Ukiah Symphony Fundraiser Concert with The RubICon Trio
The Ukiah Symphony’s fundraiser concert on Sunday, May 16, at 5 p.m., features The RubICon Trio. The RubICon Trio program moves through various styles and eras, starting with the Baroque: a Trio Sonata from Danish composer Dietrich Buxtehude. Touching on the classical period with Haydn’s Piano Trio in D Major, the set then progresses to lush Romantic music from Germany, Bohemia and Spain, closing with a jazz torch song. For more information, visit ukiahsymphony.org.
Willits Center for the Arts May exhibit
The Willits Center for the Arts presents Sandy Strong, watercolors and photographs and Robert Rhoades’ paper constructions through May 23. The Willits Photography Club is also presenting new work in their upstairs gallery. The gallery is located at 71 E. Commercial St. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday to Sunday. For more information, contact Gary Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 707-972-3326.
Mendocino Art Center continues online classes in May
While the MAC campus is currently closed due to COVID-19, they remain open online for classes, workshops and the gallery store. Please visit the Mendocino Art Center online at mendocinoartcenter.org for more information. For more information, visit mendocinoartcenter.org.
Mary Anderson at Artists’ Co-Op of Mendocino
Blooms, Birds, and Bodies, new work by printmaker and metal worker Mary Anderson, is now showing at the Artists’ Co-Op of Mendocino through the month of May. Although trained as a sculptor, glass and metal artist, Mary has currently focused on engraving on copper plates. Don’t miss this chance to see her exquisite work which will be up through May 31. The gallery is open every day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information, call 707-937-2217 or visit artcoopmendocino.com. Artists Co-op of Mendocino is located at 10400 Kasten St., Mendocino.
Russ Christoff at Edgewater Gallery
Edgewater Gallery is pleased to present their May show featuring Fine Art Photographer Russ Christoff through May 31. As an award-winning producer and videographer, Russ captures his favorite subject, scenes of the North Coast. Edgewater Gallery has been home to dozens of great artists since its founding in 2003. Now open seven days a week, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., they are located at 356 N. Main St., Fort Bragg. Admission is free. Visit their website at edgewatergallery.com.
Save the dates!
The Mendocino Music Festival has recently announced their 2021 Festival will run from Friday, July 16 through Sunday, July 25. For more information on tickets and schedule, please visit mendomusic.org.
Linda Pack’s ‘For the Love of Reading’
A new edition of “For the Love of Reading” airs every month on Mendocino County Public Radio, KZYX&Z (times and dates may vary.) If you missed hearing any or all of the most recent broadcasts, or would like to share the program with others, you will find the links to all the Podcasts and Audio files for the program at lindapack.net. For program information, visit kzyx.org/programs/love-reading.
MTC’s One-Minute Radio Theatre
Take a minute to enjoy Mendocino Theatre Company’s One-Minute Radio Theatre, every Tuesday and Thursday at 8 p.m. on local public radio station KZYX. For more information, visit mendocinotheatre.org.
Up Close and Classical
Up Close and Classical is a podcast series which takes a close look at the lives of classical composers and musicians. Each episode focuses on a composer, a theme, or a collection of works that have recently been presented in concert by Symphony of the Redwoods and the Ukiah Symphony Orchestra. Through musical excerpts, historical context, and insightful conversations with musicians, Up Close and Classical invites you to lean in and listen closely to the music you love. From Bizet to Ravel, Dr. Philip Lenberg’s podcast focuses on some of the most influential French composers of the late 19th century. For more information, visit symphonyoftheredwoods.org.
Sequoia Room Video Archive
Presented by North Coast Brewing Co., The Sequoia Room Video Archive includes more than 60 hours of music performances from sold-out shows at The Sequoia Room. You will find many different genres, including; Jazz, Blues, Bluegrass and more at The Sequoia Room’s Facebook page.
From Arts Council of Mendocino County
Did you know that the Arts Council of Mendocino County has a COVID-19 Resources and Response Page? If your inbox is like ours, it’s full of reflections, news, responses, pleas, surveys, CARES ACT information — and the list goes on. We are gathering the links and information that may be of use and organizing everything in one place at the ACMC Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Response Center. The Mendocino County Arts Council can be reached at 707-463-2727 or artsmendocino.org.
California Arts Council updates
The latest California Arts Council updates, plus important links and resources for California artists, cultural workers and creatives on the coronavirus pandemic can be found by visiting their website at cac.ca.gov/.
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