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Architecture, Art

DANCING WITH ARCHITECTURE

A CREATIVE COLLABORATION INSPIRED BY THE LIGHT, AIR, AND SPACE OF A NEW CAMEO SHORES HOME A Photo Essay by Brett Hillyard The stages of Southern California remain dark. Theater, dance, the symphony, opera, rock concerts, Broadway musicals, jazz, cinema: opportunities to gather together to enjoy a communal appreciation of artistry are missing from our lives. Still, there is art being created and enjoyed throughout Orange County. Inviting ballet dancers into a light-filled new house […]

Art

CREATIVE GIVING

With the need to feed the hungry peaking during the COVID-19 pandemic, Second Harvest Food Bank CEO Harald Herrmann has offered innovative and inspiring leadership. Second Harvest was able to distribute 7.4 million pounds of food to some 500,000 people during a single month recently, and that’s while a third or more of the distribution locations were closed. Still, Herrmann felt the need to raise awareness and inspire philanthropists and volunteers to help, particularly in […]

Lifestyle

A NAPA-LIKE OASIS IN SOUTH OC

Glasspar Chef Rob Wilson offers tip and tricks on how he and wife Annique garden, grill, and entertain in their own backyard— and vineyard! Photos by Brett Hillyard Complete with a full outdoor kitchen, bountiful citrus trees, and even a vineyard, the backyard at Rob and Annique Wilson’s home in Laguna Niguel is like their own wine country oasis. An al fresco dining area adorned with festoon lighting hangs over a 10-foot picnic table made […]

Lifestyle

CONTACT ORANGE COUNTY BY HILLY

Dana Marron Meet Dana Marron, she’s a talented designer who lives in North Laguna. Dana is super-stylish. You see it as you walk into the home she shares with husband Mondo.  Dana recently launched a boutique creative agency called Good Together Collective, and it’s exactly that! It’s a group that has surf roots, knows a good time, and loves the creative process. The reason Dana put “collective” in the name is because she just wants […]

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