Sarah Ruba’s Creative Bender

Sarah Ruba’s Creative Bender

Despite its obvious drawbacks, modeling is the perfect job to have while pursuing a career in the arts, says Sarah Ruba. They’re mutually beneficial. As [...]

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ELLINGSON: From Jams To Gems

ELLINGSON: From Jams To Gems

“I don’t even know what happened,” says Aaron Ellingson, former guitarist of the indie-pop “haute rock” band, Young Empires. “It honestly felt like a break [...]

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Printed Matter: A Breath of Democratic Air In the Art World

Printed Matter: A Breath of Democratic Air In the Art World

In Brooklyn author Gary Shteyngart’s novel Super Sad True Love Story, which paints a bleak yet believable not-so-distant dystopian future set in New York, books [...]

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Melissa Butler’s Toyo 4×5 View

Melissa Butler’s Toyo 4×5 View

New York-based photographer Melissa Butler started as some photographers do: wandering through the world at an early age,  absorbed by the malleable brain of a kid, in which [...]

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The Dame with Damn Fine Pipes: Ivy Levan

The Dame with Damn Fine Pipes: Ivy Levan

IVY LEVAN is the truculent pumpkin ripping the music rule book into itsy bitsy shreds. Some call her Ivy, some just call her the Dame; [...]

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Artist Halley Zien Unleashes the Beast

Artist Halley Zien Unleashes the Beast

Looking at Halley Zien’s art, you might not expect the petite brunette with girl-next-door looks and a seemingly happy-go-lucky demeanor to be behind the visceral, [...]

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This Will Be Your Summer Soundtrack

This Will Be Your Summer Soundtrack

Summer 2013 has just gotten underway and has already seen the release of two albums that are clear contenders for seasonal domination: Daft Punk’s Random [...]

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Staying Soft in a Hard City: ‘Occupy Love’

Staying Soft in a Hard City: ‘Occupy Love’

In 2010, in the wake of his last film Fierce Light, Canadian award-winning documentary filmmaker Velcrow Ripper had a burning question. In what he saw [...]

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HENRY: The Site Transforming How We Experience Literature

HENRY: The Site Transforming How We Experience Literature

The idea behind HENRY is so simple it’s revolutionary: bring the act of narration — a private, emotional experience between author and audience — to [...]

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