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Chronicles: The Algonquin Hotel

  The Algonquin Hotel at 59 West 44th Street in Manhattan opened its doors in 1902, designed by architect Goldwin Starrett. Its first manager, Frank Case (who bought the hotel in 1927), established many of the hotel’s traditions as well convinced the original owner of the hotel to name it after the Algonquin tribe who had first occupied the area. Read More »

News: Daft Punk Unveil New Tron Video

  Disney has released the new video for the song ‘Derezzed’ from Daft Punk for the December film Tron: Legacy. Though the video is obviously just an excuse to release a new trailer for the film, the song featured has been receiving buzz from all corners of the web. The video features the guest appearance the French electronic duo make ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to NYC’s Halloween Parade

  Celebrating it’s 38th year, New York City’s Halloween Parade lists the following facts on their website about the event: The nation’s largest public Halloween celebration Named as The Greatest Event on Earth by Festivals International for October 31 Attended by over 2 million people, seen by over 1 million on TV The nation’s only major night Parade Seen LIVE ... Read More »

News: Rare Warhol Hits Auction Block

A 1962 Andy Warhol painting of a Campbell’s soup can, with can opener, is headed for the auction block at Christie’s auction house. The painting is part of a lot featuring post-war and contemporary art, and is expected to go for between $30 million and $50 million. The work was one of 11 Warhol would paint of large-scale Campbell’s soup ... Read More »

Extended Travel: Salem, MA

  There is no spookier and more spirited place in America to spend the week of Halloween than in Salem, Massachusetts. Located about 30 minutes north of the state’s capital, Salem is most well known as the location of the Salem Witch Trials of 1692 (though most of the actual “witches” lived in nearby ‘Salem Village’, now known as Danvers) ... Read More »

News: Scorsese & DiCaprio Retrospect, LA

The American Cinematheque announced today that it will feature a two-day retrospective of the film collaborations of Academy Award®winning director Martin Scorsese and three-time Academy Award nominated actor, Leonardo DiCaprio on November 13 and 14 at the historic Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. The two-day event will feature screenings of the four acclaimed films on which Scorsese and DiCaprio have collaborated: ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to the Weekend

  Celebrate: Every few years, the calendar bestows upon October an extra weekend for us to revel in Autumn leaves and hot apple cider- and this is one of those years. Why not take this extra weekend before Halloween to finally decide on a costume and if you are anywhere near Lexington, North Carolina, hit-up their annual Barbecue Festival. Every ... Read More »

News: Drawing Fashion, London

‘Drawing Fashion‘, a new exhibition opening November 3rd at London’s Design Museum, explores some of the greatest fashion illustrations from the twentieth and twenty first centuries. According to the museum, “these original works define the fine art of illustrating fashion, from the collections of Chanel, Dior, Comme des Garçons and Poiret as well as Viktor & Rolf, Lacroix and McQueen.” ... Read More »

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