Vanessa Labi

Deputy Editor

Back Writer

Vanessa Labi is deputy editor for Comstock’s and a writer who specializes in arts and culture. She earned her English degree from UCLA. She shares cultural commentary, essays and recommendations in her newsletter, The Vessel. See her work at Vanessa-Labi.com. On Instagram @Vanessa.Labi.

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Our Top Stories of 2022

From exclusive interviews with local business leaders to a roundup of regional Mexican dishes, here are our most-read stories of the year.

Dec 29, 2022 Vanessa Labi

Getting to Know: Faith J. McKinnie

Gallerist Faith J. McKinnie is highlighting the work she wants to see in her Midtown gallery that highlights contemporary art by underrepresented artists.

Nov 30, 2021 Vanessa Labi

Getting to Know: Lupe Nambo

Licensed marriage and family therapist Lupe Nambo considers it her mission to “decolonize therapy.”

Oct 22, 2021 Vanessa Labi

Getting to Know: Chris Bond

Tucked into a Tahoe Park warehouse is Spiders Garage, a wonderland of vintage clothing collected and sourced by owner Chris Bond.

Sep 22, 2021 Vanessa Labi