Often times, there are some unexpected or even unknown names placed at premium spots on music festival lineups. More often than not, these are the alternative monikers that famous musicians have taken on in their independent side projects. Coachella 2013 offers a handful of exciting side projects that you might not even know existed. Blur … Read more
Internationally renown artist Leo Villareal has created The Bay Lights, a light sculpture set to bathe the Bay Bridge’s western side in brightness with 25,000 LEDs (approximately $18 million). Each light is individually programmed, and you’ll be able to see the resulting display of patterns and animations from miles away; the show will go on for … Read more
Ahndraya Parlato is a Hawaiian native who graduated from the California College of the Arts in 2005. Her beautiful work seeks to explore the “ambiguous nature of reality, often revealing the uncanny or magical in everyday life.”
This might possibly the most extreme sport out there. Try to top it, I dare you.
“This story is all about being bold and not being afraid to be who you are.” Photographer Nicole Hill created this beautiful photo shoot with model Jennifer McManis. Hill relates that the story she envisioned for the shoot revolved around the story “about a girl who is bold, strong, courageous, colorful and free.” The story was … Read more
This past Sunday, May 27, 2012, San Francisco celebrated the 75th birthday of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. Thousands upon thousands of people migrated to Golden Gate park and the bridge’s other surroundings to celebrate the anniversary in style – bands performed, food was indulged in, and the bridge was even shut down for an … Read more
Kate Rentz is a freelance photographer from California who primarily focuses on shooting landscapes, portraits, and fashion pictures. Kate’s photographs are very beautiful in their directness and simplicity.
Photography by RJ Shaughnessy RJ Shaughnessy is a 32-year-old photographer from Hollywood, California, who graduated from the Arts Center College of Design in Pasadena. His photographs are raw and full of energy, totally conveying a uniquely Californian feel. Shaugnessy specializes in advertising and fashion photography.
From San Francisco, Andres Amador is an incredible artist who uses an unusual medium: sand. He draws his pictures on the sandy shores of California, with many of the images below on the coast of Santa Cruz. Be sure to check out the video at the bottom of the post to see how Amador went … Read more
In 2010, a lower judge of the federal court declared Proposition 8 to be in violation of the civil rights of gays and lesbians. However, it was not until today, February 7, that this same federal appeals court officially declared California’s same sex marriage ban to be unconstitutional. “Proposition 8 served no purpose, and had no effect, … Read more
Filmed during November at Lake Tahoe, California by Canadian production studio Shortt and Epic, this incredible time-lapse footage is pure magic and really brings out the essence of this beautiful city. The music on this video is by the group “If These Trees Could Talk” and the songs is titled “Deus Ex Machina.”
So there’s a crazy man on a bus singing Katy Perry’s “California Girls” at 8am in New Jersey filled with people on their way to work… Why do I find this not the least bit strange coming from Jersey?