Laguna Art Museum Celebrates Culture & Identity with Self-Help Graphics Exhibit

For those looking to connect more with the artistic and cultural roots of Southern California, the Laguna Art Museum has welcomed a new exhibit you shouldn’t miss. From now until May 27, the museum is hosting an exhibit of select works from the famed Self-Help Graphics & Art printmaking shop and studio. If you haven’t heard of them before, they’ve been a pivotal artistic institution for some time. They were …

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Irvine International Film Festival Features a Darker Shade of Narrative

The eighth annual Irvine International Film Festival is right around the corner, and it’s going to be a dark one. The festival, which was founded with the intentions of showcasing international films and providing seminars for its attendees, will take place from March 22 – 28. Its three official selections in the category of feature narratives have been announced, and all three films are either thrillers or horror movies. This …

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Local Farmers Market Rundown

Everyone loves a good farmers market. An open-air market full of fresh produce, great face-to-face interactions with farmers, chefs and artisans, and a great place to educate yourself or your family on fruits, vegetables and health. In addition to offering locally sourced fresh produce and goods to the community, farmers markets help preserve farmlands, and promote economic stability and sustainability. Luckily, here in Southern California, we have optimal weather for …

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A Visit to the UC Irvine Arboretum

Long before human beings assumed stewardship of the planet, there were plants. And while it is often taken for granted that people could not survive without the nutrients with which plant life directly and indirectly fuels our bodies – to say nothing about the oxygen they provide – the study of plant life is a significantly underrated field. However, key individuals in Irvine’s history have demonstrated their appreciation for our green ancestors …

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