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Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Rebecca’s at the Tannery, Restaurant Review: More than just muffins at new Tannery cafe

By Ann Parker SANTA CRUZ — I visited my artist friend Jane at her beautiful studio space in the Tannery Arts Center several months ago. As she was giving me a tour around the complex, we noticed people working away in a central area where a new restaurant, Rebecca’s at the Tannery, would soon open.

Friday, January 4th, 2013

Legendary jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater leads a superstar band in bringing the unique Monterey Jazz Festival vibe to the rest of the country

The last concert at the 2012 Monterey Jazz Festival featuring, as usual in the granddaddy of all jazz festivals, an astounding band. The great jazz singer Dee Dee Bridgewater , who first appeared at Monterey 40 years...

Friday, December 28th, 2012

Christa Martin: Jewelers and designers come together in Younglove Collective

I’m a sucker for female-empowerment stories, especially when it comes to the arts. So, when my hair stylist in town told me about a quartet of women making good on their creative talents — a clothing designer,...