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Reader's Poll: Culture


Best Art Gallery

Sonoma County

Quicksilver Mine Co.
154 North Main St., Sebastopol. 707.829.2416

Honorable Mention:

Mesh Gallery
6984 Mckinley St., Sebastopol. 707.823.1971

Napa County

Hess Collection
4411 Redwood Road, P.O. Box 4140, Napa. 707.255.1144

Marin County

Gallery Route 1
11101 State Route One, Pt. Reyes. 415.663.1347

Best Ballet Company

Sonoma County

Ballet California
569 Summerfield Road, Santa Rosa. 707.537.0140

Honorable Mention:

Petaluma City Ballet And Petaluma School Of Ballet
110 Howard St., Petaluma. 707.765.2660

Napa County

First Place Tie:

Sonoma Ballet Company
561 Broadway Ave., Sonoma. 707.938.1424

Silverado Ballet School
617 Wilson St., Napa. 707.255.9233

Marin County

Marin Ballet
100 Elm St., San Rafael. 707.453.6705

Best Band

Sonoma County

First Place:

Poyntlyss Sistars
2646 Alton Lane, Santa Rosa. 707.579.3411

Honorable Mention:

Wonder Bread 5
Promoter Jay Siegan Presents
3210 21st St., San Francisco. 415.282.4466

Napa County

First Place:

Lunatic Fringe

Marin County

Tie:

Shana Morrison
415.332.0525

Vinyl
415.368.4279

Best Dance Company

Sonoma County

Flamencoarts Co.
2337 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.544.0909

Honorable Mention:

Dance Center
56 West St., Santa Rosa. 707.575.0277

Napa County

Tie:

Sonoma Ballet Conservatory
561 Broadway Ave., Sonoma. 707.938.1424

Pepperette Baton And Dance Club
2401 California Blvd., Napa. 707.224.9198

Marin County

Stars Ballroom
1559 South Novato Blvd., Novato. 415.897.7976

Best Dive Bar

Sonoma County

Red's Recovery Room
8175 Gravenstein Hwy., Cotati. 707.795.9810

Honorable Mention: Tie:

440 Club
434 College Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.542.2550

Jasper O' Farrell's Pub And Restaurant
6957 Sebastopol Ave., Sebastopol. 707.823.1389

Napa County

Tie:

Susie's Bar
1365 Lincoln Ave., Calistoga. 707.942.6710

Pancha's
6764 Washington Court, Yountville. 707.944.2125

Marin County

Fourth St. Tavern
711 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.454.4044

Best Free Entertainment

Sonoma County

Santa Rosa Downtown Market
Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.524.2123

Honorable Mention:

The Fox 101.7 Fm

Napa County

Calistoga Inn Restaurant & Brewery
1250 Lincoln Ave., Calistoga. 707.942.4101

Marin County

Marin Farmers Market
1313 Fifth St., San Rafael. 415.456.3276

Best Festival

Sonoma County

Health & Harmony Festival
P.O. Box 7040, Santa Rosa. 707.525.9355

Honorable Mention:

Apple Blossom
Chamber Of Commerce, P.O. Box 178, Sebastopol. 707.823.3032

Napa County

Mustard Festival
Napa. 707.259.9020. Www.Mustardfestival.Org

Marin County

Marin Shakespeare
P.O. Box 4053, San Rafael. 415.499.4485

Best Music Festival

Sonoma County

Russian River Jazz Festival
Guerneville. 707.869.3940

Honorable Mention:

Russian River Blues Festival
P.O. Box 21329, Oakland. 510.653.9471

Napa County

Robert Mondavi Winery
841 Latour Ct., Napa. 707.251.4333

Marin County

Italian Street Painting Festival
P.O. Box 3551, San Rafael. 415.457.4878

Best Movie Theater

Sonoma County

Rialto Cinemas
551 Summerfield Road., Santa Rosa. 707.539.9771

Honorable Mention:

Roxy Stadium
85 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.522.0330

Napa County

Cameo Cinema
1340 Main St., St. Helena. 707.963.9779

Marin County

Rafael Film Center
1118 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.454.1222

Best Museum

Sonoma County

Sonoma County Museum
425 Seventh St., Santa Rosa. 707.579.1500

Honorable Mention:

Sonoma Museum Of Visual Art
50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa. 707.527.0297

Napa County

Sharpsteen Museum
1311 Washington, Calistoga. 707.942.5911

Marin County

Bolinas Museum
48 Wharf Road., Bolinas. 415.868.0330

Best Music

Sonoma County

Mcnear's Mystic Theatre
23 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma. 707.765.2121

Honorable Mention:

Luther Burbank Center For The Arts
50 Mark West Springs Road., Santa Rosa. 707.527.7006

Napa County

Tie:
1351 Lounge
1351 Main St., St. Helena. 707.963.1969

Silverado Brewing Co.
3020 N. Saint Helena Hwy., St. Helena. 707.967.9876

Marin County

Sweetwater Of Mill Valley, Inc.
153 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley. 415.388.2820

Best Outdoor Art Event

Sonoma County

Artrails.Cultural Art Council Of Sonoma County
606 Wilson St., Santa Rosa. 707.579.2787

Honorable Mention:

Santa Rosa Recreation And Parks
415 Steele Lane, Santa Rosa. 707.546.6282

Napa County

Art In The Park

Marin County

Sausalito's Art Festival
29 Caledonia St., Sausalito. 415.332.3555

Best Performing Arts Center

Sonoma County

Luther Burbank Center For The Arts
50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa. 707.527.7006

Honorable Mention:

Spreckels Performing Arts Center
5409 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park. 707.588.3434

Napa County

Tie:

Tucker Farm Center
1201 Tucker Road, Calistoga. 707.942.9695

Robert Mondavi Winery
841 Latour Court, Napa. 707.251.4333

Marin County

The Dance Palace
503 B St., Pt. Reyes. 415.663.1075

Best Place To Swing Dance

Sonoma County

Flamingo Hotel
2777 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.545.8530

Honorable Mention:

Monroe Hall
1400 W. College Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.576.9773

Napa County

In Your Living Room

Marin County

Rancho Nicasio
1 Old Ranchero Road, Nicasio. 415.662.2219

Best Radio Personality

Sonoma County

The Blazy Show On 101.7 The Fox

Honorable Mention:

Brent Farris On Kzst

Marin County

Vickisa On Kwmr

Best Spot For Intelligent Conversation

Sonoma County

A'Roma Roasters
95 Fifth St., Santa Rosa. 707.576.7765

Honorable Mention:

Coffee Catz
6761 Sebastopol Ave., Sebastopol. 707.829.6600

Napa County

Tie:

Calistoga Natural
1426 Lincoln Ave., Calistoga. 707.942.5822

Calistoga Roastery
1631 Lincoln Ave., Calistoga. 707.942.5757

Marin County

Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. 415.927.0960

Best Spot For Mindless Chatter

Sonoma County

A'Roma Roasters
95 Fifth St., Santa Rosa. 707.576.7765

Honorable Mention:

Coffee Catz
6761 Sebastopol Ave., Sebastopol. 707.829.6600

Napa County

Tie:

Downtown Joes Restaurant And Microbrewery
902 Main St., Napa. 707.258.2337

Calistoga Roastery
1631 Lincoln Ave., Calistoga. 707.942.5757

Best Theater

Sonoma County

Actors Theatre
50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa. 707.523.4185

Honorable Mention:

Sonoma County Repertory Theatre
104 N. Main St., Sebastopol. 707.823.0177

Napa County

Dream Weavers
1637 Imola Ave., Napa. 707.255.5483

Best Teen Hangout

Sonoma County

Phoenix Theatre
201 Washington Blvd., Petaluma. 707.762.3565

Honorable Mention:

Sebastopol Teen Center
425 Morris, Sebastopol. 707.824.1503

Napa County

First Squeeze Juice Bar
1126 First St., Napa. 707.224.6762

Marin County

Northgate Mall
5800 Northgate Mall, San Rafael. 415.479.5955

Best Kept Secret

Sonoma County

Azulene Day Spa And Salon
122 Wikiup Drive, Santa Rosa. 707.576.7546

Honorable Mention:

Not Telling

Napa County

Tie:

Boheme By Napa Valley Fragrances
1466 Railroad Ave., St. Helena. 707.963.9381

Copia
500 First St., Napa. 707.259.1600

Marin County

Gallery Route 1
11101 State Route One, Pt. Reyes. 415.663.1347

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From the March 21-27, 2002 issue of the North Bay Bohemian.

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