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Arts & Entertainment

Music, performing arts, painting and more.
Watch: Robin Williams Makes 'Koko' the Gorilla Smile

Watch: Robin Williams Makes 'Koko' the Gorilla Smile

In 2001, the famous Bay Area gorilla hadn’t smiled for seven months. Then she met Robin Williams.
Mark Your Calendar for Winery Getaway

Mark Your Calendar for Winery Getaway

The event celebrates the winery’s first ten years of organic wine grape growing and its CCOF certification.
California Beer Festival in Aptos This Weekend

California Beer Festival in Aptos This Weekend

Saturday: “Craft Beer Heaven” and Sunday: “Hamburger & Hops Music Festival”
Free Church Street Fair Downtown Sunday

Free Church Street Fair Downtown Sunday

Enjoy great food and wine, browse for handmade crafts and unique art, and then settle in for some great music.
Bookshop Santa Cruz Photography Contest (Final Year!)

Bookshop Santa Cruz Photography Contest (Final Year!)

Bookshop Santa Cruz is celebrating the 20th and final year of our photography contest on the theme of readers, books and reading.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
EMMYS: Not a Surprise, 'Breaking Bad' Does Well in Final Year of Nominations

EMMYS: Not a Surprise, 'Breaking Bad' Does Well in Final Year of Nominations

This is the third consecutive year that none of the outstanding drama nominees came from a major broadcast network.
'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

Cinema Siren gives it 5 stars, saying it's fierier than the first, with twice the dragons.
Joan Baez Concert at Rio Sold Out; Space Available On Sponsor Wait List

Joan Baez Concert at Rio Sold Out; Space Available On Sponsor Wait List

The May 9 performance is a special benefit for The Resource Center for Nonviolence of Santa Cruz.
Disney's Bears: Funny, Fascinating and Rated G

Disney's Bears: Funny, Fascinating and Rated G

"Bears," in theaters April 18, combines beautiful footage with a style and story accessible to children, making it a success for the whole family.