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To a skateboarder, a broken skateboard is a bad thing. But to the artist featured in the 1st Annual Broken Skateboard Art Show, a broken skateboard is a raw material just waiting to be cut, shaped, and sanded into something new. And that is just what Victor Perez, Jason Podlaski and Lynn Weiler have done for this show. They will be showcasing skateboards that have been transformed into lamps, jewelry and stools. It’s all about upcycling, making better things out of trash. 

Victor Perez, a Philadelphia native who skated for Santa Cruz Skateboard Company, combines his passion for skateboarding with his love for art to create  …  Details

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The California Heritage Museum is hosting “Skateboard: Evolution and Art in California,” an exhibit showcasing 60 years of boards, riders, designers and manufacturers.

Artist Raymond Pettibon swathed the blank canvas with a black-and-white image of a woman’s face. The vintage beauty, whose mouth pops with a shade of red lipstick, has four bars — the signature logo for his brother’s punk rock band Black Flag  …  Details & Pictures

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Two of Northern California’s most famous institutions –- big wave surfing and the wine country -– will merge this month at a unique event in Sonoma County.

The Longboard Vineyards Tasting Room in Healdsburg will reveal its latest surfing-themed wine while hosting the acclaimed photography exhibition “Maverick’s: Everest of the Seas,” featuring the award-winning images of some of action sports’ best lensmen.  The festivities take place during the weekend of October 23-25, 2009.

The highlight of the weekend will be …  Details

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