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Anniversary Gives Rialto Cinemas Founder Chance to Reflect

Ky Boyd opened his first Rialto movie theater 20 years ago in Sonoma County. Today, there are three Bay Area Rialtos, including one in Sebastopol. At those theaters, live and taped opera, ballet, and drama mix with Hollywood blockbusters and art house flicks. Boyd came by the station recently to talk with news director Steve Mencher about his lifelong love of movies, and the future of the business. Rialto Cinemas home page.

Arts & Culture

Rialto logo

Anniversary Gives Rialto Cinemas Founder Chance to Reflect

Ky Boyd opened his first Rialto movie theater 20 years ago in Sonoma County. Today, there are three Bay Area Rialtos, including one in Sebastopol. At those theaters, live and taped opera, ballet, and drama mix with Hollywood blockbusters and art house flicks. Boyd came by the station recently to…

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Educators Release Plan for Expanding the Arts in Schools

Nearly 80 percent of Sonoma County high schools do not offer comprehensive, arts education. That’s according to an analysis by the Sonoma County Arts Alliance. The alliance is a partnership between the non-profit Creative Sonoma, the Sonoma County Office of Education, and several other arts…

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Santa Rosa Symphony, SSU Chorus Shine in Mozart Requiem

On Sunday, January 5 at 3 pm join KRCB and host Steve Mencher for a broadcast of the Santa Rosa Symphony performing Mozart's Requiem in D minor, K.626. This is Mozart's final work; it was unfinished at his death. In the past, orchestras have used a version of the piece completed by Mozart's pupil…

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Author Ibram X. Kendi Says "Not Racist" is Not Enough

Ibram X. Kendi, won the National Book Award in 2016 for Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America. He spoke at the Sonoma County Library earlier this month about…

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Béla Fleck Wows Santa Rosa in Fire-Shortened Concert

Banjo master Béla Fleck came to town as hundreds of thousands in Sonoma County returned to their homes on the heels of the Kincade fire. Due to limited rehearsal time, the orchestra played only one…

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