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March 29, 2019

3 Reasons to Spring To Annieglass this Season

While Watsonville has become a recent hub for independent artisans, a pioneer of its burgeoning craft scene is Annie Morhauser who founded her Annieglass glassware studio amidst the town’s sprawling agriculture fields in 1983. Today, her luminous pieces are featured at high profile hotels and retailers-Four Seasons, Neiman Marcus, the Bellagio in Las Vegas-and two of her pieces are on permanent display at the Smithsonian. Yet, each elegant piece continues to be handmade here in Santa Cruz County. This year, we honor Annieglass’ 35th anniversary with three reasons to visit this spring, as well as a chance to win a free experience at Annieglass’ fun and innovative Craftbar!

February 27, 2019

Don’t Miss This Year’s Top Museum Exhibits

If you’re lucky, you have an in-the-know friend who invites you out to see the hottest new exhibits in town. For everyone else, we’ve assembled a spiffy calendar of upcoming museum and gallery shows in Santa Cruz County. Don’t fancy yourself a museum person? Don’t fret. The region offers a wide range of experiences with

February 15, 2019

SANTA CRUZ STYLE: 3 HOTELS TO INSPIRE YOUR HOME DECOR

Interior design has a remarkable ability to shape mood and evoke different eras and places. Like a good vacation, it can transport you far from your everyday surroundings. I think Santa Cruz makes for a fun, evocative design scheme. It has a strong, iconic style that references both its natural setting and sunny, outdoor culture.

February 12, 2019

2019 Summertime Performing Arts!

World-class performers & artists are gracing Santa Cruz this summer! Don’t miss out on the talent-filled entertainment! CABRILLO FESTIVAL OF CONTEMPORARY MUSIC July 28-August 11, 2019The 2019 Cabrillo Festival season reflects Music Director and Conductor Cristian Macelaru’s conviction that music should engage us in community, ignite our social conscience, and spark our imaginations. Celebrate Macelaru’s remarkable