Find your Homemade Holiday Gift at the Clayhouse

December 1st, 2016

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Please join me at the Clayhouse for our annual holiday sale! It is my first time to be a part of this sale with this wonderful community of artists. If you are looking for a homemade holiday gift, this is the place for ceramics and art glass. WHERE: The Clayhouse, 2909  Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica CA … Continued

 CLASSES: The next Beginning Handbuilding class starts on Saturday, September 10 and will meet from 10 am to 12 noon, for 6 weeks. Students  will learn techniques for working with clay such as coiling, extruding, and slab rolling, to make  bowls, cups, vases, planters and more. Glazing instruction is also included. The fee is $280 which … Continued

Israel has the highest number of museums and galleries per capita of any country in the world. Three of the largest establishments can be found in Tel Aviv, among them are Eretz Israel and the Tel Aviv museum of art. While exploring Israel’s art scene you’ll quickly realize the importance its people place on preserving past traditions as … Continued

The challenge posed by this site is to make sense of the scattered remains of a former strong Southeast Asian empire’s capital.  The historic city of Ayutthaya gained global importance due to its strategic trading location and strong diplomatic networks that were highly prized by the Chinese, Indians, Japanese, Dutch, Portuguese, and even the British. … Continued

The Taj Mahal does not disappoint. It is beautiful. The curves of the dome, the snow white of the marble, the glitter of the inlaid stones, the rippled reflection in the lake, the birds that soar in the bluest of sky, the sunrise silhouette in the dawn light- all of it, every inch, whispers of … Continued

The heavy red curtain falls to the ground. It’s intermission, and the audience spills out of the Center Stage Theatre, buzzing from the musical energy of the show. A 9 year old in a little pink dress, her mullet haircut askew in a rainbow headband, struts confidently in front of her entire extended family, and … Continued

A man in a bubblegum-pink crushed velvet suit and matching top hat stood along side a woman dressed like a gypsy in layers of colorful silks and linens, joyously waving to Jim and me as we rolled slowly to the checkpoint that emerged from the afternoon dust. We stopped the truck and our brightly clad … Continued

Did someone put a couple drops of acid in my organic oat bran waffle? Oh no, they didn’t, I’m just in Nimbin. Nestled in the surrounding rainforest is the town of Nimbin which, for all drug intensive purposes, has remained frozen in time since the height of the hippie counter-culture movement in the 1960s. A … Continued

Copenhagen has countless virtues, but who knew one of them would be a hot dog? Andersen Bakery, located on the edge of the historic Tivoli amusement park, has a main store for sales of pastries and baked goods, but take note of its demure walk-in extension. This is where we found the meaty goodness of … Continued