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How to Survive Mexican Fireworks Displays :: Teotitlan, Mexico

By: Nick H-J
Last night I had the chance to attend a display of fireworks in the small village of Teotilan in Oaxaca.  It was an event that will remain with me for the rest of my life.  If you are not clear on the fundamental underlying differences between U.S. and Mexican culture (with regard to [...]

El Cosmico :: Marfa, Texas

At first glance, Marfa is just a small town similar to the other small towns off of Interstate 90.  But Marfa has a creative spark that I believe will soon be burning bright.  While Hollywood took Marfa by storm in the 1950’s with the filming of “Giant”, it was Donald Judd that put Marfa on [...]

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania :: City of Murals

As we drove into Philadelphia, I wasn’t very impressed.  It was dreary outside, dilapidated houses and warehouses could be seen on each side of the road, and run-down commercial strips welcomed us into the city.  My first impression mirrored what most people told be about Philly.  Friends and acquaintances who described Philadelphia liberally used words [...]

Shepard Fairey Exhibit :: “Supply and Demand”

The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)
100 Northern Avenue :: Boston, Massachusetts
February 6 – August 16, 2009 :: Tickets: $12
If you walk around New York, Boston, or just about any large city in the northeast, you have seen his work.  Andre the Giant’s face on a stop sign.  The Giant spray painted on a lamp post.  [...]