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MIT Media Lab’s Disobedience Award

04/09/2017 paige 0

“The Media Lab Disobedience Award seeks to highlight effective, responsible, ethical disobedience across disciplines (scientific research, civil rights, freedom of speech, human rights, and the freedom to innovate, for example). Disobedience Award objectives are to […]

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Celebrate Record Store Day 2011

04/13/2011 paige 0

This, Saturday April 16th is Record Store Day! When was the last time you visited your local independent record store? Was it last year’s Record Store Day? I hope it hasn’t been that long. Here’s your […]

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New To Me – Natsumi Hayashi

02/16/2011 Phil Pickens 1

I came across Natsumi Hayashi’s work the other day just tumblin‘ around.  I was immediately drawn to the cleanliness of her photographs.  The primary draw to her simple, yet substantial photo blog are the “Today’s […]

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Dazzle Ships Needlepoint!

10/11/2010 Phil Pickens 2

Somewhere between my flickr account and here on The Color Awesome, I’ve received comments and messages asking about this piece.  I love a good story, but I will try to make this one quick. Obviously, […]

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Ooh Thees Bitches Is BAD!

07/05/2010 Phil Pickens 0

Thee Satisfaction has done it again.  Actually, it looks like they’ve done it twice; read on. It’s popular opinion around thees parts that Seattle is primed to roll back onto the international stage as a […]

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Matt Groening Simpsonsizes Joanna Newsom

05/27/2010 paige 0

Matt Groenig, if you’ve been living under a rock, is “that guy” who does The Simpsons and Futurama, and recently curated All Tomorrow’s Parties in Minehead, U.K. He drew pictures of the musicians that played. […]

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NYU: MUSIC PHOTOGRAPHY MASTERCLASS WITH MICK ROCK

04/29/2010 paige 0

The photographer behind the landmark iconic images of Bowie, Queen, T-Rex and Lady Gaga among others, MICK ROCK will join NYU’s faculty to offer sage advice in this summer’s “Music Photography Masterclass.” at The Clive […]

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Objectified US television premiere on PBS

11/22/2009 paige 0

As we reported back in May, Gary Hustwit, Director of Helvetica, the documentary about typography, graphic design and global visual culture, has a new project, Objectified. Objectified explores industrial design and the manufactured objects we […]

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Unfound Pleasures

11/16/2009 Phil Pickens 0

Got Joy Division? Macclesfield Silk Museum is currently searching for interesting Joy Division artifacts for a proposed exhibition due to take place in May 2010. The exhibition is being curated by Jon Savage, and Peter […]

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URGH! A Music War Finally Released on DVD

08/05/2009 paige 0

Via Annie Zaleski at RTF: Here’s some unexpected news: The legendary punk/new-wave concert film Urgh! A Music War was released yesterday on DVD via Warner Archives. (Thanks to Shiv for the tip.) Up until now, […]