Cathy Gudis

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 is a professor in history and director of the PhD program in public history at UC Riverside. She is a founding member of Project 51, whose  invites Angelenos to reclaim the river as a grand civic space that can green and connect our communities. She’s worked with artists’ collectives including the Empire Logistics Group, LA… Read more »

Sunbeam Vintage

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Two great vintage furniture dealers collided and formed  in an old theater in Highland Park, CA. What began as a secret warehouse that sold exclusively to stores and designers is now open to the public. Mid-Century Modern is our specialty, but sometimes we can’t help ourselves and pieces mix in from the ’40s through the… Read more »

Fabian Wagmister

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Fabian Wagmister’s work focuses on participatory creative technology projects that promote civic engagement and community empowerment. He collaborates with diverse communities to generate reflexive media systems emphasizing cultural and locative specificity. In this context technology and culture converge into a performative social practice of collective creativity interweaving investigation and expression in public space. Fabian is… Read more »

SUPERORGANISM / Tom Villa

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is a design/build studio specializing in structures, furniture and lighting to create organized, fluid spaces. Often incorporating design components that are mobile or reconfigurable SUPERORGANISM focuses on delineating and optimizing functional areas to allow for more flexible, open space. Tom Villa started SUPERORGANISM in downtown Los Angeles in 2009 to focus on spatial and object… Read more »

LA History

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This mother and daughter team use social media to draw attention to the amazing online resources and offline events focused on Los Angeles history. In 2010, The Awl named @LAhistory as one of the top 20 Twitter feeds to follow nationwide. Now with over 20,000 followers on Twitter and 2200 on Instagram, the pair continue… Read more »

I LOVE CREATIVES

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I LOVE CREATIVES is a free weekly email of listings serving artists, creative communities, and beyond. Whether you’re searching for a photographer, in need of a rad studio-mate, or are looking to promote a creative workshop, you can find it or list it here. Think of it like craigslist for creatives, but delivered to you… Read more »

Mel McGraw Productions

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Melanie McGraw is an award-winning writer, director and producer. Her film PITSTOP won a Student Academy Award® and BAFTA/LA Best Student Film Award. Her feature script, NUMB FOR JESUS, was selected by the Film Independent Screenwriters Lab and placed in the top 15% of both the 2014 Academy Nicholl Fellowship Competition and Austin Screenplay Competition. She is… Read more »