The National Gallery of Art in Washington opened a new show Sunday that brings the first major exhibition of works by Paul Gauguin to the U.S. is over 20 years. The show, organized by the Tate Modern in London, includes 120 pieces, from paintings to sculptures. Entitled Gauguin: Maker of Myth, the exhibition shows the painter “s a storyteller ... Read More »
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Today is Earth Day and to celebrate and bring awareness to vital environmental issues, there are celebrations, rallies and meetings happening all over the world from the Philippines to Rome. The Earth Day site has a great list of events happening in every corner of the world. For those in America, the big Earth Day Climate rally on the ... Read More »
“Well it’s got to go worldwide,” said Bruce Willis to MTV about the very real possibility of a “Die Hard 5”. “That would be my contribution to the next movie.” One assumes he means, “that would be my contribution on top of sweating, bleeding, killing baddies, wisecracking, grimacing, and sweating some more.” But, yes, Mr. Willis is right—after 22 ... Read More »
For those of you who spent their teens or early adulthood enjoying the pleasures of Dr. Martens boots, moshing and pogoing, and blistering punk, the promise of a feature-length documentary on the Bad Brains, one of the pillars of the Washington D.C. hardcore is a welcome blast from the past. Formed in 1977, Bad Brains is that rare all-black ... Read More »
Want proof that your club is hot? How about a surprise show from a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer. That’s just what happened at Beijing’s D-22 (242 Chengfu Lu, Beijing; +86 6265 3177) this Friday night. And it’s just another sign that the city’s up-and-coming music scene is starting to be taken seriously (no, make that super-seriously) on the international level. ... Read More »
Yesterday we had a good laugh at the expense of the cast of ‘2012.’ But a look at the film’s official trailer got us thinking … is no landmark safe from Hollywood effects people? Can you spot the ones that get destroyed in ‘2012’? Let’s find them…after the jump. Read More »