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Compartes Honey Sea Salt Peanut Butter

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It’s well known how great Compartes is. The local, beloved chocolate outfit has gotten quite a good bit of attention for the cocoa based sweets they make but not for the not-chocolate items in their repertoire. Last year, we had heard from Jonathan of Compartes that he was working on making peanut butter, which was used for his take on Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. The mixture included local honey and sea salt and is absolutely made from scratch. “Would it be possible to buy a jar?” we wondered. Yes: now you can.

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Michael Jang’s Vintage CalArts Photos

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A big story yesterday on LAist was the work of photographer Michael Jang. The artist isn’t based in Los Angeles but he attended CalArts in the early seventies. Can you imagine what that must have been like? Sure, art school now is wild—but it must have been so incredible back then…and it was! Jang is releasing photos from his time there, which is being toted as many as an unofficial yearbook for the school.

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Ordinary Architecture Messes With Hollywood

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While reading Design Boom recently, something fishy about Hollywood came up. Apparently London based Ordinary Architecture worked with local architecture, art, and design program On The Road to create a disruption on the trails near the Hollywood sign. What does that mean? There were giant letters from the sign scattered around, making it appear that the sign had blown away, onto the trails.

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Ghana Must Go Fiber CAFAM Los Angeles

CAFAM is hosting a two day event called Ghana Must Go on November 1 and November 2. There will be a trunk show, West African inspired works, performances, and more.

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Fit, Form, Function Compton

Fit, Form, Function is a new (and first) Compton based arts journal. They’re hoping to explore a few things, their first issue specifically speaking to “objects we do not touch.” If you want to get involved, send in submissions by November 15.

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House Of Modern Horrors Alex Miller Los Angeles Halloween 2014

In case you need more frights this weekend, Alex Miller is bringing an immersive exhibition called the House Of Modern Horrors. It’s a cringeworthy event showcasing “nightmares that haunt our reality.” EEeEeEeeeEE. There will also be some comedians, too.

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