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Christopher Langley

Christopher Langley, a life-long educator, has lived in and studied the Mojave Desert for more than forty years. Working as a film historian, a founder of the Lone Pine Film History Museum and Inyo County Film Commissioner, he focuses on the desert's complex relationship with cinema and how land plays an essential role in the story of our lives. He collaborates with photographer Osceola Refetoff in an on-going project called "High & Dry: dispatches from the land of little rain." Their work appears regularly here. Co-founder of the Alabama Hills Stewardship Group, Langley's environmental activism has won several commendations including a National Conservation Cooperation Award.

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Why the High Desert Is a Cloud Watcher’s Paradise

In the desert, the skies are illuminated by the setting sun. A dazzling display of swirls, slashes and streaks of the clouds rush by. High & Dry explores the dazzling cloud formations in the California high desert.
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Hoop Dancing Creates Spirit and Identity Among Owens Valley Paiute

Paiute/ Taos Pueblo hoop dancer Sage Romero teaches young Native Americans that dancing isn't just a form of recreation, it is a spiritual exercise that connects them back to their identity.
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A Land Art Project Materializes By Owens Lake

A large-scale land art installation is coming to Owens Lake. The project takes inspiration from the native cultures that neighbor the now dry body of water.
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Perry Cardoza's Land Art Project Breaks Ground in the Owens Valley

A large scale landscape art project on Owens Lake is scheduled to open this spring.
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Vin Leal's Social Media Mural Links the Urban to the Rural

On one wall in Lone Pine, the #socialmediamural depicts landscapes found on smart phone screen shots from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest. The street art work is a project by conceptual and visual artist Vin Leal.
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From Jayhawkers To Jawa: A Short History Of Filming In Death Valley, Part II

A guide to the history of filming in Death Valley, featuring the films "Cherry 2000," "Bleak Future," "Six-String Samurai," and "Star Wars."
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From Jayhawkers To Jawa: A Short History Of Filming In Death Valley, Part I

A guide to the history of filming in Death Valley, featuring the films "Star Wars," "Rocketship," and "Robinson Crusoe."
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Jael Hoffmann: High Desert Sculptor of Internal Landscapes

The desert sculptures of Jael Hoffman represent the artist's philosophy on an internal tension between the true and projected self.
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100 Mules Walking: The End of the Road

Lauren Bon and the Metabolic Studio team finished their 240 miles journey at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center.
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Riding Along the Aqueduct with '100 Mules'

Chris Langley rides with Lauren Bon and the Metabolic Studios' "100 Mules Walking the Aqueduct" through the scenic Alabama Hills to Lone Pine in the Owens Valley
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