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Community invited to help create “gallery in the sky” at Otis’ Annual Kite Festival

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4/08/16 Update: IN CASE OF RAIN
If the weather does not cooperate on Saturday, shuttles will take participants back to Otis’ Main campus on Lincoln Blvd. where kite workshops will still take place. Stay tuned on Otis’ Facebook and Twitter for day-of updates.

Thousands of art enthusiasts, families and students will flock to  Santa Monica Beach on Saturday, April 9 for Otis College of Art and Design’s Fifth Annual Kite Festival, created by the college’s Creative Action Program. Continue reading

Love is in the air…Our Valentine’s Day Picks

Love is in the air in the Westchester/Playa/Marina community, and with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we wanted to highlight some of our favorite local spots that will be working overtime on Sunday, February 14 (and the Friday and Saturday before) to create a fun evening for couples, friends and families that are looking for a way to say “I love you.” No matter what you do to celebrate this month, make sure you make plans early and call ahead for reservations. As of press time, some of the restaurants we contacted were already booked!

Whether you’re looking for something fancy and romantic or laid-back and fun, here is our pick for Valentine’s Day worthy locales: Continue reading

Food Truck Friday Nights kick off 2015 season celebrating the decades and school reunions

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Visitation School and Parish’s Food Truck Friday Nights started off with the simple idea to create a community event that would feature some of L.A.’s most popular food trucks in an effort to draw people to its campus. Now in its fifth year, the event has morphed into more than just an opportunity to pick up a quick bite, however. With hundreds of people attending each Food Truck Friday Night, which runs monthly May through September, the event has turned into a summer staple with a block party feel celebrating good food, friends and community. Continue reading