Stark Insider TV
BY | 10.17.14
Loni Stark

Can music change (save) the world?

What's Happening
BY | 10.24.14

In honor of the centennial of the “Christmas Truce” — in which World War I troops on both sides staged an impromptu cease-fire on the battlefields of France on Christmas, 1914 — this World Premiere tells the story of the truce through scenes, vignettes, live music and song, letters, and documents.

The Arts
Haddock. Lots of haddock.
BY | 10.20.14

The killer comedic timing of Neuenfeldt, Ward, and Noble keeps this fast-paced spy thriller, which serves more as a Brit equivalent to Get Smart!, than an alternate take on the Hitchcock original, moving forward.

Silicon Valley
BY | 10.16.14

For the first time in the history of Google’s flagship Android program, Motorola Mobility is tapped as the device partner for the Nexus smartphone. Nexus 6 ships November 2014.

SILICON VALLEY
Auto Tech
BY | 10.09.14
Clinton Stark

I loath heading over to that corner of the gas station where the dreaded dirty machine is located to check tire pressure. Now: there’s an app for that.

STARKIN WINE
In Wine
BY | 10.09.14

Lack of water, it turns out, forces vines (as it does other plants) to become more resourceful. In turn, they produce smaller berries. Resulting wines are concentrated, rich in flavor.

STARK INSIDER TV
‘Wicked’ Backstage Broadway: Floating in Glinda’s Bubble (Video)

Watch backstage video: set of ‘Wicked’, plus a ride in Glinda’s magical bubble. “It’s good to see me, isn’t it?!” Loni Stark talks with Chandra Lee Schwartz about the Broadway blockbuster.

CULTURE
BY | 10.15.14
Cy Ashley Webb

Ayn Rand might find Studwell’s transitions to the iconoclastic demon barber of Fleet Street so effective that she’d just have to get over the central conceit likening cannibalism to capitalism.

STARK INSIDER TV
Napa Gras: ‘A Sensory Odyssey’ at Raymond Vineyards (VIDEO)

Loni experiences sensory overload at the Napa Gras trade party. Later, she’s attacked by a lion during an 80’s style fashion shoot. Fortunately and regrettably it was all caught on camera, exactly as it happened…

STARK INSIDER TV
Stark Insider TV: ‘Soul Searching’ in Baja (Video)

Loreto landmarks and locations in “Soul Searching” include: downtown Loreto, El Rey del Taco (the best taco in the world!), City Hall, the Malecon and Sea of Cortez, and the Misión Nuestra Señora de Loreto (Baja’s first mission).

STARK INSIDER TV
Stark Insider TV: The Art of Hall Wines (Napa Valley Festival del Sole)

An out-of-body experience in Napa. Craig and Kathryn Hall give me a tour of their art collection at Hall Wines. But not without a surprise or two.