During the first week of October, artists residing in the small town of Ojai, California, organize their studios in readiness for the famed Ojai Studio Artists tour. This year the tour will be held October 10, 11 and 12
Their latest exhibition, Home on the Range, features a mixed-media collaboration between painter Joan Scheibel and photographer Bobbi Bennett that focuses on the culture, landscape, flora and fauna of the American southwest.
Direct, immediate, nuanced, and responsive to the artist's hand, water-based mediums defy attempts at revision, demanding that the artist work quickly and intuitively, and be acutely present in the moment.
A mere 65 miles northwest of L.A., Ojai is known for the "Pink Moment," when the sun sets and everyone stops, faces east and silently takes in the awe-inspiring pink hue on the Topatopa Bluffs, towering more than 5,000 feet above the valley floor.
Even a short break from the stress of everyday life is enough to trigger a renewed sense of health and well-being. But choose to spend your reprieve at a wellness retreat, and your mental and physical fitness will reach new heights.
DJing has taken me around the world, exposed me to things I would have never experienced otherwise, allowed me to relive my summer camp adventures and give back to the DJ community that got me to where I am today.
Just a hop, skip and a jump from Los Angeles, this quaint and cute town, tucked in the valley of Ventura county, is a hot spot for spa goers, golfers, celebrities and all around relaxation-seeking folks.