My favorite place in Los Angeles that I would take visitors would be Venice Beach. From the sublime to the ridiculous, the wealthy to the homeless, the black to the white, the gay to the straight, and all in between, All are seen at Venice Beach. READ MORE
“The Creative World of Synthia SAINT JAMES” — I’ve used this description for many years because of the variety of my creative work and endeavors, such as in the visual arts I am a painter, architectural designer (ceramic tile designs for the Ontario Int’l Baggage Claim… READ MORE
I love making any good painting, but I think the Superhero’s are my strongest concept. My Writing would be my lurid oversized art comic: Happy Comics, a very dark humored one-shot book published by 3A. READ MORE
photo by Johnny Ramos California Newgaze. T Natalie Durkin (TribeLA Magazine): Give your band a Tagline. Pony Curtis (guitar/vocals in Forget Your Friends): Down till we’re underground. Charlie Kennedy (vocals/guitar in Forget Your Friends): Forget Your Friends, but don’t Forget About Us. J. Peters (bass/backing vocals in Forget Your Friends): Heavy and hypnotic. Adam Jackson (drums/samples in Forget Your Friends): California Newgaze. R ND: What got you started in music? What is the Reason you are where you are today? PC: I got started in music when I was in middle school, my older brother had some friends in bands and I always thought it was so rad, once I READ MORE
My favorite written work is a play entitled “Earth.” It is a magical realistic piece that tells of a mythic time in the history of an original New Mexican family. I love its language, its imagery, its storytelling. My favorite visual work is an oil pastel called Benevolence. READ MORE
I’ve been vegan for a long time now, and while I love so many vegan restaurants, at the top of my list at the moment for a consistently innovative and excellent meal is Satdha in Santa Monica. READ MORE
Meet Eagle Rock’s “Dirty Velvet” Rockers. T Natalie Durkin (TribeLA Magazine): Give your band a Tagline. Sonny Wong (Fake Furs): Two boys making noise. László Bolender (Fake Furs): Reviving ghosts and setting them on fire since 1989. R ND: What got you started in music? What is the Reason you are where you are today? LB: I was lucky enough to be raised by musicians, so I was introduced to a wide variety of music at a young age, but also, to music technology which I think just blew my mind more than video games. Beyond that, I have things to say that can’t just be spoken, READ MORE
I make almost all of my photographs close to home, with the exception of a few series. I shoot against my garage and throughout my house. I have a pink office where I surround myself with inspiration. But most of my creativity comes from inside my head, not in a room, pulled from a deep well of influences. READ MORE
ND: What is the best advice you’ve received and the best advice you can Impart on us?
Cassie: Don’t cry over someone who won’t cry over you.
Nick: It’s far better to have a dream than to achieve it. For both.
Geoff: Try to not care so much. READ MORE
My partner Max has my heart for sure. We’ve been together for almost 10 years now and he’s been there through thick and thin. Being partnered with someone who supports your dreams is the most wonderful thing and what it’s all about. READ MORE
I really don’t think about how I want to affect people with my art work. I do it for very selfish reasons. I paint for my own well being, but I hear it has some good side effects on others. READ MORE
At the time I worked at Fox, so I was able to get access to the helipad on Fox Plaza to capture the once in a lifetime occasion. READ MORE
photo by Charlotte Patmore T Natalie Durkin (TribeLA): Give your band a Tagline. Sophie Negrini (Janelane): Oh no I am bad at this…”Always crying” ? R ND: What got you started in music? What is the Reason you are where you are today? SN: Music has always been second nature, as I grew up with parents that were opera singers. However, they rarely (if ever) forced any sort of musical development upon me and just encouraged me to do whatever I wanted to do. I took violin in Elementary school and started participating in school musicals, and then began writing songs in my pre-teens while READ MORE
Rhonda, with headress and flames: I made this piece a while ago, over the course of…a year, I think? I had taken a figure drawing workshop in which I completed the original sketch of the model pictured. She had the most interesting expressions when posing, but I wasn’t very good at faces. READ MORE