Arts and Entertainment

Who’s on Stage: March 18-24, 2016

Friday, March 18 Happy Hour & a Half featuring Paul Cotruvo & Friends When: 4:30-6 p.m. Friday, March 18 (doors open at 4 p.m.). Where: Armando’s, 707 Marina Vista Ave., Martinez. Details: Live Music with The Lost Weekend. Cost: No cover charge. Beverage discount. Info: http://armandosmartinez.com The Bell Brothers When: …

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Jeff Campbell, Andrew St. James play Armando’s

By HANNAH HATCH Martinez Tribune On March 10, I was able to watch musicians Andrew St. James and Jeff Campbell at the Minor Chords Production’s show located at Armando’s in downtown Martinez. I sat down with 20-year-old San Francisco native Andrew St. James, right before his soundcheck. He talked to …

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Who’s on Stage: March 4-10, 2016

Friday, March 4 Happy Hour & a Half featuring Twang Dang Doodle When: 4:30-6p.m (doors open at 4 p.m.) Where: Armando’s, 707 Marina Vista Ave., Martinez. Details: No cover charge. Beverage discount. Info: http://armandosmartinez.com Dan Deshara and Friends When: 7 p.m. Friday, March 4 Where: Roxx on Main, 627 Main …

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Who’s On Stage: Feb. 26 – March 3, 2016

By HANNAH HATCH Martinez Tribune Friday, Feb. 26 Dan Deshara and Friends When: 4:30-6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26 (doors open at 4 p.m.). Where: Armando’s, 707 Marina Vista Ave., Martinez. Details: No cover charge. Beverage discount. Come hang out, chat and have fun! Info: http://armandosmartinez.com Foreign Frontiers & Exit Nine …

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Martinez Artist of the Week: B Jaxon

By HANNAH HATCH Martinez Tribune What makes your art unique? I work with multi-media. Primarily, projects I have been working on for the last few years are pencil graphic and charcoal portraits. My organization Muzick Communication Arts Media Organization, (http://www.themcamo.org) is to create a positive change through the arts. “A …

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Who’s on Stage: Feb. 19-25, 2016

By HANNAH HATCH Martinez Tribune Friday, Feb. 19 Happy Hour & A Half with The Killbillies When: 4:30-6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19 (doors open at 4 p.m.) Where: Armando’s, 707 Marina Vista Ave., Martinez. Details: Come hang out, chat and have fun! Cost: No cover charge. Beverage discount. Info: http://armandosmartinez.com …

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ArtBeat: Howard Finster

By HANNAH HATCH Martinez Tribune The “Howard Finster: American Folk Artist” exhibit will be held this Saturday, Feb. 20, as part of the ArtBeat Art Walk. The event will begin at 6 p.m. and is hosted by Artcelerator, a new collective of artists and art activists who are promoting art …

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Artist of the Week: Julia Linsteadt

By HANNAH HATCH Martinez Tribune I met with Julia Linsteadt last Friday, Feb. 5. A busy mother of her two- and 6-year-old children, she still finds time to create meaningful art and teach art classes. Julia is a positive heart-warming person, full of creativity and insight. Give an overall explanation …

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