The Life and Loves of Multi-Faceted Assemblage Artist George Herms

It was 2011, and a high point for Irvine-based artist George Herms as he had just installed the exhibition, “Chaos’ Job: Restrain Order” at Santa Ana’s Grand Central Art Center. Representing the breadth and depth of his six-decade career, the show contained artworks made from cast-off materials, including a rusted ironing board, a wheelbarrow, lawn mower, muffin tin, fan, early cell phone, broken mirrors, torn crumpled posters, miniature cars, lamp bases, …

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Cruelty-Free Comfort Food at The Wheel of Life

For almost twenty years, Irvinians have had access to ethical and tasty vegan food thanks to one small family-owned restaurant, The Wheel of Life. With an Asian fusion style menu and a lunch buffet for easy take out, this small independently owned business is dedicated to making delicious and palatable vegan Asian cuisine for people from all walks of life. Their dishes include standard fusion favorites like pad thai, steam …

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