.Michael Giotis

Feb 7, 2023

Dear Gillian: Women Invited to Send Their Sex Fantasies

Hey ladies, Gillian Anderson, the actor made famous by her roles in the television shows The X-Files and Sex Education, wants to hear what...
Feb 7, 2023

Whole Lotta Love: Polyamory Takes Off

Polyamory is not swinging, swapping or good old fashioned threesomes driven by greedy men. At least not always. Defined by Polyweekly.com as “having multiple long-term,...
Jan 31, 2023

Spiritual Jelly: Royal Jelly Jive evolves

Anyone who was at the Mystic Theatre in Petaluma on New Year’s Eve for the Royal Jelly Jive show knew it was the place...
Jan 17, 2023

Renegade Orchestra: Classical virtuosity meets classic rock

When I asked Jason Eckl, conductor of the Renegade Orchestra, what the group was about, he responded, “the pure unbridled fury of what an...
Jan 10, 2023

Canna-Joy: ‘The Joy of Cannabis’ book has something for everyone

Recently I had the pleasure of reading a lovely little book called The Joy of Cannabis. I have to admit, although a lifelong adult cannabis...
Jan 3, 2023

NorBays Return: The 2022 North Bay Music Award Winners

Perhaps nothing connected people during the pandemic more than music. It seems as if every band in the world produced an album in recent...
Dec 14, 2022

Honey of the Heart and BrightSide Blue play as One

In this column’s continuing declaration of the too often unacknowledged musical variety of the North Bay, let us not forget world music. While the genre...
Oct 18, 2022

Mommyheads Have Faith

Sometimes you need to go back to go forward. Knowing when to mine what came before and when to blaze a way forward is...