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The punk rock past and dark fairy tale future of Camille Rose Garcia (Episode 667)

Camille Rose Garcia is a painter, illustrator and musician. In the 90s, she spent her time in the band The Real Minx, whose music has recently been collected in a gorgeous 2-disc 7” package, on Sympathy for the Record Industry….

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Artist George Zak previews Odd Kid Art’s Andersonville Galleria showcase (Episode 583)

Artist George Zak (Odd Kid Art) is back with another round of originals to show off in advance of Saturday’s art show at Andersonville Galleria (5247 N. Clark). We’re going to be looking at dozens of new works and getting…

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‘Quantum Mirror’: Mind-blowing subversion off the Mag Mile (Episode 581)

“Quantum Mirror,” by new media artist Adrian Stein and co-creator Zac Hall, absolutely blew my mind. Watch this video to see what I mean … I can’t wait to see it in person. It’s brilliant, disorienting and sneakily subversive. I…

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From cooking in restaurant kitchens to cranking out paintings in the garage: George Zak (Episode 506)

Let’s talk art. Known for his work as a chef, restaurateur and caterer, George Zak has been heading down a different path this year. He’s been quietly woodshedding away on a unique set of paintings that we’re going to show…

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The badass rock and roll artwork of Chris Pienta (Episode 446)

Rock and roll! Artist Chris Pienta puts his distinct style on iconic musicians, and tonight we’re going to walk through some of his best music-related pieces. Grab your Labor Day beverage of choice, and let’s talk music. This is episode…

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Lagunitas Tap Room and the art curation of Chris Pienta (Episode 313)

Lagunitas Tap Room is an oasis. It’s an adult wonderland. And if you haven’t been there, you must make plans to spend a night there. It’s super easy to get to (roughly 10 minutes south of 290 on California), with…

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Legendary comic book artist Alex Ross talks about his work, the comic industry and his ‘Marvelocity’ museum exhibit (Episode 223)

Alex Ross talks comic books, movies and more!