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Paula Samonte
Stories about Paula Samonte, singer, actress, song writer, Robin Williams, Christopher Reeve Gala, Claire Trevor.

On Video; Paula sings with the Ukiah Symphony on Youtube.

Paula will be perfoming in Italy Nov 30, 2014
She will be apearring at Simaine Cellars Sept 13, 2014




Paula is returning to Italy! Appearing November 30, 2014
Appeared in Rome Italy - December 14 & 15 - 2008
On Video; Paula sings with the Ukiah Symphony on Youtube.

Simaine Cellars Presents
Blue Moon Light & Jazz
Friday, Aug 31st 6:30 - 9:00

Paula Samonte - Vocals * Paul McCandless, 3 Time Grammy Award Winner - Saxaphone *
Ernie Wolf - Keyboard * Osibisa - Drums

Simaine Wines will be for sale by the Glass & Bottle

Himalayan Cafe will have Food available for sale

Gift Baskets Silent Auction - to benefit Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Cancer Research

Simaine Cellars
3001 So. State St #42 Ukiah (707) 462-6300
$10.00 Cover Charge

Paula Samonte is a musician's singer, she has  performed on radio and television, recorded with Sarah Vaughan's band, sang in nite clubs in New York, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Los Angeles and many other venues around the states. She has written some original songs that are on her new CD "Paula Live II," and also wrote music and lyrics for the popular new musical Cancel Christmas

Paula shares her birthday, June 1st, with Marilyn Monroe. Paula is also a talented actress, who has performed leading roles in top musicals. See her Youtube peformances. She has won awards for her performances. Scroll down for her resume.

To Paula Samonte Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Scroll down for more of Paula!

For a bookings.
Sam Younghans

To Jessie Allen Cooper's web site
To a great Photographer: Nicholas S, Brown

Claire Trevor School of the Arts

222 Mesa Arts Building
Irvine, California 92697-2775

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / September 1, 2010
SAVE THE DATE -- OCT. 30, 2010

Red Carpet Screening of “Key Largo” Kicks-Off
Film Festival and Tribute to Actress Claire Trevor
At Claire Trevor School of the Arts / UC Irvine

WHO: The Claire Trevor School of the Arts at University of California, Irvine has organized the Claire Trevor Film Festival to mark what would have been the actress’s centennial birthday. One of her films will be screened each month through June. The screening of “Key Largo” on Saturday, Oct. 30 kicks-off the School’s year-long tribute to Ms. Trevor.

WHAT: By following the searchlights up Mesa Road at University Drive and crossing the bridge to the Arts Plaza, guests will step back in time for Irvine's red carpet premiere of “Key Largo,” the classic 1948 film for which Claire Trevor received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Admission to the movie is free with first come, first serve seating.

NOTE: ***Or, for those who want to party like it's1948 -- for just $19.48 per person, guests will receive Reserved Preferred Seating in Winifred Smith Hall and admittance to a VIP Reception prior to the screening, complete with a Martini & Blini Bar and entertainment from renowned torch singer Paula Samonte and acclaimed piano man Gary Busby.

Advance reservations are required for the VIP Reception with Reserved Seating.
To RSVP, call Anna at (949) 824-8792. (Checks should be made payable to UC Regents.)

WHEN: Saturday, October 30, 2010
6:30 p.m. Martini & Blini Reception / Arts Plaza
7:45 p.m. Screening / Winifred Smith Hall

WHERE: Claire Trevor School of the Arts
University of California, Irvine
712 Arts Plaza, Irvine 92617

Outdoor VIP reception in the Arts Plaza.
Screening of “Key Largo” in Winifred Smith Hall.
Parking at Mesa Parking Structure, 4002 Mesa Road, Irvine 92617. Parking is $8.

BACKGROUND NOTE: The Claire Trevor School of the Arts at UC Irvine is dedicating its 2010-2011 performance season to the legacy of Claire Trevor on the occasion of her centennial birthday and to honor her advocacy of the Arts and its students. A Newport Beach resident, Ms. Trevor spent many hours on the campus, freely giving her time to students, advising them and inspiring them.

This also is the 10th anniversary of the School being named for her and several special event are planned to acknowledge her contributions to both the School and the entertainment industry. The “Key Largo” Premiere and VIP Reception begin the tributes, which will culminate with the installation of a star in front of the campus theatre that already bears her name. Hers will be the first star in the School’s very own “Walk of Fame.”

MEDIA CONTACT: Lesly Martin, Sr. Director of Marketing & Communications
(949) 824-2189, elmartin@uci.edu

GUEST INFORMATION: Anna Mueller, Dean’s Office
(949) 824-8792, abmuelle@uci.edu

A link to more promo: Click Here!

PARKING INFO: www.arts.uci.edu/directions

PREVIEW “Key Largo"

Link to UCIrvine's site.

Fondazione Adkins Chiti: Donne in Musica (There is an English version)

For a special treat, PAULA recommends The Himalayan Cafe in Ukiah. CA



August 18, 2012
The Ukiah Symphony

June 5 & 6 Healdsburg, Calif. noon to 4:30pm
Taste of Alexander Valley.

June 18 A Taste of Redwood Valley" winemakers dinner
6pm 1-800-760-3739

Cole Bailey Vineyards "A Taste of RedwoodValley"
June 19 - 20 www.atasteofredwoodvalley.com

June 25-July 25 "CATS" at the Raven Theatre in
Healdsburg, Ca. www.ravenplayers.org
(707) 433-6335 ext. 11
Paula is playing the part of Grizabella the glamour cat.

Aug. 28 Ukiah Symphony at Nelson Vineyards
with vocalists Bunny Edwards, Rick Allan and
Sheridan Malone. more info late



Ukiah Symphony Brochure
for 2007 - 2008

Colored Photos by Nicholas S. Brown
Paula Live $17.95 includes shipping.  
Rags to Rhythm $17.95 includes shipping.

Jessie Allen Cooper and Paula Samonte
To Jessie Allen Cooper's web site  

Paula and Robin Williams At the Christopher Reeve Gala


  Below are Photos from the Christopher Reeve Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA
Click here for the Christopher Reeve Foundation






Alexandra Reeve, Friend, Paula





Paula with Paul Hoffert




Paula Samonte recording with the Lighthouse in Toronto, Canada



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An old article from the Mendocino Cultural Magazine