwood Hwy, Ste F138, San Rafael. 415.472.4340. The French Market Outdoor antique market features vintage furniture, decor, clothing, jewelry and more, with crepes and live music. Second Sun of every month, 9am. through Oct 14. Free admission. Marin Civic Center, 3501 Civic Center Dr, San Rafael. Guide Dogs for the Blind Graduation Ceremony Family fun abounds when guide dogs and those who raise them celebrate graduation. Sat, Jun 9, 1:30pm. Guide Dogs for the Blind, 350 Los Ranchitos Rd, San Rafael. 415.499.4000.

Incarnation 100 Participate in a fundraising bike ride with several routes to raise money for services provided to the homeless community. Jun 9, 7am. $65-$90. Church of the Incarnation, 550 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa. 707.292.9829. Knit in Public Day Bring your crochet, embroidery, spinning, needle felting, hand stitching, or other knitting tools for a crafty gathering. Jun 9, 10am. Free. La Plaza Park, Old Redwood Highway, Cotati. 707.242.3400. Marin Community Job Fair Sixty-five employers will be on hand to talk with job seekers. Jun 7, 11am. San Rafael Community Center, 618 B St, San Rafael. 415.485.3333. Monte Rio Triathlon Vineman hosts a Saturday expo and Sunday race in picturesque west Sonoma County. Jun 9-10. Monte Rio Community Center, 20488 Hwy 116, Monte Rio. Novato Festival of Art, Wine & Music Long-running event includes handcrafted art, regional and imported wines, awardwinning micro brews, gourmet foods and live music from acts like Birds of Chicago, Con Brio and more. Jun 9-10. Free admission. Downtown Novato, Grant Ave, Novato. Oliver Ranch Art Collection Tour View the picturesque home of 18 remarkable site-specific art installations commissioned by Steve Oliverin a fundraiser for MarinArts. Includes transportation and lunch at Diavola Restaurant. Jun 9, 8:30am. $195. Oliver Ranch, 22205 River Rd, Geyserville, Peggy Sue’s All-American Cruise Dalong classic-car show features live music,

Sit, Stay, Sparkle Benefit for Canine Companions includes food, wine and brews, live and silent auctions, assistance dogs, puppies and more. Jun 9, 6pm. $125. Canine Companions for Independence, 2965 Dutton Ave, Santa Rosa. 707.577.1700. Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic Watch a colorful collection of balloons launch into the air at dawn, and enjoy kids activities, local food, craft vendors and tethered balloon rides. Jun 9-10. $10-$20. Keiser Park, 700 Windsor River Rd, Windsor. Summer Nights at RLSM Museum dedicated to writer Robert Louis Stevenson stays open late and serves up refreshments to give the community a chance to experience its offerings. Fri, Jun 8, 5pm. Free admission. Robert Louis Stevenson Museum, 1490 Library Lane, St Helena. 707.963.3757. Velo & Vines Century Ride Participants can choose various routes through scenic wine country with a postride celebration featuring wine, food, music and awards at Arnot-Roberts Winery. Jun 9. Arnot-Roberts, 33 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg. 707.433.2400.

Field Trips Bat Potluck & Hike Late afternoon and evening walk explores bats and other nighttime critters, with a potluck dinner and optional campout. Registration required. Jun 9, 4:30pm. Bohemia Ecological Preserve, 8759 Bohemian Hwy, Occidental. Family Day in Your State Park Annual outreach event promotes the preservation of and community engagement in Russian River Area State Parks. Jun 9, 12pm. Free. Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve, 17000 Armstrong Woods Rd, Guerneville.

Forest Bathing Guided walk explores health benefits and history of forest bathing. Jun 10, 10am. $20. Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve, 17000 Armstrong Woods Rd, Guerneville. Hike Park to Park Take a guided hike from Jack London Park, over Sonoma Mountain to the North Sonoma Mountain Regional Park. Registration required. Jun 9-10. Jack London State Park, 2400 London Ranch Rd, Glen Ellen. 707.938.5216. Solar Viewing & Public Star Party View stars near and far with the observatory’s telescopes and experts on hand. Solar viewing is free and star party is $3, plus parking. Sat, Jun 9, 11am and 8pm. Robert Ferguson Observatory, Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, 2605 Adobe Canyon Rd, Kenwood. 707.833.6979. Tomales Bay Kayak Tour Paddle toward Hog Island for a glimpse of local wildlife. Jun 9-10, 10am. $89. Miller Park, Hwy 1, Tomales Bay. WWII in the Shadow of Mt Tam Walking tour lets you experience what life in the shipyards of WWII was like. Jun 9, 10am. Free. Bay Model Visitor Center, 2100 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415.332.3871.

Film 5th Passenger New independent sci-fi film makes its northern California premier in a double feature with fellow indie project “Superhero.” Cast and crew from both films will be on hand for joint Q&A. Jun 8, 7pm. $10. Roxy Stadium 14 Cinemas, 85 Santa Rosa Ave, Santa Rosa. 707.525.8909. AIM Film Festival See students’ documentary and avantgarde films from the Academy of Integrated Humanities & New Media. Jun 7, 7pm. $10-$25. Throckmorton Theatre, 142 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley. 415.383.9600. The Big Event The Tom Hanks-starring comedy gets a 30th anniversary weekend of screenings with fortunes told by Zoltar and a big piano to dance on. Jun 8-10. Airport Stadium 12, 409 Aviation Blvd, Santa Rosa. 707.571.1412. CULT Film Series Two supremely gross 1980s horror flicks, “Society” and “Street Trash,” screen back to back. Jun 7, 7pm. $10. Third Street Cinema Six, 620 Third St, Santa Rosa. 707.528.8770. Drive-In at the Citrus Fair Alexander Valley Film Society turns back the clock with an outdoor big-screen showing of the beloved “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial” with beer, wine and concessions on hand. Jun 9, 6pm. $12-$14 individual/$40-$45 per car. Citrus Fairgrounds, 1 Citrus Dr, Cloverdale. 707.894.3992. Grease Mill Valley’s Movies in the Park series welcomes families to watch films in Friends Field. Jun 8, 6pm. Free. Mill Valley Community Center, 180 Camino Alto, Mill Valley. 415.383.1370.

The Karate Kid Writer and producer Robert Mark Kamen is on hand to screen and talk about the 1980s film, now the basis of a new YouTube series. Advance tickets required. Jun 8, 7pm. $40. Sebastiani Theatre, 476 First St E, Sonoma. 707.996.9756. Let’s Talk About Death Final Passages’ ongoing film series screens uplifting comedy “The Bucket List,” followed by a lively and educational discussion. Jun 13, 6:30pm. $5-$15. Sebastopol Grange Hall, 6000 Sebastopol Ave, Sebastopol. Rockin’ at the Lark Catch a screening of the rock doc “Eric Clapton Live at the Royal Albert Hall.” Jun 7, 7:30pm. $10-$18. Lark Theater, 549 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur. 415.924.5111. Vincent Van Gogh: A New Way of Seeing Award-winning documentary screens as part of the Exhibition on Screen series. Jun 6, 1pm. Rialto Cinemas, 6868 McKinley St, Sebastopol. 707.525.4840.

Food & Drink All-You-Can-Eat Shrimp Feed Proceeds go to the Santa Rosa Ritecare Children’s Language Center, which provides speech therapy at no cost. Steak option also available. Jun 9, 5:30pm. $18-$38. Scottish Rite Center, 600 Acacia Ln, Santa Rosa. 707.782.0592. Beerfest: The Good One Dozens of microbreweries and food purveyors are on hand for a fun-filled day of tastings that benefits Sonoma County nonprofit Face to Face. Jun 9, 1pm. $50-$60. Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Rd, Santa Rosa. 707.546.3600. Building Community Breakfast & Fundraiser More than 250 business, education, nonprofit and community leaders will be on hand. Jun 7, 7:30am. $50. SRJC Petaluma Campus, 680 Sonoma Mountain Pkwy, Petaluma. 707.778.3974. Chef’s Table Pop-Up: Foods of the Sun Enjoy an evening of eating, tasting wines and watching two chefs prepare a modern Franco-Californian menu. Jun 12, 6pm. $100. Napa Valley College Upper Campus, 1088 College Ave, St Helena. 707.967.2900. Farm-to-Table Experience at Slide Ranch Enjoy a delicious four-course meal served by chef Gabriel Powers Jun 9, 4pm. $85. Slide Ranch, 2025 Shoreline Hwy, Muir Beach. 415.381.6155. Fresh Starts Chef Event Chef Bryan Jones of St Francis Winery presents a menu complemented by awardwinning St Francis wines. Jun 7, 6:30pm. $60. The Key Room, 1385 N Hamilton Pkwy, Novato. 415.382.3363, ext 215. Guac Off! Bay Area chefs are pitted against each other in a delicious guacamole competition that

you get to sample from. Jun 10, 12pm. $25. CIA at Copia, 500 First St, Napa. 707.967.2530. Kendall-Jackson’s Farm-to-Table Dinner Series A wine country culinary experience that can’t be missed. Sat, Jun 9, 5:30pm. $125-$175. Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens, 5007 Fulton Rd, Fulton. 707.576.3810. Multi-Cultural Summer Potluck French, German, Persian, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese groups are hosting a gettogether, including music and dancing. Jun 9, 11:30am. Free. Whistlestop, 930 Tamalpais Ave, San Rafael. 415.456.9062. Off the Grid Food Trucks Eat your way through the largest gathering of mobile food trucks in Marin, listen to live music and take in great views. Sun, 11am. Marin Country Mart, 2257 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur. 415.461.5700. The Queen’s Birthday Tea Enjoy a one-of-a-kind tour of the beautiful gardens and a high tea fit for a queen. Jun 10, 10am. $65. Tudor Rose English Tea Room, 733 Fourth St, Santa Rosa. 707.535.2045. Route 66 Dinner Get your kicks and licks in this themed dinner. Jun 8, 5:30pm. $38. Suite D, 21800 Schellville Rd, Sonoma. 707.933.3667. Season of Wine & Lavender The Sonoma Valley estate becomes an ocean of lavender and offers a variety of experiences including winetastings, harvest lunches, celebration dinners and open houses. Book events online now. Through Jul 31. $5-$10 and up. Matanzas Creek Winery, 6097 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa. Sunday Supper Headlands Center artist-in-residence Dina Maccabee gives solo concert performance on violin and chef Damon Little serves up a family-style meal. Jun 10, 5pm. $10-$45. Headlands Center for the Arts, 944 Fort Barry, Sausalito. 415.331.2787. Taste & Evaluate Wine Like a Pro Find the wine that suits your taste and learn the importance of color, aromas and flavors. Pre-registration required. Jun 13, 5pm. $100. Napa Valley College Upper Valley Campus Library, 1088 College Ave, St Helena. 707.967.2900. Taste the Place A dozen West County wineries their wines with a local artisan maker in this event hosted by Taste West Sonoma. Jun 9, 11am. $25. West Sonoma County Wineries, various locations, Sebastopol.

For Kids Asheba Caribbean music for children. Jun 11, 6pm. Guerneville Library, 14107 Armstrong Woods Rd, Guerneville. 707.869.9004. Jewelry Art Camp for Kids Students learn about designing and making bracelets, necklaces, pendants and more. Through Jun 7, 9am. $225. Petaluma Arts Center, 230 Lakeville St, Petaluma. 707.762.5600.

New World Ballet Summer Arts Camp World-class guest artists offer courses in various dance styles, percussion and more to kids ages three and up. Scholarship programs available. Through Jun 28. New World Ballet, 905 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa. 707.536.9523. Summer Wednesdays for Kids Afternoon music for kids includes lemonade and cookies. Wed, Jun 13, 2:30pm. Free admission. Bon Air Center, 302 Bon Air Center, Greenbrae. Summer Wonder Camp Camps for children ages five to eight are designed to be hands-on and full of art, science, exploration and imaginative play. Jun 11-Aug 10. $330 per week. Children’s Museum of Sonoma County, 1835 W Steele Lane, Santa Rosa. 707.546.4069.

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Deep Writing Workshop with Susanne West Work with a variety of writing prompts and processes to help free the imagination. Jun 6, 5pm. San Rafael Library, 1100 E St, San Rafael. 415.485.3323. Diabetes Prevention 101 Learn the steps you can take today to actually prevent type 2 diabetes. Wed, Jun 13, 2pm. Marin General Hospital, 250 Bon Air Rd, Greenbrae. 415.925.7000. Gray Is the New Green Learn how to turn graywater into irrigation for your garden. Jun 7, 6pm. Free. Windsor Senior Center, 9231 Foxwood Dr, Windsor. 707.838.1250. Marin IONS Event Astrophysicist Bernard Haisch presents a narrative that the universe is a simulation and other mind-bending ideas. Jun 8, 7pm. Unity of Marin, 600 Palm Dr, Novato. 415.475.5000. Marin’s Approach to the Opioid Crisis Learn about the comprehensive strategy to reverse the opioid epidemic locally.


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Meditation at Whistlestop Learn how to lower stress levels, reduce anxiety & depression, and restore healthy sleep patterns. Thurs, 3:30pm. $5. Whistlestop, 930 Tamalpais Ave, San Rafael. 415.456.9062. Meet the Artist Spend an evening with ceramicist Mitsuko Siegrist and see her works. Jun 7, 5pm. Free. Healdsburg Shed, 25 North St, Healdsburg. 707.431.7433. Nature as Source Explore the natural world as a source of inspiration and a source of materials for textile design. Jun 9-10, 10am. $250. West County Fiber Arts, 3787 Ross Rd, Sebastopol. 707.827.3315. Persia & Its Neighbors: Cradle of a Culture Uncover ancient Middle Eastern art and its influence on art across Asia with Steve Zilles from the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. Jun 12, 12pm. San Anselmo Library, 110 Tunstead Ave, San Anselmo. 415.258.4656. Reinvent Yourself After 50 Engage in exercises, discussions and journaling to create a vision and a plan for your happy, healthy and fulfilling future with author Lynn Ryder. Jun 10, 2pm. $110. Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera. 415.927.0960. Second Saturday Cartoonist Meet, watch, and talk to Angelo Lopez, currently creating regular weekly political cartoons for “The Philippines Today” newspaper. Jun 9, 1pm. Charles M Schulz Museum, 2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa. 707.579.4452. Stocking the Seasonal Pantry McVicker Pickles founder Kelly McVicker leads a hands-on class where attendees make and take home three pantry items based on seasonal market ingredients. Jun 10, 10am. $85. Healdsburg Shed, 25 North St, Healdsburg. 707.431.7433. Summer Beekeeping Hive Dives Beginner to intermediate beekeeper hands-on class led by experienced beekeeper Jon Sevigny. Mon, Jun 11, 5pm. $15. Napa Valley College Upper Campus, 1088 College Ave, St Helena. 707.967.2900. Tai Chi Class David Mac Lam teaches classic Yang-style taiji, qigong and Taoist-style meditation. Mon, 11am. $8-$10. Whistlestop, 930 Tamalpais Ave, San Rafael. 415.456.9062. ‘Time & Place’ Artists in Conversation Hear from four artists featured in the Art Museum of Sonoma County’s current exhibit. Jun 9, 3pm. Art Museum of Sonoma County, 425 Seventh St, Santa Rosa. 707.579.1500. Valley of the Moon Garden Club Meeting Bring a unique container for a succulent workshop, with complimentary refreshments and raffle. Jun 7, 6:30pm. $5. Sonoma Veterans Memorial Hall, 126 First St W, Sonoma. 707.938.4105.

Readings Barnes & Noble Jun 9, 2pm, “Redemption: How Ronald Reagan Nearly Ruined My Life” with Barbara McVeigh. 313 Corte Madera Town Center, Corte Madera. 415.927.9016. Book Passage Jun 6, 7pm, “Pops” with Michael Chabon. Jun 7, 7pm, “Supergirl” with Mariko Tamaki. Jun 8, 7pm, “How Hitler Was Made” with Cory Taylor. Jun 9, 1pm, “Cancer Crossings” with Tim Wendel. Jun 9, 4pm, “Island Dreams” with Margaretta K Mitchell and Sim Warkov. Jun 9, 7pm, “God, Sex and Psychosis” with Todd Crawshaw. Jun 10, 4pm, “Manhattan Beach” with Jennifer Egan. Jun 10, 7pm, “Days of Awe” with AM Homes. Jun 11, 7pm, “The Optimistic Decade” with Heather Abel. Jun 13, 7pm, “The Boatbuilder” with Daniel Gumbiner. 51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera. 415.927.0960. Book Passage By-the-Bay Jun 13, 6pm, “Planet Funny” with Ken Jennings. 100 Bay St, Sausalito. 415.339.1300. Calistoga Copperfield’s Books Jun 9, 1pm, “The California Field Atlas” with Obi Kaufmann. 1330 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga. 707.942.1616. CIA at Copia Jun 9, 10am, “Jerky: The Fatted Calf ’s Guide to Preserving & Cooking Dried Meaty Goods” with Taylor Boetticher and Toponia Miller, includes culinary demo and book signing. $15. 500 First St, Napa. 707.967.2530. Healdsburg Center for the Arts Jun 11, 7pm, Script Tease, live reading of new play “Nothing But the Truth” by Eve Lederman. Free. 130 Plaza St, Healdsburg. 707.431.1970. Napa Bookmine Jun 8, 6pm, “New Minimalism” with Kyle Quilici. 964 Pearl St, Napa. 707.733.3199. Napa County Historical Society Jun 10, 4pm, “A Rumbling of Women: Napa Feminists 1970-1990” with various authors. Free. Goodman Library, 1219 First St, Napa. 707.224.1739. Novato Copperfield’s Books Jun 8, 7pm, “The Creation Frequency” with Mike Murphy. 999 Grant Ave, Novato. 415.763.3052. Petaluma Veterans Memorial Hall Jun 10, 4pm, “The Doomsday Machine” with Daniel Ellsberg, in conversation with Peter Coyote. 1094 Petaluma Blvd S, Petaluma. 707.762.8928. San Rafael Library Jun 7, 6:30pm, History, Mystery & Memoir, three local authors present their latest works. 1100 E St, San Rafael. 415.485.3323.

Theater Bullshot Crummond Curtain Call Theatre performs the audacious, steampunk-inspired comedy of the dashing WWI ace up against a dastardly count. Through Jun 23. $20. Russian River Hall, 20347 Hwy 116, Monte Rio. 707.524.8739.

The Ever After: A Musical Fractured fairy tale spoof stars Cinderella, Snow White and others who supposedly lived happily ever after. Jun 8, 6pm. $10. JaM Cellars Ballroom at the Margrit Mondavi Theatre, 1030 Main St, Napa. 707.880.2300. The Fantasticks Timeless musical is lovingly produced in memory of late Cinnabar performer Stephen Walsh. Jun 8-24. $25-$45. Cinnabar Theater, 3333 Petaluma Blvd N, Petaluma. 707.763.8920. Five Tellers Dancing in the Rain Sass, tears and charm add up in this comedy about five bank tellers speaking their hearts amidst lots of coffee. Through Jun 10. $15-$27. Novato Theater Playhouse, 5420 Nave Dr, Novato. 415.883.4498. Hamlet Marin Shakespeare Company presents the epic drama in a contemporary setting in this production directed by Robert Currier. Through Jul 8. $12-$38. Forest Meadows Amphitheatre, 890 Belle Ave, Dominican University, San Rafael. Hands on a Hardbody Ten contestants try to outlast each other to win a new truck by keeping at least one hand on it as long as they can in this play based on true events. Through Jun 17. $28-$39. Lucky Penny Community Arts Center, 1758 Industrial Way, Napa. 707.266.6305. Honky Left Edge Theater presents the dark comedy about race, rhetoric and basketball shoes. Jun 8-Jul 1. $25-$40. Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Rd, Santa Rosa. 707.546.3600. Mamma Mia! Mountain Play presents the ABBA-fueled musical in a unique outdoor setting. Sun, 2pm and Sat, Jun 9, 2pm. through Jun 17. Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre, 3801 Panoramic Hwy, Mill Valley. 415.383.1100. Paper Wings II Sculptural costume artist Sha Sha Higby performs a poetic solo performance. Jun 10, 7:30pm. $20. Throckmorton Theatre, 142 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley. 415.383.9600. The Tin Woman Ross Valley Players presents the truelife heart transplant comedy that uses humor and pathos to explore loss, family bonds and what it means to be given new life. Through Jun 10. $12-$27. Barn Theatre, Marin Art and Garden Center, 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Ross.

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94949: VANESSA EULESS, 302 INDIAN WAY, NOVATO, CA 94949.This statement was filed with the County Clerk Recorder of Marin County on April 18, 2018 - Abandonment File No: 304832. (Publication Dates: MAY 16, 23, 30, June 06 of 2018) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT—File No: 2018-144273. The following individual(s) is (are) doing business: POWERDOWN LIGHTING SYSTEMS, INC., 2 FIFER AVENUE, SUITE 120, CORTE MADERA, CA 94925: POWERDOWN HOLDINGS, INC., 2 FIFER AVENUE, SUITE 120, CORTE MADERA, CA 94925. The business is being conducted by A CORPORATION. Registration expired more than 40 days ago and is renewing under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin County on MARCH 23, 2018. (Publication Dates: MAY 16, 23, 30, June 06 of 2018) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT—File No: 2018-144559. The following individual(s) is (are) doing business: HANDY HANDSOME HUSBANDS. COM, 10 WINGED FOOT DRIVE, NOVATO, CA 94949: BRIDGEWAY REAL ESTATE AND DEVELOPMENT, INC., 10 WINGED FOOT DRIVE, NOVATO, CA 94949. The

business is being conducted by A CORPORATION. Registrant will begin transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin County on May 07, 2018. (Publication Dates: MAY 16, 23, 30, June 06 of 2018) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT—File No: 2018-144594. The following individual(s) is (are) doing business: PARISIENNE TAILORING, 709 4TH ST., SAN RAFAEL, CA 94901: ROCIO BELTRAN, 42 LOS RONCHITOS RD, #4, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94903. The business is being conducted by AN INDIVIDUAL. Registrant will begin transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin County on May 14, 2018. (Publication Dates: May 23, 30, June 06, 13 of 2018) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT—File No: 2018-144323. The following individual(s) is (are) doing business: FIVE BROOKS RANCH, 8001 STATE ROUTE ONE, OLEMA, CA 94950: ANDREAS LOOSE, 60 SILVERS HILL ROAD, PT. REYES, CA 94956. The business is being conducted by AN INDIVIDUAL. Registrant will begin transacting business under the fictitious business

Trivia answers «5 1 Davies Symphony Hall. Thanks to ‘Ed’ from San Rafael for the question. 2 Yellow 3 Mount Kilauea 4a. Richard Nixon; Gerald

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b. Jimmy Carter; George H. W. Bush. Thanks to Greg Johnson from Mill Valley for the question. 5 The dolphin 6 Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway (incorrectly naming La La

Land, instead of Moonlight, the winner)

7 It’s the same temperature in Celsius and Fahrenheit. Thanks to Kevin Brooks from San Rafael for the question. 8

The Boston Celtics (they won nine of those 10 series!)


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PublicNotices name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin County on March 30, 2018. (Publication Dates: May 23, 30, June 06, 13 of 2018) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT—File No: 2018-144565. The following individual(s) is (are) doing business: CBD NATURALES, 59 MEADOWOOD DR., LARKSPUR, CA 94939: KATHERINE BETAS, 59 MEADOWOOD DR., LARKSPUR, CA 94939: KRISTIN WADE, 2 HAWKINS WAY, LARKSPUR, CA 94939. The business is being conducted by CO-PARTNERS. Registrant will begin transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County ClerkRecorder of Marin County on May 08, 2018. (Publication Dates: May 23, 30, June 06, 13 of 2018) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT—File No: 2018-144572. The following individual(s) is (are) doing business: MORGAN LANE, 2122 CENTRO EAST, TIBURON, CA 94920: MORGAN LANE INTERNATIONAL, 2122 CENTRO EAST, TIBURON, CA 94920. The business is being conducted by A CORPORATION. Registrant will begin transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin County on May 09, 2018. (Publication Dates: May 23, 30, June 06, 13 of 2018) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT—File No: 2018-144650. The following individual(s) is (are) doing business: DAUGHTERS OF THE WEST, 67 SAN MIGUEL WAY, NOVATO, CA 94945: KELLY ADRANEDA, 67 SAN MIGUEL WAY, NOVATO, CA 94945. The business is being conducted by AN INDIVIDUAL. Registrant will begin transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin County on May 22, 2018. (Publication Dates: May 30, June 06, 13, 20 of 2018)

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT—File No: 2018-144620. The following individual(s) is (are) doing business: JUST MOVE FITNESS, 3030 BRIDGEWAY AVE, SAUSALITO, CA 94965: DEANNA M BROLLY, 26 CAZNEAU AVE, SAUSALITO, CA 94965. The business is being conducted by AN INDIVIDUAL. Registrant will begin transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin County on May 16, 2018. (Publication Dates: May 30, June 06, 13, 20 of 2018) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT—File No: 2018-144621. The following individual(s) is (are) doing business: VIEWER LINK TECHNOLOGIES, 1105 SIR FRANCIS DRAKE BLVD, #3, KENTFIELD, CA 94904: PREDRAG KRPAN, 1105 SIR FRANCIS DRAKE BLVD, #3, KENTFIELD, CA 94904: MARIJAN KALMAN, 1105 SIR FRANCIS DRAKE BLVD, #3, KENTFIELD, CA 94904. The business is being conducted by A GENERAL PARTNERSHIP. Registrant will begin transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County ClerkRecorder of Marin County on May 16, 2018. (Publication Dates: May 30, June 06, 13, 20 of 2018) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT—File No: 2018-144606. The following individual(s) is (are) doing business: BELTANE RISING, 800 LOVELL AVENUE, MILL VALLEY, CA 94941: SACRED PATHS TO LIGHT, LLC, 800 LOVELL AVENUE, MILL VALLEY, CA 94941. The business is being conducted by A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. Registrant will begin transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin County on May 15, 2018. (Publication Dates: May 30, June 06, 13, 20 of 2018) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT—File No: 2018-144628. The following individual(s) is (are) doing business: FULL SERVICE REALTY, 8 MT. TENAYA COURT, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94903: HEATHER

ROBERTSON, 8 MT. TENAYA COURT, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94903. The business is being conducted by AN INDIVIDUAL. Registration expired more than 40 days ago and is renewing under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County ClerkRecorder of Marin County on May 18, 2018. (Publication Dates: May 30, June 06, 13, 20 of 2018) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT—File No: 2018-144629. The following individual(s) is (are) doing business: HEATHER ROBERTSON LAW, 8 MT. TENAYA COURT, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94903: HEATHER ROBERTSON, 8 MT. TENAYA COURT, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94903. The business is being conducted by AN INDIVIDUAL. Registrant will begin transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein.This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Marin County on May 18, 2018. (Publication Dates: May 30, June 06, 13, 20 of 2018)

OTHER NOTICES SUMMONS (CITACION JUDICIAL): NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: (AVISO AL DEMANDADO): STEPHEN BERK. YOU ARE BEING SUED BY PLAINTIFF: (LO ESTA DEMANDANDO EL DEMANDANTE): KHANPHET CHANTHAVONGSA. NOTICE! You have been sued. The court may decide against you without your being heard unless you respond within 30 days. Read the information below. You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after this summons and legal papers are served on you to file a written response at this court and have a copy served on the plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not protect you. Your written response must be in proper legal form if you want the court to hear your case. There may be a court form that you can use for your response. You can find these court forms and more information at the California Courts Online Self-Help Center (, your county law library, or the courthouse nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver form. If you do not file your response on time, you

may lose the case by default, and your wages, money, and property may be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may want to call an attorney referral service. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may be eligible for free legal services from a nonprofit legal services program. You can locate these nonprofit groups at the California Legal Services Web site (www., the California Courts Online SelfHelp Center (www.courtinfo. help), or by contacting your local court or county bar association. NOTE: The court has a statutory lien for waived fees and costs on any settlement or arbitration award of $10,000 or more in a civil case. The court’s lien must be paid before the court will dismiss the case. iAVISO! Lo han demandado. Si no responde dentro de 30 dias, la corte puede decidir en su contra sin escuchar su version. Lea la informacion a continuacion Tiene 30 DIAS DE CALENDARIO despues de que le entreguen esta citacion y papeles legales para presentar una respuesta por escrito en esta corte y hacer que se entregue una copia al demandante. Una carta o una llamada telefonica no lo protegen. Su respuesta por escrito tiene que estar en formato legal correcto si desea que procesen su caso en la corte. Es posible que haya un formulario que usted pueda usar para su respuesta. Puede encontrar estos formularios de la corte y mas informacion en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California (, en la biblioteca de leyes de su condado o en la corte que le quede mas cerca. Si no puede pagarla cuota de presentacion, pida al secretario de la corte que le de un formulario de exencion de pago de cuotas. Si no presenta su respuesta a tiempo, puede perder el caso por incumplimiento y la corte le podra quitar su sueldo, dinero y bienes sin mas advertencia. Hay otros requisitos legales. Es recomendable que llame a un abogado inmediatamente. Si no conoce a un abogado, puede llamar a un servicio de remision a abogados. Si no puede pagar a un abogado, es posible que cumpla con los requisitos para obtener servicios legales gratuitos de un programa de servicios legales sin fines de lucro. Puede encontrar estos grupos sin fines de lucro en el

sitio web de California Legal Services, (, en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California, (www.sucorte. o poniendose en contacto con la corte o el colegio de abogados locales. AVISO: Por ley, la corte tiene derecho a reclamar las cuotas y los costos exentos por imponer un gravamen sobre cualquier recuperacion de $10,000 o mas de valor recibida mediante un acuerdo o una concesion de arbitraje en un caso de derecho civil. Tiene que pagar el gravamen de la corte antes de que la corte pueda desechar el caso. Case Number (Numero del Caso): 1704642. The name and address of the court is: (El nombre y direccion de la corte es): SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA 3501 Civic Center Drive San Rafael, California 94903. The name, address, and telephone number of plaintiff ’s attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney, is: (El nombre, la direccion y el numero de telefono del abogado del demandante, o del demandante que no tiene abogado, es): STUART D. DIAMOND (SBN 133791) 1000 FOURTH STREET, SUITE 875, SAN RAFAEL, CA 94904 DATE (Fecha): DECEMBER 20, 2017, JAMES M. KIM, Clerk, (Secretario) by J. CHEN, Deputy (Adjunto) Publishing in Pacific Sun. (Publication Dates: May 23, 30, June 06, 13 of 2018) SUMMONS NOTICE TO DEFENDANT : (AVISO AL DEMANDADO) MARTA M LA RUE aka MARTA LA RUE DOES 1 TO 10, Inclusive YOU ARE BEING SUED BY PLAINTIFF (LO ESTÁ DEMANDANDO EL DEMANDANTE): CAVALRY SPV I, LLC as assignee of CITIBANK, N.A. CASE NUMBER: CIV1702086.NOTICE! You have been sued. The court may decide against you without your being heard unless you respond within 30 days. Read the information below. You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after this summons and legal papers are served on you to file a written response at this court and have a copy served on the plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not protect you. Your written response must be in proper legal form if you want the court to hear your case. There may be a court form that you can use for

your response. You can find these court forms and more information at the California Courts Online Self-Help Center ([ help ]www. help), your county law library, or the courthouse nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver form. If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case by default, and your wages, money, and property may be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may want to call an attorney referral service. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may be eligible for free legal services from a nonprofit legal service program. You can locate these nonprofit groups at the California Legal Services Website ([ http:// ], the California Courts Online Self-Help Center ([ http:// ] self help), or by contacting your local court or county bar association. NOTE: The court has a statutory lien for waived fees and costs on any settlement or arbitration award of $10,000 or more in a civil case. The courtís lien must be paid before the court will dismiss the case. The name and address of the court is: SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, MARIN COUNTY, SAN RAFAEL SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA 3501 CIVIC CENTER DR, RM 116 SAN RAFAEL CA 94903. The name, address, and telephone number of plaintiffís attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney is: Brian N Winn (86779) Laura M Hoalst (101082) John E Gordon (180053) Stephen S Zeller (265664) Casey M. Jensen (263593) Jason M Burrows (309882) Nicholas W. Lynes (312463) WINN LAW GROUP, A PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION, THE CHAPMAN BUILDING 110 E. WILSHIRE AVENUE, SUITE 212 FULLERTON CA 92832 (714)446-6686 FILE NO: 17-05436-0-CD5-DZ (1910-00). Filed: JUNE 12, 2017. Deputy Clerk: J. CHEN. Published by Pacific Sun. (Publication Dates: June 06, 13, 20, 27 of 2018)

By Amy Alkon


My boyfriend of two years read my diary and found out that I had expressed feelings for another guy while we were together. I never acted on them (and I wouldn’t have), and I probably shouldn’t have told the guy I liked him. But my boyfriend shouldn’t have been reading my diary! He broke up with me, saying he wouldn’t be able to forgive me. Now he wants to come back. What should I do? I don’t feel that I can trust him now.—Disturbed


Having regular sex with you does not give another person the right to rake through your diary like it’s the $1 bin at Goodwill. Your boyfriend probably equated your approaching this other guy with an attempt to cheat, but it sounds like it was something different—a sort of preliminary investigation into whether you had any chance with that guy. It turns out that we have a sort of inner auditing department that gets triggered to calculate whether “the one!!!” should maybe be that other one. Accordingly, research by evolutionary psychologists Joshua Duntley and David Buss and their colleagues suggests that we evolved to cultivate romantic understudies—backup mates whom we can quickly slot in as partners if our partner, say, dies, ditches us or their “mate value” suddenly takes a dive. What else might trigger going for—or at least testing the waters with—a backup mate? Well, though you didn’t have sex with this other guy, it seems instructive to look at why women tend to have affairs. Research by the late psychologist Shirley Glass finds that women view seeking love and emotional intimacy as the most compelling justification for cheating. (Seventy-seven percent of women surveyed saw this as a compelling reason to have an affair, compared with only 43 percent of the men. Men were more likely to see sexual excitement as a compelling justification to stray—with 75 percent of the men, versus 53 percent of the women, giving that reason.) As for whether you should take your boyfriend back, the question is: What was missing that led you to try to trade up, and is it still missing? We’re prone to want to keep putting time and energy into things we’ve already put time and energy into, but the way to judge whether something’s actually worthwhile is to assess how well it’s likely to pay off in the future. If you feel (and act) more certain about your partner, he is less likely to have mateguarding impulses triggered (like the temptation to snoop). However, if you do get back together with this guy, privacy rules need to be spelled out—and followed.


My husband and I were visiting friends, and he started walking around their house flossing his teeth. I told him this is not OK, but I couldn’t really tell him why. Could you please explain why it’s not appropriate to go around flossing so I can tell him and get him to stop?!—Embarrassed


What’s next, margaritas and oral surgery on the deck? Locking doors didn’t get added to bathrooms as some sort of design quirk. Most of the behaviors that we perform in bathrooms aren’t all that audience-friendly—which is surely why we don’t see Netflix specials like Mr. Jones Takes a Poo. Though that activity, like flossing, has health benefits, the rest of us don’t need to bear witness. In fact, we’re grossed-out if we have to—and we seem to have evolved to feel that way. Evolutionary psychologist Joshua M. Tybur, who researches disgust, explains that our capacity for getting grossed-out seems to help us avoid disease-causing microorganisms, which could put a crimp in our being able to survive and pass on our genes. Disgust basically acts as a psychological “Keep Out!” sign when we encounter things that could infect us, like bodily fluids, spoiled foods, insects, rodents and dead bodies. Whether disgust is likely to be triggered is actually the perfect guideline for whether some behavior is a no-go in public. Y Worship the goddess—or sacrifice her at the altar at Amy Alkon is offering a reading/signing/Q&A for her new ‘science-help’ book, ‘Unf *ckology: A Field Guide to Living with Guts and Confidence,’ on Tues., June 12, at Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco, 6-7:30pm;


For the week of June 6

ARIES (March 21–April 19) According to my

analysis of the astrological omens, you would be wise to ruffle and revise your relationship with time. It would be healthy for you to gain more freedom from its relentless demands; to declare at least some independence from its oppressive hold on you; to elude its push to impinge on every move you make. Here’s a ritual you could do to spur your imagination: smash a timepiece. I mean that literally. Go to the store and invest $20 in a hammer and alarm clock. Take them home and vociferously apply the hammer to the clock in a holy gesture of pure, righteous chastisement. Who knows? This bold protest might trigger some novel ideas about how to slip free from the imperatives of time for a few stolen hours each week.

TAURUS (April 20–May 20) Promise me

that you won’t disrespect, demean or neglect your precious body in the coming weeks. Promise me that you will treat it with tender compassion and thoughtful nurturing. Give it deep breaths, pure water, healthy and delicious food, sweet sleep, enjoyable exercise and reverential sex. Such veneration is always recommended, of course—but it’s especially crucial for you to attend to this noble work during the next four weeks. It’s time to renew and revitalize your commitment to your soft warm animal self.

GEMINI (May 21–June 20) Between 1967 and 1973, NASA used a series of Saturn V rockets to deliver six groups of American astronauts to the moon. Each massive vehicle weighed about 6.5 million pounds. The initial thrust required to launch it was tremendous. Gas mileage was seven inches per gallon. Only later, after the rocket flew farther from the grip of Earth’s gravity, did the fuel economy improve. I’m guessing that in your own life, you may be experiencing something like that seven-inchesper-gallon feeling right now. But I guarantee you won’t have to push this hard for long. CANCER (June 21–July 22) Mars, the planet that rules animal vitality and instinctual enthusiasm, will cruise through your astrological House of Synergy for much of the next five months. That’s why I’ve concluded that between now and mid-November, your experience of togetherness can and should reach peak expression. Do you want intimacy to be robust and intense, sometimes bordering on rambunctious? It will be if you want it to be. Adventures in collaboration will invite you to wander out to the frontiers of your understanding about how relationships work best. LEO (July 23–August 22) Which astrological

sign laughs hardest and longest and most frequently? I’m inclined to speculate that Sagittarius deserves the crown, with Leo and Gemini fighting it out for second place. But having said that, I suspect that in the coming weeks you Leos could rocket to the top of the chart, vaulting past Sagittarians. Not only are you likely to find everything funnier than usual; I bet you will also encounter more than the usual number of authentically humorous and amusing experiences. (P.S.: I hope you won’t cling too fiercely to your dignity, because that would interfere with your full enjoyment of the cathartic cosmic gift.)

VIRGO (August 23–September 22) According

to my analysis of the astrological omens, a little extra egotism might be healthy for you right now. A surge of super-confidence would boost your competence; it would also fine-tune your physical well-being and attract an opportunity that might not otherwise find its way to you. So, for example, consider the possibility of renting a billboard on which you put a giant photo of yourself with a tally of your accomplishments and a list of your demands. The cosmos and I won’t have any problem with you bragging more than usual or asking for more goodies than you’re usually content with.

LIBRA (September 23–October 22) The coming weeks will be a favorable time for happy endings to sad stories, and for the emergence of efficient solutions to convoluted riddles. I bet it will also be a phase when you can perform some seemingly

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clumsy magic that dispatches a batch of awkward karma. Hooray! Hallelujah! Praise Goo! But now listen to my admonition, Libra: the coming weeks won’t be a good time to toss and turn in your bed all night long thinking about what you might have done differently in the month of May. Honor the past by letting it go.

SCORPIO (October 23–November 21) “Dear

Dr. Astrology: In the past four weeks, I have washed all 18 of my underpants four times. Without exception, every single time, each item has been inside-out at the end of the wash cycle. This is despite the fact that most of them were not inside-out when I threw them in the machine. Does this weird anomaly have some astrological explanation?—Upside-Down Scorpio.” Dear Scorpio: Yes. Lately your planetary omens have been rife with reversals, inversions, flip-flops and switchovers. Your underpants situation is a symptom of the bigger forces at work. Don’t worry about those bigger forces, though. Ultimately, I think you’ll be glad for the renewal that will emerge from the various turnabouts.

SAGITTARIUS (November 22–December 21) As I sat down to meditate on your horoscope, a hummingbird flew in my open window. Scrambling to herd it safely back outside, I knocked my iPad on the floor, which somehow caused it to open a link to a YouTube video of an episode of the TV game show Wheel of Fortune, where the hostess, Vanna White, garbed in a long red gown, revealed that the word puzzle solution was “USE IT OR LOSE IT.” So what does this omen mean? Maybe this: you’ll be surprised by a more-or-less delightful interruption that compels you to realize that you had better start taking greater advantage of a gift or blessing that you’ve been lazy or slow to capitalize on. CAPRICORN (December 22–January 19)

You’re in a phase when you’ll be smart to bring more light and liveliness into the work you do. To spur your efforts, I offer the following provocations. 1. “When I work, I relax. Doing nothing makes me tired.”—Pablo Picasso. 2. “Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.”—Ann Landers. 3. “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.”— Aristotle. 4. “Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” —Scott Adams. 5.“Working hard and working smart can sometimes be two different things.”—Byron Dorgan. 6. “Don’t stay in bed unless you can make money in bed.”— George Burns. 7.“Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.”—Mark Twain.

AQUARIUS (January 20–February 18) “There isn’t enough of anything as long as we live,” said poet and short-story writer Raymond Carver. “But at intervals a sweetness appears and, given a chance, prevails.” My reading of the astrological omens suggests that the current phase of your cycle is one of those intervals, Aquarius. In light of this grace period, I have some advice for you, courtesy of author Anne Lamott: “You weren’t born a person of cringe and contraction. You were born as energy, as life, made of the same stuff as stars, blossoms, breezes. You learned contraction to survive, but that was then.” Surrender to the sweetness, dear Aquarius. PISCES (February 19–March 20) Between

you and your potential new power spot is an imaginary 10-foot-high, electrified fence. It’s composed of your least charitable thoughts about yourself and your rigid beliefs about what’s impossible for you to accomplish. Is there anything you can do to deal with this inconvenient illusion? I recommend that you call on Mickey Rat, the cartoon superhero in your dreams who knows the difference between destructive destruction and creative destruction. Maybe as he demonstrates how enjoyable it could be to tear down the fence, you’ll be inspired to join in the fun. Y

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