Who didn't laugh when they saw themselves (or their evil but brilliant boss - *ehem Steve Jobs) as Office Max's hilarious, dancing elf? If you're interested in knowing how sites go viral, join me at this conference that's co-sponsored by USC.
Our presenters are experts in viral marketing because they spend their days making sites go… Continue
Added by alice on September 18, 2008 at 1:00pm —
Mark your calendars for "NoHo Scene” 2008 Festival on Sunday, October 5 from 11am to 8pm. This all-day celebration of the arts features free theater, art exhibits, dance and music performances, acting, dance and art workshops and film screenings. NoHo Scene is a unique and fun experience for adults and children.
Battle in Seattle
In 1999, five days rocked the world as tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Seattle in protest of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Environmentalists, consumer advocates, labor unions, students, anarchists and pacifists all converged, bringing attention to how the WTO's… Continue
Added by Eugene on September 18, 2008 at 10:00am —
Pretty sure someone posted the vinyl wall art chandelier before:
From a blog called "Design Inspiration":
One of our favourite decorating themes is pattern on top of pattern. Stencils are perfect for creating layers of pattern. The key to getting the look… Continue
The bicycle can be used with the motor running on the ground up to 40 mph. It is also a fully functional recumbent bicycle. The Flyke can be pedaled in bike mode with and without the motor attached, and can be propelled by the motor alone. No special harness necessary, sit down, fasten your seatbelt and take off. The bicycle is front wheel drive and steers with articulation. The whole front of the Flyke - the bicycle/seat assembly - pivots into turns.… Continue
Added by PANDA JU on September 17, 2008 at 11:04pm —
HOTEL CIPRIANI, Venice
Clooney's bachelor pad when in town for the Canne Film Festival. This 50 year old legendary hotel perches on Giudecca Island facing San Marco, amid a sea of quiet streets, sprawling gardens, and that giant saltwater pool (hotel lore says it was planned in feet but the designer built it in meters, thus tripling its size). Hotel Cipriani
Doubles from $1,260;… Continue
Young koreans hold up colored display cards to form a background image for a performance of North Korea's Mass Games on September 12, 2008. The Mass Games are designed to entertain or celebrate holidays, and place emphasis on group dynamics rather than individual prowess. This particular show's name is "Prosper the Motherland!", dedicated to the 60th Anniversary of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, celebrated on September 9th.
Got a Benjamin? Love Food? Free This Sunday? Ready to check out yet another food festival this time in downtown Los Angeles!?
It's called Savor the Season. Chef Andre Guerrero of Max and The Oinkster will be presiding over a roster of culinary talent that includes Gerard Ochoa of El Cholo (hmm ok), Chad Minton at Jer-ne at…Continue
Bodega Bar is one of those places you go to because:
You live on the Westside, you can't stand the traffic and parking nightmare that is all around West Hollywood, you're done with Main Street in Santa Monica (no more getting in bar fights at Circle Bar or getting your clothes dirty at O'Briens...go ahead call me an elitist), and you have an… Continue
Mark your calendars people! In a joint effort to welcome diverse communities across Southern California, the Museum Marketing Roundtable announces the fourth annual “Museums Free-For-All” during the weekend of Saturday, October 4, and Sunday, October 5, 2008. The following 24 institutions—exploring art,… Continue
Added by Eugene on September 17, 2008 at 10:00am —
German photographer Martin Klimas is currently exhibiting at the Foley Gallery in NYC. What strikes me most about his photos is that by using strobe lights and one sheet of film he can beautifully capture a moment where the past, present and future collide.
Opening Reception September 19th, 7pm-9pm: Downtown LA
Presented by Krunk, Futura’s “Strategic Synchronicity” show will be his first ever LA solo exhibition and will be open to the public from September 19th through 21st from 11am-6pm, with a public reception on the 19th from 7pm-9pm. Leonard McGurr aka Futura is an internationally acclaimed graffiti… Continue
Added by Eugene on September 17, 2008 at 9:00am —
Mario Mariotti (1936-1997) was a conceptual artist who transforms his hands into odd, fantastic creatures. His book "Animani" showcased a great variety of wild animals and birds -- all hands, adorned with a lot of paint, a few toothpicks, string and some button eyes. Not as detailed and refined as Guido Daniele of Milan Italy (see… Continue