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October 2014

An evening with Andrea Gibson

October 19 @ 7:00 PM

Tickets: $15 Advance Tickets: www.catalystclub.com The catalyst Box Office is open daily from 3pm  – 1am or online tickets at: www.ticketfly.com Andrea Gibson is not gentle with her truths. It is this raw fearlessness that has led her to the forefront of the spoken word movement– the first winner of the Women’s World Poetry Slam –Gibson has headlined prestigious performance venues coast to coast with powerful readings on war, class, gender, bullying, white privilege, sexuality, love, and spirituality. Her work has been featured on…

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New West Guitar Group featuring Sara Gazarek

October 18 @ 7:30 PM

October 18, 2014, 7:30 PM $25.00 General Admission Advance Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com Doors: 6:45 PM More info: (831) 426-2313 Join us for an evening of music with the acclaimed New West Guitar group playing exclusively on Jeff Traugott Guitars and featuring singer Sara Gazarek. The concert will be at the intimate setting of the Kuumbwa Jazz Center in Santa Cruz, CA, where the unique sound of Traugott’s flat-top, steel string guitars can be fully appreciated.  The collaboration of these original young musicians…

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October 15 @ 8:00 PM

Wednesday, October 15, 8:00 PM Transporter Tickets:  $15.00 Ticket Outlet(s): Streetlight Records, 939 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz Doors: 7:30 PM Transporter is the outcome of 20 years of musical collaboration between Shauneen McElroy (vocals and bass) and Gene “Dario” Dickinson (vocals and guitar). The band creates beautiful sonic space that transports the listener. Based in Santa Cruz, the band has just finished recording their soon to be released second album, Fields of Elysium, with David Streit. The show features the…

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Bay Area Flamenco Festival: Jose Mendez, Mari Peña & Antonio Moya

October 12 @ 8:00 PM

9th Annual Bay Area Flamenco Festival presents: An evening of Gypsy flamenco guitar and cante direct from Spain Tickets: canteguitarra.eventbrite.com Doors: 7:30 PM More info: (510) 444-2820 José Méndez was born into the legendary Méndez clan of Gypsy flamenco singers from Jerez de la Frontera, Spain. A direct descendant of La Paquera, he is the grandson of the festero “El Pili” and a cousin of Bay Area favorite, Kina Méndez. A member of Cristina Hoyo’s company for many years, José Méndez has specialized…

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First Annual Santa Cruz Comedy Festival

October 10 @ 8:30 PM

Tickets available at the door beginning at 7:00 PM. Cash only. Doors: 8:00 PM General Admission Only More info: 530-592-5250 The First Annual Santa Cruz Comedy Festival features a star-studded extravaganza of stand-up comics. Ten stand-up comics who have either been on national television, appeared at comedy festivals around the country or been voted “Best of the Bay Area” by repudiated media sources appear for one night only. Kick Off Comedy Art Show 

7:00-8:00 pm: VIP Party at the Kuumbwa with the…

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Finals: 39th Annual San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Competition

October 4 @ 8:00 PM

Tickets: $35 front row, $25 general admission Advance Tickets: www.ticketweb.com Doors: 7:30 PM More info: 415-302-0519 CHUCKLES BY THE SEA — Mad cap MIckey Joseph will host a hilarious 39th Annual San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Competition finals round show at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center on Saturday night. Mickey, himself a past comedy competition finalist, recently gave up his role of Joey Bishop in the touring show, “The Rat Pack,” to get back to his first love of performing in comedy clubs.…

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Celebrating 40 Years of Midwifery with SambaDa

October 4 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

$15/Advance $20/Door Advance Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com  Doors and Silent Auction: 12:30pm Celebrate 40 years of midwifery in Santa Cruz with SambaDa. We are grateful to live in a community that celebrates midwifery and in which women and families have access to quality midwifery care both in and outside of the hospital. As Nurse-Midwives in Santa Cruz we have collaborative relationships with obstetricians and other health care providers that facilitate a team approach to providing the best possible care for our clients.…

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September 2014

Carlene Carter

September 28 @ 7:30 PM

General Admission $25.00 (advance) Gold Circle $40.00 (advance) Tickets $4 more on day-of-show (Gold Circle Seating is the first 3 rows center section; plus 2 aisle seats on each side.) Tickets available at www.snazzyproductions.com or 831-479-9421 Doors at 7:00 PM Presented by Snazzy Productions Carlene Carter comes full circle with her new CD, Carter Girl, released April 8, 2014 on Rounder Records.  As the daughter of country music legends June Carter Cash and Carl Smith, and granddaughter of “Mother” Maybelle Carter of the original…

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The Coffis Brothers Tribute to The Everly Brothers

September 27 @ 7:30 PM

General Admission $21.00 (advance) Gold Circle $32.00 (advance) Tickets $4 more on day-of-show (Gold Circle Seating is the first 3 rows center section; plus 2 aisle seats on each side.) Tickets available at www.snazzyproductions.com or 831-479-9421 Doors at 7:00 PM Presented by Snazzy Productions The Coffis Brothers & The Mountain Men are five young men from the Santa Cruz Mountains and they have been playing around the Bay Area and beyond since 2010. The band consists of Jamie Coffis (Vocals, Keyboard, ) Kellen Coffis…

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A Benefit for Freedom Within Prison Project

September 26 @ 8:00 PM

Tickets: $20/Advance $25/Door Advance Tickets: www.BrownPaperTickets.com Doors: 7:00 PM More info: 831-469-3184 A Benefit for Freedom Within Prison Project Come join us as we help support the Freedom Within Prison Project, which has a mission to to change the culture inside prisons and jails, from one of violence and gang oppression, to a place where inmates learn to take responsibility for their thoughts, feelings, and actions through self-awareness and emotional literacy.The impact of this work has a powerfully positive effect…

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