While I am often traveling through the 6 Train station at Bleecker Street, I am almost never originating or concluding a ride at that stop. That is my excuse for taking four years to write about one of the coolest — if not the coolest – piece of art in the entire NYC subway system, which is called Hive (Bleecker Street). Continue reading Hive Light Installation at Bleecker Street Subway Station
While it cannot be denied that this week’s featured Video Clip “The Bees,” from Detroit-based quartet Destroy This Place, is an homage to the classic Beehive hairdo — which was popular throughout the 1960s — and a show of old school punk rock force, it also serves as a supportive anthem for the Save The Bees worldwide cause! And for this, I salute them! Save The Bees!
During this frenetically edited, high energy clip, you will flash back to famous Beehives worn by the likes of Elvira, Barbra Streisand, Audrey Hepburn, Priscilla Presley and even Diana Ross, among many other icons of pop culture and fashion! The video is shot in glorious Black & White for period accuracy!
“The Bees” is the scorching lead single from Destroy This Place’s new album, Animal Rites, which was released on October 23rd, 2015 via Forge Again Records. Warning: Not hangover-friendly. Enjoy!
The mounting global crisis surrounding the disappearance of the world’s Bees is the unlikely subject of BANG BANG, a visually engaging and thought provoking new exhibit from artist Katja Loher now at C24 Gallery in Chelsea. BANG BANG, Loher’s first New York solo show, expands upon the artist’s exploration into the delicate relationship we have with our ecological environment. Continue reading Katja Loher Bang Bang at C24 Gallery