The months leading up to the summer festival season last year were frustrating and worrisome for art festival organizers in Laguna Beach. Michael Cahill, the president of the board of directors for Art-A-Fair, could attest to that. Cahill has served in that role for more than a decade. No year […]

But more than just offering virtual shorthands of physical realities, the Reference Festival also transformed IRL programming into a singular digital experience. Within the virtual “room” was a stage live-streaming performances by Anne Imhof, Eliza Douglas, and MJ Harper, styled by Stefano Pilati and Random Identities. In person, Imhof, Douglas, […]