Category Archives: Business

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THE RETRO CAR KINGS

Discovery Turbo (?????????) presents a rare look inside five of Japan’s most talented classic car tuners; Moon Auto, T.A. Auto, Rocky Auto, RAUH-WELT BEGRIEF, OFFICINA ISHIKAWA and the Nissan Heritage Collection. A journey through some of Japan’s most influential and trend setting car culture, showcasing […]

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Show & Tell hosts Pop-up Shops: Handsome Oxford and Pladra to celebrate MADE IN THE USA

OAKLAND, CA ? On Saturday, January 26, Show & Tell will be hosting two vendors of Made in the USA products: SF-based vintage menswear brand, Handsome Oxford, and premium shirtmaker, Pladra, at the first ever American Made Pop-Up Experience in Oakland, CA. The Show & […]

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Handsome Oxford Launch Party

  Handsome Oxford is a petite and cozy boutique with a burst of character. The shop has been in existence for the past 5 months, and is tucked along Hyde St. in the Tenderloin District of San Francisco. A “Made in America” sign and large […]

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Handsome Oxford Grand Opening

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – ?Handsome Oxford is a celebration of and an homage to classic American style and quality manufacturing. The entire collection is made-in-the-USA and that?s a fact I?m incredibly proud of,? shares Mark Cruzada, Founder and Owner of Handsome Oxford. This unique San […]

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Bay Area Beat Swap Meet #2- Oakland, CA

Sunday, September 23rd, the 2nd Bay Area Beat Swap Meet will be held at Club Oasis in Oakland. There will be records for sale and trade, live producers, open cut sessions, local art designers, and much more. It’s all happening from 6pm to Midnight. Record […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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King of Street Food: PDX Food Carts

Portland, OR – aka Rose City, Rip City, PDX – where fixed geared cyclist ride rampant with their hipster outfits (vintage style groomed mustaches, flannels, and tight skinny jeans ? butt cracks included).  But the truth about Portland’s identity is bifurcated. Two of the major […]

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Sony’s Next Generation Portable

Tokyo, January 27, 2011? Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced its next generation portable entertainment system (codename: NGP), which delivers the ultimate portable entertainment experience. NGP will make its debut at the end of the year 2011. NGP is designed to offer unparalleled interactive […]

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NYC Agenda and Capsule Trade Show 2011

The forum where streetwear and action sports industries unite to let their lines speak for themselves. This year, The Chelsea Art Museum was transformed into a giant display for designers and brands to showcase upcoming material focusing on the east coast market. With the emphasis […]

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I need a dollar, a dollar, a dollar that’s what I need…

This is what I was listening to, when I came across this animated film. It’s a great song that is timeless and Aloe Blacc has definitely evolved from Emanon to bless us soulfully, and it’d be dope to interview him but for now,  it actually […]

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Book with Wheels

Was given Bespoke: The Handbuilt Bicycle by Julie Laskey, a paperback showcasing successful branding and modern craftsmanship. Attentive photography and technical detail included. Pleased to find elements uncommon to the eye in the NW. Got any questions for an industry pro? Collecting for a conversation […]