Home » Blog (page 40)

Category Archives: Blog

Museyon’s Guide To…Bumbershoot

  Seattle’s Bumbershoot, taking place at the Seattle Center in Washington, will be celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and has been celebrating all summer with photo contests, parties and cupcakes galore. What first began as a city-funded arts and music festival in 1971 with a budget of only $25,000, has since evolved into a multi-day event taking place each ... Read More »

News: An Extraordinary Ordinary Life

  Shot over the course of three years, on location in Sweden, Japan, Singapore, United States, South Africa, England, Chile and Argentina, using a combination of video diary, surveillance camera, concert and tour footage as well as animations, filmmakers Mikel Cee Karlsson and Fredrik Egerstrand have committed the life and struggles of one of Swedens most interesting artists José González ... Read More »

Extended Travel: Stirling, Scotland

Known as the ‘Gateway to the Highlands,’ Stirling has been an important part of Scottish history since Roman times due to it’s location at the base of the Scottish hills and its defensible crag and tail hill.   The city today is best remembered for its strategic importance in the Wars of Scottish Independence which involved freedom fighters William Wallace ... Read More »

Chronicles: Event Tomorrow in LA

Chronicles of Old New York author James Roman will be in LA tomorrow at renowned indie bookstore Book Soup for a presentation of the history of New York as well as a signing.   The event starts at 7pm and you can rsvp on our Facebook event page here.   Unable to make it but still want James to sign ... Read More »

News: This is England ’86

  Focusing on the lives of non-racist and nationalist northern English skinheads in 1983, the 2006 film This is England by Shane Meadows opened to wide critical acclaim, making many ‘Best of’ lists for the year. Now four years later, Meadows is revisiting the characters he made famous in a four part TV sequel entitled This Is England ’86. The ... Read More »

Chronicles: A Folly in the Park

  Those visiting New York’s Central Park for the first time might be surprised to find on the map a castle. But to New Yorker’s, Belvedere Castle is the backdrop for Shakespeare in the Park, a common meeting place and a well loved landmark.   In 1869, Belvedere Castle was built as a folly (a building meant for decoration) by ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to the Weekend

Listen: Sufjan Stevens surprised the music world this morning when he released an eight song ep via BandCamp entitled, All Delighted People. The ep is available to download for $5 and to stream to your heart’s content here while it won’t be available in a physical copy until later this year. Sufjan’s 2005 album Illinois was named the “Best Album ... Read More »

Scroll To Top