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Food & Drink: Cake ace

By Tanya HenryAfter spending nearly 20 years in the restaurant industry, Christian Röder, originally from Austria, now makes decorative custom cakes for weddings, anniversaries...

Music: Full bloom

By Charlie SwansonEven though multi-instrumentalist Jason Crosby has been playing music with prodigious skill since he was 2 years old, he still calls himself...

Film: Watching grass grow

By Richard von BusackFairfax’s Christopher Dienstag calls his film The Moneytree “30 years in the making.” It played at the Mill Valley Film Festival...
hero and zero

Hero & Zero: Nonprofit heroes & a lazy delivery guy

By Nikki SilversteinHero: “No one should face breast cancer alone” is a guiding principle of To Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Foundation, a nonprofit based in...

Film: Shining light

By Mal KarmanWhen Academy Award-winning Mill Valley co-writer-director Jeffrey D. Brown says that making the film SOLD in India changed his life, he doesn’t...

Food & Drink: Big draw

By Tanya HenryAt first glance, Pint Size Lounge on Fourth Street in San Rafael looks like a typical dive bar that serves Bloody Marys...

Music: Studio 55 salute

By Charlie SwansonFounded by longtime North Bay musician and promoter Ken Frankel in 2012, San Rafael’s Studio 55 Marin is known to its small,...

Food & Drink: In due time

By Tanya HenryWhen Alex and Lisa Stricker took over the Flatiron in 2013, the longtime watering hole received a major facelift. The San Rafael...

Theater: Torn tickets

By David TempletonAll theatrical undertakings are a little like cats and dogs. Sure, you can put them up in front of judges, who might...

Film: Winter song

by Richard von BusackIn Heart of a Dog, performance artist Laurie Anderson addresses the subject of grief the way she addresses any subject—by sidling...