VIKINGS: The exhibition, Christian Dior or spectacular wildlife photos? It was hard to choose but the featured piece was so challenging that I couldn’t resist.
A dump truck deposited 10 tons of dirt outside the Walt Disney Concert Hall complex in downtown Los Angeles for Teatro Línea de Sombra’s industrial-strength performance of Durango 66. This action signals a connection to the student protests that took place over 50 years ago.
Talk-show host Wendy Williams’ collapse on stage in front of a live audience during the taping of her show today caused her fans to wonder if they were witnessing her having a stroke. The incident was broadcast live on air.
Dave Grohl tells the story of how the Foo Fighters’ latest album came to be, in an animated short film. Cartoon Justin Timberlake, Paul McCartney, Shawn Stockman (Boyz II Men), and Alison Mosshart (The Kills) appear in ‘The Making of Concrete and Gold’, alongside Grohl and the real version of them appear on the record. Even more interesting is the story of how Greg Kurstin (Sia, Adele, Pink) inspired him to record the album.
To get you in the mood for the Electric Island season finale on Labour Day weekend, we’ve put together some photos of Electric Island Civic Day, the most recent iteration of the music festival. Take a look behind-the-scenes. You may see a bassist and a lead singer from a punk band, an actress from a pop culture TV drama, your favourite DJ from the club, your broker, your social worker, or – is that you? – immersed in the crowd.
Guidance from your elders is invaluable. Today we’re offering some old school lessons to the new school, so listen up, we might just save you a ton of humiliation, money or physical pain.
According to the music festival’s director and partner Ben Turner, Bestival got its start as a series of parties created by BBC Radio DJ Rob Da Bank called Sunday Best, which took place at a tea shop in London, UK. Da Bank would invite “legends of our nightlife world and DJs to play for nothing” and the audience would pay a mere 99p (.99 cents) per person to get in, says Turner.
The flight path of an urban city centre is a deadly obstacle course for migratory birds.
The Fatal Light Awareness Program (FLAP) Canada’s ‘Annual Migratory Bird Layout‘ at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is an art piece made out of dead birds.
The first of London’s Royal Parks to be fully enclosed, in 1433, Greenwich Park is now part of the Greenwich World Heritage Site, and includes the famous Royal Observatory on its hill – from where this shot was taken.