This very colorful mural by renowned street artist turned fine artist Kenny Scharf adorns one side of a building located near the corner of Lafayette and Prince Street in SOHO. The 50-foot high abstract painting is part of the Taking Back the Streets campaign from WAT-AAH bottled water to promote the popularity of drinking water among children and teens. Find out more about the campaign at This Link.
This guitar was custom made for Scott Ian of Anthrax when he was on The Simpsons. The front and back features every major and minor character on the show as well as an image of Scott. There were only two made and it took over 60 hours of work to complete.
You can see the likeness of Scott in the upper right hand corner of this photo of the guitar. He is on a Blue background if you need more help finding him, though he appears to be lacking his trademark beard thing.
Here is Scott holding the guitar!
Presented here in no particular order are the Top Ten Holiday Trees from previous Worleygig posts! Enjoy!
Aluminim Christmas Tree with Pink Ornaments (Original Post)
Christmas Tree Made of Books (Original Post)
Hub Cap Christmas Tree (Original Post)
Doughnuts Christmas Tree (Original Post)
Bacon Christmas Tree (Original Post)
Musical Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tree (Original Post)
Godzilla Christmas Tree (Original Post)
Harold Lloyd’s Christmas Tree (Original Post)
Contemporay Art Christmas Tree – Philippe Parreno’s Fraught Times: For Eleven Months of the Year it’s an Artwork and in December it’s Christmas (Original Post)
Origami Tree from the Museum of Natural History NYC (Original Post)
As the first official snowfall of the season accumulates on the streets of Manhattan, thousands of what I like to call “Frat Santas” have descended on our fair Metropolis to participate in the annual Pub Crawl ritual known euphemistically as SantaCon. Dressed in the manner of Santa Claus (give or take a White Beard of Red Hat) these people have only one goal: to get as wasted as possible while disguised as Jolly Old St. Nick. Be forewarned: As you navigate the sidewalks and gutters, be wary of spontaneously created piles of fresh yellow snow and be extra careful not to slip in the Times Square Eggnog!
The American Museum of Natural History has its Holiday Tree on display, and what’s special about this tree is that it is decorated entirely with Origami Ornaments! The theme of this year’s tree is Wicked, Wild and Wonderful, honoring the Museum’s new exhibition The Power of Poison. The ornaments were created especially for the tree by volunteers who began folding in July to complete hundreds of creations that are displayed on the tree and around its base. Here are some of our favorites from this years display!
There are tons of Dinosaurs on the Tree, including the orange Stegosaurus seen above (visit the the Museum’s 4th Floor to see his Bones!)
The Origami Holiday Tree will be on Display through January 12, 2014 at the AMNH, Located on Central Park West Between 77th Street and 81st Street (Take the C Train to 81st) in the Grand Gallery, Near the 77th Street exit on the Museum’s First Floor.
The Office of New York State Senator Brad Hoylman is sponsoring an afternoon of Free Mammograms, available to women age 40 and over who haven’t had one in the past year.
Please note that the date has changed from December 2nd to the the 16th. If you previously made an appointment, Project Renewal will call you to confirm the new date and time.
Time and Location Details are:
Monday, December 16th, 2013
1:30 – 4:00 PM
at Project Renewal’s Scan Van
First Avenue between 16th & 17th Streets
Please note that these services are By Appointment Only and space is limited. Please call (800)564-6868 to make your appointment. Again, these mammograms are Free for uninsured women 40 and older. All insurance plans accepted, and Co-payments and deductibles are waived.
Co-Sponsored by:Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney ∙ NYC Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn
Borough President Scott Stringer ∙ State Senator Liz Krueger
State Senator José Serrano ∙ State Senator Daniel Squadron
Assembly Member Richard Gottfried ∙ Assembly Member Brian Kavanagh
Councilmember Gale Brewer ∙ Councilmember Dan Garodnick
Please Forward to Your Neighbors and Friends
ARTPOP POP UP: A LADY GAGA GALLERY is a special three day event that will take place only in New York and Los Angeles from November 11 to 13th, 2013.
The Gallery will be open from 12:00 Noon – 9:00 PM at the following locations:
In NYC: 417 West 14th Street
In LA: 1538 N. Cahuenga Blvd
Come celebrate and experience the release of Gaga’s latest CD, ARTPOP with Music, Interactive Experiences, actual Gaga props and outfits, and much more! ARTPOP is available everywhere 11/11/13.
I’ll be “popping” by the gallery space on West 14th Street on Monday November 11th and will post pics of all the hot action right here upon my return.