Photographic Alchemy: Project Turns Insecurites into ‘Self-Worth’

Inadequate. Fat. Whore. Kike. These seemingly unrelated, but powerful words are branded on the foreheads, arms, legs and torsos of artist Tommy Corey’s photography subjects. The words are as striking as the hauntingly personal portraits. But they are related in… Continue Reading


Artful Connections

I did some 2nd Saturday ArtHopping last weekend and a few key thoughts occurred to me. • At first it seemed like the numbers of people participating might be down, but several venues reported having excellent nights. • When I… Continue Reading


ArtHop After-pARTy at Tapas Downtown

Tapas Downtown and HawkMan Studios invite you to the ArtHop After-pARTy   Great music by jazz musician Mickey Jones   An extended reception and demonstration by Tapas featured artist Share Hofmaister   Tapas drink specials & late-night Tapas menu     What:… Continue Reading


Downpour of Cool Events

Love this rain in Redding, California. Love it! And the perfect scenario would be for it to come on down for a couple days, then clear right on out. By the weekend? That’s not too much to ask, is it?… Continue Reading


‘Cooking at the Cascade’ Served Fun, Food & Films

What a fun four weeks, but alas, all good things must come to an end. Friday’s Cooking at the Cascade finale was a blast, although a bit different in format from the previous three Fridays. First, Linda Regan-Bott and Carl Bott (Linda’s main-man… Continue Reading


Cooking at the Cascade 7.17.09 Recipes from Market Street Steakhouse and Tapas Downtown

  As promised, here are the recipes demonstrated at Friday’s Cooking at the Cascade: Market Street Steakhouse’s version of the Caipirinha (kie-pur-REEN-yah) cocktail and Tapas Downtown’s Beef Molé.  Enjoy! Market St. Steakhouse Caipirinha Caipirinha is the national drink of Brazil, made with… Continue Reading