ARTICLES BY Monica Turner

Arts & Culture
by on 12.11.14

You can stream the entire soundtrack to Cirque’s latest show, ‘KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities’, free. All you need is your web browser. Here’s how.

Napa Valley
by on 12.10.14

The best of Napa and Sonoma in a gorgeous setting – find out why Masters and Makers @ Meritage is one of Stark Insider’s favorite events of the year.

Independent Film
by on 12.03.14

Past films that have received a global boost from a Sundance appearance include Fruitvale Station, Reservoir Dogs, An Inconvenient Truth, Little Miss Sunshine, sex, lies and videotape, and Whiplash, among many others.

What's Happening
by on 11.19.14

Creative and interesting things to see and do around the San Francisco Bay Area. Here’s some Stark Insider picks.

The Arts
by on 11.14.14 VIDEO

An inside look at the stunning costumes and sets of Cirque’s brand new show. Return to the 19th century as Loni Stark discovers the magic of the industrial revolution.

Wine Country
by on 11.11.14

Photo recap of the 14th installment of the Live in the Vineyard music festival. Napa was a rockin’.

What's Happening
by on 11.05.14

In his larger-than-life curio cabinet, the Seeker is convinced that there exists a hidden, invisible world – a place where the craziest ideas and the grandest dreams lie waiting.

What's Happening
by on 10.31.14

“Six paintings in three days? Who do you think I am—Dali?” Pablo Picasso paints his way into our hearts in ‘A Weekend With Pablo Picasso’. Stark Insider preview.

What's Happening
by on 10.29.14

Singer-Songwriter Michelle Schmitt credits artists like Joni Mitchell, Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner, Carole King, Bonnie Raitt, Natalie Merchant, Tracy Chapman, & Stevie Nicks for her inspiration.

What's Happening
by on 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.