Proving that art can be enjoyed on any medium, SURU, a concept retail store in Los Angeles, asked some of our favorite artists to transform ordinary motorcycle gear into extraordinary pieces of art. All pieces were put up for silent auction for Riders For Health, a cause created to make sure all health workers in… Continue
Following a search for the perfect wedding venue, NBC has selected the legendary Plaza Hotel as the venue of choice for this summer's "Today Throws a Wedding." This historical New York landmark will be the wedding reception location for one lucky couple. The wedding be live on "Today" from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on July 15th. Make sure to set your Tivo!
As any girl knows, the Plaza Hotel is often spoken about as the ultimate wedding… Continue
With Banksy's new show opening this past weekend in Bristol, we're finally getting to see more of his new art work circle around the web. As a political activist and social commentator, Banksy rises above other artists by giving us a story behind every one of his creations. He makes us think about where our society is, has been or is going to and, hence, gives us…
One of our very favorite artists opens a new show in his home town today. Banksy has set up more than 100 pieces inside the City Museum and Art Gallery in Bristol, in southwestern England. With around 70 pieces that are new, this show is sure to bring people from all over the world to Bristol. In fact, city councilor Simon Cook said Friday the exhibition is expected to… Continue
Every so often, the desperate need for organ donors is highlighted in the national press and this difficult subject is brought to the nation's attention. Once again, it is a very personal decision, but certainly one you should discuss with your immediate family, and at least make your views known.
NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) was established as a Special Health Authority in… Continue
Added by SWALK1955 on May 18, 2009 at 6:01am —
Well it's almost Easter and what better way to celebrate than to bust out those weird yellow marshmallow Peeps and put them in funny predicaments? From the Chicago Tribune to the Washington Post, hundreds… Continue
The winner of the best in show prize at the 2009 Westminster Dog Show was chosen yesterday. He was a Sussex Spaniel named Stump who was 10 years old, the equivalent of 70 in human years. Way to go old fella. You beat out seven youngins for the premier prize at the country's oldest dog show. Final contestants included a Scottish deerhound named Tiger Woods, a Puli known for its dreadlocks and a nervous Scottish terrier.
Oh flight of fancy! John Galliano took the fashion world by storm by showing us his outstanding (though outlandish) point of view through Christian Dior's 2009 Spring Couture Collection at Haute Couture Fashion Week. We expected nothing less from this outrageous designer who blew us away with billowing layers of silk taffeta, high and low hemlines, Chinese porcelain… Continue
Chinese American couture fashion designer Jason Wu, who designed Michelle Obama's inauguration gown, premiered his Resort 2009 collection in September 2008. The collection of gracious, shapely dresses looks as though the designer had the first lady in mind all along.
Here's the official word on the next art show opening at Scion's Culver City gallery. As always the event is free, there will be an open bar, free valet, and djs spinning some choons!
Fairytale of Berlin, curated by Janine Bean and Matthias Bergemann from Janine Bean Gallery in Berlin, opens on January 17 at Scion’s 4,500 square foot Installation L.A. Gallery in Culver City. The exhibition explores the legend of creative life within… Continue
What better way to imagine real gladiators fighting than experiencing the event yourself. (That or just watch Russel Crowe in Gladiator...jk.) Almost 2,000 years after gladiators fought and died in the Coliseum, millions of visitors will next year be able to witness reenactments the “the sights, sounds and smells” of Ancient Rome. Smells?
There aren't that many award shows where you're gonna be able to see 19 performers packed into 3 hours! Jimmy Kimmel will host the show.
Here's your rundown (in no particular order):
1. Christina Aguilera will open the show with a "sampler" of her new greatest hits album, "Keeps Gettin' Better: A Decade of Hits"
2. New Kids on the Block will perform,… Continue
On Saturday night, a bevy of beauties strutted down the runway at the newly renovated Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach to make men salivate and women swoon over the Victoria's Secret holiday line. The show featured 35 supermodels including our still-good-lookin' Project Runway host Heidi Klum and one of theMET's favorites, Adriana Lima.
If you're into old school video games this exhibit is going to rock! I AM 8-BIT, voted by LA Weekly as "Best Art Show," returns for its fourth installment this summer. The annual group art exhibition will have its grand opening extravaganza on Thursday, August 14, 2008 at the World of Wonder Storefront Gallery in Hollywood from 8pm to Midnight. The show will run until September… Continue
Added by Eugene on July 25, 2008 at 1:15pm —
So every morning, I travel from site to site letting my fingers and my mouse guide me through the wonderful world of the internet. For some reason, today they have guided me to short films. I posted two hilarious films from the website AtomFilms , a great place to catch independently created work.