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INSIDE SWAZZLE

Inside the puppet making workshop and visual effects studio of Swazzle, where twin brothers Patrick and Sean Johnson create larger-than-life, elaborate puppets for Broadway and more.

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NOTTINGHAM RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL

My Ren-Faire cherry finally gets popped in Simi Valley, CA.  

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LOS MUERTOS DE GRAND PARK

DTLA’s Grand Park celebrates the customs and traditions of Día de los Muertos with over 40 incredible altars and art installations and 30 themed sculptures.

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LA MINING: ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST

You can still find some amazing artifacts from LA’s mining days if you know where to look.

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FROM HUGHES TO HERCULES

In the 1940’s Howard Hughes bought 380 acres of the Ballona wetlands to build a private airport which included the massive wooden hangar where the reclusive business tycoon built his Spruce Goose (aka the H-4 Hercules).

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FRESH & FANCY

A colorful & festive gala celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre in DTLA’s Produce Row.  

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RIP 6TH STREET BRIDGE

The city bids farewell to an iconic L.A. landmark by throwing it one last party before demolition begins in January and its flowy $428-million replacement is completed in 2019.  

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BEFORE AND FURTHER

[sh]Artist duo DABSMYLA join forces with Modernica to put their creative stamp on some exclusive furnishings and fully transform a 4,000 square foot Spanish Revival building on the modern furniture manufacturer’s property in Vernon, CA.  

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SWEET WATER ALPACA RANCH

Finding sweet Alpaca love in Agua Dulce, CA.    

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THE CAROUSEL COLLECTOR

Tucked away in a nondescript warehouse in Irwindale, CA is one of the world’s largest collections of antique carousel figures.  

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