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Saturday French Market at Pilgrim Congregational Church

Went to Saturday’s French Market at Redding’s Frank Lloyd Wright designed Pilgrim Congregational Church. Always an inspiring setting. I manipulated this image of my grandson to resemble an impressionist painting. Click to enlarge a bit.

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Whimsical arboretum art lives on

This art installation graced the McConnell Arboretum in Redding for a while, some time ago. Luckily, I captured this black and white image. I think about it whenever I stroll the grounds of our local arboretum. In this way, even … Continue reading

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Barcelona comfort food Shasta County style?

Cannabis Gelato. Remember, you saw it here first, Redding. Erin said this idea might take off in the U.S. like Starbucks. Maybe so. I’d rather see this comfort food, below. Paella and Sangria enjoyed at a sidewalk cafe. More like … Continue reading

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My images of the Vatican

Some of you know I recently toured cities of the Mediterranean, accompanied by the lovely Karry. I like photography, so some of you have requested that I post my travel shots. Here are some (okay, 48) Vatican images, in no … Continue reading

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earth, wood & water at Old City Hall

Tomorrow is your last chance to catch this art exhibit at Old City Hall in Redding. Nice HD video work.

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Cascade Theatre in oil

Well, digital oil paint. I thought this digital image manipulation turned out interesting. The lovely Cascade Theatre in Redding rendered as something like an oil painting, with just few clicks. That is all.

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A very Redding short film

Shopping carts play a unique role in Redding culture. Locals will recognize much of the backdrop. Follow more of former Redding digital artist Jesse Rosten on his YouTube channel and on Twitter @JesseRosten. This newer, really short one is well … Continue reading

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Uneasy about Drones

The local paper ran an article today about the government using drone aircraft to aid in local fire fighting. I’m uneasy about the use of drones over our heads. I can’t be the only one. Our meager uneasiness must be … Continue reading

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Art in Tapas

I took these shots inside Tapas the other day. That restaurant has a very engaging vibe. And such interesting culinary selections too! Enjoy the food, and the art; it’s Really Redding.

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Local artist Robert Soffian

Robert Soffian has been an acquaintance and inspirational local figure to me for many years. Yet, I was not at all aware of his paintings. I know him through his long body of work bringing edgy theater productions to the … Continue reading

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