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Na’vi Protest Israel, Black Metal Meditates, and The Jungle Atop The Met

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  Palestinian protesters demonstrating against the Israeli separation barrier wall at their border stocked up on blue bodypaint and showed up dressed as Na’vi characters from “Avatar”. (HuffPo)   Canada’s new national park near the Mealy Mountains will be bigger than Yosemite and Yellowstone combined. Suck it, U.S. Department of the Interior! (Jaunted)   Learn about the spiritual side of ... Read More »

Art + NYC Special

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Due to a dispute with the Basquiat family over the content of the below essay, we were unable to publish this chapter about the influential 1980s New York artist Jean-Michael Basquiat in our latest guide, Art+NYC. Instead, we present it here is as a web exclusive along with listings on where Basquiat worked, dined and showed his paintings.   In ... Read More »

Art Interview: Scott Erickson + Houston

Blue Bayou Festival: A celebration along the banks of Buffalo Bayou, photo courtesy of Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau

This week, painter (and traveller) Scott Erickson takes us on an art tour of Houston, Texas. Houston is the fourth largest city in the United States and where over 7 million people each year visit the city’s bustling museum district.   What should we know before we go to Houston? Houston is a huge city. Most of it… let’s be ... Read More »

Better Than The Real Thing? Coming Cobain Movie Has Us Counting Down Our Top 10 Fictional Musical Biopics

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  The news today that Oren Moverman has started pre-production on a Kurt Cobain biopic has us just a little worried. See, for every “Ray”, “Amadeus”, or “Walk The Line” that captures the lives of musicians with faith and brilliance on celluloid, there seems to be a couple well-meaning duds like “Beyond The Sea”, “What We Do is Secret”, or ... Read More »

The Scene in Six Sounds: Sweden

If you believe international stereotypes, Sweden is filled entirely about busty blondes with experimental social outlooks, saunas, snow, and dodgy Eurovision-influenced pop bands (which may, or may not include ABBA, depending on your definition of ‘dodgy’). More recently, though, this particular corner of Scandinavia’s been home to some enviable rock, too. James Hendicott braved the cold to give it all ... Read More »

MoMA + Movies

Spike Jonze and Meryl Streep on the set of 2002's 'Adaptation'

It’s no secret that we’re eagerly awaiting the October 16 premiere of Spike Jonze’s interpretation of ‘Where the Wild Things Are‘. And clearly, we’re not alone. The folks at New York’s Museum of Modern Art are celebrating the film with an exhibition, “Spike Jonze: The First 80 Years,” the director’s first-ever retrospective, part of the Filmmaker in Focus series, which ... Read More »

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