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Magic wand making workshop in Bolinas

08/27/2015
ART: Jonathon Levine paraded his rattling scepters through Bolinas on Tuesday, enticing people to join his magic wand making workshop. The Pacifica-based artist gave up photography and painting—more traditional arts—to pursue a free-form medium requiring less intervention from the right side of the brain. At his workshop in the community...

Adult story time at the Inverness Library

08/20/2015
STORIES: The first meeting of the Inverness Library’s adult story time, TellTales, began with a story about wood rats, and ended with an excerpt about Japanese mail order brides. The forum, which librarian Ann Bertucci is hoping to turn into a podcast, is open for anyone to share any form...

Trash dumped on roadways

08/20/2015
DUMPING: Trash piles appeared on the side of the road in at least two places in West Marin immediately after a metal recycling dumpster at the Green Barn, misused by some residents, was removed. One dump, on Mesa Road in Point Reyes Station, included three television sets, which contain ecologically...

Bicycle graffiti continues

08/13/2015
BICYCLES: Graffiti art produced a month ago on numerous West Marin roads has expanded to include commentary on the recent, suspected purposeful collision between a vehicle and bicycle.

Smileys begins non drinking activities upstairs

08/13/2015
SMILEYS: With painting supplies at the ready, Smiley’s Schooner Saloon is gearing up to host regular Monday craft nights in the Captain’s Quarters above the bar. Interested patrons last Monday painted cornholes, and this week, owner Leila Monroe and assistant manager Blair Harris worked on restoring the historic Smiley’s sign...

Art opportunities at Ink.Paper.Plate

07/23/2015
ART: Models from the Bay Area Models’ Guild have been striking poses at figure drawing sessions on Wednesdays at Ink Paper Plate in Point Reyes Station for the last month. (The last session is scheduled for next Wednesday, but classes will continue in August if there are enough registrants.) Sirima...

Fog net is tested on Point Reyes

07/23/2015
DROUGHT: In an effort to capture water from fog during one of the worst droughts in California’s history, a small team of locals erected a “fog net” on Coast Guard land on the Point Reyes Peninsula on Sunday. Richard Kirschman, who spearheaded the project with his partner, Doris Ober, said...

Circus of Smiles at the Dance Palace

07/16/2015
FUN: A two-man vaudeville performance by Circus of Smiles, an Oakland troupe, on Monday featured juggling and tricks of the eye. A Bolinas show drew mostly the very young, performer Tyler Parks said; an appearance at the Dance Palace (above) was greeted by a hearty group from the community center’s...

Homes cleared at Drakes Bay Oyster Company

07/02/2015
DRAKES ESTERO: A crane took apart vacant worker housing at the site of the former Drakes Bay Oyster Farm on Thursday. According to West Marin Community Services, some former employees of the farm have stayed local; others have moved places like to southern California and Mexico.

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