Passport

The Passport is the the guide to all things POW! WOW! Long Beach. The paper booklet is now available in a slew of locations around LB, including boutiques and coffee shops. You’ll also be able to grab one at the POW! WOW! Long Beach Pop-Up shop when that opens next week. In the meantime it’s also available online as a PDF. Enjoy.

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Heavy Dreamers

HEAVY DREAMERS is a collaborative film by Booooooom and WeTransfer, which investigates creative motivations, and was shot during POW! WOW! Hawaii 2015. The short film stars some absolutely amazing artists including: James Jean, Kevin Lyons, Hot Tea, Nosego, Tatiana Suarez, and more. If this doesn’t get you super excited about POW! WOW! Long Beach, I don’t know what will! Check out the full movie:

Legends Never Die

Mi Vida Boutique in NELA are hosting an event dedicated to Teen Angel, the artist behind Teen Angels magazine this Saturday. First published in 1981, the title is synonymous with Chicano style, art, and culture. As such, the publication has a tremendous following. Contributing artists include Richard Sanchez, Benjie Escobar, Spr Fkr, and of course, Chicano Wolfman. LA TACO have a nice preview.

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Raoul Duke

Here’s an eye-catching new Hunter S. Thompson-character-inspired print from Los Angeles-based artist Mark Dean Veca. I got to interview Mark earlier this year so check that out if you’d like to learn more about him and his work. The signed & numbered 18″ x 24″ print is available in his online shop.

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Remake

The very talented Jeff Hamada, of Booooooom fame (the most-visited art blog in the universe) has just released his first book! Remake features master works reimagined, largely by fans of Jeff’s great site. He knows how to genuinely engage his community in ways that are truly interactive and creative and this kind of project is the result of those efforts. If you’re interested in learning more about Jeff’s thinking, watch this Imprint talk with him from 2014 – it’s just great.

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Big Bad Wolf

Hawaii-based art-driven kid’s brand Big Bad Wolf have continued to release amazing product over the last few months, including tee graphics by Australian tattoo artist Steen Jones, Korean artist So Youn Lee, Berlin-based Swiss typographer Rylsee, and they’ve added several new leggings styles too. Great news for my daughter, and I’m into all of it too.

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