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Anastasiya Bachmanova

Interview with Anastasiya Bachmanova

In the spotlight is fantastic local artist, Anastasiya Bachmanova!  Specializing in acrylic, watercolor, and resin art, Anastasiya’s vibrant paintings reflect her passion for nature, conservation, and outdoor adventures, as well as her combined background in environmental science and fine art. Through paintings, as well as prints, apparel, and accessories, Anastasiya’s art conveys vivid images and […]

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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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Shadley Stephens : Featured Artist

Shadley Stephens is a local artist, born and raised in Santa Cruz. In his own words Shadley tells us that “I have lived in Santa Cruz my entire life. I love it here, and I like to incorporate Santa Cruz into my artwork as much as possible.”, and we think that’s pretty cool! Santa Cruz […]

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Ebb & Flow 2018: Interview with BANDALOOP

  Pioneering vertical dance group, BANDALOOP, brings their dynamic performance art back to local walls this weekend for Arts Council Santa Cruz County’s annual two-day river arts festival, Ebb & Flow. BANDALOOP merges intricate choreography with innovative rock climbing technology, creating work that re-imagines dance and changes the perspectives of international audiences. Based in Oakland, CA, […]

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Ebb & Flow 2018: Interview with Visual Endeavors

Ebb & Flow Festival 2018 kicks-off on First Friday June 1, celebrating the San Lorenzo River with innovative forms of art and entertainment happening throughout the day and into the night. Launched in 2015 by Arts Council Santa Cruz County, the free, two-day festival connects creativity, nature, and community by bringing attention to the San Lorenzo River […]

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Idea Fab Labs - See what artists are making with high tech tools!

Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz

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 […]

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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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