Grahm has always been a trailblazer. He led the way for screw caps in 2001, full-disclosure ingredient labeling in 2008, and has championed little-known varietals throughout his career. Those coups don’t change his conundrum: Eight years after the sale of his large brands — Big House, Cardinal Zin and Pacific Rim — Grahm is finding it difficult to rebrand and right-size Bonny Doon Vineyard, to find a scale that is profitable while staying true to the goals he first set forth in 1983: to produce wines of distinction in a natural, unmanipulated manner.
Ireland-born, Scotland-based Campbell took the 25,000-pound ($40,000) award for “It For Others,” which combines African art, political philosophy and images from Northern Ireland’s “troubles” to explore ideas of value and commodification, ‘Campbell’s work, praised by the judging panel as “topical and compelling,” beat entries from video artists James Richards and Tris Vonna-Mitchell, and screen-printer Ciara Phillips, The prize, handmade espadrille ballet style with crocheted jute given annually to a British or Britain-based artist under 50, often sparks heated debate about the value of modern art..
“I had a bad time there,” Duncan recalls. “There were bombs, snipers, shelling. I had malaria and PTSD, which they called being ‘shell-shocked’ then.”. After his Navy days ended, Duncan attended UC Berkeley, graduating with a degree in science, and earning a masters from Pepperdine University. He landed a job and became the western area sales manager for Motorola. “I introduced the first cell phones in California,” he says, proudly. Perhaps the only person who can claim they’ve matched Duncan’s community activist track record since his retirement from Motorola is his wife, Doris. Diminutive in stature, but mighty in her own volunteerism, her determination equals — and even exceeded, in one crucial case — that of her husband.
In a major booking coup, Stanford Live, in association with the Stanford Dance Division, presents Festival Jérôme Bel in the coming weeks, the choreographer’s first extensive Bay Area exposure, Integrated into the university’s new undergraduate program ITALIC, or Immersion in the Arts: Living in Culture, the festival includes three disparate Bel pieces, starting with “The Show handmade espadrille ballet style with crocheted jute Must Go On” at Memorial Auditorium on Wednesday, In an interview conducted via email, Bel wrote that he was drawn to nonprofessional dancers because they “look more like the people in the audience, I am fed up with the disciplined dancer’s body, This is too normative.”..
Francisco Loya Sanchez is Key Club president, CSF member and videographer/team manager and current captain of the cross country team. He has multiple scholar athlete awards and is MVP in cross country. He plans to get a degree in engineering at UC Irvine. Cynthia Garcia Villalta plans to attend Cal to major in film or sociology and media studies. A varsity tennis player, she is also in Music Masters, Key Club, CSF, Christian club and Book club. She volunteers at Mission Graduates Program in San Francisco.