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The Bohemian's Best of the North Bay 2006

Culture: Readers' Choice


Best Local Art Gallery
SONOMA
A St. Gallery
312 South A St., Santa Rosa. 707.578.9124.
Honorable Mention
Quicksilver Mine Co.
6671 Front St., Forestville. 707.887.0799.
NAPA
First Place Tie
Hess Collection
4411 Redwood Road, Napa. 707.255.1144.
di Rosa Preserve: Art & Nature
5200 Carneros Hwy., Napa. 707.226.5991.
MARIN
Gallery Route One
11101 State Rte. One, Pt. Reyes Station. 415.663.1347.

Best Local Ballet Company
SONOMA
Ballet California
3273 Airway Drive, Santa Rosa. 707.579.0100.
Honorable Mention
Sebastopol Ballet
390 Morris St., Sebastopol. 707.824.8006.
NAPA
Silverado Ballet
617 Wilson St., Napa. 707.255.9233.
MARIN
Marin Ballet
100 Elm St., San Rafael. 415.453.6705.

Best Local Band
SONOMA
Pat Jordan Band
www.patjordanband.com
Honorable Mention
Coma Lilies
www.thecomalilies.com
NAPA
Point Blank
www.PointBlankBand.net
MARIN
Katie Knipp Bank
www.katieknipp.com

Best Local Dance Company
SONOMA
Dance Center
56 W. Sixth St., Santa Rosa. 707.575.8277.
Honorable Mention
Flamenco Arts
2337 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.544.0909.
NAPA
Silverado Ballet School
617 Wilson St., Napa. 707.255.9233.
MARIN
Roco Dance and Fitness
237 Shoreline Hwy., Mill Valley. 415.388.6786.

Best Local Music Festival
SONOMA
Harmony Festival
www.harmonyfestival.com
Honorable Mention
Jazz On The River
www.rrfestivals.com/jazz
NAPA
Calistoga Jazz & Blues Festival
www.calistogajazz.com
MARIN
Novato Festival of Art, Wine and Music
www.novato.org

Best Local Movie Theater
SONOMA
Rialto Cinemas Lakeside
551 Summerfield Road, Santa Rosa. 707.525.4840.
Honorable Mention
Roxy Stadium 14
85 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.522.0330.
NAPA
Cameo Cinema
1340 Main St., St. Helena. 707.963.3946.
MARIN
Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center
1118 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.454.1222.

Best Local Museum
SONOMA
Sonoma County Museum
425 Seventh St., Santa Rosa. 707.579.1500.
Honorable Mention
Charles M. Schulz Museum
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa. 707.579.4452.
NAPA
First Place Tie
Napa Valley Museum
55 President's Circle, Yountville. 707.944.0500.
Copia
500 First St., Napa. 707.259.1600.
MARIN
Bolinas Museum
48 Wharf Road, Bolinas. 415.868.0330.

Best Local Music Venue
SONOMA
Mystic Theatre
23 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma. 707.765.2121.
Honorable Mention
Last Day Saloon
120 Fifth St., Santa Rosa. 707.545.5876.
NAPA
Napa Valley Opera House
1030 Main St., Napa. 707.226.7372.
MARIN
19 Broadway Niteclub
19 Broadway Blvd., Fairfax. 415.485.1091.

Best Local Outdoor Art Event
SONOMA
ARTrails
www.artrails.org
Honorable Mention
Art in the Park
Julliard Park, 227 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.543.3737.
NAPA
Calistoga Art in the Park
www.calistogaartcenter.org
MARIN
Sausalito Art Festival
www.sausalitoartfestival.org

Best Local Performing Arts Center
SONOMA
Wells Fargo Center for the Arts (Formerly the LBC)
50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa. 707. 546.3600.
Honorable Mention
Spreckels Performing Arts Center
5409 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park. 707.588.3400.
NAPA
First Place Tie
Napa Valley Opera House
1030 Main St., Napa. 707.226.7372.
Lincoln Theater
100 California Drive, Yountville.
707.944.1300.
MARIN
Marin Center
10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael.
415.499.6800.

Best Local Place to Dance
SONOMA
Last Day Saloon
120 Fifth St., Santa Rosa. 707.545.5876.
Honorable Mention
Flamingo Hotel
2777 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.545.8530.
NAPA
DG's Jazz Club
(In transition; check website for details)
www.dgsjazz.com
MARIN
19 Broadway Niteclub
19 Broadway Blvd., Fairfax. 415.459.1091.

Best Local Media: TV, Radio, Print
SONOMA
North Bay Bohemian
216 E St., Santa Rosa. 707.527.1200.
Honorable Mention Tie
KRSH 95.9-FM
Listener line: 707.588.0707.
KXFX 101.7-FM
Listener line: 707.636.1FOX.
NAPA
KVYN 99.3-FM/KVON 1440-AM
Listener line: 707.257.8463.
MARIN
First Place Tie
KWMR 90.5-FM
Listener line: 415.663.8068
Point Reyes Light
www.ptreyeslight.com

Best Local Media Personality: TV, Radio, Print
SONOMA
Jeff Blazy, KXFX 101.7-FM
Honorable Mention
Bill Bowker, KRSH 95.9-FM
NAPA
Matt McMann, KVYN 99.3-FM
MARIN
Rick Polito, Staff Writer, Marin Independent Journal
150 Alameda del Prado, Novato. 415.382.7376.

Best Local Spot for Intelligent Conversation
SONOMA
A'roma Roasters
95 Fifth St., Santa Rosa. 707.576.7765.
Honorable Mention
Coffee Catz
6761 Sebastopol Ave., Sebastopol. 707.829.6600.
NAPA
First Place Tie
Napa General Store
540 Main St. Napa. 707.259.0762.
Cafe Sarafornia
1413 Lincoln Ave., Calistoga. 707.942.0555.
MARIN
Aroma Cafe
1122 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.459.4340.

Best Local Spot for Mindless Chatter
SONOMA
A'roma Roasters
95 Fifth St., Santa Rosa. 707.576.7765.
Honorable Mention
Flying Goat Coffee
10 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.575.1202.
324 Center St., Healdsburg. 707.433.3599.
Corporate
Starbucks
www.starbucks.com
NAPA
First Place Tie
Hydro Bar & Grill
1403 Lincoln Ave., Calistoga. 707.942.9777.
Silverado Brewing Co.
3020 N. St. Helena Hwy., St. Helena. 707.967.9876.
MARIN
Double Rainbow
860 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.457.0803.

Best Local Theater Troupe
SONOMA
Sonoma County Repertory Theater
104 N. Main St., Sebastopol. 707.823.0177.
Honorable Mention
Actors Theater
52 W. Sixth St., Santa Rosa. 707.523.4185.
NAPA
Dream Weavers
1637 Imola Ave., Napa. 707.255.5483.
MARIN
Marin Theatre Company
397 Miller Ave., Mill Valley. 415.388.5200.

Best Local Teen Hangout
SONOMA
The Phoenix Theater
201 Washington St., Petaluma. 707.762.3566.
Honorable Mention
Chops DeMeo Teen Club
509 Adams St., Santa Rosa. 707.284.2467.
MARIN
Double Rainbow
860 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.457.8030.

Best Kept Secret
SONOMA
Helene's Custom Framing
109 Third St., Santa Rosa. 707.546.4760.
Honorable Mention
Sunnyside Cafe
3800 Sebastopol Road, Santa Rosa. 707.526.2652.
NAPA
Bounty Hunter
975 First St., Napa. 707.255.0622.
MARIN
Saint's Car Club Benefit Show
(Benefits kids with cancer at Camp Okizu)
femenia@aol.com; 415.898.6069.


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