Author Archive | Fleur Williams

Case Finkel's previous float: "Inter-Galactic Begonia Explorer". Grand Prize Winner, 2016.

Begonia Festival Float: “Miss BUgonia”

Article by: Fleur Williams, originally posted at Bizarre Bay Since 1952, hundreds of people have participated in the Capitola Begonia Festival’s nautical parade. It has brought together families, friends, organizations and people from near and far for designing, building, decorating, and cheering on the colorful floats that travel Soquel Creek. Local Santa Cruz went behind […]

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A previous float from the 1970s by Depot Hill Athletic Society.

Begonia Festival Float: “Shipping Out to Sea”

Article by: Fleur Williams, originally posted at Bizarre Bay Since 1952, hundreds of people have participated in the Capitola Begonia Festival’s nautical parade. It has brought together families, friends, organizations and people from near and far for designing, building, decorating, and cheering on the colorful floats that travel Soquel Creek. Local Santa Cruz went behind […]

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Metaface, by Pierre Riche. Welded Steel.

Sculpture Is 2017: In the Garden

Santa Cruz County’s stunning natural environment has inspired several fantastic outdoor art galleries, open to wander in some of the most beautiful months of the year. Every year since 2006, one of this area’s most popular outdoor exhibits happens in Watsonville at the Sierra Azul Nursery and Gardens. Serving the community as retail center and […]

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Mathew Taylor (Beast) and Emily Mairi Marsilia (Belle)

BEAUTY & THE BEAST : Interview with Scenic Designer Skip Epperson

Every summer since 1981, the local musical theatre company, Cabrillo Stage, has produced entertainment for thousands of Santa Cruz residents and visitors. Their annual musical productions are created in the artistic styles of Broadway, and are one of Santa Cruz County’s highly anticipated summer performing arts events. For Cabrillo Stage’s 36th Summer Festival, the company […]

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Capturing Dance, at the Santa Cruz Art League. Photo by Devi Pride Photography.

Capturing Dance : Featured Exhibit

Dance photographers have a unique ability to stop time and eternalize fleeting moments of bodies in motion. Their images explore human locomotion and express the spirit of diverse people and forms of movement. As a celebration of this work, the Santa Cruz Art League is hosting Capturing Dance, the first exhibition to present work by […]

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