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Thomas Spearance

Thomas Spearance: Featured Musician

If you’ve spent much time on the Pacific Garden Mall, you’ve probably run across a derby-clad street performer who plays the musical saw under the statue of Tom Scribner, often while balancing objects on his nose and/or feet. That would be Thomas Spearance, better known to many locals as Mr. Hedge. Under that name, Spearance […]

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Santa Cruz Beach

Julie Rawls : Featured Artist

Just prior to the 1900s, Santa Cruz was enjoying a massive expansion phase. Entrepreneurs came to the area from all over the world to set up rubber, leather and limestone businesses. In the process, they introduced locals to the Victorian style of architecture, fashion and art. Local Santa Cruz’s in-house designer, Julie Rawls, has captured […]

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