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Run Cheetah Run

Over at the 1% club: Run Cheetah Run - A New Generation of African Changemakers from 1%Club on Vimeo.

focus: Lucy McKenzie Exhibition @ The Art Institute of Chicago

3 days agoUnited States / Chicago : A/C

Upon walking into the Art Institute's Modern Wing, the beloved exhibition of Josef Koudelka is now removed and a new exhibition sits in its place--quite literally. Before entering the space, Lucy McKenzie is projecting towards her audience. One mechanically...

Innovation Is Perverted: A Talk With Seattle Artist Clyde Peterson, Winner of $25,000 Arts Innovator Grant

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Courtesy of the artist Clyde Peterson. Innovator. I don't want to do too much throat-cleary description of Clyde Peterson, the Seattle artist who won one of two $25,000 Arts Innovator Awards this year from Artist Trust. Right over here...Show More Summary

Furniture from Mwanzi

via Make: MWANZI - The Spotlight Series by Once Films from Once Films USA on Vimeo.St. Louis furniture builder Jermain Todd crafts beautiful industrial pieces in his studio at a converted brewery space.

American Teens Love E-Cigs & China's Hooking Them Up With Little Oversight

Americans' love of e-cigarettes continues to grow, especially among teenagers who haven't even taken their SATs. No longer favored exclusively by Playboy playmates and Stephen Dorff, the vapor-spewing alternative to conventional cigarette smoking is catching on with America's youths, according to the federal government. Show More Summary

Fighting To Make the Woman Unlikeable: An Interview With The Babadook Director Jennifer Kent

By now, you’re likely to have heard or read about The Babadook, the smart, sleek, and properly scary Australian horror film about a single mother, her oddball son, and the picture book that rips into their life like a waking nightmare. Show More Summary

Britain’s Least Wanted VIII: Santa’s bust, the absent-minded burglar, and more!

In honour of Benedict Cumberbatch claiming he’ll probably never get tired of playing Sherlock Holmes, let’s cover a few true British Crime stories. The Case of the Honestly-mistaken Heist Gareth James of Merthyr Tydfil was convinced he had found the right house. Show More Summary

A Brief Interview with Daniel Riddle of Hitting Birth, the Best Band on No Seattle Comp

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

On Soul Jazz Records’ new compilation No Seattle: Forgotten Sounds of the North-West Grunge Era 1986-1997 (featured in this week’s Stranger), no group sounds odder or more out of step with that time’s prevalent sound than Portland’s Hitting Birth. Show More Summary

Arizona Coffee Blog Turns 4

[vimeo][/vimeo] The Arizona Coffee Blog celebrates it’s fourth year of reviewing the best and not so best coffee shops around Arizona. I met up with Chris Tingom and others in Tempe to celebrate the blogs success and find out what he has planned for it’s future. (This is a HD embed and best viewed at […]

Bringing Video to Phoenix Metblogs

[vimeo][/vimeo] As I stated in my video, I’m Clintus and I’m the new guy. I’m very excited to finally be able to devote some time to my local Metblogs. I’ve been a big fan of what Sean and Jason have been doing and when I found out there was a Phoenix chapter, I really wanted […]

James Franco’s Latest Project: Making Korean Barbecue Lasagna With the Epic Meal Time Guys

No doubt still sick from last week's Thanksgiving Voltron feast, glutton extraordinaire Harley Morenstein nabbed some A-list stand-ins for this week's webisode, an eight-minute-long desecration of lasagna. Franco and Rogen decide toShow More Summary

What Happens When A Scary Foreign Spider Creeps Into Your Suitcase?

Nearly 15 years ago, Popular Culture taught us that unwittingly smuggling a mysterious spider into the United States tends to unleash a plague of venomous arachnids, mass casualties, and heroic behavior from Will McAvoy. But what happens...Show More Summary

VIDEO: Del Venicci – “Jungle Arms” (indieATL Session)

At this juncture in Del Venicci’s existence, it’s understood that there’s going to be a certain amount of artsy posturing...

Light Up Dunwoody - Sunday Nov 30th from 3 to 6 pm at the Farmhouse (Chamblee Dunwoody & Mt. Vernon Rd)

Light Up is Sunday from 3 to 6 An annual community event to welcome the holiday season, Light up Dunwoody Christmas Village opens at 3:00 pm and concludes with the lighting of the tree at 5:45 pm.A cozy warm atmosphere is supported by...Show More Summary

A Tale of Two Options: Selling Beer in Ontario

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

For small breweries looking to make a buck in this province, now is not the best of times. Last week Glutenberg Brewery, the award-winning Montreal outfit known for its selection of above-par gluten-free beers, launched an IndieGoGo campaign to bring its beer to Ontario. Show More Summary

Ho-Ho-Holy Shit: Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas Is Fucking INSANE!

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas Kirk Cameron has a confession to make: "!" In this week's film section, I wrote a thousand words about Kirk Cameron's amazing new movie Saving Christmas, covering how the film's tagline—"Putting...Show More Summary

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