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.
I go backstage at the stunning California Theatre where I discover the magic of Puccini’s most famous opera. Plus: how not to walk in a kimono.
With just one day, the goal was to setup, confront the Golden Gate Bridge, and paint it into submission. Only one problem: That pesky fog.
“These sincerely deluded, tragicomic figures inhabited characters of their own making, to personal peril and kindling for public legend.”
When celebrities have oodles of cash, they can bring their (craziest) fantasies and hobbies to life. Case in point: Barbra Streisand. In this interview actor Michael Urie explains.
2014 Harvest in Napa starts a few days early. Napa Valley Vintners says most are “predicting an abundant, high-quality harvest for the third year in a row.”
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.
Colbie Caillat takes to the stage this weekend at Robert Mondavi Winery. Singer-songwriter Andrew Ripp opens.
Classical rockstar Joshua Bell kicks off opening night this Friday when he performs Vivaldi’s Four Seasons at the spectacular Castello di Amorosa in Calistoga.
Festival del Sole. July 11-20. Mark your calendars. One of Napa’s cultural gems features another strong line-up of performers. Classical rockstar Joshua Bell headlines the opening night gala.
Shrek The Musical comes to Berkeley Playhouse. Go backstage in “Shrek Unmasked” as an actor preps for the lead role.
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.
The creative aspect of running a new media venture such as SI and producing videos has been a challenging, frustrating, rewarding, unpredictable, mile-burning, thankful, inspiring endeavor.
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