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Tuesday Night Flicks screens 'Love in the Afternoon'

Tuesday Night Flicks screens 'Love in the Afternoon'

Paris, along with Audrey Hepburn and Gary Cooper, stars in the next Tuesday Night Flicks on May 26 at the Napa Valley Opera House. Billy Wilder’s “Love in the Afternoon” is an ode to picnics on the grass and Champagne at the Ritz.

May 20, 2015 4:00 pm Photos

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Milk Carton Kids book a stop at the Uptown

Milk Carton Kids book a stop at the Uptown

Grammy-nominated harmony duo The Milk Carton Kids will make a stop at the Uptown Theatre in Napa, on Dec. 2, as part of the 2015 tour to mark the release of their third album, “Monterey.”

May 20, 2015 4:00 pm(0)

Youth Symphony returns to BottleRock

Youth Symphony returns to BottleRock

For the third consecutive year, the Napa Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra will perform at BottleRock, taking place May 29-31 in Napa. The Youth Symphony will play Saturday, May 30, at noon on the JaM Cellars Stage at the Expo.

May 20, 2015 4:00 pm(0)

SF Opera presents free 'Barber of Seville' screening

San Francisco Opera presents free screenings of its latest “Opera-in-an-Hour” movie, "The Barber of Seville for Families," at 11 .am., and 1 and 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 6, and Sunday, June 7, at the Children’s Creativity Museum in San Francisco. A perfect introduction to opera, the screenings are recommended for age 5 and above and are preceded by a 15-minute live introduction.

May 20, 2015 3:00 pm(0)

Art show at the Veterans Home

A new art show on display at the Veterans Home of California in Yountville features original works by residents, in a variety of media, including oil and watercolor paintings, photography, animated drawings, quilts and tapestries.

May 20, 2015 3:00 pm(0)

Greatest 'Future Stars' onstage

Lucky Penny and Napa Valley Opera House present "I'm the Greatest Future Star!," a musical theater showcase for kids, on Sunday, May 24, at  5:30 p.m. at City Winery at the Napa Valley Opera House.

May 20, 2015 3:00 pm(0)

Film festival seeks host families for filmmakers

The Napa Valley Film Festival is looking for community residents who would like to host filmmakers participating in the upcoming event, Nov. 11-15.

May 20, 2015 3:00 pm(0)

'Tongue-in-Cheek': New at di Rosa

'Tongue-in-Cheek': New at di Rosa

The legacy of humor in Bay Area art is explored through a new generation of artists in the exhibition “Tongue-in-Cheek,” on view through July 19.

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Artist of the month at the library

Artist of the month at the library

Horses are the focus of the May art show at the Napa Main Library featuring the works of Mary Aiu.

May 13, 2015 5:17 pm(0)

'Phantom' star to sing at City Winery

"The Phantom of the Opera" star Franc D'Ambrosio performs at City Winery Napa on Wednesday, May 20, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20-$25. Franc D'Ambrosio's Broadway includes the music and stories of Broadway theater, including a tribute to "The Phantom of the Opera."

May 13, 2015 5:09 pm(0)

Soul Asylum, Meat Puppets play at Uptown

Soul Asylum, Meat Puppets play at Uptown

Soul Asylum and the Meat Puppets will perform at the Uptown Theatre in Napa on Sunday, July 26.

May 13, 2015 5:12 pm(0)

Shakespeare festival productions head out of town

Shakespeare festival productions head out of town

ASHLAND, Ore. —The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will be bringing its productions to audiences across the country in its own theaters.

May 13, 2015 5:07 pm(0)

'Come to the Cabaret'

Sing Napa Valley presents "Come to the Cabaret: Sing Napa Valley Does Broadway" on Saturday, May 16, and Sunday, May 17, at 3 p.m. at Jamieson Ranch Vineyards, 1 Kirkland Ranch Road, Napa. Tickets are $30 and are available at SingNapaValley.org or by calling 707-341-6790.

May 13, 2015 5:01 pm(0)

Transcendence announces outdoor Broadway concerts

SONOMA — Transcendence Theatre Company has announced its 2015 season of outdoor Broadway concerts in Sonoma running June 19 through Sept. 13 featuring Broadway Under the Stars in Jack London State Historic Park and the Transcendence Artist Series in various locations throughout Sonoma Valley.

May 13, 2015 5:02 pm(0)

White Barn presents 'Peter and the Wolf'

YOUNTVILLE – The White Barn in St. Helena and the Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater present an AIR Musician production of “Peter and the Wolf” at the White Barn on May 16. The cost is $30 per family of up to five people. The event will offer a mask-making workshop, lemonade and popcorn.

May 13, 2015 5:00 pm(0)

The Vinifera Trio returns to Jarvis

The Jarvis Conservatory presents the Vinifera Trio performing "Folk From Around the World" on Saturday, May 16, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 at the door.

May 13, 2015 4:55 pm(0)

New York playwright wins '8 x 10' award

Returning for its third year, the "8 x 10" -- Lucky Penny's festival of new short plays -- featured a new set of eight original, previously unproduced 10-minute plays, onstage April 23-May 10.

May 13, 2015 4:32 pm(0)

A concert for the community

The Napa High School Concert Band and the Napa Valley Youth Symphony will join forces for the first time to present “The Riverfront Concert,” a free event at 5:30 p.m., on Sunday, May 17, at Veterans Memorial Park in Napa. All are invited.

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Shakespeare Napa Valley announces summer schedule

Shakespeare Napa Valley’s 2015 season presents two productions in a new setting: the outdoor stage of Napa Valley College’s Upper Valley Campus in St. Helena.

May 13, 2015 2:24 pm(0)

Stacked Saturday

From chorale to standup comedy to chamber music to rock ‘n’ roll, there’s a full entertainment slate this Saturday.

May 13, 2015 11:36 am(0)

Mother-daughter project tells Napa's story for kids

Mother-daughter project tells Napa's story for kids

Do your children wonder what Napa was like eons ago? Their curiosity can be satisfied with a coloring book that traces the valley’s history from the days when it was inhabited by woolly mammoths to modern times.

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NVC takes on Leonard Bernstein's 'Candide'

NVC takes on Leonard Bernstein's 'Candide'

The musical adventures (and misadventures) of the dauntless and often hapless hero Candide come to the stage of the Napa Valley College when the music department presents a concert version of Leonard Bernstein’s musical on May 17 at 3 p.m.

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Local author Dean Goff's memoirs published posthumously

Local author Dean Goff's memoirs published posthumously

April 15 marked the release of Napa resident Dean Goff’s final book, the memoir “Where the Tall Corn Grows.” This paperback book is available at the Napa Bookmine and through Amazon for $16.95.

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'Kalos Kai Agathos': Jon Tracy does Sophocles by flashlight

'Kalos Kai Agathos': Jon Tracy does Sophocles by flashlight

I can recall vividly the first time I saw Jon Tracy perform. It’s an image of a man’s naked leg wiggling from behind the wing, which was followed by the entire Tracy, clad in a red leather thong and cavorting across the stage. The production was Moliere’s “Tartuffe.”

May 06, 2015 5:53 pm(0)

Cal Shakes opens its 41st season with 'Twelfth Night'

BERKELEY — California Shakespeare Theater opens its 2015 season with Shakespeare’s comic masterpiece “Twelfth Night,” directed by Christopher Liam Moore. “Twelfth Night” plays at the Bruns Amphitheater from May 27 through June 21.

May 06, 2015 1:50 pm(0)

Americana diva Rhiannon Giddens performs Monday at City Winery

After a decade as a founding and continuing member of the Grammy-winning string band the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Rhiannon Giddens is emerging as a solo artist. The acclaimed Americana vocalist and multi-instrumentalist is touring in support of her 2015 CD, “Tomorrow Is My Turn.” She will perform Monday night at City Winery Napa.

May 06, 2015 11:29 am(0)

'8x10' provides small servings of big entertainment

'8x10' provides small servings of big entertainment

Lucky Penny Productions’ third annual 8x10 Festival, presenting the winners of a competition of 10-minute plays, provides a thoroughly entertaining display of talented work from as-yet-unknown playwrights.

May 06, 2015 11:25 am(0)

Emerging artists in the spotlight at City Winery

The Emerging Artist Showcase series, being held in May and June at City Winery, is bringing up-and-coming singer/songwriters of the Napa Valley a forum to share their music.

May 06, 2015 11:22 am(0)

Justin-Siena presents 'Dance Art' at the Lincoln Theater

Justin-Siena presents 'Dance Art' at the Lincoln Theater

The Justin-Siena Dance Department will once again bring the unexpected to the stage with its production of “Dance Art,” on May 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m. and May 3 at 2 p.m. at the Lincoln Theater on the grounds of the Veterans Home of California in Yountville.

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Napa High dancers take to the stage this weekend

Napa High dancers take to the stage this weekend

The Napa High School Dance Department is getting ready to present its annual spring dance production, this year titled “Artists and Songs From Around the World!”

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'8 x 10' festival of new short works continues at Lucky Penny

'8 x 10' festival of new short works continues at Lucky Penny

Inspired by festivals that have flourished in theaters across the country, Lucky Penny Productions brought the “10-minute play” format to Napa for the first time in 2012.

April 29, 2015 2:00 pm(0)

Napa Valley College musicians take a tour of 'The Planets'

Napa Valley College musicians take a tour of 'The Planets'

The Napa Valley College Orchestra, under the direction of Harry Cadelago, is preparing to take its audience on a far-reaching journey on Friday, May 8, at 8 p.m.; stops include Saturn, Venus and Mars — and all the other “The Planets” in Gustav Holst’s sweeping and enduringly popular orchestral suite.

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Vibes virtuoso Warren Wolf set for NVJS debut May 10

Every now and then, a musician comes along who impresses all with major talent. Vibes virtuoso Warren Wolf is that bright young newcomer to the world of jazz.

April 29, 2015 1:45 pm(0)

Eldar excites City Winery crowd with world-class artistry

A millennial on a mission, Eldar Djangirov lit up City Winery Napa at the start of the week with a performance fans will be raving about for quite some time.

April 29, 2015 1:45 pm(0)

Napa poet nominated for a Pushcart Prize

Tom Riley of Napa has been nominated again for a Pushcart Prize for a poem titled “Helios! Helios!” in Issue No. 11 (Spring 2014) of Trinacria, a journal featuring poems, translations, essays and reviews. He was last nominated in 2013.

April 29, 2015 1:24 pm(0)
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