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No Takers

Written by C. Edwards on . Posted in Arts & Film, Posts

Is it wrong of me to say that the only nice thing I saw last night was the smiling, welcoming face of the sales clerk at Jeneral Store? It wasn’t exactly a work of art, per se, but considering the usual non-chalant treatment (READ: ignore) you get from Chelsea boutiques, it was the first surprise [&hellip
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Art and Shoes

Written by C. Edwards on . Posted in Arts & Film, Posts

Very rarely do I actually see something in a gallery that I’d like to hang on my wall, or rather something practical that wouldn’t make my place look like interior design equivalent of a Heatherette frock. I was at the Daniel Cooney art gallery admiring a pair of Michael Whittle ink drawings and talking to [&hellip
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(Expletive Deleted)

Written by C. Edwards on . Posted in Lifestyle, Posts

“No, I’m not on the fucking list!” I said impatiently (minus the foul language, of course) to the clipboard-wielding twentysomething that stood between me and the Richard Kidd launch at The Dactyl Gallery on Grand Street last night.  Normally, I’m all for the faux-elitist velvet rope pretension of Soho—then again, normally, I’m on the list. [&hellip
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Festival Dispatch: Drinking and Drawing

Written by C. Edwards on . Posted in Arts & Film, Posts

Considering it’s the first International animation festival on U.S. soil (the others are in Ottawa, Annecy and Croatia), I initially wondered why an event like the Platform International Animation Festival wasn’t being held in a bigger American city, but now I realize that something like this would be buried in a place like New York. [&hellip
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Festival Dispatch: Platform in Portland

Written by C. Edwards on . Posted in Arts & Film, Posts

The first Platform International Animation Festival kicked off in Portland, Oregon on Monday night with free drinks, industry schmoozing and a head-to-head battle between character-driven comedy and abstract artistic expression. The latter, hosted by New York indie powerhouse, Bill Plympton and Portland’s own, Joanna Priestley, respectively, was an appropriate start to a weeklong schedule of [&hellip
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Organi-zoo-tion

Written by C. Edwards on . Posted in Arts & Film, Posts

Kangaroos aren’t usually recruited to protect your property, and considering this one doesn’t even have arms, it will actually only store your things, rather than guard them. Made by theArgentinean designers, Vacavaliente, from handcrafted bonded leather, The Amigo Leather Desk Accessories (www.moma-store.org) form a menagerie sure to snazz up your home office or corporate workspace. [&hellip
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