The Spark At Rest

Posted August 20, 2014 by The Argonaut in Columns Jay Adams, the coolest of the Z-Boys cool, 1961 – 2014 By Joe Donnelly Jay Adams rides again during the April 12 Flex Jay Boy Classic at the Venice Skatepark | Photo by Edizen Stowell Maneuvering softly through last week’s screaming headlines about the passings of Robin […]

Robert Oshatz

ROBERT OSHATZ The Portland-based architect — who has designed everything from the floating Fennell Residence to the magical Miyasaka Residence in Japan — mines his spiritual, emotional, poetic and structural depths to create his “from the inside out” architecture. TREATS! meets one of the masters of organic architecture to talk wood and stone, learning to design in […]

Citizen Beck

Originally published in the LA Weekly ~ When I moved here 10 years ago, Beck’s Odelay was a constant companion, like the sun, the smog and the Tapatío sauce in which I’d drown my tacos. Being a newbie, it seemed necessary to me that I digest Odelay, in the same way that other arrivistes feel […]