Cloverdale Arts Alliance

204 North Cloverdale Boulevard
707-894-4410


About Us

The Cloverdale Arts Alliance is a grass-roots, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the arts in Northern Sonoma County.

Launched in 2001, this coalition of community members and artists seeks to enrich the community of Cloverdale with meaningful artistic experiences for all.

The Alliance is run and staffed by volunteers and funded through membership, sponsorship and event proceeds.


Upcoming Events at Cloverdale Arts Alliance

Writer’s Workshop with Roy Parvin

Monday, Sep 23, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Exhibition - Nest

Friday, Sep 27, 2019 from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Exhibition - Nest

Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Exhibition - Nest

Sunday, Sep 29, 2019 from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Writer’s Workshop with Roy Parvin

Monday, Sep 30, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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The Jazz Club: Tiffany Austin

Thursday, Oct 3, 2019 at 7:30pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Exhibition - Nest

Friday, Oct 4, 2019 from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Exhibition - Nest

Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Exhibition - Nest

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Writer’s Workshop with Roy Parvin

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Exhibition - Nest

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Exhibition - Nest

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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The Blues Night

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Exhibition - Nest

Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Writer’s Workshop with Roy Parvin

Monday, Oct 14, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Americana Night - Gwyneth Moreland Band

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Exhibition - Nest

Friday, Oct 18, 2019 from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Exhibition - Nest

Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Exhibition - Nest

Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Writer’s Workshop with Roy Parvin

Monday, Oct 21, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Exhibition - Nest

Friday, Oct 25, 2019 from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Exhibition - Nest

Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Exhibition - Nest

Sunday, Oct 27, 2019 from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Writer’s Workshop with Roy Parvin

Monday, Oct 28, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Exhibition - Nest

Friday, Nov 1, 2019 from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Exhibition - Nest

Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Exhibition - Nest

Sunday, Nov 3, 2019 from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Writer’s Workshop with Roy Parvin

Monday, Nov 4, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Exhibition - Nest

Friday, Nov 8, 2019 from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Exhibition - Nest

Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Exhibition - Nest

Sunday, Nov 10, 2019 from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Writer’s Workshop with Roy Parvin

Monday, Nov 11, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Exhibition - Nest

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Writer’s Workshop with Roy Parvin

Monday, Nov 18, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Writer’s Workshop with Roy Parvin

Monday, Nov 25, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Writer’s Workshop with Roy Parvin

Monday, Dec 2, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Writer’s Workshop with Roy Parvin

Monday, Dec 9, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Cloverdale, CA
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Recent News

Cloverdale Arts Alliance Gallery Captures the Feeling with 'Pursuit' New Art Exhibition Opens in Cloverdale

Cloverdale, CA -- The Cloverdale Arts Alliance Gallery offers its latest art exhibition, “Compass,”. An Artists’ Reception will be held from 5:00 to 7:30pm. Guest artists for this exhibit are Jimmie Nord, Sculpture and Tamra…

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The Blue Lights Play at CAA’s Monthly Blues Night May 11

Cloverdale Arts Alliance presents all-star lineup of local Blues musicians second SaturdaysCloverdale, CA, On Saturday, May 11, the Cloverdale Arts Alliance and music workshop will present The Blues Night, which runs on second Saturdays monthly,…

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Monthly Blues Session Continues January 12

Cloverdale Arts Alliance presents all-star lineup of local Blues musicians second SaturdaysCloverdale, CA - On Saturday, January 12, the Cloverdale Arts Alliance and music workshop will present The Blues Session, which runs on second Saturdays…

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Grammy Award Winner Paul McCandless Joins Christian Foley-Beining in Cloverdale, January 3, 2019

Cloverdale Arts Alliance presents THE Jazz Club first Thursdays, October to MayCloverdale, CA, - On Thursday, January 3, the Paul McCandless/Christian Foley Beining Collaboration to usher in the new year at THE Jazz Club in Cloverdale.Known for…

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Tickets Now on Sale for Fourth Annual Cloverdale Arts Alliance Casino-Night Fundraiser

Cloverdale, CA – Tickets and tables are now on sale for the fourth installment of the Cloverdale Arts Alliance’s annual fundraising event – Casino Nights in the Wild West. Shifting from the previous years’ Cuban- and…

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Ratatet to Play in Cloverdale October 4, 2018

Cloverdale Arts Alliance reopens THE Jazz Club for the 2018/2019 season!Cloverdale - On Thursday, October 4, the Cloverdale Arts Alliance will open the new season at THE Jazz Club with the genre-dissolving sounds of Ratatet.  Ratatet is an…

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Tommy Castro and The Painkillers Returning To Cloverdale June 15, 2018

Cloverdale - On Friday, June 15, the Cloverdale Arts Alliance continues its Friday Night Live free summer concert series withsix-time Blues Music Award-winner, Tommy Castro.Over the course of his four-decade career Tommy Castro has played thousands…

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2018 FNL Season Announced

Friday Night Live at the Plaza, Cloverdale’s free summer concert series, has announced the lineup of bands scheduled to appear Friday nights from June 1 through August 31, 2018. Friday Night Live & Street Fair, produced by the Cloverdale…

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New Art Exhibition Opens in Cloverdale May 19, 2018

“Initiate” will be the start of more great art at Cloverdale Arts Alliance Gallery Artists’ Reception SaturdayMay 19from 5:00 to 7:30pm The Cloverdale Arts Alliance Gallery, located at 204 North Cloverdale Blvd., will continue…

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Americana Night at Cloverdale Arts Alliance

The Coffis Brothers and The Mountain Men The Coffis Brothers & The Mountain Men will  bring their rootsy rock n’ roll vibe to Cloverdale Arts Alliance’s Americana Night.  Born and raised in the Santa Cruz Mountains,…

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Visit World-Renown Oliver Ranch on April 8, 2018

Cloverdale Arts Alliance organizes tour of picturesque, 100-acre “Sculpture Ranch”Cloverdale, CA -- Much-coveted tickets to tour the world-renown Oliver Ranch are now on sale through the Cloverdale Arts Alliance.Located in the heart of…

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Cloverdale Arts Alliance: Visit World Renown Oliver Ranch on October 28, 2017

Cloverdale – Much-coveted tickets to tour the world-renown Oliver Ranch are now on sale through the Cloverdale Arts Alliance.Located in the heart of Sonoma County, overlooking the Alexander Valley, the Oliver Ranch is home to 18 remarkable…

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Children’s Summer Art Camp in Cloverdale

Cloverdale - Looking for something for the kids to do this summer? The Cloverdale Arts Alliance is hosting a four day “Art in Nature” Summer Art Camp, focused on various art media sure to unleash your child’s creativity.“Art…

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Honey Island Swamp Band Brings New Orleans To Cloverdale

Cloverdal - On Friday, June 2, the Cloverdale Arts Alliance kicks off its Friday Night Live free summer concert series with the Big Easy’s new favorite sons, the Honey Island Swamp Band.Take a late-night stroll through downtown New Orleans and…

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Americana Night Closes Season With The Sam Chase

Cloverdale - On Thursday, May 18, the Cloverdale Arts Alliance’s Americana Night will end its season with the one and only, a true original, The Sam Chase.Hailing from the hills of San Francisco, The Sam Chase has a voice like a nun on the lam…

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The Jazz Club Season Will Close With the Kellye Gray Jazztet

Cloverdale, CA - On Thursday, May 4, the Cloverdale Arts Alliance will close THE Jazz Club season with the stunning musicality and warm enveloping voice of Kellye Gray.A Texas native, Gray is one of the most accomplished jazz vocalists on the…

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Cloverdale Arts Alliance Presents $2,500 Check to School District for Music Programs

Cloverdale, CA -- On June 27, Cloverdale Arts Allianceboard president, Nancy Harris Dalwin, presented the Cloverdale Unified School District Board of Directors with a check for $2,500. The funds are from a grant recently awarded to CAA by the Robert…

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Friday Night Live 2016

2016 Lineup:June 3 – Yarn Genre: Alt Country  Since their start in 2007, Yarn’s original Americana sound has developed into music that seekers of the unique see as the soundtrack of their lives. Yarn’s first four albums were recognized by the…

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Yarn to Play Americana-Roots Music in Cloverdale

Cloverdale Arts Alliance kicks off its popular Friday Night Live summer concert seriesCloverdale, CA -- The Cloverdale Arts Alliance will present Americana-roots/Alt-Country band, Yarn, as the season opener for its 2016 Friday Night Live free weekly…

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Four Fabulous Children's Summer Art Camps in Cloverdale!

Cloverdale, CA -- Looking for something for the kids to do this summer? The Cloverdale Arts Alliance is hosting four Summer Art Camps, each focused on various art media sure to unleash your child’s creativity.Dynamic Painting and Drawing on Canvas…

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Americana Night - Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally Band at Cloverdale Arts Alliance

The Cloverdale Arts Alliance is pleased to present Americana Night with the Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally Band. With lush vocals and a hot band, comes a set filled with high energy originals and vintage country covers featuring Pete Grant on pedal…

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Cloverdale Arts Alliance News - Annual Appeal

For fourteen years, the Cloverdale Arts Alliance has enriched the communities of Northern Sonoma by providing year-round art events, classes and exhibits thanks to the wonderfully generous support of community businesses and individuals like you.…

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Charged Particles with Tod Dikow at The Jazz Club

The Jazz Club at the Cloverdale Arts Alliance is pleased to present Saxophonist Tod Dickow and the Bay-Area Jazz Super-Trio Charged Particles, who will be making the debut performance of their tribute to one of the most important musicians in the…

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Clay Sculpture Classes At The Cloverdale Arts Alliance Starting Nov 16, 2015

Beginning on November 16, the Cloverdale Arts Alliance is pleased to present two Clay Sculpture Classes; morning class for adults, and an after-school class for children.*After-school**Children’s Clay Sculpture Classes *This fun class will…

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Americana Night with The Bootleg Honeys

Cloverdale, CA -- The Cloverdale Arts Alliance is pleased to present Americana Night with The Bootleg Honeys. The Bootleg Honeys are a trio of women raised in the rich Sonoma County tradition of live roots music. Their sweet and lively sound…

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Adult and Kids Art Courses Starting October 6, 2015

Beginning in October, the Cloverdale Arts Alliance is pleased to present two new 8-week afternoon Art Courses, an early afternoon art course for adults, and an after-school course for children. In these fun-packed general art classes, students will…

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Fiction Writers' Workshop

The Cloverdale Arts Alliance is pleased to announce the return of the *Fiction Writers’ Workshop*, taught by Roy Parvin. The class is modeled on the graduate-level workshops at the famed Iowa Writer’s Workshop and will focus on the presentation…

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El Radio Fantastique at Downtown Cloverdale on the Plaza

Winery Sponsor: Reynoso VineyardsConcert Sponsor: Rich & Amy Schaefers, Dig! MusicLed by its creator, the charismatic singer, songwriter, dumpster diver and one-time gravedigger, Giovanni DiMorente, EL Radio Fantastique is a collection of…

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JP Harris & The Tough Choices at Friday Night Live

Cloverdale, CA–JP Harris & The Tough Choices In short, J.P. Harris plays Country Music. Not “Americana,” not “Roots,” “Folk,” or any other number of monikers used to describe a slew of spin-off genres; he plays from the…

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Eric Lindell and Co at Friday Night Live

Cloverdale, CA -- With his musical roots planted in Northern California where he has an almost maniacally-loyal following, Lindell’s music blossomed in New Orleans. He performs music that is as at home on your front porch on a summer evening as it…

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Tommy Castro & the Painkillers at Friday Night Live

Cloverdale’s Free Weekly Dance Music Concert SeriesCloverdale, CA - Award-winning guitarist/vocalist/songwriter and Alligator Records recording artist Tommy Castro has been playing his signature brand of rocking rhythm and blues professionally for…

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Americana Night with The Sam Chase at Cloverdale Arts Alliance

Cloverdale, CA -- The Cloverdale Arts Alliance is pleased to present Americana Night with The Sam Chase. Hailing from the hills of San Francisco, The Sam Chase has a voice like a Nun on the lam with a mouthful cigarettes and curse words in a lonely…

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The Aspen Music Festival and School and Belly Up Aspen Present: Garrison Keillor and A Prairie Home Companion's 'The America the Beautiful Tour'

APHC is in its 41st year with four million listeners on more than 600 public radio stations 2-1/2-hour show features APHC's signature blend of music, comedy, and classics, including the News from Lake Wobegon and the Audience Chorale The…

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Cloverdale Arts Alliance Announces Friday Night Live Music Lineup!

13th annual free summer music concert series Friday nights from May 29 – September 4 Cloverdale, CA - Friday Night Live at the Plaza, Cloverdale’s free summer-long concert series, is pleased to announce the lineup of bands scheduled to…

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David Luning at the Cloverdale Arts Alliance

Cloverdale, CA -- Cloverdale Arts Alliance is pleased to present Americana Night with DavidLuning.David is part of a new generation of indie musicians whose genre blurs the lines of Americana/Alternative Country, Folk, and Blues. With insights…

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Wine Appreciation Workshops at Cloverdale Arts Alliance

The Cloverdale Arts Alliance is pleased to announce a series of four Wine Appreciation Workshops beginning April 9, 2015This fun, educational and interactive four-session program will take a look at varietals, regions, methodology and more! All…

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Art Course at Cloverdale Arts Alliance for Adults

Wake up the inner artist or reawaken the forgotten artist in you; all levels are welcome! We will explore an assortment of mediums and tools, including Pencil, Charcoal, Ink, and Acrylic Paint. Learn about different tools and new techniques. Come…

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Childrens Mosaics Art Course offered at the Cloverdale Arts Alliance starting in March 2015!

Cloverdale, CA -- Cloverdale Arts Alliance - Beginning in March, the Cloverdale Arts Alliance is pleased to present new an 8-week after-school Art Course for children.In this fun-packed class, students will design their own beautiful mini mosaic…

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Fiction Writers’ Workshop Offered at the Cloverdale Arts Alliance

Cloverdale, CA - The Cloverdale Arts Alliance is pleased to announce its first annual Fiction Writers’ Workshop, taught by Roy Parvin. The class is modeled on the graduate-level workshops at the famed Iowa Writer’s Workshop and will focus on the…

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Exhibition - Prelude

“Prelude” is apropos for the first of 6 exhibitions in 2015 at the Cloverdale Arts Alliance (CAA) Gallery. Celebrating its move in 2013 to it NEW home with over 1600 sq. ft. space, the larger gallery allows the CAA to feature more artists and…

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Art Courses Offered at the Cloverdale Arts Alliance

Cloverdale, CA - Beginning in January, the Cloverdale Arts Alliance is pleased to present an 8-week after-school Art Course for children and an 8-week evening course for adults.The instructor for these courses is Sandra Rose Novia, who has been…

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Art Classes Offered Starting In January!

Beginning in January, the Cloverdale Arts Alliance is pleased to present an 8-week after-school Art Course for children and an 8-week evening course for adults. The instructor for these courses is Sandra Rose Novia, who has been teaching art for…

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The Gypsy Trio at The Cloverdale Arts Alliance

THE Jazz Club at the Cloverdale Arts Alliance is pleased to present the Reinhardt inspired Jazz band, The Gypsy Trio. The Gypsy Trio, one of Northern California’s premier hot club jazz bands, won the 2013 Bohemian’s North Bay Music Award…

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Cloverdale Arts Alliance Announces Executive Director

Mark Tharrington, Program Manager of the highly successful Friday Night Live at the Plaza concert series and 6-year member of the Cloverdale Arts Alliance Board of Directors, has been named Executive Director of the Cloverdale Arts Alliance. In this…

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Cloverdale Bike Rack Sculpture Project - US Premier and Gala Dinner

Join us for an evening of French food, film and fête!Under a white tent and twinkling stars, chef Gia Passalacqua will bring us delicious, rustic French fare done farm-to-table style in the courtyard next to Plank Coffee. Paired with delightful…

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Christian Foley-Beining Group at Cloverdale Arts Alliance

Cloverdale, CA - THE Jazz Club at the Cloverdale Arts Alliance is pleased to present The Christian Foley-Beining Group.The Christian Foley-Beining Group began in 2011 out of love and respect for the music of Pat Metheny and the Beatles. When…

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DISCOVERING ART - The History of American Art

Discovering Art SeriesWe are starting up our fall series on October 1, looking at the history of American Art from colonial times until World War 1.American Art MasterpiecesClasses will be held at 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays,…

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American Art Appreciation Classes Start October 1, 2013

American Art Masterpieces This fall, from October 1 until December 17, we will be exploring the first half of this series, the history of American art from its colonial origins in the 18th century until about 1910. This art was the art of the New…

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Charged Particles - A Jazz Matinee

The most exciting and creative music being made today crosses stylistic boundaries and blends multiple traditions to create vital new sounds. Charged Particles features three of the country’s virtuosos doing just that in the electric jazz…

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Cloverdale Arts Alliance to Offer Wine Appreciation Workshops

The Cloverdale Arts Alliance is pleased to announce a series of four Wine Appreciation Workshops. The workshops will run from 7:00-9:00 pm at the new Cloverdale Arts Alliance.This fun, educational and interactive four-session program will take a…

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Chuck Prophet and The Mission Express at Friday Night Live

Cloverdale’s Free Weekly Dance Music Concert SeriesCloverdale, CA---Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express Closing out the 2013 season with a bang is Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express. Chuck Prophet is an American singer-songwriter,…

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Maxx Cabello Jr. at Friday Night Live

The American music flame will never go out as long as young artists such as Maxx Cabello Jr. take the torch and keep it burning. This young amazing guitarist, soulful vocalist, and prolific songwriter, hails from the streets of the San Francisco Bay…

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Friday Night Live - Eddie Roberts' West Coast Sounds

Winery Sponsors: Sapphire Hill/White Oak WineryConcert Sponsor: Furber FamilyWest Coast Sounds is the name for soul jazz guitar maestro Eddie Roberts’ new endeavor. Two years ago the globetrotting Welsh native and founder of the renowned New…

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Friday Night Live - Frobeck

With high-octane vocals, life-altering songs, and world-class musicianship it was only a matter of time before Frobeck launched to the forefront of the Northern California music scene. In 2008 they won a North Bay Music Award (NORBAY) for Best Rock…

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Cloverdale Arts Alliance Ribbon Cutting - August 1, 2013

he Cloverdale Arts Alliance and the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce announce the “Ribbon Cutting Ceremony” for the new art gallery located at 202 N. Cloverdale Blvd. Thursday, August 1st at 5:30PM. Local city dignitaries, the press,…

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Friday Night Live at the Plaza

Over the past seven years, Monophonics have staked their claim as one of the west coast's premier bands. Raised amid the Bay Area's rich musical culture, Monophonics have proudly carried on the tradition of music native to their hometown, which…

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Steve Lucky and The Rhumba Bums at Friday Night Live

2012 Season finale of Friday Night Live is on Aug. 31st Cloverdale’s Free Weekly Dance Music Concert SeriesCloverdale, CA - Steve Lucky & the Rhumba Bums, featuring Miss Carmen Getit Called “Instant Crowd Favorites” by the San…

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Natasha James at Friday Night Live

Cloverdale’s Free Weekly Dance Music Concert Series!Cloverdale, CA – Natasha James one of today’s most compelling artists in the world of Americana/Roots/Country music, is loved for her laid-back, feel good, infectious music that features…

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T Bird and the Breaks at Friday Night Live

Cloverdale’s Free Weekly Dance Music Concert Series!Cloverdale, CA---T Bird & the Breaks Hailing from Austin, Texas, the core of this band of musical miscreants consists of Tim Crane on vocals and piano and an unstoppable rhythm section…

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Honey Island Swamp Band Friday Night Live

Cloverdale, CA - Honey Island Swamp Band, The mix of country-inflected rock and New Orleans funky blues makes the Honey Island Swamp Band's music familiar and unique at the same time. In 2011 the band was awarded "Best Roots Rock Artist"…

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Jelly Bread is Playing Friday Night Live

Cloverdale, CA---Jelly Bread “Dirty ensemble chops, rich vocal dexterity, and solid lyrical flows make Jelly Bread a legitimate festival act with huge potential”. Jelly Bread is the combination of a pumping rhythm section, an award-winning…

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New Monsoon Playing Friday Night Live

Cloverdale, CA--- New Monsoon represents the best of the San Francisco jam scene. Formed during the El Nino rains of Northern California in the late 90's, this band has distilled their original sound with top-flight musicianship, tireless live…

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