Art in the redwoods at Gualala Arts Center

Feb 13, 2014 / By admin
Posted in Culture Vulture / Good Ideas / Gualala, Mendocino / Travel
raven wall at gualala arts center Along a delightfully quiet bit of California’s northern coast sits an unexpected cultural hub: Gualala. Too far north for most day trippers, and too far south to borrow the… Read more»

The Bay Model, Sausalito’s unexpected treasure

Feb 6, 2014 / By admin
Posted in Culture Vulture / Good Ideas / Magazine / Marin County / North Bay / Travel
San Pablo Bay area of model It’s uncanny the number of times I’ve mentioned the Bay Model this month. After a recent trip to the un- art galleried end of Sausalito, where the hangar-size building… Read more»

The Beginnings of Bergerac

Sep 25, 2013 / By Serena
Posted in Good Ideas / Night Owl / San Francisco
Midnight Hour A night out in San Francisco wouldn’t be the same without a well-made cocktail. Sure, there’s every segment of libation personality in the City by the Bay – the… Read more»

The San Francisco Symphony Orchestra and the Powerful Spirit of Michael Tilson Thomas

Sep 23, 2013 / By Serena
Posted in Culture Vulture / Good Ideas / Magazine / San Francisco / Travel
mahler-1892_200 On Friday,¬†I gratefully played audience for a deeply stirring performance of the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra and its spirited conductor,¬†Michael Tilson Thomas. They resurrected Mahler’s 9th Symphony, a piece… Read more»

A16 Rockridge begins Brunch

Sep 7, 2013 / By Serena
Posted in Good Ideas / Kitchen Adventures / Oakland
pastries at A16 This Sunday is gonna be great – I can just feel it. I admit, I’ve caught weekend fever. It’s ushered in on the wings of good news: a new… Read more»