Wes Anderson’s Hilariously Quirky ‘The French Dispatch’ Caps 44th Mill Valley Film Festival

Wes Anderson’s Hilariously Quirky ‘The French Dispatch’ Caps 44th Mill Valley Film Festival

With the hilariously quirky, triptych-styled closing night film of “The French Dispatch,” the Mill Valley Film Festival closed out its44th edition Sunday night, capping 11 days of films, panels, parties, and musical performances at the annual autumn...
Suzanne Joe Kai’s “Like a Rolling Stone: The Life & Times of Ben Fong-Torres” Doc Captures Journalist’s Career Chronicling Rock Gods and a Life of Familial Devotion

Suzanne Joe Kai’s “Like a Rolling Stone: The Life & Times of Ben Fong-Torres” Doc Captures Journalist’s Career Chronicling Rock Gods and a Life of Familial Devotion

The man whose words put some of the greatest names in the history of recorded music on the map is getting the star treatment at the 44th Mill Valley Film Festival.  Ben Fong-Torres, a multi-talented journalist and longtime Bay Area media figure, is the subject of...
Glenn Burke and Michael Lehman to Perform at Miller Closure’s Live Music on the Plaza – Sept. 25, 6-7:30pm

Glenn Burke and Michael Lehman to Perform at Miller Closure’s Live Music on the Plaza – Sept. 25, 6-7:30pm

Glenn Burke and Michael Lehman The Miller Closure rolls on with live music Saturday, Sept. 25, 6-7:30pm, continuing to infuse downtown with vitality during this insane rollercoaster ride that the COVID-19 crisis hath wrought. Through it all, Mill Valley residents and...
City’s Extension of Outdoor Biz Program + Delta Surge + ‘Late Summer’ = Al Fresco Everything in Mill Valley

City’s Extension of Outdoor Biz Program + Delta Surge + ‘Late Summer’ = Al Fresco Everything in Mill Valley

Scenes from outdoor dining, Concerts on the Plaza, Comedy in the Plaza (Sept. 22), Movies in the Park (Sept. 17 & Oct. 8) and the Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival (Sept. 18-19). Photos by Bruce Forrester and Jim Welte.  The COVID-19 crisis continues to make clear...
Feel the Love: Marin Arts’ UpTake Culture Feed Shines a Light on Mill Valley Artistic Bounty (and Much More)

Feel the Love: Marin Arts’ UpTake Culture Feed Shines a Light on Mill Valley Artistic Bounty (and Much More)

Corner of Throckmorton and Miller Aves., at Depot Cafe, with Seager Gray and Desta Galleries. Photo: Dan Krimm. We spend all day, every day shouting into the hills about the wonders of Mill Valley. But we’re incredibly grateful when other organizations do the...
With Star-Studded Films Like ‘Cyrano,’ ‘Dune’ and ‘The French Dispatch,’ 44th Mill Valley Film Festival Is a Return to Some Degree of Normalcy – Oct. 7-17

With Star-Studded Films Like ‘Cyrano,’ ‘Dune’ and ‘The French Dispatch,’ 44th Mill Valley Film Festival Is a Return to Some Degree of Normalcy – Oct. 7-17

Clockwise from top left, “The Power of the Dog” (Kirsty Griffin/ Netflix), “Belfast” (Focus Features), “The French Dispatch” (Searchlight Pictures),  “Dune” (Warner Bros.), “The Lost Daughter” ( Yannis Drakoulidis/Netflix © 2021) and “Cyrano” (2021 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer...