A Concept of Glass
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A Concept of Glass

Citizen of Glass is an exploration of fragility, paranoia, and transparency. Danish musician Agnes Obel created the album to experiment with the German concept “gläserner bürger,”  or a human of glass. “I know I can’t communicate everything with music,” she says with a laugh, speaking over the background sounds of the Berlin cafe she is calling … Continue reading

Watch: Rotten Humans in a Youth Lagoon
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Watch: Rotten Humans in a Youth Lagoon

Youth Lagoon’s new video, ‘Rotten Human’ is a beautiful hypnotic art piece. Slow and strange, it makes fantastic use of the natural beauty of Iceland and is nearly impossible to stop watching once you start. The video was directed by Patrick Blades and stars model Daytona Williams. It melds wonderfully with the aching melancholy of … Continue reading

See: Cane Morto’s Amo-Te Lisboa
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See: Cane Morto’s Amo-Te Lisboa

Italian street art collective, Cane Morto, will be releasing a film chronicling two wild months of unauthorized street painting in Lisbon. Amo-Te Lisboa: An Ignominious Street Art Movie looks to be a somewhat surrealist take on their painting endeavors, centering the story around a “cruel dead-dog deity called Txakurra, which gives [Cane Morto] the power to paint together as a … Continue reading

A Night At The Global Winter Wonderland
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A Night At The Global Winter Wonderland

This year was the first time that the Global Winter Wonderland was held in Sacramento. The festival of light is brought to the capital by the International Culture Exchange Group (ICEG), which specializes in multi-cultural arts and entertainment. The Wonderland consisted of global landmarks from Europe, The Americas, Africa, Asia and the South Pacific. However, … Continue reading

An American Abroad: A Week with the Hungarians and Some Final Thoughts About Europe
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An American Abroad: A Week with the Hungarians and Some Final Thoughts About Europe

This is the thirteenth in a weekly series that was planned to cover my travels until the end of June. Unfortunately, I had a bit of an accident, and it has delayed the writing process a little. The series chronicles my travels in Europe and the interesting things I came upon or wished someone had told me before … Continue reading