More Archived Blog Stories

'Emotional Landscapes' Show
February 24, 2015
Sky-high aerial perspective inspires artist Sydell Lewis for new exhibition of paintings
Love, Live and Dress the Era
February 18, 2015
From rockabilly to Mad Men to disco—cool mid-century fashion expo in S.F. March 17-18
S.F. Expo's 100th Anniversary
February 11, 2015
Lots of festivities in the works to celebrate a sublime 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition
New 'Eichler' = Lots of Buzz
February 3, 2015
First new Eicher home since the '70s to be unveiled February 18 for Palm Springs tour
Fin-tastic Fun and Excess
January 28, 2015
CA Auto Museum revs up for a new exhibit showing off flashy fins of Atomic Age cars
Get Set for Modernism Week
January 21, 2015
Palm Springs' desert blooms again with lots of mid-century modern festivities Feb. 12-22
Art with Familial Connection
January 15, 2015
Artists Harry and Lynn Powers extend their marriage with 'Creative in Common' show
Yosemite's Ceramic Surprises
January 7, 2015
Dana Morton's strange and abstract plates—21st century art rooted in antique laces
Sunset Headquarters' Future
January 1, 2015
New owner says iconic Cliff May-designed building and its gardens will be preserved
Get Merry—Mid-Century Style
December 9, 2014
Holiday films from the period show touches of modernist influence with lots of ho-ho-ho
Big City Holiday Nostalgia
December 3, 2014
San Francisco has plenty of old-fashioned touches for this year's Christmas season
A Record Supreme
November 25, 2014
Symposium, concerts at SF Jazz to celebrate Coltrane masterpiece
Paradise for Tiki Lovers
November 19, 2014
International Tiki Marketplace brings in 43 vendors of tiki ware for Dec. 6 SoCal event
Rare Serving of Big-Band Fun
November 12, 2014
LACMA books Frank Vardaros' old-school jazz orchestra to close its concert series
'Oasis of Vintage' in East Bay
November 6, 2014
Fifty vendors come together with lots of retro clothing for Alameda Fashion Faire
Courage of a Jazz-Age Artist
October 29, 2014
'Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist' first West Coast show of bold, defiant paintings
'Cool' Gets California Revival
October 23, 2014
Los Angeles Jazz Institute hosts extensive four-day fest celebrating all things 'cool'
Walt Disney and World War II
October 16, 2014
His classic mid-century characters return in shorts that back the American war effort
East Bay Modern on the Rise
October 2, 2014
Concord's Eichlers—still reasonably priced—played an important role in town history
Is There Utopia by the Sea?
September 23, 2014
CA-Modern retrospective eyes the legacy of controversial Sea Ranch in its 50th year