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October 2014

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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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: 415-472-3008 Five finalists will appear at this penultimate performance of this year’s event to determine who will walk away with the glory and lion’s share of the prize money. www.sanfranciscocomedycompetition.com

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First Annual Santa Cruz Comedy Festival

October 10 @ 8:30 PM

Tickets: $20 Advance $25 Door Tickets available at: www.brownpapertickets.com or by phone 1-800-838-3006 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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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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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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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: 7:00 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…

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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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November 2014

Toulouse Engelhardt

November 6 @ 7:00 PM

Tickets $20 Advance Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com More info: info@toulousemusic.com or 949-395-2398 Penned the “Segovia of Surf” by music critics, TOULOUSE ENGELHARDT, the celebrated fingerstyle guitar virtuoso, composer and humorist was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but has lived the majority of his years in Southern California beach culture. Toulouse Engelhardt has earned accolades from serious critics of the guitar and the public alike for his “free-form” lightning fast guitar stylings and colorful, cinematic melodies. He was the last original member of the…

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