July 22, 2014

Celebrating the Topanga Film Festival, July 17-20—Ten Years and Counting

 ­­­The Topanga Messenger is proud to join the many generous sponsors, friends and fans of this year’s Topanga Film Festival (TFF). Considering where the Topanga Film Festival (TFF) started 11 years ago (it lost a year somewhere), it’s exhilarating to see what it has become.­­­ In remembering its roots, Cari Ann Shim Sham, programmer of the Dance Film Showcase (Friday, 8-10 p.m.),TFF producer and member of the TFF Family, suc… [Read More...]

The Good, The Bad & the Ugly: The Marijuana Experiment

 On July 8, marijuana dispensaries, scattered across the state of Washington, opened their doors to the public and began selling legal marijuana to patrons aged 21 and over. Although local media frenzied, waiting to see if anything could go wrong at the precipice of legal marijuana, the day passed without incident. Even though prices were high, sometimes as much as $30 per gram, customers queued up in hordes, happy to pay for… [Read More...]