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Ho, Ho, Poe!

Edgar Allan Poe (as embodied by Marin County’s Lee Presson), rifling with a kind of reluctant amusement through a clutched sheaf of pages, proclaims “I’ve...

Kitchen Classic

Most of us own a copy of Joy of Cooking. It’s likely many a college student tucked the enduring classic into their box of...

Close to Home

From a young age, San Rafael native Anna Dellaria used music as a built-in mode of self-expression. The keyboardist, vocalist and singer-songwriter remembers dragging...

Grate-fool

Trawling for Thanksgiving quotes, Pacific Sun-contributor and Petaluma Argus-Courier community-editor David Templeton emailed a questionnaire to the usual suspects. He topped it with “What...

Saintly ‘Maid’

What’s a mother to do when her daughter says she hears the voice of an angel instructing her to lead an army to war?...

Aha, Rioja

When I say Burgundy, you say Pinot Noir—the red wine grape of Burgundy that’s also made the Russian River Valley a famous wine region....

Bike Frame

On Saturday, Nov. 16, hundreds of bicyclists pedaled onto the San Rafael–Richmond Bridge to try out a brand-new bicycle path across the 4-mile span....

The Mountain Play’s the Thing

Theater with altitude. That’s a clever slogan for a theater that produces shows 1,900 feet above sea level, but for the Mountain Play Association,...

Lie To Me

Aging performers can be sad to watch. Right when they should be doing the best work of their careers, they’re playing wise codgers and...

Lucid Pop

From the opening riff to the closing chorus, the music of Brainstory’s full-length debut album, Buck, feels like it’s from a different era; though...