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Sneak Peek: Music+Travel Worldwide

To paraphrase the late, great Otis Redding, we know you’ve been waiting. Just anticipating. Well get ready, because Music+Travel Worldwide from Museyon Guides is about to hit stores! And to show our appreciation to you, dear and patient reader, we’re giving you the chance to scope us out before the store. Thanks to the super-cool site Scribd, we’ve got an exclusive preview ... Read More »

Buenos Aires: ‘La historia oficial’

Sometimes a film does more than entertain. That’s the case with ‘La historia oficial,’ the Oscar-winning 1985 film by Argentine director Luis Puenzo. Filming began in 1983, during the last days of the military dictatorship in Argentina, but threats against Puenzo and his actors meant much of the filming was done in secret — with Puenzo’s own home playing the ... Read More »

Scouting ‘Ghostbusters’

A while back we shared our love for Scouting NY, a blog run by location scout Nick Carr. The scout’s site features photos from every corner of the city, documented as only a professional observer could. Now there’s yet another reason to love the site: New York, You’ve Changed.   The new segment looks at famous film locations then and ... Read More »

A Local’s Guide: Exploring Dublin’s Music Pubs

By James Hendicott Have you ever drunk, danced and partied all night? What about drinking, dancing and partying all night in the fireside warmth of a tiny pub, arms flailing and head bobbing to a boisterous, twanging banjo and vocal combo, one that’s so much a part of the culture it could almost represent it?   The intimate corners of ... Read More »

Celebrate Fall with ‘Autumn in New York’

Today marks the vernal equinox — better known as the first day of fall to the non-mystical among us. It’s our favorite season here at Museyon HQ, and what better way to celebrate than with one of the season’s best — ‘Autumn in New York‘. The film may be a May-December love story between a playboy restaurant owner (Richard Gere) ... Read More »

Nigeria says “No” to ‘District 9’

Homesick aliens aren’t the only problem brewing for the South African sci-fi flick ‘District 9.‘ The acclaimed film has been banned in Nigeria, following a private screening for government officials. The problem? Nigerians are upset to see their countrymen portrayed in the film as “criminals, cannibals and prostitutes who sleep with extra-terrestrial animals,” Dora Akunyili, the country’s information told CNN. ... Read More »

Music We Love

Zee Avi got her start on that most modern of music venues — YouTube. The 23-year-old songstress was born in a tiny village on the island paradise of Borneo where she lived until 12. From there she moved to Kuala Lumpur in nearby Malaysia. But it wasn’t until she hit the internet that her music took off.   When a ... Read More »

Musicka Mystica Maxima

      Santos Party House is one of our favorite venues in New York. Not only is the Chinatown club owned by the amazing Andrew W.K., it also features a killer sound system, some of New York’s best dancing and the city’s most epic lineups. This week it’s the Musicka Mystica Maxima festival — two days of seriously weird sounds ... Read More »

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