The annual NEXTies award show is returning to the Rio Theatre on Friday, March 23, 2018. Now in its 9th year, the event celebrates Santa Cruz County’s talented locals who stand out for their outstanding achievements in industries ranging from food and fitness, to tech and the arts. This year, the Artist of the Year award is going […]
Screws into damascus? Every time we post a video, walking you through a technique, or showing you something new, we hope that it inspires you to bring additional creativity to your art. Or, at least we hope it offers a little hypnotic relaxation.
The people behind Idea Fab Labs have masterminded a contemporary version of the classic work space. Located on the 2nd floor of the Wrigley Building on the West Side of Santa Cruz, Idea Fab Labs (IFL) is a multi-faceted work center equipped for people of all levels of creativity and craftsmanship. At IFL visitors can […]
This video gets a little weird, has a lot of fun, and makes some art! Posted from Bobby Duke Arts on YouTube.
Way # 3 – INCLUDE EVERYONE (It’s a big boat) According to astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, our relationships don’t end with family, friends, and acquaintances. If you’ve watched any of the Cosmos series, you may have learned that we are actually connected, through our DNA, to everyone who has ever lived on the planet. Now […]
No matter how many times a Volkswagen bus travels, changes ownership, or transforms, it always seems to fulfill its original purpose – inspiring adventure and celebration with great people. Anthony Alcala and his wife Jenna have taken the timeless culture of a VW bus to the next level by transforming their vintage camper van into […]
Way #2 – BE YOURSELF (Everyone else is taken) People who live in alignment with their core values often say they are happier, and that’s a great reason to increase your personal autonomy – defined as “independence, and freedom from external control or influence.” One way to measure your level of personal autonomy is to […]
Way #1 – ACCEPT YOURSELF (Then consider improvements) Until recently, scientists measured happiness using only two criteria – material success and good health. Now, the new science of well-being has identified several major factors that influence our level of happiness. This is good news – even more ways to be happy! The first one is […]
Originally posted on BizarreBay.com If there is one vehicle that has stood the test of time and remained synonymous with friends, freedom, and adventure, it’s the enduringly iconic Volkswagen bus. It may have started as a simple mode of local transportation, but over the years, it has become a ubiquitous feature of road trips, rallies […]
Up your basic coffee game with a little bit of latte foam art.