How do you make used coffee filters, old shopping bags, disposed drinking straws, discarded turkey inseminators and tin cans more flashy than trashy? You commission a talented group of artists and designers to create haute couture from the refuse. The Sonoma Community Center did just that and the event culminated in their first annual Trashion [...]
Just over a couple rolling, vineyard-covered hills from Sonoma, you’ll find the lovely di Rosa preserve—an incredible collection of unique and stunning art by over 800 Bay Area artists. We were sad to hear of the recent passing of founder and collector Rene di Rosa. Sonoma and the world have lost a great supporter of [...]
“If you spend a lot of time here, you start to lose track of . . . everything,” laughs Andrew Mariani, proprietor of Scribe Winery. Standing on the balcony of an old hacienda, a colony of swallows catching the updrafts around us and dusk settling on the vineyards, we couldn’t agree more. Andrew, his family, [...]
Take two parts fuzzy fuschia pipe cleaner, 1 part glitter, five parts wine and a stunning and provocative art exhibition. Marinate in the rock n’roll and coarse-ground attitude of the Static People. What more could you ask for on a Saturday night in Sonoma? The Sonoma Valley Museum of Art hosted its regularly-occuring Mix—this time [...]
Harvest moon, quiet fall evening, the smell of citrus and marigolds and a beautiful homage to lives passed. Yesterday’s Dia de los Muertos festivities capped off the Halloween weekend with a meaningful glow. Thank you to the Sonoma Community Center, the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art and La Luz for hosting.