Alehouse Stories at Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing

February 27, 2014

This sounds incredibly fun. Starting Sunday, March 9 at 6 p.m., Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing will play host to a new storytelling series. Think the Moth or locally, Word Up!, for instance. Here are the details from the website: SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAIN BREWING is proud to introduce THE ALEHOUSE NARRATIVES WHAT IS IT:  A 6 week…

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San Lorenzo River community forums

February 27, 2014

The San Lorenzo River Alliance, a project of the Coastal Watershed Council, is holding three upcoming community forums on the San Lorenzo River revitalization efforts. At each forum, the San Lorenzo River Alliance will share projects and ideas from the 2003 San Lorenzo River Urban Plan, now halfway through its lifespan, as well as open…

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Everybody’s working for the weekend: Events for Feb. 21-23, 2014

February 21, 2014

This weekend is yet another one of those weekends where there are just far too many cool-sounding things going on around town. Here’s a selection: Liquid Improv: This brand-spankin’-new improv group makes its debut Saturday at the Broadway Playhouse in Santa Cruz with “Improv Bus,” which brings together improvisers from several different troupes to perform together…

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Everybody’s working for the weekend: Events for Feb. 14-16, 2014

February 14, 2014

Hmmm….so apparently today is some sort of Hallmark holiday. Whatever could it be? Well, if you aren’t busy snuggling up to your sweetie this weekend or shoving bon bons in your face while sitting on the couch and binge-watching Netflix, there’s plenty of other fun to be had. Such as: Brady’s Black Ball: Local Seabright…

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Pop Up Museum: Missed Connections

February 12, 2014

The Museum of Art and History’s Pop Up Museum series continues this week with a vaguely Valentines Day-themed event. 515 Kitchen and Cocktails will play host to “Missed Connections,” an event exploring the idea of missed connections, why we miss them, where they go, and how we deal with the absence. Attendees will get to…

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Fourth annual Hard French Winter Ball returns to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

February 11, 2014

Well this sounds quite interesting…. From the Bold Italic: The fourth annual Hard French Winter Ball returns to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk next Saturday, and it’s guaranteed to be magical as hell. Hosted at the Cocoanut Grove Ballroom (a historically fancy 104-year old venue), it’s like the seaside prom you never had, with all the people…

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Everybody’s working for the weekend: Events for Feb. 7-9, 2014

February 7, 2014

Finally, some much-needed rain! But don’t fear – there are still plenty of things to do this weekend, rain or shine. Here’s a sampling. Are We There Yet?: Planet Cruz will present this one-man, multimedia comedy show every Friday through Feb. 28 at the Broadway Playhouse in Santa Cruz at 8 p.m. Speakeasy Improv Theater: This…

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Everybody’s working for the weekend: Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2014

January 31, 2014

I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty stoked it’s finally Friday. This week has seemed impossibly long. Fortunately, there’s some great ways to unwind this weekend. I also hear there’s some sort of sporting event Sunday. Here’s a few other ideas. Feel free to chime in with your own! Not Your Average Wine Tasting:…

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Not your average wine tasting…

January 28, 2014

This event sounds incredibly fun. The Santa Cruz Fruit Tree Project, which organizes gleaning and other events throughout the year, is hosting an event dedicated to homebrewing. It’s not just beer at this party, though. The press release promises all sorts of fermented and brewed beverages, from homemade fruit wines to ciders, meads (a type…

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UC Santa Cruz presents third “LASER” talk Tuesday

January 27, 2014

Faculty from UC Santa Cruz’ Institute of the Arts and Sciences will present at the third “LASER” talk Tuesday. The “LASER” series isn’t actually about “lasers;” – it’s actually an acronym for the Leonardo Art/Science Evening Rendezvous, a national program of evening gatherings that brings artists, scientists and scholars together for informal presentations and conversations.…

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