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On Assignment | Stunt Double | Easy Reader News

On Assignment | Stunt Double | Easy Reader News

Our special “Hollywood at the Beach” issue was topped off by a fun stunt double photo shoot with local photographer Bo Bridges…  


Working Life | Tattoo Artist | Easy Reader News

Working Life | Tattoo Artist | Easy Reader News

I’ve started up our “Working Life” column again by following around some local Hermosans during their day-to-day life. It’s fun to get to peek into somebody else’s life for a day or two, and it’s a great way to get used to my new beat. The best part is, it’s part of my job!


Behind the Curtain… | Art Show | South Bay Art Department

Behind the Curtain... | Art Show | South Bay Art Department

  Come on down to the South Bay Art Department this Friday for a fun night of pretty pictures and paintings!   The South Bay Art Department will host a final art show, “Art Will Always Be Here,” at their Manhattan Beach address before moving to Hermosa Beach on Friday from 6 – 9 p.m. The show […]


Manhattan Beach Art Department | Photography Class | Part 1

Manhattan Beach Art Department | Photography Class | Part 1

Congratulations!!! You’ve decided to take the next step and start learning what all the buttons and dials on your camera do. I know all those knobs and buttons are overwhelming– but believe it or not, they all have a function! During the time in this class you’ll learn how to master your camera’s manual mode, see […]


Featured Artist | Joel Kowsky | Space Shuttle Polaroids

Featured Artist | Joel Kowsky | Space Shuttle Polaroids

One of the wonderful photographers I went to the University of Missouri with has recently come out with a spectacular site that totally fascinates me. It features beautiful polaroid photographs of the final few years of the American space program taken from an unique perspective. Over the past few years 25-year-old Joel Kowsky has been […]


I said ‘yes’ to a Kirstie Kelly dress!

I said 'yes' to a Kirstie Kelly dress!

I made one of the biggest decisions of this whole wedding planning adventure a couple of weeks ago when I said ‘yes’ to a Kirstie Kelly dress!


Couture Kirstie Kelly

Famous couture wedding dress designer Kirstie Kelly, who designed the first Disney dress collection, got the unfortunate fate of having me write a profile on her for our monthly Beach Magazine. I knew  NOTHING about wedding dresses, or even fashion, and she was wonderful and gracious enough to walk me through her design process and educate me […]