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John Travolta & Other Stars Eat Up The Napa Valley Film Festival

Really, there were films shown at the 5th anniversary of the Napa Valley Film Festival, which took place Nov. 11-15 in Napa, Yountville, St. Helena and Calistoga. If you were in the Valley for the festivities like we were, we understand if you got sidetracked from the main purpose of this event which has grown exponentially in its five years. Heck, there was a lot going on—and the celebs loved every minute of it! Two-time Academy Award nominee John Travolta summed up his visit quite well at the world premiere of his new movie “Life On the Line” when he said the Napa Valley is “beautiful and delicious.”

Wine And Wellness Blend At The Westin Verasa Napa

With several new developments underway, one can say that Napa Verasa Westin is having “a moment.” This week, it operates as a headquarters for the 5th annual Napa Valley Film Festival, which is fitting. The hotel’s longtime general manager, Don Shindle, sits on the event’s board and the ski lodge-meets-wine-country lobby—fireplace, comfy furniture and a wooden floor composed of wine barrel ends—suggests an atmosphere vaguely reminiscent of Sundance or Telluride.

Oscar-worthy Films Kick Off 2015 Mill Valley Film Festival

On a beautiful balmy October evening, the Mill Valley Film Festival opened its 38th season with two Oscar-worthy films and a fête amid one of Marin’s most fashionable settings. Mill Valley Film Festival has established a reputation for its quality selections that often act as a bellwether for the forthcoming award season and the popular culture at large.