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What’s Happening: Mill Valley Film Festival 2021 returns this Fall with hybrid format

One of the region's preeminent festivals returns this Fall. Organizers of the Mill Valley Film Festival -- presented by the California Film Institute (CFI) -- have announced that the 2021 edition will feature both online screenings and in-person screenings across the San Francisco Bay Area: "The 2021 Festival will continue to...
Miss Americana - Taylor Swift

Film News: Sundance Film Festival returns in-person for 2022

Some good news for those who enjoy attending film festivals the old fashioned way: in-person. Sundance today announced that it would be shifting to a hybrid model for the 2022 edition of its storied film festival. That means, as is all too common these days, a virtual component. But it also...
Blueair DustMagnet 5200 Series

Blueair announces new line of ‘DustMagnet’ air purifiers that actually look stylish

Most air purifiers we've reviewed here on Stark Insider while mostly practical and useful to home owners are typically not the prettiest things ever. Sweden-based Blueair has often been the exception. Their pretty air purifiers such as the Blue Pure 211/211+ and 411/411+ have been praised as much for their...
Haunt the holidays with San Francisco Ghost Hunt: Virtual Fireside Stories!

What’s Happening San Francisco: Virtual fireside stories to haunt the holidays

Who is the mysterious ghost bride of California Street and what is she looking for?

Weekend Project: DIY Vegetable Planter Box Plans

Grow your own veggies and herbs with this easy to build planter box.
All-new Fire HD 8 Plus tablet, HD display, 64 GB, 8" tablet for portable entertainment

Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus is an 8″ tablet designed for portable entertainment during coronavirus

If you're enduring shelter-in-place entertainment might be on your essential list. Given all those spare hours and angst, Amazon may have a solution to fill the void. The new Fire HD 8 Plus (rolls off the tongue) is the latest version of Amazon's low cost tablets. Running the Android operating...
Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway Highlights

What’s Happening: Disney to stream Broadway COVID-19 benefit concert

The sold-out, one-night-only benefit 'Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway' – which featured a starry cast of 79 performers – will be streamed at 7 pm Eastern on Monday, April 13.

What’s Happening Napa: BottleRock music festival postponed to October 2020

All headliners have confirmed for new October 2-4, 2020 dates.