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Pappy and Harriet’s: a bar in Pioneertown, California

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By Stacy Conde in Cool Travel on Tuesday 12 June 2012

Originally opened in 1972 and called The Cantina, what is now Pappy & Harriet’s was once an outlaw biker burrito bar. Set right at the entrance to Pioneertown (a proper 1940’s – 50’s old west movie set created by the likes of Gene Autry, Roy Rogers and the Sons of the Pioneers), Pappy’s is now […]

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Reclaimed material art by the late Noah Purifoy

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By Stacy Conde in New Art on Thursday 7 June 2012

Inspirational reclaimed material artist, sadly now deceased, Noah Purifoy was a founding director of the Watts Tower Art Center in Los Angeles. He was an early pioneer for social change via the arts.

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Awesome Bears street art by Philip Lumbang

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By Stacy Conde in New Art on Tuesday 5 June 2012

Los Angeles-based street artist Philip Lumbang paints what he calls Awesome Bears. And looking a them, who are we to disagree.

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Handmade, traceable apparel from The IOU Project

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By Stacy Conde in New Fashion on Monday 4 June 2012

Entrepreneur Kavita Parmar’s brilliant new business model is to make handmade, traceable apparel. Each fabric is unique, allowing end buyers the ability to trace the process from finished item right down to the weaver that hand-wove the fabric. The stories of how that item was created, the people involved and the customers who purchased them, are […]

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Jewelry design by Miki Tanaka

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By Stacy Conde in New Design on Monday 4 June 2012

Miki Tanaka is a Japanese jewelry designer who is based in Brooklyn.  She is extremely prolific, and all work is handmade in her Brooklyn studio.

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Eyes Project: new art by Jonathan Windham

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By Stacy Conde in New Art on Monday 28 May 2012

I met Jonathan Windham while in Austin working on a benefit art exhibition. He contributed an incredible scratchboard piece to the show that came with an artist statement that, on a particularly difficult day, made us all cry. Usually Jon does not make me cry.

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Wearable art jewelry design by Nina Savill

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By Stacy Conde in New Design on Thursday 24 May 2012

If I had to sum up Nina Savill’s work in a phrase, it would be ‘go big or go home’. These jewels don’t whisper, they shout. You can feel the hammer strike in every piece. It’s the stuff of a fiercely fashionable super hero. Savill works in fine silver and 14K gold, and each piece is individually hand-crafted in her studio in Los Angeles. Her Artifacts collection utilizes organic and reclaimed materials to create a one-of-a-kind work of wearable art.

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Mutable Maintenance: a new work by Texan artist Paul Meyer

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By Stacy Conde in New Art on Thursday 24 May 2012

Montgomery, Texas-based artist, Paul Meyer contributed a painting for the recent ART from the Ashes Lost Pines Recovery benefit exhibition in Austin. The work, Mutable Maintenance, became one of the focal pieces of the show. His work is at once textural, sculptural and gloriously subtle. Look once at a piece and it may appear to be a landscape of texture and shape; look closer, and characters and stories emerge.

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