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PRESS RELEASES

June 24, 2015

A taste of Napa

MENLO PARK - As if the beauty, tranquility, and award-winning wines weren’t enough to draw you out to the Napa Valley country, you can add this award-winning plein air painter to the list - Marta Collings. Collings has lived in Napa Valley, with the scenic and...

June 24, 2015

When less is more

MENLO PARK - Claudia Abderhalden is a contemporary jewelry designer who resides in Santa Barbara. Her work is primarily in sterling silver incorporating enamel, gold, copper, gemstones and other up-cycled/re-purposed materials. Whether it's earrings, necklaces, bracelets or rings her sense of composition exhibits an edgy...

June 24, 2015

A man of his word

MENLO PARK - In fact, Richard Curtner is well known for his many words and his attention to detail as he skillfully arranges these words and colors from magazine clippings of written text into expressive collage portraits and landscapes. As a self-taught artist he's been fascinated...

June 24, 2015

Powerfully playful

MENLO PARK - James Moore's remarkable art career began more than 30 years ago when he contemplated a life changing career from a commercial banker and competitive bodybuilder. Moore a Bay Area artist uses a simple geometric concept, the cube, when constructing his artwork in stainless...

June 24, 2015

Gourmet Island

MENLO PARK - More and more people are looking for foods that are sourced locally, usually made on a small scale, handcrafted, using traditional methods and recipes, and using high-quality ingredients. Look no further than Gourmet Island and try some special and uniquely delectable bites. Talk...

June 24, 2015

Glass by Glass

MENLO PARK - In the case of Johnny Glass, his name also takes on a new meaning with his profession, Glass by Glass Studios.  What started as a hobby soon developed into a bi-costal glassblowing Mobile Hotshop. Based out of Knoxville, TN and Los Angles, CA,...

June 24, 2015

Music will fill the air

MENLO PARK - All weekend long you can hear a variety of genres from soothing jazz with the Doug Miller and Mike Keating Quintet, a local favorite, to high energy marimba music performed by Singing Wood. Both groups can be seen on the Main Stage...

June 24, 2015

Culinary Arts Corner

MENLO PARK - A culinary sensation awaits you with an exciting line-up of Bay Area chefs and culinary specialists. Sponsored in part by Edible Silicon Valley Magazine who coordinated many of these talented Bay Area chef demonstrations and Kitchens by Meyer who provided the appliances...

June 23, 2015

Connoisseurs’ Marketplace Celebration of the Arts

MENLO PARK - Once again the much anticipated Connoisseurs' Marketplace will be showcasing the talents of more than 200 fine art and contemporary craft exhibitors as well as the NEW Culinary Arts Corner featuring demonstrations by ten talented Bay Area chefs.  Presented by the Menlo...