Sonoma County’s 42-year-old nonprofit Verity
is a service for anyone directly or indirectly affected by sexual violence or trauma. As April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Verity is holding a timely benefit show this week with several local bands and educational outreach. Headlining is Santa Rosa folk pop group the Dollhouses, led by the multitalented Heather Castle Van Cleave. Petaluma songwriter Emily Whitehurst’s solo project Survival Guide is also on the bill, along with Oakland dream pop outfit Snow Angel (performing an acoustic set) and songwriter Kristen Pearce. The show happens on Friday, April 29, at Arlene Francis Center, 99 Sixth St., Santa Rosa. 7pm. $15–$20. Veritybenefit.brownpapertickets.com.