Stark Insider TV

Stark Insider TV: Cirque du Soleil Behind-the-Scenes at ‘Amaluna’ (VIDEO)

Peacocks served as color inspiration for Amaluna. Imagine a peacock’s tail being used as a paint brush. Rich swashes of greenish blues. Violets. Golds.

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?

Stark Insider TV: The Pornographer’s Daughter (Video)

In the 70′s the Mitchell brothers built a San Francisco porn empire. The party ended in 1991 when Jim Mitchell shot his brother to death. Now Liberty Mitchell brings the story to the stage.

Bug Out! Actors spotted backstage at San Jose Rep eating crickets! (VIDEO)

Where do you draw the culinary line? Watch as the cast of GAME ON feast on crickets. It’s all about the protein boost.

The Live in the Vineyard music festival featured many memorable performances. The Brixtons may well have been the best.

Moment in Time
Clinton Stark

Scene in San Francisco, post SFIFF screening of Gia Coppola’s PALO ALTO.

In Wine Country
BY | 04.13.14 VIDEO

Bottega Gran Fondo video highlights from Napa. Featuring Chef Michael Chiarello, Olympian Natalie Coughlin, pro cyclist George Hincapie, and… my debut as a security guard?

Carmel-by-The-Sea Plein Air, Loni Stark
California Travel
BY | 04.11.14 VIDEO

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

The Artist Diaries
BY | 04.09.14 VIDEO

Plein Air artist and Instructor Bill Davidson from Atlanta, ever gregarious and a wonderful teacher, tells me to be bold. Each brush stroke should be confident.

Featured Artist
BY | 04.06.14 VIDEO

Singer-Songwriter Colbie Caillat sits down with Stark Insider to talk about the music business, performing for President Obama. Plus, that new album…

Big Ideas
BY | 04.02.14 VIDEO

Exploring the art of pitching VCs, chasing the next big idea, and, of course, cheering and complaining about the San Francisco Giants. Plus: Nachos and crickets!

Thank you
BY | 03.31.14 VIDEO

Loni Stark’s March 28, 2009 review of The Kite Runner would mark Stark Insider’s first ever theater review. Thank you for 5 amazing years.

Stark Insider
BY | 03.31.14 VIDEO

We put the never-rains theory to test in Livermore during barrel tasting weekend. Stops include Concannon, Darcie Kent and 3 Steves.