NEW YORK – Santa is again this 12 months, but he pleads caution as he carries on to tiptoe by means of the pandemic.

“Be intelligent. Be caring. If you have the tiniest tickle in your throat, the tiniest feeling, worry about by yourself and worry about all people else, and know Santa will normally be there following year,” claimed 57-12 months-aged Kevin Chesney, who’s been donning the massive pink go well with because he was a child.

Amid a downturn in Jolly Outdated Elves — about 15 p.c much less in one particular significant databases — Chesney is busier

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We have all seen paintings of heroes — generals on horseback, troopers in struggle elevating the flag — but how often have you seen an ambulance driver or a letter provider exalted via portraiture? Not often. John Deckert made a decision to do a thing about that.

Deckert, 72, has a extended background as professional artist. For 20 many years, he lived in New York Metropolis. He came to dwell in Mill Valley in 2003 just before settling in Santa Rosa’s Rincon Valley a few many years in the past, and he has ongoing to display his get the job

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There are seven Classical Series Concert programs and a new Opera In Concert program planned for the Santa Rosa Symphony’s 2020-2021 season. All are conducted by Music Director Francesco Lecce-Chong except for the February concert set, which will be led by guest conductor Aram Demirjian.

Oct. 3, 4, 5: Pianist Alexander Toradze returns to perform Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2; Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s Rhapsody on Moldavian Theme; and Berlioz’ “Symphonie fantastique.”

Nov. 7, 8, 9: Finnish violinist Elina Vähälä performs Korngold’s Violin Concerto in D major; composer Gabriella Smith’s “Tumblebird Contrails”; Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6, “Pathetique”

Dec. 5, 6, 7: Brahm’s

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Standup comic Ali Wong will deliver her “Milk & Money” tour Feb. 15 to Santa Rosa’s Luther Burbank Center for the Arts. Tickets are presently going quick.

Lovers can hope a frank and amusing night from the “Always Be My Probably” star who the moment reported, “Comedy has so substantially to do with honesty, and gals can be more open about their thoughts.”

Wong will complete two reveals, at seven p.m. and 10 p.m., but the initial efficiency is presently offered out. Tickets are nevertheless offered for the late efficiency, additional Jan. fourteen, with rates ranging from $forty nine.fifty to

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