Monthly Archives: March 2010

Spring awakening

The first flowers of spring surprised me on a walk down Blvd. St. Germain

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Paris in 360

Cool website lets you experience Paris virtually – take it for a spin! www.paris-26-gigapixels.com

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Reeeeeemixed

The Whitest Boy Alive – Golden Cage (Fred Falke Remix) Anyway You Choose to Give It (Boy-8-Bit Remix) FUNK (The Bloody Beetroots Remix) – Etienne de Crecy The Conductor (Thin White Duke Remix) Here Comes That Day (Freelance Hellraiser Fuzzy Kerbox Remix)

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Designer Drugs

Love this remix of Anthonio by Annie

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Birthstones

Found this flyer on Gorilla vs. Bear (my new favorite music blog). What a cool way to display information graphically.

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Just a thought

Until the lion tells his story, you only hear the tales of the hunters -African proverb (as told by Cameroon filmmaker Marc Necaitar, 2007)

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Barocco

A recent Arts Arena event¬† hosted by AUP, featured several speakers including the British installation artist Kirstie Macleod (pictured below). Staying with the theme, “Cultural Interaction through the Creative Arts,” Kirstie spoke about using art as a form of activism. (Photo courtesy of Now Public) The performance piece that she created, Barocco (a rough or [...]

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Coocoo for coco puffs

Stumbled upon a little street fair in the 6th today, right in front of the St. Germain church. Caved in and purchased a macaroon…literally tasted like a coconut flavored cloud. Never had better!!! Will be going back for more tomorrow

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Window shopping

Saw this painting in the window of a non-descript tiny gallery on Rue du Dragon…I’ll need to go back to find out the name of artist (the gallery was closed – just like everything else here on Sundays!) Love the clouds in the background.

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Kissing winter goodbye!

There are buds on the trees…can’t wait till I look up and see leaves!

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Full moon party at Social Club

Tiga made an appearance at the Social Club, and killed it! The venue is definitely in my top 5. Great vibe/sound system. (Didn’t hurt that the doorman gave me free beer vouchers!)

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Wise words and witticisms

Rory Sutherland, the VP Chairman at Ogilvy, delivered this intriguing speech at TED Global 2009 about the perception of value of tangible objects and how it can be manipulated with a few “protons and neurons.” I can’t wait to see him speak at the TED Salon in April!

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ODDSAC

Gary Hustwit, the filmaker behind Helvetica and Objectified, has collaborated with Animal Collective to make ODDSAC, an experimental film, directed by Danny Perez and shot by Ryan Samul. According to Perez, the ‘visual album’ is less documentary, more abstract visual endeavor. It opened at Sundance recently, and is currently touring the US. Dates are listed [...]

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“Berlin getting blander”

Investors 1 Bohemians 0 In an effort to gentrify Berlin and make it more attractive to investors, squats are being cleared throughout the city. Squatting (alternative house projects) is a phenomenon that began in the early 90s after the fall of the Berlin wall. A few months ago, 600 police officers descended upon one of [...]

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Delorean – Stay Close

Love this video released by Delorean, a band from Barcelona. Fans of Animal Collective will like their sound. Plus the imagery used in this video is just beautiful (and makes me want to be in paradise!) Enjoy! Delorean is currently touring the US, opening for Miike Snow. Click here for dates. Click here to listen/download [...]

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