Archive for the 'The Arts' Category

The Birdman

• August, 2013

With CDs, VHSs and old cassette tapes stacked head high, Rainbow Music is a hoarder's paradise. However, its quirky owner, known as 'The Birdman', knows exactly where everything is. Amidst the Starbucks and Subways popping up on every corner of the East Village, Rainbow Music maintains its mom and pop feel, and is a hidden gem to its patrons. Due to the weak economy, online music sales and pirating, and the changing neighborhood, this charismatic curmudgeon is struggling to sell what he has in his

TAT’S CREW * TUFF CITY * SEVENTH LETTER

• July, 2013

TAT'S CREW * TUFF CITY * SEVENTH LETTER Locked In: Rikers Island 2013 Video by Brian Dwels Musical Salutes: BLACKSTAR, YardBirds, FXS, GHOSTFACE, Tom Caruana, The Beatles, Cypress Hill and Free FAT JOE

Vertical Video Syndrome – A PSA

• July, 2013

Bonobo ‘Stay The Same’ feat. Andreya Triana – Live At The Roundhouse

• June, 2013

SOFLES — INFINITE

• June, 2013

RIME / MIAMI NIGHTS – scandalous times with party people

• March, 2013

Waking Life

• February, 2013

imdb excerpt: A man shuffles through a dream meeting various people and discussing the meanings and purposes of the universe. storyline: Dreams. What are they? An escape from reality or reality itself? Waking Life follows the dream(s) of one man and his attempt to find and discern the absolute difference between waking life and the dreamworld. While trying to figure out a way to wake up, he runs into many people on his way; some of which offer one sentence asides on life, others delving

Reggie Watts: A send-off in style

• January, 2013

Youtube excerpt: Reggie Watts, the final performer on the PopTech 2011 stage, sends the audience off in style with his characteristic blend of wry improvisational humor and unpredictable musical riffs. Using only his microphone and a looping machine, Watts creates a brilliant pastiche of the conference and brings the conference attendees to their feet to dance.

The Venus Project

• January, 2013

Wikipedia excerpt: The Venus Project is an organization started by self-educated structural engineer, industrial designer, and futurist Jacque Fresco. Fresco’s project aims to restructure society through worldwide utilization of a theoretical design that he calls a resource-based economy. Those ideas use a version of sustainable cities, energy efficiency, natural resource management and advanced automation with a global socio-economic system based on social cooperation and scientific methodology. You can find out more here: http://www.thevenusproject.com/