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Film: Visual Feast

By Richard von BusackHorror clown of ’70s rock Alice Cooper stars in a one-night revival of his 1975 concert movie Welcome to My Nightmare....

San Rafael Spotlight: Pioneer Man

By Flora TsapovskyCraig Ponsford has been in San Rafael since 2010, which means that he’s way ahead of trends. He may be a graduate...

San Rafael Spotlight: Group Inspiration

By Flora TsapovoskyIt took some time, but the coworking trend has reached San Rafael; VenturePad, a full-service coworking and entrepreneurship center, opened here in...

Music: Universal Music

By Charlie SwansonA founding figure in the new age musical movement, internationally acclaimed composer Kitaro masterfully merges traditional Japanese harmonics and modern electronics for...

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...