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                                                                                       SIRI AND JEFF BERTING
              MICHELE GARBER                                                           With more than 20 years collective experience
              A self-proclaimed information junkie, Michele   FABIENNE MARSH           in art direction and photography, Siri and Jeff
               has a penchant for history, news and trivia,   Fabienne, who profiles the Portuguese   have been making imagery for quite a while,
               interests put to good use while reseaching   Bend Arist Colony in “Natural   half of that time as husband and wife. Sharing
              “Paradise Found” and “Envisoning Terranea.”   Instincts,” is a novelist, journalist   a brain and a love for photography is what
              “Family and friends teasingly say I’m a vast   and documentary filmmaker   drives them to create compelling images. Life
               wealth of useless knowledge,” she says. Yet   whose subjects have ranged from   is a journey and they are enjoying the ride
               her eternal fascination with researching new   mercenaries to monasteries. Her   together. This edition, they lend their talents
               subjects serves her well as features writer. “It’s   passion for the arts started early when,   to the Falcon, Casita & Villa and Portuguese
               wonderful to continuously be learning. I love   as a child, she memorized paintings   Bend Artist Colony features.
               meeting people and hearing their stories…with   in her “A” Encyclopedia before she
               every encounter, I’m inspired and new worlds   had seen them.
               open.” The LA native adds, “Plus, I’m someone
               that people always want on trivia teams.”

             LESLIE GROW AND
             BRAD BUCKSKY
             Leslie and Brad, the creative duo behind
             B+G Studios, photographed the Marea                                             ZOE ALEXANDER
             boutique finds in “Resort Style.” They   BONNIE GRAVES                          Zoe, who traces the legacy of Lloyd
             combine their artistic talents to create eye-  Food and wine guru Bonnie, who covers the   Bridges and Sea Hunt at Nelson’s in
             catching imagery of fashion accessories   many dining experiences at Terranea, has   “Star Search,” grew up in Pasadena
             and high-end luxury goods for editorial   extensive industry experience having worked as   and got her BA in English from U.C.
             spreads and advertising campaigns. Their   a sommelier in such legendary restaurants as   Berkeley, where she also studied
             unique look is a result of the combination   Jean-Georges, Union Square Café and Spago   theater. Her work life has included
             of Brad’s fashion-forward sense and Leslie’s   Beverly Hills. When not drinking fermented   jobs with Warner Bros. and Bon
             clean style. Their mission is simple: to have   grape juice, Bonnie enjoys hiking and is also an   Appétit Magazine. She currently
             fun, love their job and laugh often!                                            enjoys a freelance writer’s life in Los
                                                  accomplished poet.
                                                                                             Angeles. Her work can also be found
                                                                                             in Southbay Magazine.


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