Stories I Wrote in 2014
I’m writing this recap late 2016, a full two years later. But I do think that cataloging the stories I wrote — and I wrote a ton of them! — through the years is a good exercise. So here goes.
Best Dive Bars In Orange County
If you think OC is all about glitzy clubs, expensive shoes and boob and nose jobs, these dive bars will show you the county’s seedy underbelly.
Kid-Friendly Live Music Venues In LA
If you’re longing to enjoy the rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle with your little ones, we’ve got you covered. Los Angeles is chock full of places you can enjoy music without worrying about a sitter.
Best LA County Fair Attractions For Kids
There’s a lot you can do at the L.A. County Fair with your wee ones, whether they’re into princesses or monster trucks. For the 5-and-under set, there’s also a whole slew of niche activities that will make navigating the fair easier for any parent.
OC’s Best Cinco De Mayo Events
Who says Cinco de Mayo is all about margaritas and clamatos? Keep your day of Mexican pride classy by checking out these not-all-about-drinking events.
End of the Road: LACMA9 Wraps Up Its Countywide Journey
The traveling educational endeavor LACMA9 Art + Film Lab traveled across SoCal offering filmmaking workshops, gathering oral histories, and providing free events to the public.
Harrison McIntosh: A Life Well-shaped
To celebrate his 100th birthday, Harrison McIntosh — who helped shape the postwar crafts movement in California — looks back on how he began his career.
On the Scene: California Landscape Paintings
California Scene Paintings from the 1920s-1970s are oil and watercolor paintings inspired by scenes of everyday life in California. Today these works are being rediscovered.
The Riverside Legacy: California Plein Air Paintings Past and Present
In a new exhibition at the the Riverside Art Museum, featured works tell the history of plein air in Riverside and other parts of the Inland region.
Skeith de Wine and the Uncertain Future of the Leonardo Da Vinci Institute
Artist Skeith de Wine looks at the contemporary world and asks, “What would Da Vinci do?”