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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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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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Mark Areais Jewelers

Mark Areias Jewelers

  These days, it is rare to come across jewelry that has not been mass-produced in a large factory. At Mark Areias Jewelers, the professional craft and personal care of jewelry is refreshingly “old-fashioned”. Local artist Mark Areias is a formally trained Goldsmith and one of this area’s most esteemed creators of fine jewelry. For […]

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