The West End has a plethora of creative, talented residents. We also within walking distance to many fine opportunities to enjoy music, live theater and art. Read on:
Call For Artists!– The Gateways Graffiti Program is seeking two artists to design and implement two murals (one per artist). The murals will be located on the fences at 915 & 973 Aston Avenue in Santa Rosa. For more information on project budget, Artist Selection Process RFP- Call for Artists Aston Ave
Anyone for Ukeleles? Are there any other people interested in joining up to play and sing with ukes, guitars? It could be fun to start a ukelele club here, meet once a month to make music and sing. I know quite a few players in this county as well Santa Cruz who might love to get something going. Let me know if there’s any interest…Carol @ 843-4656.
February 5th, Saturday -Amber Lee CD release Party From Amber Lee : This Saturday, February 5th, I will be celebrating the official release of my new album, Indelible! It’s been a year in the making, and includes accompaniment by a full band with lots of fun extra instruments! I am really proud and excited to share my new release with all of you! Neo-Folk-Accordion-Cabaret $5 Location: Arlene Francis Center 99 6th Street Time: 8 p.m.
6th Street Playhouse is located at 52 W. 6th Street. See their website for complete information on shows. New Artistic Director named at 6th Street Playhouse– Michael Fontaine now Managing Director. See Press Demo
February 11-27th- Intimate Apparel Set in 1905, this moving story follows Esther, an un married African American seamstress that creates intimate apparel for women of New York’s society and prostitutes. The Studio Theater.
February 13th- 6th St. Improv- The Valentine’s Show a memorable evening of creativity and fun exploring “love” the Sunday before Valentine’s Day. GK Hardt Theater
Music, Music, Music:
“Twilight” Pipe Organ Mini Recitals. All ½ hour mini programs presented the SECOND Friday of each month. Location: Church of the Incarnation, 550 Mendocino Avenue Time: 6 p.m.
February 2nd, Wednesday- The Pick-Me-Up Music Revue with Jen Tucker Band, Kyle Marting and the Fall Flowers and The Orchid Killers. Folk music. $5 21yrs + Location: Last Day Saloon Time: 7 p.m. door, 7:30 show
February 5th, Saturday- ADD/C (AC/DC tribute band), Electric Funeral (Ozzy era Black Sabbath tribute) and Hoodwink. Rock. $8 21 yrs + Location: Last Day Saloon Time: 9 p.m. door, 9:30 show
February 9th, Wednesday- The Pick-Me-Up Music Revue with Jason Webley, The Crux & Ben Weiner. Folk Music. $7 ALL AGES Location: Last Day Saloon Time:7 p.m. Door, 7:30 Show
February 12th, Saturday- The Pat Jordan Band, High Speed Wobble, Tommy Rickard. Local favorite! Rock. $13 21 yrs + Location: Last Day Saloon Time: 8 p.m. door, 8:30 Show
Are you a West End performer, artist or other talented individual? Don’t be shy! Share your performance dates and events with the neighborhood. We want to support you. Contact Lea Barron-Thomas at westend @sonic.net
More West End talent and events next week, all events now listed on calendar.