Bolinas Commons

Bolinas Commons

A gathering space for celebrating, learning and sharing creativity to build a stronger community.

A commons collaboration,
Co-founded by Melinda Stone.
2016 – present

Bolinas Book Exchange

Bolinas Book Exchange

community supported, honor system book store.
Co-directed by Melinda Stone.
2015 – present

Roadside Cinema

Roadside Cinema

a seasonal contemporary film screening series featuring filmmakers who work beyond the boundaries of conventional cinema.
Curated by Melinda Stone and Jeff Warrin.
2014 – present

BoBop

BoBop

BoBOP is an acronym for Bolinas Bring (your) Own Plate, featuring seasonal, locally sourced food. Not an exclusive dinner club nor a free hand out, but a rambling dinner experiment open to all.
Directed by Melinda Stone.
2013 – present

How-to Homestead

How-to Homestead

from filmmaking to gallery exhibitions; curating hootenannies to instigating hoedowns, How-to Homestead highlights new fangled experiments in 21st century homesteading.
Directed by Melinda Stone.
2007 – present

11 in 11

11 in 11

an ultra-local year-long tour, including skill shares, potlucks, films with live music and a folk dance that traveled to all 11 neighborhood districts in San Francisco.
Directed by Melinda Stone.
2011

Buck Mountain Experimental Station

Buck Mountain Experimental Station

a 22-acre off-the-grid homestead hosting an artist in residency program, WWOOFers and university classes.
Directed by Melinda Stone.
2005 – 2013

Canyon Cinema Turns 50 in Canyon

Canyon Cinema Turns 50 in Canyon

50th anniversary celebration of Canyon Cinema in Canyon, CA.
Co-directed by Melinda Stone, Liz Keim from the Exploratorium and Dominic Angerame from Canyon Cinema.
2010