Welcome to Atlantica: April’s Solo Art Show at Fullerton College

This past week April has been in Fullerton, CA as artist in residence, part of the program which has brought years’ worth of her artwork to the college. Here are some Instagram photos and videos from April’s account of the exhibit and in preparation for it:

Pieces in the garage ready to be transported:

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DONE 🥵

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Loaded up:

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Opening March 5th @fcartgallery

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A sneak peek of the exhibit as it was being set up on the Sunday before opening:

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36 of the Best Recent Maura Videos and Photos

It’s been a little bit since I’ve done a collection of pics of our beloved Siberian Husky Maura. Here are some of my favorites:

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#bookworm

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My Counter-Islamist Grid Work So Far: 30 Articles, Photo Essays, and Reports

Here is a collection of events I’ve covered and the articles I’ve written in my work as the Southern California associate of the Counter-Islamist Grid, an initiative to monitor and counter Islamist influence at the local level.

*August 12, 2019 Update: Now expanded with some new pieces and a few I’d forgotten to include previously*

*September 25 Update: Now updated with 2 more CIG articles and 2 other recent, related pieces, one for Campus Watch and another for Islamist Watch, my first article as a fellow for the project.

* November 21 Update: My second Islamist Watch article since I began as a fellow is now included, as are two more CIG articles: my first reporting on the Institute of Knowledge’s recent convention (there are more to come…) and an article about what I saw when a group of Kurdish activists protested CAIR’s Los Angeles branch for being sponsored by Turkish Airlines.

* December 5 Update: Just added a new Daily Wire piece on another Islamist leader in Southern California whose influence is rising. Now up to 25 articles this year between the Counter-Islamist Grid, Islamist Watch, and Campus Watch.

* January 3, 2020 Update: A new article for Islamist Watch about Islamist security forces potentially receiving taxpayer money now published at the Daily Wire

* January 16, 2020 Update: A new Counter-Islamist Grid article published at PJ Media about a misguided Muslim comedian supported by Islamist influence group MPAC, and a report at the CIG website featuring expanded interviews and photographs from the Kurds’ protest against CAIR.

*January 29, 2020 Update: On my 36th birthday a new article at the California Courier revisiting the counter-Turkey protests

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April Bey’s New Show “Made In Space” Opens Today at Band Of Vices Art Gallery

I am so happy and excited for April with her third solo art exhibition opening today. Click here for directions to this new art gallery in Los Angeles. The show will be up through June 16. Below check out, via April’s instagram, some of the work-in-progress images of pieces that will be included:

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Returning to the Fun of Photographing the Sun

Today at Liberty Island I published a post featuring a series of Sunset images I shot on Saturday. Here are two more from Sunday:

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This evening’s #sunset beginning…

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