Welcome to this non-commercial site devoted to bohemian life and expression. The materials and links shared here are a diverse and idiosyncratic collection. I don't agree with everything. I don't expect you will. I do want to nurture a free and unconventional spirit, and to celebrate those who show the way.
This vibrant multi-cultural community in the Northeast San Fernando Valley may be ready for a yuppie takeover, but it thankfully hasn't happened yet.
The urge to explore new places is probably as bohemian as the urge to explore new thoughts.
In Western culture, shame and the urge to clothe our bodies is part of the curse that came when Eve and Adam were expelled from the Garden of Eden. Might you rediscover innocence?
This organization was formed in May, 2002, by members of the old Elysium resort. It now has its own web site! Links and recent information are included in the Clothing Optional web.
The concept of Great Art is elitist. Life is art. With dedication and passion, our tangible creations share our insights, our feelings and ourselves with others.
Today's popular association of "Bohemian" with down-and-out types (think of the musical, "Rent") fails to encompass the host of artists, scholars and adventurers who conjured up that term for earlier generations.
A loose collection of entertaining and free-thinking characters was drawn to the American West in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of them knew each other. Was this informal Bohemian community lost in the cataclysms of the Depression and the Second World War, or might we rediscover it ourselves?