Eugene's Blog – September 2008 Archive (61)

Get Your Light Show On! - Light Art Performance Photography

What's amazing about these photos is that they were created in real-time, between the opening and closing of a shutter, with no computer digitization. Performers are equipped with specially developed lights which are picked up by camera sensors. Light art performance photography (LAPP) is evolving quickly and has become a new form of art. Here are some of the… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 30, 2008 at 10:00am — No Comments

Freaky yet Effective - Declare Yourself by David Lachapelle

From the photographer of "Jesus is my Homeboy" comes "Declare Yourself". Lachapelle uses the shock factor to draw attention to his cause.…


Added by Eugene on September 30, 2008 at 9:17am — 2 Comments

The Manipulator - Jill Greenberg: LA

By looking at my profile pic, you could probably tell that I'm a big fan of Jill Greenberg's photography. I especially appreciate how she's able to capture an animal's mood and really exaggerate their emotions. Greenberg was born in Montreal, Canada, and grew up in a suburb of Detroit. She graduated in 1989 from the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in Photography and moved to New York City to pursue a career in photography. Greenberg moved to… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 29, 2008 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

A Little Bit More Than Pocket Change - The Hidden Cost of War

Added by Eugene on September 29, 2008 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Singapore Grand Prix - Formula One Racing's 800th Race, 1st at Night

See the photos at The Big Picture

Added by Eugene on September 29, 2008 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

TarFest - Festival of Art, Film, Music & Run! - 10/3-10/5: Park La Brea

TarFest has been held annually since 2003 at the La Brea Tar Pits and the surrounding Museum Row in the historic Miracle Mile district of Los Angeles. The festival presents an opportunity for artists in LA to gain creative exposure in the geographical and cultural center of the city for the benefit of public enrichment. The four-day indoor/outdoor multi-venue… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 26, 2008 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Atlantis, The Palm - An Aquatic Luxury Resort: Dubai

Everyone knows that Dubai is becoming one of the premier luxury destinations in the world, and now they can flex their muscles some more. Atlantis, The Palm, the first resort to open on Dubai’s revolutionary man-made island The Palm Jumeirah, opened its doors this week on September 24th. Highlights include Aquaventure, the biggest water park in the Middle East,… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 25, 2008 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment



Eagle Eye

Jerry Shaw (LaBeouf) and Rachel Holloman (Monaghan) are two strangers thrown together by a mysterious phone call from a woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, she pushes Jerry and Rachel into a series of increasingly dangerous situations – using the… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 25, 2008 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

America's 700 Billion Dollar Bailout - The Daily Show

Added by Eugene on September 24, 2008 at 12:00pm — No Comments


Opening Reception September 26th, 6pm-9pm: Chinatown

Chris Lipomi was born in Miami, Florida, and currently lives and works in LA. On his pieces, Chris uses one of my favorite mediums - acrylic and oil on canvas. His show will be at the Mesler&Hug Gallery in Chinatown through October 11th, with the artist's reception on September 26th from… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 24, 2008 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Food+Wine?! Los Angeles Magazine Presents: "The Food Event: From The Vine"

Sunday, October 26th Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu Hills will play host to Los Angeles Magazine's third annual "The Food Event: From the Vine", a culinary extravaganza featuring celebrity chefs, top restaurants, and this year's focus on California wines. I'm a big fan of Los Angeles Magazine but have never been to any of their events.…


Added by Eugene on September 23, 2008 at 4:30pm — No Comments

The United States of Mind - The Geography of Personality: Wall Street Journal

Which state is the most extroverted? How about most neurotic? A cool interactive map by the Wall Street Journal shows regional personality traits across America. Check it… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 23, 2008 at 11:30am — No Comments

Beautiful Complex Eerie - The Works of David Choe: San Jose

Fight For Tomorrow

The work below from David Choe is a mix between oil paintings, mixed media, and wall murals. I really like the way his images are beautiful and complex, yet eerie. Thanks to Albert for the recommendation!

Per Wiki: "David Choe is of… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 23, 2008 at 9:30am — No Comments

36th Annual Manhattan Beach Hometown Fair - 10/4-10/5

Manhattan Beach's 36th Annual Hometown Fair will take place this year on October 4th and 5th. The goal of the community fair is to create a weekend event where locals can support each other as customers and operators of fun booths while raising funds for local charity organizations. Manhattan Beach may not get as much publicity as its neighbor beaches but that's… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 22, 2008 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Free Disneyland Admission On Your 2009 Birthday!!

Want to spend your birthday at the happiest place on earth FOR FREE? All Hail Mickey Mouse! Disneyland is currently holding a promotion where everyone gets in free to Disneyland on their birthday in 2009!

Here are the steps:

* Register yourself - and your children too, if you want.

* Print the reminder email with its… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 22, 2008 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Beautiful Underwater Photography - Zena Holloway: London

I really admire the visual effects that Zena is able to create in her surreal underwater photography. Born in Bahrain and raised in London, Zena traveled around the globe working as a scuba instructor and developed a passion for underwater photography and film. The topper? Zena is a completely self-taught photographer.…


Added by Eugene on September 22, 2008 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

John McCain's Campaign Ads - SNL

Added by Eugene on September 21, 2008 at 12:31pm — No Comments

A Glimpse Into Ramadan

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Added by Eugene on September 20, 2008 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Lobster Mania This Weekend! Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival - 9/19-9/21: San Pedro

The world’s largest lobster fest is taking place this weekend in San Pedro (30 minutes south of Downtown LA). Thirteen tons of lobster are flown in from the Gulf of Maine for the event, though other food stands selling items like sausages and shrimp fajitas are present. The $8 admission fee gets you in, and $17 buys a discounted Maine lobster dinner featuring a… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 19, 2008 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

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