Posts tagged "San Gabriel Valley"
LOVE: The beach, then back to the 'burbs wedding

LOVE: The beach, then back to the ‘burbs wedding

I love me a good wedding. And I better, because I’ve got a couple more to go to this summer. This first one’s going to be hard to top. Perfectly sunny day for a wedding overlooking Santa Monica Beach, and then a moonlit garden reception in the hometown we all grew up in. Did I...
Shop L.A. - Trina Turk Outlet

Shop L.A. – Trina Turk Outlet

If you and your mother love discount shopping as much as my mom and I do, consider a trip to the Trina Turk outlet in Alhambra for some Mother’s Day shopping.¬†Upon a recent tweet from RecessionistaLA, I was reminded of the fact that a designer outlet resides in the good ol’ SGV, and I still...
Fashion Illustrated at Nucleus' Line of Style

Fashion Illustrated at Nucleus’ Line of Style

If I could draw (well), I think I would’ve tried my hand at fashion illustration. Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra put on a great show featuring two of my favorite things, along with a couple of fashion shows. And the runway created by Matik is just incredible – so simple, made from everyday materials, but so...
Wild Things: Terrible Yellow Eyes

Wild Things: Terrible Yellow Eyes

If I had an extra $2k lying around, I would have spent it all on artwork from these two exhibitions. After Space 15 Twenty, we ventured east to Alhambra for the “Terrible Yellow Eyes” exhibition at Gallery Nucleus. The work was beautifully crafted as always there, but standout pieces – literally – were meticulously constructed...
Ancient Book of Sex & Science at Nucleus

Ancient Book of Sex & Science at Nucleus

On Saturday I attended the opening reception showcasing the illustrations and photographs of four Pixar artists (both present and past) on the subjects of sex and science at Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra. I lived in the city of Emeryville in the Bay Area, where the renowned studio is located, so Pixar and I have got...