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2012-01-30 23:00:00

Haute Living Magazine features an exclusive Q&A session with Napa Valley Film Festival founders Marc and Brenda Lhormer. The couple talks about the innovative, customizable festival that leaves all guests feeling like VIP. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2012 In this issue of Haute Living San Francisco, Marc and Brenda Lhormer prove that they really are something of innovative geniuses. Founders of the Napa Valley Film Festival, the couple found a way to unite Napa, St. Helena,...

2011-02-01 12:29:00

NAPA, Calif., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) Co-Founders and Directors Brenda and Marc Lhormer enthusiastically announced the success of a series of launch events - presented by The St. Regis Deer Valley - during the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Featuring acclaimed Napa Valley Chef Michael Chiarello, of Bottega restaurant and NapaStyle, as well as 16 of Napa Valley's finest wineries, the events announced the Festival's first call for entries and introduced...

2011-01-04 15:29:00

NAPA, Calif., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) Co-Founders and Directors Brenda and Marc Lhormer have announced a series of launch events - sponsored by The St. Regis Deer Valley - taking place January 23 and 24 during the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Featuring acclaimed Napa Valley Chef Michael Chiarello of Bottega restaurant and NapaStyle as well as 16 of Napa Valley's finest wineries, the events are designed to introduce NVFF, an official Sundance Institute...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'