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April events: Fishmas, Dark Sky Week stargazing, films at sea

By Mary Forgione

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Welcome to The Wild. DJ Javier finds time to surf three or four times a week in his much-loved Santa Barbara, which is remarkable considering he runs his fashion line of T-shirts, shorts and hats called Canto Vision, works as art director at SeaVees shoes, has created some of the city’s newest landmark murals and is about to have his first child. The 28-year-old graphic artist also recently collaborated on a project with the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara.

The museum asked him to design something that reflects his take on Santa Barbara, to develop a theme that’s close to his heart and speaks to his community. Javier, known for melding inclusive themes into his works, designed a beach towel decorated with stylized surfers. “I think a towel is like an [art] print that you can

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Google AR app update allows users to see dinosaurs, ancient sea creatures and artists’ masterpiece in their home

Credit: Google
Credit: Google

Google’s Arts and Culture application now lets you view prehistoric creatures and great artworks in augmented reality.

The new additions to the app are divided into four subsections: animals, space, history, and art. The app is available on both iPhones and Android phones.

In a blog post, the search giant promoted a number of ancient beings including the cambropachycope, a ancient crustacean whose head was covered in eyes.

Other animals include the duck-billed Amurosaurus dinosaur and the opabinia, a shrimp-like creature that lived 500 million years ago and had five eyes.

For space fans, Google has rendered the command module from Apollo 11 as well as Neil Armstrong’s A-7L spacesuit.

There is also a great array of artworks from famous artists including Da Vinci, Monet, and Japanese artist Hokusai.

As well as specific objects, Google has also rendered certain areas in augmented reality, such as

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