Stark Insider TV
BY | 07.24.14
Loni Stark

Andrew Ripp talks about the music business, finding hope, and the creative process. Watch the interview, plus concert highlights from show at the Robert Mondavi Winery in Napa.

ride that pony home!
BY | 07.22.14
Cy Ashley Webb

The Naked Empire Buffoon Company (Sabrina Wensky and Cara McClendon) could give John Belushi’s killer bees a run for their money. These two combine the petulance of an ill-mannered child with the wiles of a Chechen terrorist.

In Tech
BY | 07.23.14

Windows to become one platform. New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has wasted little time in making sweeping changes; all the while, it is clear that this is his company.

into the belly of the beast...
BY | 07.21.14

Broadly, energy on stage fits one of three patterns: the fierce, isolated intensity of Ahab, the compliant, but detached skepticism of Starbuck, and the intentionally unfocused direction of the rest of the cast. This tripartite energy division serves the action well.

Stark Insider
BY | 07.17.14

Colbie Caillat takes to the stage this weekend at Robert Mondavi Winery. Singer-songwriter Andrew Ripp opens.

SILICON VALLEY
Silicon Valley
BY | 07.14.14

If Apple can’t deliver a large 5.5-inch iPhone before the holiday season it could be, if not a big blow, at least a crimp in Q4 sales.

STARKIN WINE
Wine Country
BY | 05.27.14

Video highlights from the annual Russian River Valley Pinot Classic and Paulée in Sonoma. Including a tour by Jean-Charles Boisset of the 18th century appointed grounds at DeLoach Vineyards.

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Stark Insider TV: Wine cave drilling looks a lot like ‘Alien’

Watch video of a wine cave being excavated in Napa Valley. Monster machines drill into earth’s core. Is this the set of ALIEN?

CULTURE
BY | 07.01.14
Cy Ashley Webb

Don’t be afraid of letting your gaze linger on individual dancers. Choreographer Nicole Helfer has a good sense of what you’ll be looking at — and just as important — what you can’t miss.

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I am Not a Genuine Black Man – find out why (Video)

“Nobody wants to be the outsider,” says comedian/actor Brian Copeland. In NOT A GENUINE BLACK MAN he tells his story of overcoming the odds, finding laughs along the way.

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Behind-the-scenes at Cirque du Soleil ‘Amaluna’ (VIDEO)

Amaluna (mother, in many languages) invites the audience to a mysterious island governed by Goddesses and guided by the cycles of the moon.

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Stark Insider TV: The King of Tacos (Loreto, Baja Sur, Mexico)

Eat just once at El Rey del Taco in Loreto, Baja, and you’ll be forever hooked. Watch as I pay a visit to one of the Baja’s most popular taco stands.