.Michael Giotis

The Impact of LGBTQ+ Storytellers on Recognizing Bayard Rustin
Jan 2, 2024

The Impact of LGBTQ+ Storytellers on Recognizing Bayard Rustin

The documentary "Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin," directed by Nancy Kates, helped to inspire the new Netflix film, "Rustin," which aims to recognize the civil rights leader.
Nov 21, 2023

Record Store Day lands on Black Friday

One of the most clever inventions of the modern shopping era is Record Store Day. It signals the release of hundreds of special editions and...
Nov 7, 2023

Evening Glass: The sound of the ocean in song form

The home of West Coast rock has always been the ocean. From the Beach Boys to Pearl Jam to the Mermen, the lapping of waves...
Oct 31, 2023

Ancient Sounds: Will Marsh, sitar for life

With all the variety of music available in the North Bay, it is rare to find something new, truly different. Will Marsh’s forthcoming album,...
Oct 17, 2023

Test Your Metal

Santa Rosa Thrashed for Halloween Metalheads, unite and take over. That’s the ethos behind Bitter End Booking, which celebrates its 50th show bringing together North Bay...
Sep 5, 2023

Culture Crush – Week of Sept. 6

Santa Rosa It’s How You Do It The oddball freaky beautiful shows keep coming at the Lost Church. Bay Area stage veteran Modus Opera & Eye...
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Aug 29, 2023

Culture Crush, Week of Aug. 30

Bolinas Art Marches On Between January 2017 and January 2020, James Lerager photographed eight marches in Oakland and San Francisco. The results have been arranged in...
Sean Hayes - Photo by Bethany Johanna Weiss
Jun 7, 2023

Culture Crush, Week of June 7

Petaluma Home at the Mystic Sean Hayes returns to the Mystic for the first time since he has really settled into his adopted hometown, where he...