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Hair Weather App

Share My friend Alex Budai, who is a celebrity hairstylist,  created an app called Hairweather.    It eliminates frustrating and ever-present  “bad hair days” and advises girls on DIY, 5minutes hairstyles that works best according to their local forecast(www.hairweather.us)Alex Budai:  The whole idea came to me in a rainy, fall day! One of those , when you don’t really want to leave your house!  I was going to work on the subway and I saw a very pretty girl get on! She was dressed well,  great make up but her hair was down and  just got messed up because of the weather! I looked at her for a while and I…

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Steven Kasher: Pheromone Hotbox

SharePheromone Hotbox showcases the photographs of five young women: Aneta Bartos, Amanda Charchian, Shae Detar, Olivia Locher, and Marianna Rothen.  All of their works delve into feminist ideologies.  Using nudity and sometimes obscure locations, the photographers create an intimate narrative for the viewer.   Aneta Bartos’ photographs are dark and provocative. The series displays women…

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Capricious 88: Shoplifter

Share This Friday I saw Hrafnhildur Arnardottir aka. Shoplifter’s exhibition, Changelings, at Capricious 88.  Shoplifter uses detritus such as: fur, wood, plastic bags, flagpoles, fabric, and hair extensions.  She takes these objects and explores their absurdity through creating stunning sculptures.  Shoplifter examines the fetishistic desire to collect and transform material into “changelings teetering on the…

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Current Exhibitions in NYC

ShareThese are just a couple of the current exhibitions that I’ve been to that are on right now in New York. Along with a couple that are upcoming that seem pretty awesome:   Brooklyn Museum Killer Heels Chitra Ganesh: Eyes of Time Gagosian Gallery Takashi Murakami (Closes January 17th!) Carlo Mollino: Polaroids (closes January 17th!) Upcoming Vera Lutter Harmony Korine Capricious Hrafnhildur Arnardottir: Shoplifter PPOW Bill Smith: Synthetic Bio Structure Marianne Boesky John Waters: Beverly Hills John Gladstone Gallery Elizabeth Peyton: Dark Incandescence   Share

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Rainy Ramen Afternoons

ShareOn a cold, rainy, New York City, day, a hot bowl of ramen is necessary.  Ippudo is my favorite place to go. As you enter the Japanese modern styled restaurant,  the entire staff  is shouting “Irrashai, irrashai.” I usually get the “Classic” with a soft boiled egg.  The  Hirata tonkotsu (pork) broth is rich with…

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Interview with PJ McCormick

SharePJ McCormick is a talented singer/songwriter and musician who began writing song lyrics when he was twelve years old. PJ was born in Minnesota, but moved to London when he was eleven. He moved back to the United States during his freshman year of high school. Currently a junior at Packer Collegiate Institute in Brooklyn, he uses the stage name –…

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Podunk Tea Room

SharePodunk reminds me of my old dollhouse.  Mismatched table and chairs fill the cozy room. The walls are covered with doodads: little shelves, bird houses, mirrors, photographs, small paintings.  I even spotted a straw hat hanging near the register.  Teapots and tea cups of all shapes and sizes are tucked in little cubbyholes.  A blue…

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Capricious 88: Cajsa Von Zeipel

ShareOn Saturday I went to the gallery, Capricious 88, on the Lower East Side in New York City.  I saw the Cajsa Von Zeipel exhibition called Pony Tails.  Cajsa Von Zeipel is a Swedish sculptor who makes massive plaster sculptures of bony figures.  The figures represent teenage culture and fashion.  Von Zeipel shows the effect…

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Blue Bottle Coffee

ShareBecause of the 74° day in the middle of October; I knew it might be my last chance to enjoy an iced coffee until May. I packed up my art book, and left my history homework behind. I walked to the small Blue Bottle Coffee shop on Dean Street and ordered the New Orleans Iced Coffee…

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Pork Bun Tasting in Chinatown

ShareThis Saturday my friends and I went to Chinatown on a pork bun adventure. We tried three different places: 148 Hester St-name unknown, Dragon Land Bakery, and Lei Li Wah. 148 Hester was very stop and go, with few places to sit down.  The filling they used was the meatiest out of the three places;…

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