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Dana Tanamachi: Chalk Letterer

Dana Tanamachi is a graphic designer and custom chalk letterer living in Brooklyn, New York…view her chalk work here…

Julian Schnabel

Artist and Filmmaker Julian Schnabel has just wrapped an exhibition in London of photographs taken using a handmade Polaroid camera…

Hannah & Her Sisters (1986)

Annie Hall is nearly always cited as fidgety New Yorker Woody Allen’s best work. And while I’ll agree that it is a great movie, his best film will, for me, always be Hannah & Her Sisters. There are many reasons for this, and perhaps not the most insignificant being the amount of screen time that Allen has in this film (let’s face it, the guy can get annoying)…

Parting Glance: Evelyn Hofer

Lens, the photojournalism blog of the New York Times, presents a brief retrospective of the work of Evelyn Hofer (1922 – 2009)…

Mannahatta Project

A New York exhibition has stripped back the concrete jungle that makes up the Big Apple to reveal the literal jungle that was the city 400 years ago…

Art of Stephen Wiltshire

UK artist Stephen Wiltshire (who happens to be autistic) is drawing New York from memory…Visit Stephen’s website here…

Pet Sounds

Musicians and their pets are the subject of a new calendar, as reported by the New York Post…featuring Michael Jackson, Roger Waters, John Lennon and others…

Marcy Playground – Marcy Playground (1997) • Girl Talk – Feed the Animals (2008) • Jaco Pastorius – Jaco Pastorius (1976)

One band that got lost in the shifting sands of the post-grunge years was New York’s Marcy Playground. They were never gonna be a revolutionary band, but I think they were certainly victims of bad timing, and changing trends within the industry. This, their debut, produced the single “Sex and Candy” which became quite a big hit and propelled them into the spotlight for a while. But it soon faded. And they seemed to disappear from the radar. The thing is, this band wrote some really good songs…

Langley Parks: Soundscapes, Themes & Noise – free individual track download…

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