May 2010

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Happy Memorial Day!

Off to the beach with me! Y'know, cause it's Memorial day and that's what people do!

Gotta See It - Haroshi Skateboard Sculptures

You must must must see these incredible sculptures made entirely from used skateboards.

Etsy Wednesday - Relax

We opened our show this week and now I'm taking a much needed break. I just want to kick back and relax. Here's a handful of relaxing photographs found and for sale on Etsy. Enjoy.

KickStarters of the Week - A handful you must see.

This week we're going to go a little different. There's so many great projects out there that need our help I figured I'd give you a small handful to choose from

Hard at work....

I've been inspired to think outside the box I've built for myself lately and it's kept me very very busy.

Feed Reading - Get yer inspiration right here!

It's simple. Every week I dive into my feed reader (that I used to neglect) and pick a bunch of awesome out of my arts & design folder. All you have to do is sit back and enjoy.

Gotta Listen - Janelle Monae's Archandroid

You have one simple task for today and that is to check out the beautiful and immensely talented Janelle Monae's new album, Archandroid.

Etsy Wednesday - Five From Brooklyn

Check out a few finds from my home borough of Brooklyn!

KickStarter of the Week: Absentia (A horror movie)

What if there were cracks in reality and we could be pulled through into total darkness? That's the idea behind this new horror film, Abesentia, and they could use our help.

Feed Reading - Get Inspired

Need a healthy dose of inspiration? Check out some great finds from my feed reader this week.

Gotta See It - Nuit Blanche

You must see this short film, "Nuit Blanche."

Killing Women

The gorgeous gals I got to shoot. Check it out!

Etsy Wednesday - Beautiful Bokeh

It's a very drab and dreary Wednesday here in NYC so I thought I'd simply try and lighten the mood with some beautiful photography featuring bokeh found on Etsy.

Kick Starter of the Week: SYZYGRYD (AKA giant flame thrower)

Burning Man isn't Burning Man without a 2.5 ton musical instrument that breaths a 20 foot tall fire tornado, right?

Top 10 Reasons Why It Sucks to Be an Artist

I've seen a lot of these "Top 10 Reasons" something or other sucks so I thought I'd take a crack at it myself... and at myself.

Friday Feed Reading - Get Inspired

Another glimpse into the arts folder of my feed reader. See what's up in arts and design this week!

Emergency stop

Another long day in the theater. Another photograph for you. *sigh*

Etsy Wednesday - Window Shopping

Sometimes you just can't resist all those little things you do not need. Here's a small collection of those items from Etsy.

Kick Starter of the Week: PlayLab's Peep Show

This week's Kick Starter is a Peep Show, but it's not what you think. Enjoy and pledge your coffee money today!

Famous classic art meets modern day music

A fun video paying homage to some incredible art work.

Musicals are different...

Just another day in the life of a theater technician.

Feed Reading on a Saturday

Another little peak into the wondrous things I've found in my feed reader this week. Enjoy!

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