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On tap: 1876

On tap: 1876

Abraham Fuentes, Photo editor

October 28, 2018


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Kombucha, beer and limited time beers have been poured into our glass, but it's time for something fancier, a hard cider.  Gowan’s Heirloom Ciders is a California cider company whose first harvest dates back to 1876. The cider I tried is called Heirloom Cuvée, aka “1876,” in honor of their f...

Reverberations: a visual conversation

Reverberations: a visual conversation

Mark Fernquest, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

A once-in-a-lifetime chance to view unique works by famous historical artists is coming to the Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 282 S. High St., Sebastopol, in late October. Reverberations: A Visual Conversation, an exhibition of rare, privately-owned art gathered from collections throughout Sonoma C...

In The “Trench” With Twenty One Pilots

In The “Trench” With Twenty One Pilots

Aria Quinn, Staff Writer

October 20, 2018


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Released, Friday Oct. 5, “Trench” is the fifth studio album from alt-rock Grammy-winning Twenty One Pilots. This is their first studio album in the last three years and after a year-long silence on social media, it seems that they have something to say. Anyone who listened to the duo’s last albu...

Venom: Predictably Bad But Funny

Venom: Predictably Bad But Funny

Aria Quinn, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


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Spoiler Free! If you’re going to pay to see “Venom,” stick with 2D and cheaper matinee shows. If you want to save some money, this movie might be fun to laugh at on the smaller screen when it inevitably hits Netflix within the next year. From the beginning, “Venom” was expected by man...

Games to look out for in October

Games to look out for in October

Kirk Tietsort, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Mega Man 11 - Release Date 10/2 The classic franchise returns with its precise platforming and tight controls, where we see Mega Man, once again, going through different stages of battling evil robots. However, a new mechanic known as the “Double Gear System” was added to mix up the traditional gamepl...

Bradley Cooper revives a Hollywood classic

Bradley Cooper revives a Hollywood classic

Jordan Allums, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


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Bradley Cooper stars and directs this romantic musical drama about a turbulent relationship between a failing alcoholic country singer and his lover, as she rises to fame. The film is a slow burn of emotional intensity ending with a sucker punch that leaves you breathless. Gaga has left her mark on the pop industry. ...

How The Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents: An immigrant’s tale

How The Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents: An immigrant’s tale

Jasmine Benigno-Hall, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


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“How the Garcia Girls lost their Accents,” a play based on a book by Julia Alvarez, follows a Dominican family that struggles to make it in the United States in the early 1960s. There are four daughters: Carla, Sandi, Fifi and Yolanda. The play, directed by SRJC instructor  John Shillington, is spo...

‘Day of Remembrance and Gratitude’ a chance to come together, reflect

‘Day of Remembrance and Gratitude’ a chance to come together, reflect

Ian McGregor, Co-Sports-Editor

October 4, 2018


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Santa Rosa Junior College will hold a day of remembrance to mark the anniversary of last year’s October wildfires at 11 a.m. Oct 9 in the Bertolini Student Center. The event is a chance for those affected to reflect on the devastating fires that swept through Sonoma and Napa counties. Hilleary Zarate...

Art Trails Open Studios

Art Trails Open Studios

Mark Fernquest, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


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Art Trails Open Studios once again makes its annual appearance in Sonoma County for two weekends on Oct. 13-14 and 20-21. This year features 126 returning artists and 18 new artists working in a plethora of mediums that include sculpture, glass and kinetic sculpture. All participating artists are jurie...

Move over Marvel, it’s time to be Plus Ultra

Move over Marvel, it’s time to be Plus Ultra

Jordan Allums, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


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“My Hero Academia: Two Heroes” is an all-out blast with incredible, goosebump-worthy fight sequences that will thrill and leave you wanting more. The movie cements the series as the top contender for the next greatest anime. The movie was made for fans of the anime and manga, so newcomers will miss...

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