Category Archives: Art

3rd annual City Arts Festival Oct. 17–20, 2012

The third annual Heineken City Arts Fest returns to Seattle Oct. 17–20, 2012. A curated collection of music and arts events turn downtown Seattle into your playground for 4 days and nights. Wristbands give you access to dozens of concerts at iconic venues, secret arts […]

FILTER Mag Announces Lollapalooza After Parties: Twin Shadow + Grimes + More

We’ve got invited to FILTER Magazine and S.O.TERIK Lollapalooza After Parties: August 2nd and 3rd in Chicago! Twin Shadow and Grimes confirmed to headline Lollapalooza after parties, with appearances by Neon Indian, The Big Pink, Passion Pit (DJ Set) and more Los Angeles, Calif.–- FILTER […]

Pharrell: Places and Spaces I’ve Been

Redefining cool for a new generation, Pharrell Williams is a creative force, using music, fashion, and design to express his distinctive style. Originating at the crossroads of art, design, popular culture, and street savvy, Pharrell Williams’s output is unique. By playing off different disciplines—namely music, […]

16th Annual, Hip Hop in the Park – 2012

I take my kids, every year, hoping to instill underground Hip Hop, into their lives. “Hip Hop in the Park” is an annual event, in Berkeley, that features various components of the Hip Hop culture. Showcased are Graffiti artists, break dancers/pop lockers, DJ’s, and musicians. […]

Bumbershoot September 1-3 2012

Bumbershoot®: Seattle’s Music & Arts Festival is now in its 41st year. Since 1971, Bumbershoot has drawn artists representing the best in music, film, comedy, spoken word, dance, theatre, performance, and visual arts to the Seattle Center over Labor Day weekend. North America’s largest urban […]

Oakland Art Murmur

  Rock Paper Scissors Collective (Retail/Art Gallery): 2278 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, CA. – RPS (in Uptown Oakland) sells clothing, jewelry, post cards, paintings, et cetera. Unique art pieces adorn this place from head to toe; everything made by local artists. The employees at RPS are […]

MFA Open Studios @ Brooklyn College 3/23/2012

The M.F.A. Studio Art Program at Brooklyn College Brooklyn College’s Art Department offers a two-year master of fine arts studio program taught by a faculty of internationally known artists. The 48 credit program offers study in drawing,painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography and digital art. In practice, […]

Coachella April 13-15 & 20-22 2012

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (known as Coachella, Coachellafest or Coachella Festival) is a multi-day, now multi weekend annual music and arts festival, organized by Goldenvoice (a subsidiary of AEG Live) and held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, in the […]

SXSW Music March 13 –18 2012

The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conferences & Festivals offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW is the premier destination for discovery. SXSW is a great way to connect artist to the industry. This […]

Re:Generation Music Project

FIVE DJs TURN THE TABLES ON THE HISTORY OF MUSIC Follow DJ Premier, Mark Ronson, Skrillex, Pretty Lights and The Crystal Method as they remix, recreate and re-imagine five traditional styles of music. From the classical perfection of the Berklee Symphony Orchestra to the bayou […]

AGENDA 2012

The much-publicized convention Agenda, which features a diverse medley of some of the most anticipated street wear trends and exhibitors recently approached New York City Jan. 23 and 24. Adopting a fresh playground for buyers, distributors and established brands, Agenda emphasized the essence of aesthetic […]

Admin Torres “Vanitas”

Admin (pronounced Admeen) Torres is a 25 year old artist from the island of Puerto Rico. She currently has work on display at Willow on State in Kennet Square, Pennsylvania. This was a great chance to bounce outta the big city for a sec, I […]

Future Colors of America

I’m stoked to say that I’m living in The Bay again, and it’s hard to believe that I’ve been gone for over 5 years. The crisp air, the down-to-earth mentality of bay folks and the endless amount of things to see and do, are just […]

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Two bills are currently being considered in the U.S. Congress: PIPA the “Protect IP Act” and SOPA the “Stop Online Piracy Act.” Both are designed to address a legitimate problem – foreign-based websites that are engaging in digital piracy and trafficking in counterfeit goods. Unfortunately, […]

Jesse Edwards “Dialogue of the Streets”

I first met Jesse hanging around the 35th North skateshop (one of the best on the planet, easily)  back a handful of years ago. We never really talked much, but it was easy to see that he had some crazy stuff bouncing around in his head. A […]

The National Museum of Hip Hop Presents: The Congressional Black Caucus Graffiti Exhibition

    Recently Omar and I were blessed with the opportunity to attend an event at the famous Quad Recording Studios in Times Square. Combine that with The National Museum of Hip-Hop, and the exhibition of a huge ingredient to the culture itself, Graffiti Art, […]

The Legends of Hip-Hop by Justin Bua

Sweeping in its scope, The Legends of Hip Hop (Harper Collins Design, an imprint of HarperCollins Book Publishers; November 2011) is an intimate look at the visionaries, the movers and the shakers, and the pioneers who have helped shape the world of hip hop. Groundbreaking artist […]

Terry Richardson’s Diary

Ohaiii lovely people. I know I’ve been a little M.I.A., and I apologize. You can blame school for that one. When I actually have time to take a breather, I (just like the rest of the s&d fam), like to engross myself in the captivating […]

Volpin Props Daft Punk’s Thomas helmet

Meet Harrison Krix, a 28 year old Graphic Designer living in Atlanta, GA. In his free time, he designs and creates replica props from movies and videogames. His work includes props from titles such as Portal, Mass Effect, Final Fantasy, Iron Man and more! The […]

Corno

Canada-based artist, Corno, brings her work to Los Angeles for a limited time. NOW through this Saturday September 24th, Corno shows LA her rendition of Hollywood icon, Marilyn Monroe, via David Lawrence Gallery (in West Hollywood). The exhibit (which is FREE for you art lovers) […]