The DNC in Denver last week drew attention from a couple of artists you're probably familiar with. Robert Indiana followed up his famous 1976 pop LOVE with an Obama-inspired sculpture HOPE done in the same iconic typestyle. And artist Shephard Fairey (who you can see in our screening of Beautiful Losers on Sept. 11) was arrested for "interference and posting unauthorized posters." You can read... MORE
From the NPR music blog Second Stage:
NPR.org, July 18, 2008 - Everyone Is Crying Out to Me, Beware, the second album from Ukrainian-born singer-songwriter Alina Simone, is utterly haunting. With bare-bones arrangements and Simone's powerful, poignant vocals at the forefront, the record burns through a collection of songs by Siberian punk-folk singer, Yanka Dyagileva, with cathartic fervor.... MORE
You may have missed the lovely opening reception on Wednesday celebrating Patrick Corrigan's gallery show titled Detached Sentiments, but not to worry. There will be plenty of chances to see the work this summer before the closing reception during the August First Friday Artwalk.
Meantime, check out the gallery on Wednesdays in July for a music series Pat conceived called Dog Day Afternoons. Here... MORE