The Grateful Dead’s Phil Lesh is finally moving forward on plans to open Terrapin Crossroads, a restaurant / concert venue slated to open next month in San Rafael, CA’s Canal District. The venue’s new website outlines the philosophical backbone supporting the establishment:
As we got deeper into it, it morphed into something more comprehensive: a community cultural and educational center. We plan to celebrate the arts – music, culinary, poetry, dance, literature, visual arts including photography, theatre, and other creative endeavors – so aside from a performance space and restaurant, Terrapin Crossroads will also host art exhibits, have an art-and-music-themed library and reading room, memorabilia displays, and a beautiful, comfortable place where friends can meet to exchange ideas over a glass of wine or a drink, a terrific meal, and of course hear some great music.
We’ll also be a place for teaching and learning: in addition to regular musical…
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