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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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Molecule Designing The UNseen

Fifth Floor out in Chinatown is hosting a little art show about little things called Molecule. Catch it October 4 through November 16.

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Paper Chase Paper Cuts

Designer stationary outfit Paper Cuts by Paper Chase Press has three new entries into their series: get Luggage Tags from Tomboy Style, sketchbooks from Kelly Wearstler, and stationary from Sophie Buhai.

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Spider Pavilion Natural History Museum Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Natural History Museum is hosting a Spider Pavilion from September 21 through November 2. This is crazy and scary and cool.

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Grist And Toll Elegant Cooking WIth Whole Grains

Grist & Toll is having a class called Elegant Cooking With Whole Grains. These are always great learning experiences with food and you can get in on it on October 4.

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