Charlie Swanson

Charlie Swanson is a North Bay native and an arts and music writer and editor who has covered the local scene since 2014.

Deborah Winters Leads Musical Gathering at Reopened Throckmorton Theatre

Jazz vocalist Deborah Winters has a long history with Mill Valley’s Throckmorton Theatre, performing there since the theater opened in 2002. “It’s kind of like...

North Bay Bands Debut New Music on Compilation Album

Since the Railroad Square Music Festival is unable to bring the people to the music this summer due to the pandemic, they decided to...

Culture Crush: Find These Live Events in the North Bay

Napa  After the last year of pandemic stress, a wellness weekend is just what the North Bay needs. Thankfully, that is exactly what the Meritage...

West Marin Musician Danny Vitali Blooms on New Album

While the Covid-19 pandemic certainly hit the pause button on live music in Marin County last year, it did not break up the scene;...

Sound Summit Returns to Marin’s Mountain This Summer

As California reopens for live events, the popular music festival Sound Summit announced this week that it will welcome fans back to the slopes...

Local Galleries Share Earth-Centric Shows This Summer

Since the beginning of the environmental movement, artists and creators have worked to expose humanity’s detrimental impact on the Earth and to provoke positive...

Culture Crush: Four Live (and One Virtual) Events This Week

Live Art Reception North Bay photography lovers and collectors are about to get a new space to view and purchase both classic and contemporary photos...

Marin Symphony Plans Live Concerts for 70th Season

Established in 1951, The acclaimed Marin Symphony Orchestra presents classical Masterworks and Pops concerts in the Marin Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium and other venues in...

‘Science On Screen’ Series Brings Wolves, Snakes to San Rafael

Throughout the academic year, the nationwide Science on Screen series creatively pairs screenings of classic, cult, science fiction and documentary films with live presentations...

Culture Crush: Virtual Events Connect the North Bay

Nonfiction Film The 14th annual Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival, presented entirely online for the second year in a row, presents 67 feature and short films...

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