GCS and 455er is once again proud to present “Subterranean Heads 2”. An art show that explores graffitti and street art and the subterranean entities that work everyday on filling that underground space. 1st Saturday art walk always brings out droves of art lovers and with a roster that includes some of the most subterranean of heads, no one should miss this show. The first Subterranean Heads show back in August 2011 was a great success and this one should hit as well. There will also be a spoken word performance by Mike the Poet. Here is an article that describes him if you don’t know him yet.
Jan.16th 2010 brought us our first b boy event. “Got Skillz” was a one on one b-boy and pop lock battle held with the cooperation of Funnybonez / Soul 2 Soul crew.
Special thanks to Burst Rock, DJ Caveman, and all who came out and participated.
On a side note, this is where we need your help. Hit us up with names of those participants so we can include you on the historical roaster (Elton, co-b-boy champ, what’s your stage name?). Overall, a great start to an event that will be with us as long as we are here in Santa Ana!
This Sunday on December 18 the GCS in Pomona is hosting a free in-store performance with 6Blocc, 2Mex, Girl on Girl, Dj Dope-E, Dumbsteppaz, MC Gilead 7, and DJ Wizard! For the first time ever 2Mex and 6Blocc will be performing together! Event starts at 6pm sharp, they both have shows afterwards but this one’s free! (update, show went well.. 6Block x 2Mex didn’t happen though).
168 W. 3rd St.
Pomona, CA 91766
Thanks to Jason from To Die For, GCS Santa Ana just received a shipment of Dan Smith’s new art book “With the Light of Truth”. This well printed book is a must have for anyone that collects art books or loves the medium of tattoo art. Withthelightoftruth.tumblr.com describes this book as “a collection of straight edge related tattoos and art and profiles some of the best tattoo artists in the world”. Published by Memento Publishing, this hard cover book contains 248 full color pages with a few blank pages at the end to get those ever so valuable autographs. Dan Smith could have signed it when he was here at our gallery for Tim Shelton’s “Everything Went Black” art show Nov 5th, 2011.
A huge thank you to Persue for giving his time and energy for the event. And to everyone who came out to the signing and release of Persue’s MTN artist series can. You got a great collectible there.
December’s art show brought us Aspeh’s “Within the Core”. This is the third or fourth time that we have had the pleasure of hosting Aseph in our gallery. The crowds were great as usual despite the cold weather. 3rdI, APE, Hurl, and Irene Garcia also displayed newly created pieces in support of the show. The show was predominated by original acrylic paintings, punctuated by Aspeh’s huge centerpiece created on digital media. For more info on Aseph, check out his site www.aspehone.com. Special thanks to Elvis Williams a.k.a. DJ REAL for the great tunes all night long.
Introducing! This is the GCS Clothing Store Santa Ana’s newest incarnacion of our original content blog. In order to keep all of our friends, family, aquaintances, business partners, patrons, neighbors, lurkers, and all other interested parties informed and updated on the happenings and going ons here at the shop, we have resurrected the ancient artform of blogging. Here you will find words and images that relate to events and shows in our space. Artists profiles, product reviews and music suggestions will be found in abundance. We will accept your questions, comments, requests, and critiques about any or all of our posts. The most important part of this is that YOU enjoy. So do so!