Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Nov. 14: Mark Halperin and John Heilemann at Book Passage

Posted By on Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 4:57 PM

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In their book Game Change,Time magazine senior political analyst Mark Halperin and New York magazine national affairs editor John Heilemann scoured every nook and cranny of the 2008 presidential race to paint a revealing look at how politics works—so revealing, in fact, that it was adapted to an HBO movie starring Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin. Now, Halperin and Heilemann follow up that bestseller with Double Down: Game Change 2012, collecting the best juicy bits from the Obama / Romney slugfest. Halperin and Heilemann read and discuss the book on Thursday, Nov. 14 at Book Passage. 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. $33, includes book. 415.927.0960.

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Nov. 14: Tish Hinojosa at the Sebastopol Grange

Posted By on Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 4:54 PM

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As the Sebastopol Grange pioneers a revival of farmers and food producers gathering together, the small rural-looking building on the edge of town with the overgrown parking lot has also recently been hosting touring folk musicians. This week, Tish Hinojosa, one of 13 children born to Mexican immigrants, brings her captivating songs and humanitarian voice to the small hall on Thursday, Nov. 14 (7:30pm; $25-$27). On Wednesday, it’s Slaid Cleaves, an area favorite from Austin who always dazzles on Wednesday, Nov. 20 (7:30pm; $25-$27). For tickets and info, see www.northbaylive.com.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Nov. 12: 'The State of Arizona' at the Rialto Cinemas

Posted By on Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 8:19 PM

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While the United States prepares to overhaul its immigration policies, some states have created controversial laws—in particular, Arizona’s “papers please” law, SB 1070. ‘The State of Arizona’ chronicles personal realities and explosive emotions surrounding SB 1070, and examines the social and political circumstances that gave rise to the law—and the human consequences. The documentary screens Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Rialto Cinemas. 6868 McKinley St., Sebastopol. 7pm. Free. 707.525.4840.

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Nov. 9-11: Santa Rosa Symphony at the Green Music Center

Posted By on Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 8:15 PM

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The “multicultural magic” of the Santa Rosa Symphony comes to life in a program of mixed Cuban, Argentinean, Jewish and African-American composers and compositions. The post-modern diva of the cello, Maya Beiser, performs works by Gershwin, Osvaldo Golijov, Alberto Ginastera and Max Bruch Saturday—Monday, Nov. 9—11, at the Green Music Center. 1801 East Cotati Ave., Rohnert Park. Saturday at 2pm and 8pm; Sunday at 3pm; Monday at 8pm. $15—$80. 707.546.8742.

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Nov. 9: Wanda Jackson at Rancho Nicasio

Posted By on Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 8:12 PM

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As the “Queen of Rockabilly,” Wanda Jackson put glamour into country music and even dated the King, Elvis Presley. But it’s her recordings that earned her a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. At 76, the Queen shows no signs of rest from her unique showmanship and undying love for music. She performs on Saturday, Nov. 9, at Rancho Nicasio. Town Square, Nicasio. 8:30pm. $25. 415.662.2219.

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Nov. 9: Andrew Jackson Jihad at the Phoenix Theater

Posted By on Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 8:06 PM

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Did you know that People That Can Eat People Are the Luckiest People in the World? Well, according to the title Andrew Jackson Jihad’s second album, they are! Ever entertaining, the Arizona-based duo helped usher in a strain of folk-punk with social commentary highlighting such topics as social anxiety, poverty, religion, existentialism and politics, and perform on Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Phoenix Theater. 201 E. Washington St., Petaluma. 8pm. $10—$12. 707.762.3565.

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Nov. 8: Ike Stubblefield at the Sweetwater Music Hall

Posted By on Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 8:05 PM

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Ike Stubblefield spent most of the ’70s and ’80s touring with R&B legends like Stevie Wonder, Martha Reeves, Al Green, Ike and Tina Turner and B. B. King. In the past 10 years, Stubblefield laid low to fight cancer, but now he’s back and stronger than ever, with a new album of his own and guest spots on 29 others. Stubblefield unleashes his legendary Hammond B-3 organ sounds on Friday, Nov. 8, at the Sweetwater Music Hall. 19 Corte Madera Ave., Mill Valley. 8pm. $22. 415.388.3850.

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Nov. 8: Buddy Guy at the Wells Fargo Center

Posted By on Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 5:55 PM

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Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Buddy Guy approaches 78 years old with an album reminiscent of his years spent influencing classic rock artists like Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix while single-handedly pioneering Chicago’s electric blues sound. The living legend takes a look back at his extraordinary life in his new album, Living Proof, and performs Friday, Nov. 8, at the Wells Fargo Center. 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa. 8pm. $47—$67. 707.546.3600.

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