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The weather couldn’t of been any more perfect, as Long Beach gave a sunny welcome to the bi-annual Patchwork Indie Arts & Crafts Festival. This is the sixth year Patchwork has made an appearance in the city, and every year it seems to get bigger and better. The outdoor craft fair made the Marine Stadium Park its temporary home, with over 200 vendors bringing their handmade goods, which included: clothing, food, artwork, accessories, plants, home décor, jewelry, etc.

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A packed house at the Observatory in Santa Ana, CA greeted the Puerto Rican Alternative Hip Hop band Calle 13, who are currently wrapping-up a tour in support of their fifth studio album Multi Viral.

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This past weekend was spent on the Northern California coast in celebration of my twenty-third year of life. I’ve spent this past year in search of fulfillment after ending a college soccer career and seeing a world of opportunity open up to me. I began taking photos, and saw the city…

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The 5th annual Los Angeles Vegan Beer and Food Festival came to life in the middle of the Sunset Strip, surrounded by historic clubs like Whiskey A Go-Go, the Roxy, and Rainbow Bar and Gril

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The Sounds-observatory-california-concert

High-kicks in stilettos, with a tight mini black dress draped over her figure, a cigarette nestled between lips, the energy of every song saturating her hair by the minute; one of the things that fans adore about Maja Ivarsson– front woman of the Sounds

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March 29th, 2014 | Features, Music, Reviews | Tags: , | No Comment
photo by Merek Davis

For professional photographer Merek Davis, Instagram began as an app where he would normally post pictures of his French Bulldog, but it quickly became a platform that would help him branch out towards many creative ventures. Today Davis has over 34k followers, and has created one of the most sought-out editing apps out there, the Mextures App.

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Patchwork Show

The Patchwork Show bid farewell to spring, and said “hello!” to summer, laying rows of craftie and DIY folks by the Long Beach shores. Since 2006 the Patchwork Show has brought, not only a creative…

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June 19th, 2013 | Art+Culture, Features | Tags: , , | No Comment

On Saturday night Southern comfort was felt throughout the Hollywood Bowl, as Angelinos dressed in cowboy hats, plaid shirts– with beer in hand– packed a full-house for Brad Paisley’s Virtual Reality Tour.

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October 22nd, 2012 | Features, Music, Reviews | Tags: , | No Comment

Storyteller of hearts, unraveling the truths of love’s hidden agenda is what John Vesely does best while writing music under the moniker Secondhand Serenade. His new album, A Naked Twist in My Story, ?is a stripped-down acoustic…

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Two students– Jorge Ribeiro and José Tornada– majoring in journalism, and architecture dropped out of college to live in a tent, on the beach; that’s how LEAGUE began. That primal experience served as a huge influence, where they managed to mix modern-urban sonority, establishing a connection between two distinct worlds. LEAGUE is based out of Los Angeles and London. They describe […]

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