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Oakland Zoo animals are painting for a cause. Watch!

Parrots are the new Pollock. Oakland Zoo residents are giving human artists a run for their money this week in the second annual Animal Art Show. Twenty different species have painted 32 paintings this year to raise money for the zoo’s conservation efforts. 

Where To Go This Weekend: Borrego Springs, CA

  Not far from the famous wildflowers of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, the community of Borrego Springs boasts treasures all its own, from an outsize art scene to a revamped resort. “It’s the changing sunlight here that’s so incredible,” adds local architect Richard Orne. “And the skies after dark? You can see the next galaxy.” The best part? Since Borrego Springs is just 90 miles […]

You Should Paint Your Brick

A friend of mine bought a house recently and she called me to debate whether to paint her red brick fireplace white. I will always say, “Paint it!” Unless you have exceptionally gorgeous brick or you can’t get enough red in your room, painting it white (or black) is going to look much more fresh. Remember, brick is not a […]

Ask the Expert: Erika Woelfel on Choosing Paint Colors

We asked Erika Woelfel, director of color at Behr Paints, for her expert advice on your paint color dilemmas.