As a part of the ongoing Roots Mural project (which you can totally help with), Mural Arts has been running the Roots 101 course for students in the program’s Art Education program. The budding young artists have studied background info like the band’s history, “history of music devices, photograpy, photoessays,” and even music production. They [...]
Archive for June 18th, 2012
Back in the early 2000s, when that whole garage-rock revivial thing was happening, The Hives came to us from Sweden with Veni Vidi Vicious, and the song you couldn’t escape, “Hate To Say I Told You So.” The oft-matching wardrobe and almost-jangle-with-some-crunch guitars lifted the band up among peers like The White Stripes, The Strokes, [...]
But that’s not the only revelation on this handy infographic. Other things the numbers show: Dance projects kill, and maybe don’t try to raise anything over $5K.
Regular readers of this site will know our current taxi marital status: Divorced from Old City, and convinced that almost all other taxi suitors are actively trying to kill us. And we mean it when we say, in the hushed and ominous tones that only a recent divorcee can, that it’s rough out there. So [...]
· Proving that money is no object once again in their efforts to try and make you forget that Atlantic City is not Las Vegas, Revel just announced that Kanye West will play their Ovation Hall on July 6 and 7. These will be ‘Ye’s first shows since Coachella 2011 and his first-ever performances in A.C. [...]
Philly Social Media Day So Busy Tweeting About Itself That It Forgot To Tell Us What The Hell It Even IsMonday, June 18th, 2012
Perhaps we shouldn’t single Philly out, though, as “Social Media Day” activities nationwide seem to have a real problem describing what it is one actually does on Social Media Day, other than, you know, Tweet about it. Here is what we do know, however: · Philly Social Media Day will occur on Saturday, June 30 [...]
>>> You know, New Jersey isn’t just the place where your relatives moved and the thing that gets in the way of Philadelphia having its own beach. It’s also where, as we speak, a broad coalition of wildly misguided people are conspiring to build the fattest U.S. President of all time. But is it too [...]
We just wanted to make sure you were in a place where you’d be able to do something about it. Good morning!