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Ed Templeton: Synthetic Suburbia

No need for a long write up & introduction here. Ed Templeton‘s art speaks for itself (you can read more about the exhibition on Juxtapoz, if you want). After a long day of doing nothing, I decided to go out and see Ed’s art show (exhibit), “Synthetic Suburbia” at the Roberts & Tilton Gallery in Culver City/L.A., C.A. Here are 36 photos I took at the public opening reception on Saturday.

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Vans Propeller World Premier Photo Recap

Vans held their world premier of their first video, “Propeller” a skate film by the master filmmaker, Greg Hunt (Mind Field, Sight Unseen, Videoradio, among other films). This highly anticipated video only took since 1966 to get together, and it’s about time! Here’s a photo gallery of flicks from the whole night at The Orpheum Theater.

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Vol4 2nd Year Anniversary @ BLACK

It was the second year anniversary for Volume 4. The best place for this was at the infamous BLACK bar in L.A. Kicking out the jams that night with the LSDJ‘s (Nuge, Gabe, J.Roy) and turned it up even more with The Blackouts (Atiba & Ako Jefferson). Congrats to Don “Nuge” Nguyen, Sammy Baca, & all the Baker Boys homies on the anniversary. Live Heavy, Travel Light. LISTEN TO VOLUME 4!

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Ben Horton’s “BLIND SPOT” Art Show Recap

Ben Horton, the mastermind artist behind $LAVE Skateboards, had an opening reception of his solo show, BLIND SPOT at the Hill Street Country Club art gallery in Oceanside. The exhibit will be up until May 13th. So check back with the gallery for more info if you’re around Oceanside. For now, check out some photos I took at the opening.

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DC Shoes & Dennis McGrath Presents “Heaven” Book Release (Photo Recap)

Photos from the opening reception of “Heaven”, the rise & fall of the infamous pro skateboarder, Lennie Kirk. A book release with DC Shoes through the photographs of Lennie’s long-time friend & renowned photographer, Dennis McGrath. More also in the photo show were photos by other friends who have documented¬† throughout Lennie’s skate career featuring: Gary Van DeGriek, Patrick O’Dell, Jonathan McGrath, Keith Hufnagel, & Mike Blabac.

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