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The Artist Diaries: The Good, the Bad and the Foggy (VIDEO)

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.

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.

The Artist Diaries: Asilomar State Beach, Monterey (Video)

At the Plein Air Convention in Monterey I’ve made many new friends. And I’ve begun the challenging journey of painting landscapes.

Stark Insider TV: Best of Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

There was (of course) much tomfoolery to be had, with full grown adults, including your humble narrators, willfully playing the part.

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.

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Loni Stark
08.12.2014

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.

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Wine News
BY | 07.29.14 VIDEO

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.”

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On Location
BY | 07.24.14 VIDEO

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.

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Stark Insider
BY | 07.17.14 VIDEO

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

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Wine Country
BY | 07.09.14 VIDEO

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.

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Wine Country Culture
BY | 06.23.14 VIDEO

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.

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Performing Arts
BY | 06.04.14 VIDEO

Shrek The Musical comes to Berkeley Playhouse. Go backstage in “Shrek Unmasked” as an actor preps for the lead role.

Video thumbnail for vimeo video Outtakes: Pinot Classic and Paulée dinner in Sonoma (Video) | Stark Insider
Wine Country
BY | 05.27.14 VIDEO

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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On Location
BY | 05.27.14 VIDEO

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.