.Michael Giotis

Mar 22, 2023

Best Place for Gaming Goblins

Sonoma County Board Game Club at Goblin Bros., Petaluma At Goblin Bros. in Petaluma, board games bloom like a field of wildflowers, every variety of...
Mar 16, 2023

The Fizz Fuzz Drops Second Album

'Deserts, Mountains, Oceans' — The new album is out from wife and husband team Dawn and Dandy Brown. In the long tail of contemporary music streaming,...
Mar 7, 2023

Open Mic: Campus cops wouldn’t fix Santa Rosa schools’ problems

With shock and calls to action building around Sonoma County over the in-classroom altercation at Santa Rosa’s Montgomery High School that ended with the...
Feb 16, 2023

Noise Pop 30: A Conversation with Festival Organizer Jordan Kurland

This weekend kicks off the roughly 100 concerts that make up the massive celebration of independent music that has been the pride of San...
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 24, 2023

MJ Ward Brings ‘Bedroom Pop’ to the Phoenix

What can be purer than the piercing words of a 14-year-old singer songwriter? Last month, I visited the Black Box theater at ArtQuest High...