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C.A. Mikulice Eye of the Beholder Christine Mikulice has had a camera in her hand since she was ten years old. Using that old Brownie box camera she took pictures mainly of her dogs, horses and her grandparents' old, decrepit farm buildings. She's traveled extensively, always lugging a camera with her and capturing images of whatever catches her eye. Today, she has a small business called "Laughing Dog Photos", and dabbles in portraits, event photography and commissioned work. Her favorite work remains...

Jake Kimbrell Jake Kimbrell was born in Muncie, Indiana in 1952. As a child his family moved west to San Diego, California. After serving in the army he returned to San Diego to study photography. He found a mentor in a prolific photographer named David Friend. Under his direction Jake grew into an innovative and inspired photographer. After meeting his future wife and having his first child Rebecca he moved to Riverside, CA. Jake then had his second child Samuel and...

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Robert is an Acoustic Guitarist / Harmonica player.  A singer/songwriter who has a unique blend of Light Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country, Finger Picking Acoustic Medleys.  He started playing guitar, piano, singing and playing percussion at 10 years of age and soon started performing his first compositions.  At age 13 he learned the bass guitar and at age 15 learned harmonica.  He grew up in Brentwood, Ca. Where he started his career in the early 70s playing in local rock bands. He...

Jo graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA in 2007 with a dual major in songwriting and baritone saxophone. She held the baritone saxophone chair in Phil Wilson’s Rainbow Band for several semesters, as well as Back Bay Brass and the Contemporary Berklee Wind Orchestra. Her first album, I’ll See You in Hell, etc., was recorded during her senior year at Berklee. Jo is currently on tour this fall on both coasts. She has spent the past few years...

Formed in the winter of 2007, Komodojazz consists of a diverse background in music and lifestyle. Together they produce a sound reminiscent of soul/jazz in the 70s:  raw and nostalgic. Besides playing at private parties and restaurants the band gives back to the community by volunteering their music at the Relay For Life and the Special Olympics. Check out their website for more info....

Back in the mythical 1970's, Jack migrated from Buffalo, New York, having minored in music at State University of New York at Buffalo. While at University, He played in bar bands on the side. Coming to San Francisco, Jack performed in various acoustic and rock groups for ten years before becoming a recording engineer and studio owner at Razor’s Edge Recording. He continued as a recording engineer for the following ten years. After a hiatus as a software developer, Jack...

For Nanaushika, singing is what comes naturally. Born in the Bay Area of Northern CA, this songbird always knew it was her calling to be a singing star: “I can't remember the first ‘spark’ that inspired me to sing; I just remember singing. Like it was something I was supposed to be doing,” says Nanaushika. Performing before audiences her entire life, doing anything else, she believes—is neglecting her own natural talent: “It just feels so good!” She expressed that “There...

The Tri-Valley's own, TankHalfFull is a fusion of original Americana, Bluesy, Folk music lead by the songwriting talents of Chris Head, complimented by the musical stylings of Kevin Beers and Bob Willett. Formed in 2008, this acoustic trio has been playing at various venues in the San Francisco Bay Area, and has just released their second CD "Driving Sideways", a follow-up to their debut self-titled CD "TankHalfFull" which was released in early 2009 to enthusiastic response. From Americana, to Blues, to Folksy ballads,...

Also known as “Maxx with a double X” to some friends and Starbucks baristas who can't spell Dominique, was born and raised in Metro Manila, Philippines up until 2011 when she moved to the East Bay Area of California. She has two passions, teaching young children and music. She is currently majoring in Child Development in Los Medanos College while being active in her youth group's worship ministry. She writes her own songs and plays the guitar, piano and...

The Tri-Valley's own, TankHalfFull is a fusion of original Americana, Bluesy, Folk music lead by the songwriting talents of Chris Head, complimented by the musical stylings of Kevin Beers and Bob Willett. Formed in 2008, this acoustic trio has been playing at various venues in the San Francisco Bay Area, and has just released their second CD "Driving Sideways", a follow-up to their debut self-titled CD "TankHalfFull" which was released in early 2009 to enthusiastic response. From Americana, to Blues, to Folksy ballads,...

Beginning April 7, 2013: "Two of the passions in my life is travel and photography. Any time I am out in nature, I am always looking for that perfect shot, even if I happen to be without my camera. It is something that I enjoy so much, when I am able to bring home that shot just the way I saw it. I enjoy hiking whenever I have an opportunity, and almost always hike with my camera. It is...

Judy's lovely photography returns to Steeltown starting October 7, 2012. She says of her art: "I love to take pictures. Funny I have never seen myself as a artist but as a person with a decent camera who just gets lucky with the photos that come out. "I have been so fortunate to travel and experience different countries, states, cultures and cities. "The photos you see in this collection have not been Photoshopped but are what my camera and my eye have...