I’ve lived in this east village neighborhood for over 30 years, and I don’t recall ever seeing a public artwork at the corner of 14th Street and Avenue A, let alone anything as monumental as this Beastie Boys mural by the legendary Shepherd Fairey. I first noticed the mural at 7:00 AM on the morning of October 4th as I approached the L train stop. This is what it looked like on that morning: Continue reading Posse In Effect Beastie Boys Mural By Shepard Fairey
For all of you Queen Freaks and Freddie-o-philes out there, it is my pleasure to bring you another of Freddie Mercury’s stage costumes photographed by me at Sotheby’s when I was in London. This dazzling outfit, a Scarlet Sequined, short-legged one-piece stage suit, is a truly iconic and historic piece of rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia and a testament to Freddie’s flamboyant style and unforgettable stage presence.
Continue reading Eye On Design: Freddie Mercury’s Scarlet Sequined, One-Piece Stage Costume
The violin is a beautiful instrument that can produce captivating music, but it can also be challenging for beginners. Learning how to play the violin requires patience, dedication, and practice. However, even with all these qualities in mind, it’s easy for beginner violinists to make mistakes that hinder their progress. So, to become a good violinist, one needs to understand the mistake and never repeat it again.
Continue reading Beginning Violinists: How to Avoid 5 Common Mistakes
The world of casinos and gambling is a source of endless inspiration for musicians and composers. The emotions and atmosphere inherent in gambling contribute to the creation of music that captures listeners and transports them into a world of passion, risk, and excitement. In this article, we’ll look at a list of songs that reflect the spirit and atmosphere of casinos and are inspired by the world of gambling.
Continue reading Popular Songs Inspired by the World of Casinos
Welcome! (Mummy Boy and Rose Vampire Figures By Super 7. All Photos By Gail)
Ladies and gentlemen, nerds and geeks, art enthusiasts and toy aficionados, get ready for a thrilling tale of creative chaos and wild wonders! Picture this: Brooklyn’s Zero Space venue transformed into a colorful playground, where Indie Artists, Designers, and Collectors collide in an explosion of imagination. That’s right, it’s time again for the Five Points Festival!
Continue reading Five Points Festival 2023: The Photo Recap!