It’s still there. In your closet. That sassy Kate Spade dress or Hugo Boss suit you bought at Nordstrom last year that’s just waiting for an excuse to be worn. Well, here’s your excuse: On March 3, at the Lesher Center in Walnut Creek, the California Symphony will be performing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4, hailed as the most admirable, singular, artistic, and complex Beethoven concerto ever. To watch San Francisco Symphony’s Donato Cabrera conduct this renown orchestra—led by award-winning pianist Haochen Zhang—is a rare opportunity. To experience this level of talent for as little as $35 is a miracle.
Concerts & Music
We’ve all been there: You’re at work on Monday morning, listening to your co-worker tell you what an awesome time she had at the music festival last week and how you would have loved it. Okay, so now you wish you had gone, but A) you didn’t know about it or B) you forgot to add it to your calendar. Well, now there’s no excuse. Below are my Top 10 Festivals taking place this summer in Sonoma County’s Wine Country and 10 perfectly acceptable excuses to hop in the car for a weekend road trip. So open the calendar on your smart phone and start typing. Read full article »