Napa Sonoma Fall 2009- Winter 2010 : Page 59

1 2 music and movies The annual Festival del Sole celebrated classical music, five-star cuisine, and art: 1) Festival founder Rick Walker and his wife, Karen; 2) Alondra de la Parra, Robert Redford; 3) Sarah Chang performs with the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas; 4) Timothy and Athena Blackburn. The Sonoma International Film Festival featured 66 films and honored actor Bruce Willis with a lifetime achievement award: 5) Paula Cavagnaro, Peter Stricker, Cevin Cathell, Steve Moazed, Kimberly Hughes; 6) Emma Heming and Bruce Willis. More than 4,000 people attended the fifth annual Sonoma Jazz Festival, celebrating world-class music, food, and wine, all amid the relaxing ambience of Wine Country: 7) Andy Pugash, Aly Pugash, Stephanie Pugash, reggae musician Ziggy Marley, Toby Pugash; 8) rock musician Chris Isaak, Pixar Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter. 8 4 3 7 6 5 N a p a S o n o m a 59 PHOTOGRAPHY BY vi BOTTARO PHOTOGRAPHY (1,3,4); jim sullivA n (2); PATR i CE WARD (5,6) s TE v E munD in GER (7,8) l society

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Music and movies<br /> <br /> The annual Festival del Sole celebrated classical music, five-star cuisine, and art: 1) Festival founder Rick Walker and his wife, Karen; 2) Alondra de la Parra, Robert Redford; 3) Sarah Chang performs with the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas; 4) Timothy and Athena Blackburn. The Sonoma International Film Festival featured 66 films and honored actor Bruce Willis with a lifetime achievement award: 5) Paula Cavagnaro, Peter Stricker, Cevin Cathell, Steve Moazed, Kimberly Hughes; 6) Emma Heming and Bruce Willis. More than 4,000 people attended the fifth annual Sonoma Jazz Festival, celebrating world-class music, food, and wine, all amid the relaxing ambience of Wine Country: 7) Andy Pugash, Aly Pugash, Stephanie Pugash, reggae musician Ziggy Marley, Toby Pugash; 8) rock musician Chris Isaak, Pixar Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter.<br /> <br /> Chef events and celebrations<br /> <br /> Napa Sonoma Rising Stars Awards Gala honored culinary talent: 1) back rows, from left: Duncan Gott, John Toulze, Philip Tessier, Geoff Kruth, Ginevra Iverson, Eric Korsh, Jesse Mallgren, Duskie Estes, Yoon Ha, John Stewart, Matt Spector, Nick Ritchie, Deanie Hickox-Fox; front row: Christopher Kostow, Jeremy Fox, Scott Beattie. The Pigs & Pinot festival benefited Share Our Strength and Healdsburg School: 2) Eric Palmer, Philippe Rispoli; 3) Charlie Palmer, Michael Mina; 4) Keith Goldston. Hall Wines became the first Gold LEED-certified winery in California: 5) Kathryn Hall, Craig Hall, Elizabeth Durney, Mike Reynolds, Jarrod Denton. Taste of the Nation raised money to fight childhood hunger: 6) San Jose Sharks announcer Randy Hahn looks on at the auction. The Napa Valley Opera House honored patrons and benefactors: 7) Barbara Nieman, Debbie Almeida; 8) Shari Staglin, Usha Burns, Margrit Biever Mondavi, Garen Staglin.<br /> <br /> Fundraisers<br /> <br /> The V Foundation Wine Celebration weekend was a huge success, raising $2.2 million for cancer research: 1) The Pointer Sisters; 2) Bob Lloyd, Julie Constantin, and Coach K give vintner grant honoree Emily Miner a hero’s welcome. Auction Napa Valley raised more than $5.7 million for local nonprofit healthcare, youth, and housing programs: 3) Gordon Getty, John Conover; 4) Hailey Trefethen of Trefethen Family Vineyards fires back at auction “robbers.” Cause for the Paws drew a fun-loving crowd to The Grove at Silverado Resort and raised $140,000 for Napa Humane Society’s spay/neuter clinic: 5) Radio personality Kellie Fuller, Chip. The second annual Harvest Stomp hosted by Napa Valley Grapegrowers at the historic Gamble Ranch showcased Napa wines, exhibition-style cuisine, and live music: 6) Heather Phillips; 7) The crowd kicks back on hay bales.<br /> <br />

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