Unibrow Collective’s Zine Fest 2019
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Unibrow Collective’s Zine Fest 2019

Unibrow Collective Zine Fest. Verge Center for the Arts. Sacramento CA. May 25, 2019. We had a blast at the Unibrow Collective’s second annual Sacramento Zine Fest which took place on Saturday, May 25th, 2019 in the gallery of Verge Center for the Arts. Vendors independently publish zines, books, and artwork. Zines come in all … Continue reading

Issue 5 is Out!
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Issue 5 is Out!

Our Girls Issue has arrived!  Yay! Issue 5 showcases some of the great, talented women we love.  This issue is overflowing with poems, visual artwork, and interviews. Read all about some of our favorite gals like singer-songwriter Gabrielle, illustrator Read all about some of our favorite gals like singer-songwriter Gabrielle, illustrator Zsalto, cover artist Franceska Gamez, … Continue reading

Five to Watch: Strange Worlds and Small Bones
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Five to Watch: Strange Worlds and Small Bones

This month’s edition of Five to Watch will take you on a roller coaster ride through the strange worlds of miniaturist artists, bone jewelers, non-gentrifying muralists, and surrealist creators. Fasten your seatbelt and let’s go!    Sabine Timm– Timm is the best kind of scavenger. Her work is primarily done with collected and found items. The photographer and … Continue reading

Dropping Anchor at the (First) First Festival
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Dropping Anchor at the (First) First Festival

Over Memorial Day weekend, TUBE. had the opportunity to drop anchor at the inaugural First Festival in West Sacramento’s River Walk Park. The festival featured 18 local bands on three stages. The Main Stage was lined up with bands like Whiskey & Stitches, D.U.S.T., A Mile Till Dawn, and Humble Wolf. The Yelp Stage featured … Continue reading

Coming Full Circle: Meet Laura Matranga.
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Coming Full Circle: Meet Laura Matranga.

After nearly a decade working in the corporate world, Sacramento designer Laura Matranga is returning to her independent roots. Matranga has run her graphic design and printmaking business, Asbestos Press, since 2005. She wanted to be a graphic designer before she even knew what term meant. As a teenager growing up a small Bay Area … Continue reading

Frame to Frame
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Frame to Frame

As a crafter and an environmentalist I really enjoy the idea of taking something old and drab-looking and giving it a makeover. Finding these things is easier than one might think. Many people throw away perfectly usable items to make way for new purchases. You can stumble upon them in alleys, garage sales and of course, thrift … Continue reading

Shopping for the Holidays: TUBE.’s Guide to Unique Holiday Gifting
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Shopping for the Holidays: TUBE.’s Guide to Unique Holiday Gifting

It happens every year, the Thanksgiving/Black Friday frenzy ends and December’s powerhouse of holidays sneaks up while we’re still recovering. Inevitably, there is that frantic last minute shopping nightmare where going to the supermarket and buying everyone a gift card seems like the only option. But never fear, TUBE is here to help give your holiday … Continue reading

Del Paso design market delights
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Del Paso design market delights

On Del Paso Boulevard, there’s a place where designers, artisans and chefs come together to provide a vibrant shopping experience unique to the area. And it’s GOOD. GOOD: street food + design market celebrated its birthday in early July – marking its third year as a destination dedicated as much to the culture as the … Continue reading