Behind The Scenes

“Lightning” artist: Karl Herlinger

Ventriloquism as a form has a philosophy baked into it already, because there's two people or there's one person voicing two people, the Id is going on all over the place, it lends itself to philosophy and the different characters that are within...but for me, a lot the ventriloquism out there was missing that humanity, that super inward-looking realism, its been such an outward-facing all that I do, I want to take some of the standard

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New Studio flooring

Over New Years break, Cuzcatlan Designs worked on our Studio floor.  Multiple cracked and broken boards were replaced.  The entire floor was sanded and resurfaced with 4 coats of polyurethane. Unlike traditional polyurethanes (poly, shellac, or clear coat) even many of those labeled as “environmentally friendly”, ECOS WoodShield Varnish is non-toxic and has no traditional paint (polyurethane) odor, which can cause headaches, nausea, and respiratory

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“Lightning” series artist: Ssssnake

Ssssnake is a caricature, its an exaggerated version of male energy, sexuality, over the top and to the point where its, I guess, self-deprecating in a way, that I’m always saying to audience “Eyes on me!” That you gotta follow what I’m doing, that you have to do what I depends on my mood, if its a more loving ssssnake or a more aggressive ssssnake. I have a split personality relationship with ssssnake....before I do it I have to

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Installation of butterfly garden

Last year we installed a butterfly garden in front of our building on Electric Avenue.  In addition to planting milkweed to attract monarch butterflies, the new landscape features California native plants, rocks and even a pomegranate tree!  The ground is soft aromatic seder mulch. With a consciousness to water conservation and drought awareness, the butterfly garden, herb & floral boxes will utilize drip irrigation thereby reducing our water

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