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Spotlight On: Liberty & Co.

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  What was started by visionary Arthur Lasenby Liberty in 1874 with only a £2,000 loan from his father-in-law has since surfaced to become one of the most iconic British brands, Liberty & Co.   When Liberty opened his first store, he was convinced that he could change the look of homewares and fashion by carrying brightly colored ornaments, fabric ... Read More »

Spotlight On…Sugar Club, Barcelona

  When looking for good food, music and a drink that won’t break the bank in Barcelona, head to Sugar Club. This funky restaurant and club is known for having some of the best salsa in the Barcelona and has a happy hour that lasts until 11pm each night. The lounge and music opens at 8pm but before that, its ... Read More »

Spotlight On…Cinecittà Studios

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  Not often does something started by a horrible dictator result in years of prosperity and art but Cinecittà Studios is that exception. Opened in April of 1937 by Mussolini in order to promote Italy and fascism with the slogan “Il cinema è l’arma più forte” (Cinema is the most powerful weapon), Cinecittà Studio is now the largest production studio ... Read More »

Spotlight on…La Boule Noire, Paris

  La Boule Noire is best known for nightly bringing non-Parisian music to Paris. They have hosted early shows by Metallica, Bloc Party, Franz Ferdinand and Interpol in it’s small 300 person venue, offering an intimate experience with either soon to be huge bands or acts that are already packing halls three times the size of Le Boule Noire in ... Read More »

Spotlight On…Delicious Doughnuts, Berlin

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Nestled in the central Mitte district of Berlin is an establishment that we’re sure has had more than one tourist entering its doors looking for a sweet treat rather than a cold beer. Delicious Doughnuts, unfortunately, does not serve doughnuts of any variety but rather a roster of djs who nightly fill the small dance floor.   The venue has ... Read More »

Spotlight On…Élysée Montmartre, Paris

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  Close to Sacré-Cœur, located in the Montmartre district, Élysée Montmartre is one of the most famous music venues in all of Paris and over its 203 year history, the venue has hosted everyone from David Bowie to Katy Perry. Its numerous specialty music nights are well-respected in Paris, making this a must see and do for music fans.   ... Read More »

Spotlight On…Niceto, Buenos Aires

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  Multiple stories, a dance floor that doesn’t kick-off until 3am and a trendy crowd that can smell the next big thing from a mile away. Welcome to Niceto, a dance club and much more located on an industrial strip of Buenos Aires.   Before midnight, Niceto’s two stages alternate between traditional cabaret, hip-hop and local bands. A forerunner in ... Read More »

Spotlight On: Project O.G.I., Moscow

  What began in the early 90s as the meeting of a few select friends to discuss art and culture in a private apartment soon grew into an intellectualists’ paradise in the form of Project (or Proekt) O.G.I. Project O.G.I. is part publisher, part art gallery, music venue, clubhouse, restaurant and all night bookstore. Nearly every evening is something different ... Read More »

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