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Alaya Vautier Jewelry

Interview with Alaya Vautier

In the spotlight is Alaya Vautier, an outstanding metal artist who lives and works in Santa Cruz. Alaya’s artisan jewelry reflects vibrant elements of nature and experiments with diverse textures, a collage of metals, and a mix of gems and stones. She creates unique pieces that are one-of-a-kind and never mass-produced. As well as showing […]

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Loc Art

LOC ART : The Art Market App

LOC ART has launched with the goal of revolutionizing art sales. Created by Santa Cruz residents Derick Delucchi and Dominic Elkin, Loc Art is an app that intersects art and technology, making the process of browsing, buying and selling local art more accessible, social, and smoother than ever before.  Both Delucchi and Elkin grew up […]

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Ann Hazels - 2018 NEXTies Artist of the Year

Interview with Ann Hazels : 2018 Nexties Artist of the Year

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 […]

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Interview with The Booth Bus : Northern California’s Vintage Volkswagen Photo Booth

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 […]

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