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Readers' Survey Winners

Arts & Entertainment

Best Actor:
Eric Cook

Honorable mention:
Tom Waits

Best Actress:
Guenevere Wolfe

Honorable mention:
Terra Shelman

Best Art Gallery:
Ren Brown Collection
1781 Hwy. 1
Bodega Bay, 875-2922

Honorable mention:
The Quicksilver Mine Co.
154 N. Main St.
Sebastopol, 829-2416

Best Band--Acoustic:
Spiral Bound

Best Band--Punk:
Ground Round

Honorable mention:
Crop Dusters

Best Band--Reggae :
Strictly Roots

Honorable mention:
Raw Juice
Cardiff Reefers

Best Band--Rock:
Sorentinos

Honorable mention:
Hangman's Daughter

Best Bookstore--New Books:
Copperfield's Books Inc.
650 Fourth St.
Santa Rosa, 545-5326;
2402 Magowan Drive
Santa Rosa, 578-8938;
153 Kentucky St.
Petaluma, 762-0563;
540 Raley's Town Centre
Rohnert Park, 584-4240
138 N. Main St.
Sebastopol, 823-2618

Honorable mention:
Barnes & Noble Bookstore
700 Fourth St.
Santa Rosa, 576-7494

Best Bookstore--Used Books:
Copperfield's Books Inc.
176 N. Main St.
Sebastopol, 829-0429;
650 Fourth St.
Santa Rosa, 545-5326;
153 Kentucky St.
Petaluma, 762-0563

Honorable mention:
Treehorn Books
625 Fourth St.
Santa Rosa, 525-1782

Best Café Scene:
A'Roma Roasters & Coffee House
95 Fifth St.
Santa Rosa, 576-7765

Honorable mention:
Coffee Catz
6761 Sebastopol Ave.
Sebastopol, 829-6600

Best Country and Western Bar:
Marty's Top o' the Hill
8050 Bodega Ave.
Sebastopol, 823-5987

Honorable mention:
Kodiak Jack's Saloon
256 Petaluma Blvd. N.
Petaluma, 765-5760

Best Dance Company:
Redwood Empire Ballet
709 Davis St.
Santa Rosa, 523-3046

and (tie)

Ann Woodhead Dance Company
Sonoma State University

Honorable mention:
The Dance Center of Sonoma County
15 Third St.
Santa Rosa, 575-8277

Best DJ--Country:
Rick Jackson

Honorable mention:
Pat Karrigan

Best DJ--Dance Club:
Aaron at the Funhouse
120 Fifth St.
Santa Rosa, 545-1773

Best DJ--Rock:
Bill Bowker

Honorable mention:
Zoe

Best Festival:
Health and Harmony Festival

Honorable mention:
Apple Blossom Festival

Best AM Station:
KSRO (1350)

Best FM Station:
KRSH (98.7)

Honorable mention:
KJZY (93.7)

Best Live Music Venue:
Luther Burbank Center
for the Performing Arts
50 Mark West Springs Road
Santa Rosa, 527-7006

Honorable mention:
Mystic Theatre & Dance Hall
23 Petaluma Blvd. N.
Petaluma, 765-6665

Best Movie Theater:
The Raven Theater
115 North St.
Healdsburg, 433-5448

Honorable mention:
Sebastopol Cinemas
6868 McKinley Ave.
Sebastopol, 829-3456

Best Museum:
The Sonoma County Museum
425 Seventh St.
Santa Rosa, 579-1500

Honorable mention:
California Museum of Art
Luther Burbank Center
for the Performing Arts
50 Mark West Springs Road
Santa Rosa, 527-0297

Best Music Store--New Stuff:
The Last Record Store
739 Fourth St.,
Santa Rosa, 525-1963

Honorable mention:
Copperfield's Books Inc.
650 Fourth St.
Santa Rosa, 546-9253
Copperfield's Books Inc.
146 N. Main St.
Sebastopol, 829-1286

Best Music Store--Used Stuff:
The Last Record Store
739 Fourth St.
Santa Rosa, 525-1963

Honorable mention:
Backdoor Disc & Tape
7665 Old Redwood Hwy.
Cotati, 795-9597

Best Place for Intelligent Conversation:
A'Roma Roasters & Coffee House
95 Fifth St.
Santa Rosa, 576-7765

Honorable mention:
The Road House
8430 Old Redwood Hwy.
Windsor, 837-0589

Best Place for Mindless Chatter:
A'Roma Roasters & Coffee House
95 Fifth St.
Santa Rosa, 576-7765

Honorable mention:
The Road House
8430 Old Redwood Hwy.
Windsor, 837-0589

Best Place to Dance:
The Funhouse
120 Fifth St.
Santa Rosa, 545-1773

Honorable mention:
The Cantina
500 Fourth St.
Santa Rosa, 523-3663

Best Singles' Spot:
The Cantina
500 Fourth St.
Santa Rosa, 523-3363

Honorable mention:
The Funhouse
120 Fifth St.
Santa Rosa, 545-1773

Best Sports Bar:
Don's Bar & Sports
5000 Commerce Blvd.
Rohnert Park, 584-0235

Honorable mention:
The Funhouse
120 Fifth St.
Santa Rosa, 545-1773

and (tie)

Santa Rosa Brewing Co.
458 B St.,
Santa Rosa, 544-4677

Best Theater Troupe:
Main Street Theatre
104 N. Main
Sebastopol, 823-0177

Honorable mention:
Sonoma County Repertory Theatre
415 Humboldt St.
Santa Rosa, 544-SCRT

Best Video Store:
Box Office Video
2700 Yulupa Ave.
Santa Rosa, 575-8383

and (tie)

Video Droid
1240 Mendocino Ave.
Santa Rosa, 526-3313

Honorable mention:
The Video Store
600 Gravenstein Hwy. N.
Sebastopol, 829-2200

Best Web Site:
Kendall Jackson Winery's Santa Rosa-based
World Wide Web site
www.kj.com

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