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  • Gondola owner has rowing in his blood

    Gondola owner has rowing in his blood
    He labels himself as "Venetophile," or someone obsessed with everything dealing with Venice. No, not the city in California, but the water-locked city in Italy. When Tim Reinard, owner of Sunset Gondola in Huntington Beach, was 11 years old, he...
  • Art submissions sought for exhibit

    The Huntington Beach Art Center Foundation is hosting its annual salon-style non juried art show made up of public submissions. The exhibit will run Jan. 18 to Feb. 23 and will feature nearly 200 artists and 400 works in a variety of media. Artists...
  • Art á la carte

    Art á la carte
    A street-level window showcasing a solitary painting. This is the scene that greets people who pass Current, Innocean USA's recently christened art gallery, in downtown Huntington Beach. "We had an internal contest asking our employees to submit names...
  • Arts Year in Review: Highlights on the cultural scene

    Arts Year in Review: Highlights on the cultural scene
    With Nike departing the U.S. Open of Surfing, contentious City Council elections and those Mitt and Barack guys grabbing headlines, it was a busy year for news — and the arts proved to be no exception. We could try to order this into a...
  • Former curator takes in a new view

    Former curator takes in a new view
    Darlene DeAngelo has traveled many places over the last dozen years: Cuba, Vietnam, Europe and wherever the freeway would take her during her impassioned 12-hour workdays. Now, the former curator of the Huntington Beach Art Center is embarking on a...
  • Phony photographer asked teen girls to play dress up, police say

    A man who posed as a professional photographer in an effort to lure teenage girls has been arrested on suspicion of intent to commit a sexual offense with a minor, police in Fullerton said. Coopy Boyer, 42, of San Jose, told a pair of teenage girls he...
  • City Lights: The funniest man in the county

    City Lights: The funniest man in the county
    The following column is very funny. At least, it better be. A prize-winning comedian helped me write it. The other week, an email landed in my inbox declaring that Mark Schumacher, a high school teacher who lives in Trabuco Canyon, had trounced the...
  • From North Korea to Main Street

    From North Korea to Main Street
    Soon after the tragic events of 9/11, artist Gary Simpson was inspired to create a large conceptual piece combining cement with soil from every member state of the United Nations. He called the project "Common Ground 191." He relied on volunteers and...
  • In the Pipeline: Opinions pour in on 'veganized' mural

    In the Pipeline: Opinions pour in on 'veganized' mural
    Two weeks ago I wrote about the mural that once covered a large liquor store wall facing the McDonald's near the intersection of Edinger Avenue and Edwards Street. It depicted all of the most iconic McDonald's characters. I wrote about how the McDonald'...
  • In the Pipeline: Vegan vandalism not kosher

    In the Pipeline: Vegan vandalism not kosher
    I wrote about a mural in this column two years ago. It covered a large liquor store wall facing the McDonald's near the intersection of Edinger Avenue and Edwards Street, and it depicted all the most iconic McDonald's characters, from Ronald to Grimace to...
  • City Lights: Art didn't deserve butchering

    City Lights: Art didn't deserve butchering
    Two of my greatest passions had a nasty scuffle recently in Huntington Beach. Animal rights won on the street, while artist rights scored a knockout in the media. At times like these, it smarts to be in the middle. For those who missed Chris Epting's...
  • Finding beauty in the 'Dust'

    Finding beauty in the 'Dust'
    Death is an element of life that isn't perceived as beautiful by most, but Jessica Treskes tried to look past the loss of life and expose its beauty with her upcoming art show at Biola University. From April 22 to 26, the Biola Art Gallery will showcase...