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David Bowie Tribute shows coming to the Bay Area next week

For two nights only, friends, former bandmates of David Bowie and other world-class players will perform career spanning concerts of nothing but David Bowie’s music in Bowie’s imitable style. Performing February 12th in Livermore and the following night at The Warfield in San Francisco, “A Bowie Celebration” features a set …

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It’s easy to Love Fresh Baked Goods from the Farmers Market

BY DEBRA J. MORRIS We love biting into a just-baked slice of artisan sourdough or munching a soft, buttery croissant, or treating ourselves to a sweet flaky pastry from the bakeries that participate at the Martinez Farmers’ Market. They offer everything from dinner rolls and breadsticks to cookies, pastries, and …

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Prince’s Iconic band The Revolution to perform at The Fillmore

Prince played with many talented musicians over the course of his 40-year career, but his most celebrated and iconic allies will always be Bobby Z, Wendy Melvoin, Lisa Coleman, Matt Fink & Brownmark. The Revolution. After performing scores of shows and major music festivals, including this year’s ACL Festival, over …

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Tangerines and Mandarins at the Martinez Farmers Market

BY DEBRA J. MORRIS At first glance, it is hard to tell the differences between tangerine and mandarin. Not only do they look alike, their taste is also similar and both grow on trees that also look similar. They both are part of the orange family; however, tangerines are a …

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Pomegranates in season, just in time for the holidays

BY DEBRA J. MORRIS This is pomegranate season, just in time for the holidays. What could be prettier than a sparkling pomegranate cider or a fresh salad with pomegranate seeds? These beauties can even be used for decorating because they last quite a while when not opened. Pomegranates have a …

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Mustard Greens from J&M Farms in Gilroy at the Farmers’ Market

BY DEBRA J MORRIS Related to kale, cabbage, and collard greens, mustard greens are the peppery leafy greens of the mustard plant and are used frequently in Chinese, Japanese, and Indian cooking. They are also used in traditional Southern dishes. Cooked, they taste a lot like spinach, but with more …

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