ARTICLES BY Monica Turner

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.

What's Happening
by on 10.22.14

Fall shows to mark on your calendar.

Film
by on 10.15.14

Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF) sets record with 61,000 attendance. Watch highlights: Elle Fanning, Hilary Swank, Kristin Davis.

On Location
by on 10.05.14 VIDEO

“I think this is the first time I’ve played a real, live person!” Watch as effervescent actor Elle Fanning arrives in style at the Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF).

Indie Film
by on 10.03.14 VIDEO

Mill Valley Film Festival kicks off in grand style as Oscar winner Hilary Swank graces opening night, screens western drama ‘The Homesman’.

San Francisco Culture
by on 09.30.14

Stark Insider is headed on location Oct. 2 through 12 for the annual Mill Valley Film Festival. Hillary Swank scheduled to attend opening night.

What's Happening
by on 09.12.14

Napa Valley Rocks Weekend: Napa Valley is holding a special earthquake relief weekend featuring concerts, auctions, wine tastings, a marathon, community art project, and more.

What's Happening
by on 09.10.14

Readers of Saveur magazine discover what we already know. Gourmet by the Bay, don’t you know.