Archive | June, 2015
saturday night live the exhibition

Saturday Night Live: The Exhibition

  Saturday Night Live, the sketch comedy and variety show on NBC, is a long-term jewel in New York City’s culture cred. Earlier this year, they marked their 40th anniversary with a huge, triple-length special and they have aired 787 episodes in all. A whole generation of comedy movie stars got their big break live […]

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San Francisco Symphony MTT

The San Francisco Symphony Hosts Beethoven Marathon

The San Francisco Symphony is a beloved institution in the Bay Area, and has been cultivating culture there for more than 100 years. Not only does the Symphony offer fantastic programming for music-loving adults, it also organizes programs designed to make classical music accessible to people of all ages and musical backgrounds, and even does […]

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Doris Salcedo art

Coming Soon to the Guggenheim: Doris Salcedo

Beginning Friday, June 26th, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City will play host to Doris Salcedo’s major collection of 122 works, in a massive exhibit titled Plegaria Muda. With a name that means, approximately, “silent or silenced prayer,” a somber atmosphere among her art pieces is perhaps to be expected. Her exhibit, previously […]

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Joan Jonas

Joan Jonas Illuminates the United States Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale

Joan Jonas is an American multimedia artist representing the United States at the 56th Venice Biennale this year. “They Come To Us Without A Word” is the title of her installation in the American pavilion. It features a career spanning selection of individual works. However, her use of light, video, story, and performance create a seamless […]

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George Ferrandi

Body Language and the Art of George Ferrandi

Artist George Ferrandi focuses on sculpture, performance, and theater in works like “ok don’t look at the stranger…” (exploring wait staff body language) and “it felt like i knew you…” (looking at how strangers interact on the subway). Based in Brooklyn, Ferrandi uses a variety of mediums to look at the specifics of human interaction […]

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6 books to add to your bucket list

Books that Could Change Your Life

Have you ever read a book that you consider to have changed your life in some way? Be it fiction, motivational, or a self-help book, there are many texts that have the ability to change a person’s perspective, attitude, or spark creativity with the power of words. Here are a few books that are considered […]

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