The week in Cloverdale: Feb. 24 – March 3
~ Sonoma County Waste Management, in partnership with Goodwill Industries, is holding an E-waste recycling event from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Cloverdale Park & Ride, located in the train station parking lot on the corner of Citrus Fair Dr. and Asti Rd. Non-working electronics and items in gently used condition, such as TVs, consumer electronics, office equipment, kitchen, household appliances will be accepted. No fluorescent lamps or large appliances like stoves and refrigerators. 565-3375.
~ As part of the non-profit “Listening for a Change” project, Cloverdale High School students have been conducting video interviews with various members of the community. At 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, the public is invited to come hear their stories and view their videos at the Cloverdale Performing Arts Center, 209 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Admission is free.
~ Live stage performances of “The Hound of the Baskervilles” by F. Andrew Leslie, from the Sherlock Holmes novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, continue this week with 8 p.m. evening performances on Friday and Saturday, March 1 and 2, and 2 p.m. Sunday matinees on Feb. 24 and March 3, at the Cloverdale Performing Arts Center, 209 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Tickets are $18 each and can either be purchased online or at The Mail Center, 207-A N. Cloverdale Blvd. 894-2214.
~ Teresa Tudury will magnetize her audience from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, March 1, with her deep sultry voice and scathing comedic wit when she returns to Ruth McGowan’s Brewpub,131 E. First St. With a voice LA Weekly has described as a cross between Bette Midler and Bonnie Raitt, she pours out her original songs with power, verve, passion, and disarming humor, complemented by her bluesy guitar playing. No cover charge. 894-9610.
~ Join Marie-Louise Clark and her band, Jazz Habit, as they debut their new show, “A Tribute to Sassy Songbirds of Yesteryear” from 7:30 to 10 p.m. on Friday, March 1 in the Vino di Amore Tasting Lounge, 105 N. Cloverdale Blvd. It will be like Mae West meets Maria Muldaur, with swinging tunes performed and written by legendary chanteuses such as Peggy Lee’s “Why Don’t Ya Do Right,” a huge hit in 1942; “Sugar in My Bowl,” by Nina Simone; and a favorite, “Misty,” by Sassy herself, Sarah Vaughn. Wine by the glass or bottle will be available for purchase, along with a selection of non-alcoholic beverages. No cover charge. 894-6166.
~ Acoustic performer Mark Lemaire, whose guitar compositions are complete statements, will take the stage from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 2 at Ruth McGowan’s Brewpub,131 E. First St. Another dimension is added when he performs with vocalist Twilight. Their songs are personal; singing of the vicissitudes of love, and the strange surprise of middle age creeping up on us. No cover charge. 894-9610
~ The Gary Johnson Quintet will perform from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, at Ruth McGowan’s Brewpub, 131 E. First St. No cover charge. 894-9610.