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Archive for October, 2011


SO Fun: The Black Keys – Lonely Boy

I love seeing other people have fun. Watching someone dance like they truly don’t care about anything in the world usually makes me get up and start dancing myself. The […]


Artist Submission: The Last New World

Italian graphic designer and photographer Jonathan Picard is all about introductions. Most importantly he wants to introduce you to “The Last New World”, a new space of the visible, a […]


The SCAR Project Comes to OPENHOUSE

Pulitzer Prize-nominated The SCAR Project is returning to Openhouse Oct. 28 through Nov. 6. The exhibition, photographed by fashion photographer David Jay, features large-scale portraits of 18-to-35-year-old cancer survivors and […]


Photographer Feature: Ivan Cazzola

Italian born Ivan Cazzola has been making a name for himself (his parents made his name, he’s just making it more legit) shooting everything rock music. But the big buzz […]


Tape Melbourne

Tape Melbourne was specially commissioned by Melbourne’s main civic centre and cultural district Federation Square as a part of their Creative Program focusing on experimental large-scale public art and its […]


SO Comic Con: IFC Panel

This past weekend we had the pleasure of attending Comic Con New York, where in addition to excellent people watching (many fez wearers), we attended the IFC panel featuring The […]


SO Approved: Childish Gambino – All The Shine

SO Favorite slash Donald Glover slash Childish Gambino’s new album CAMP will be released November 15 through the lovely indie label Glassnote Records (Phoenix, Mumford & Sons). Last night the […]


Photographer Submission: Sophie Xu

Philly and NYC based photographer Sophie Xu is inspired by “beauty, light, and youth”. Her portraits and candids, typically shot with a Nikon D80 and manual 50mm lens, all bring […]


Watch This: Single White Females

The female bond is an interesting thing. Sometimes it truly seems as if friendships were no doubt destined. Two girls meet in college, they become BFF’s, attached at the hip, […]


Win a Pair of Tickets to See Star Slinger at House of Blues

Darren Williams, known to the world as hip-hop and dance producer Star Slinger, released his first proper single last week. The 25-year-old Manchester (via Nottingham) producer dropped “Dumbin’” (Green Label Sound), […]