Aki Kumar Blues Band | Saturday, March 15, 2014

Dynamic frontman & harp player Aki Kumar is a rising star among the next generation of SF Bay Area blues artists. A master of the amplified Chicago blues sound, Kumar inherits his style from the harp legends of the 1950s and 60s. Aki has a unique voice in the blues, blending elements of blues harmonica […]

Fishtank Ensemble | Friday, February 21, 2014

Fishtank Ensemble returns for another energy-packed evening at the Schoolhouse featuring music from their new album “Edge of the World.” Influenced by an extremely wide variety of musical styles including ranging from world, pop, and rock to Flamenco, folk, jazz, gypsy, and rockabilly, one source of unending inspiration for Fishtank Ensemble is a love for […]

Valentine Erotique | Saturday, February 8, 2014

An erotic extravaganza of provocative poetry and other forms of edgy entertainment returns to the Schoolhouse. This year features poetry by Bill Gainer, Chris Harbour, Lytton Bell, Alabaster Fox, and Judith Rae. Pam Saporta and Maroo Powers will also be reading poetry. Belle Star will anchor burlesque acts once again this year with a set […]

Rita Hosking Trio and Evie Ladin Trio | Friday, January 31, 2014

Rita Hosking‘s style of country-folk has been lauded for story and sense of place, and her performances praised for capturing the audience. Honors include winner of the 2008 Dave Carter Memorial Songwriting Contest at the Sisters Folk Festival, finalist in the 2009 Telluride Music Festival Troubadour Contest, and more. “This California girl comes by her […]

Film Night with Bob Greensfelder | Friday, January 17, 2014

Join local legend and once-upon-a-time film producer Bob Greensfelder for a night of film and conversation. In 1967 and 1972, Bob produced two avant garde films: a short titled “Oncle Yanco” with director Agn├Ęs Varda, and a short-length feature titled “Dreamwood” with director James Broughton. Bob will be on hand to answer questions following this […]

Building Resiliency: The Next Wave of Entrepreneurship on the Ridge Presented by Robert X Trent | Thursday, January 9, 2014

Please join San Juan Ridge entrepreneurs as we explore the economic and social advantages that independent, local businesses bring to the community. The event will include examples of how other similar rural communities are navigating changing economic landscapes, a featured panel discussion celebrating innovative entrepreneurship and a community forum to support and inspire the next […]

Fungus Foray presented by YWI | Saturday, December 21, 2014

Join the Yuba Watershed Institute on Saturday, December 21, for a mushroom field course at the North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center. This traditional Saturday morning wild mushroom hunt will wrap up with an afternoon of identification workshops. Useful items to bring include a collection basket, waxed paper bags, knife, camera, and hand lens. ————————————– 9 […]