Jason Islas

Santa Monica Forward / Santa Monica Next

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Communications Director for Santa Monica Forward and Editor of the website Santa Monica Next

Jason Islas on KCRW

This past Saturday, DnA and KCRW convened something called a “design jam,” a group brainstorming session.

What we learned from “Flipping the Bird”

This past Saturday, DnA and KCRW convened something called a “design jam,” a group brainstorming session.

from Design and Architecture

Angelenos are in the midst of an epic battle over what kind of city they want to live in, suburban or urban.

The southland's growing pains

Angelenos are in the midst of an epic battle over what kind of city they want to live in, suburban or urban.

from Design and Architecture

Downtown Santa Monica is being transformed from a Central Business District into a dense, walkable community of three- to seven-story mixed-use buildings attractive to young and old…

Does LUVE hurt or help Santa Monica?

Downtown Santa Monica is being transformed from a Central Business District into a dense, walkable community of three- to seven-story mixed-use buildings attractive to young and old…

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Paula Benson says she is “a nightmare to watch a film with.”

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You are working at home. But is your home working for you? Kelly Wearstler has some tips to improve your interior, at whatever scale.

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As hospitals, clinics and other community organizations face a shortage of masks during the COVID-19 outbreak, homebound sewers have stepped up to help, from DIY crafters to fashion…

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See the brutally delicate work of Chuck Moffit; support site-specific performance art at Sowden House; go to two events from Materials & Applications: watch a performance…

In a normal year, many Angeleno designers and showroom owners would be packing their bags soon to head to Milan for Salone del Mobile, the massive furniture fair.

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Due to stay-at-home orders, we took our annual contest online and judged the pies based on looks alone.

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The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) furloughs more staff. The Getty announces $10 million to fund small and mid-sized arts organizations.

LA artist Rachel Mason has a new documentary on Netflix that looks at her parents’ gay porn shop, which was an important fixture for the LBGTQ+ community.

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Syd Mead envisoned vehicles, streetscapes and gadgets for Blade Runner, Tron, Aliens and many other films. He died December 30 at age 86.

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