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One week down, one week to go! We have to agree with BIZBASH. From AC/DC to Angus & Julia Stone…how can you not find inspiration? From the whimsical and bohemian to the chic and structured, these ideas provide inspiration for press walls, tabletops, seating, branding, and more.
INDIO, CALIF. The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which wrapped its first weekend in Indio, California, on Sunday, is a swirl of colors, patterns, flowers, and whimsy—from festivalgoers' fashion to the polo fields' oversize art pieces.
Brands that hosted unofficial parties during the first weekend reflected that vibrancy through lively, colorful event decor. Many brands also included Instagram-worthy decor pieces to help target tastemaker guests and to spread their message beyond the desert. These ideas provide inspiration for step-and-repeat walls, tabletops, bars, seating, flowers, and more.
By Alesandra Dubin Posted April 15, 2015, 7:30 AM EDT
These three streets are collectively transforming the LA art scene.
North Highland Art Galleries – (Hollywood)—North Highland Avenue’s once blank canvas is now awash in a crop of new and emerging art galleries. Take Perry Rubenstein for instance. This NYC gallerist left the Big Apple for Tinseltown and opened his namesake LA outpost in a former film-supply warehouse. A permanent and rotating collection includes many LA artists, which is helping to further fuel the city’s ever-growing art scene. www.perryrubenstein.com. Just down the street is Regen Projects at the corner of Santa Monica Boulevard and Highland Avenue, which boasts some 20,000-square-feet of gallery space complete with a rooftop sculpture park – so very LA. www.regenprojects.com
Culver City Art District – (Culver City)—Powerhouse gallerists Blum + Poe may have single-handedly been responsible for the explosion of art galleries when they moved from their Santa Monica digs to Culver City not far from the gates of Sony Studios (formerly MGM). Now some three-dozen art galleries grace the streets of La Cienega and Washington Boulevards, including Katherine Cone and Nye + Brown. In between gallery hopping take a break at one of the many sidewalk cafes that surround this artsy enclave. www.ccgalleryguide.com
Gallery Row – (Downtown) —Located along Main and Spring Streets, between 2nd and 9th Streets, is what locals call Gallery Row. Lined with cutting-edge art galleries and home to the popular Downtown Art Walk, held on the second Thursday of every month, this area is exploding with creativity. What makes this neighborhood even more interesting, aside from the various installations and exhibits celebrated behind gallery doors, is the abundance of public art, from sculptures to street art, Downtown LA is like a gallery without walls. www.galleryrow.org
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FedScoop doubled its production budget to liven up its increasingly popular FedTalks event.
WASHINGTON, D.C. FedScoop, an online platform for tech and government collaboration and news, brought together big names from both arenas on November 6 for the fourth annual FedTalks. The daylong conference at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington included 20-minute presentations and discussion panels that covered timely topics in the news like cybersecurity and Ebola, resulting in the event’s largest crowd ever of 1,200 people—200 more than in 2013...Read Full Article
By D. Channing Muller Posted November 21, 2014, 7:15 AM EST
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