Tag: pop culture

05 Nov 2018

“Why Warhol now?” A New Video Series Produced by the Whitney

Why Warhol now?” is the central question explored in a new three-part video series produced by the Whitney on the occasion of the landmark exhibition Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again, opening on November 12, 2018. or. The aim is to help create a new kind of portrait of the artist that considers his relevance in our current moment.

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20 Feb 2018

#Newstalgia #90s NICOPANDA “Smells Like Queens Spirit” London Womenswear FW 2018-2019

NICOPANDA  “Smells Like Queens Spirit“ Nicopanda London Womenswear Fall Winter 2018-2019 London February 2018 Nirvana’s iconic album “Nevermind” (1991) and Lil Kim’s debut masterpiece “Hard-core” (1996) go toe-to-toe in Nicopanda’s FW18 runway collection. Equal parts 90’s Seattle grunge rock and East Coast hip hop glamour, these two epic music worlds collide in a mash-up of […]

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19 Jan 2018

#MILDLIFE “The Magnificent Moon” // The Australian band’s debut LP, PHASE, is out on Vinyl & Digital Feb 23

By John-Paul Shiver The Magnificent Moon Mildlife Research Records Mildlife, the Australian four-piece band and tasteful confluence of so many various musical textures, released the appropriate long deep dive of a real-time visual this week for their kaleidoscopic expedition in a groove called The Magnificent Moon. The single comes as an introduction to their highly […]

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06 Dec 2017

#FESTIVUS 10 Holiday TV Episodes To Watch Online

Excerpt via AV Club It’s December, so it’s time to dust off those Christmas movies, those Christmas movies that aren’t really Christmas movies, or whatever side of that wall you think Die Hard falls on. But what if you’re in a holiday mood but not up for the whole two-hour jaunt to Bedford Falls? Or […]

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16 Oct 2017

#TheLabReport: PHOTO17 @MILK Studios

On October 5th, Milk Studios presented PHOTO17, the third installment of this premier annual photo auction for the AIDS Monument that will become the world’s iconic landmark in West Hollywood.  This year marked a total of $3,750,000 raised to date for the STORIES: The AIDS Monument that is set to break ground at West Hollywood Park in 2018. The top selling […]

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01 Feb 2017

The New Up’s “Black Swan” Video: A Bizarre Night Out In Clubland

The New Up Black Swan By John-Paul Shiver The video “Black Swan”, directed by Hassan Said, for the San Francisco indie/electronic band The New Up, captures a bizarre and possibly dreamt up encounter during a night out in clubland. Shot in one take, it’s a pragmatic rendering of what can happen once a person’s senses […]

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01 Feb 2017

Tech x Pop Culture x Americana @Art Los Angeles Contemporary

Art Los Angeles Contemporary, the International Contemporary Art fair of the West Coast, was held January 26-29, 2017 at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, California. The fair presented top established and emerging galleries from around the world, with a strong focus on Los Angeles galleries. LA’s Puppies Puppies opened the ALAC  Preview on Thursday, January 26th with a […]

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10 Nov 2016

Korean Rapper Keith Ape’s “Let Us Prey”– A Seaworld Protest Anthem

Since the 90s, many Korean artists have established their careers by echoing early American hip-hop, with many achieving substantial commercial success by fusing rap bars with the infectious, radio-friendly sounds of K-pop. Fueled by the potency of social media and youth internet culture, these artists have been amassing global recognition thanks to their experimental street-meets-east […]

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17 Jun 2016

Prince “Sign O The Times” @ New Beverly Cinema

WHAT: Sign ‘O’ The Times, 1987, USA, 85 min, 35mm Directed by Prince Starring Prince, Sheila E., Sheena Easton, Boni Boyer and Cat WHEN:  Friday/Saturday, June 17th & 18th  8:15pm WHERE: New Beverly Cinema, Los Angeles  Buy Tickets By John-Paul Shiver Displaying and performing in what can be described as a spain in the summertime wardrobe, complete […]

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