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Last Updated: 10-14-2011

You Can't Take It With you, DETOUR--10.2011

You Can't Take It With you, DETOUR--10.2011 You Can't Take It With you, DETOUR--10.2011

Currently showing in the Detour Window at RE.Load Bags,'You Can't Take It With you'. Show runs through October 2011 till November 2011. Detour is an artist run alternative space located in Philadelphia’s Northern Liberties neighborhood associated with the RELoad Bags storefront. Detour a features bi-monthly window installations focusing on artists working in various mediums and disciplines. This installations displaying artists:

-Ryan Beck

-Jason Andrew Turner

-Adam Pietras

-Gabriela Vainsencher

-Frank Giammatteo

608 North 2nd St Philadelphia

Thanks to Miriam Singer, Jason Andrew Turner, Adam Pietras and RELoad for organizing this bimonthly installation.


Last Updated: 10-14-2011

Currently Listening To--October 2011

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September was really a busy month and I really didn't get to post what I was listening to. For a number reasons I was listening to English rock band, The Rolling Stones. Even though I was born in and grew up in the 80's I didn't listen to the music. I heard it, but didn't really listen to it. I grew up on classic rock and golden oldies music. The Rolling Stones have always been a memorable band for me, especially when it comes to road trips in my mid to late twenties. So last month and this month its the Stones.

Last Updated: 08-01-2011

Currently Listening To--August 2011

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I have been long time listener of SomaFM. I have a few stations which listen to nonstop. For a while now I have been listening to "Cliqhop IDM"; Experimental techno, also known as Intelligent dance music (IDM). This is music composed digitally, creating sounds from bits rather than with bits and the instrument of choice of most IDM artists is a laptop computer. Thank you SomaFM for your excellent stations. Please remember SomaFM is entirely listener-supported. Your financial support to keep them on the air. Please join the thousands of other supporters who make SomaFM's broadcasts possible.



Last Updated: 07-21-2011

Group Art Exhibit, Steel City Coffee House--8.2011

Group Art Exhibit, Steel City Coffee House--8.2011 Group Art Exhibit, Steel City Coffee House--8.2011

Showing August 5th through October 29th. *This show is open to the public with no admission fee and is accessible during the normal business hours of the coffee shop; Free admission does not apply to most shows and/or events.* The artwork is displayed throughout the entire coffee shop, so grab a cup of Joe, and view all the amazing work. This exhibits featuring artists:


-Tyrone Rodriguez


-Bob Libby


-Michael D'Orazio


-Melissa Matarese


-Benjamin Whitney Buhl


-Christopher Borai


-Chad Carfagno


-Ashley Holmes


-Frank Giammatteo


Steel City Coffee House

203 Bridge Street, Phoenixville, Pa


Last Updated: 07-16-2011

Jan Švankmajer

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Jan Švankmajer -born 4 September 1934, is a Czech filmmaker and artist whose work spans several media. He is a self-labeled surrealist known for his surreal animations and features, which have greatly influenced other artists such as Tim Burton, Terry Gilliam, the Brothers Quay, and many others. Švankmajer has gained a reputation over several decades for his distinctive use of stop-motion technique, and his ability to make surreal, nightmarish, and yet somehow funny pictures. He continues to make films in Prague. Švankmajer's trademarks include very exaggerated sounds, often creating a very strange effect in all eating scenes. He often uses fast-motion sequences when people walk or interact. His movies often involve inanimate objects being brought to life through stop-motion. Many of his films also include clay objects in stop-motion, otherwise known as clay animation. Food is a favourite subject and medium. Do check out his work. It is very eye-opening and jaw-dropping… literally. It's really excellent. -Credited Sources; Wikipedia.

I have included a few links of is work below. Enjoy.


Last Updated: 07-13-2011

PES, Animator Director Adam Pesapane

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The outstanding Writter, Director, and Animator of of numerous short films and commercials PES -born Adam Pesapane, has been recognized in the United States and internationally, especially the short films "Roof Sex", "KaBoom!", "Game Over", and "Western Spaghetti". PES's latest short, "The Deep", premiered as part of Showtime Network's "Short Stories" series in December 2010. Check out his amazing work.

I have incluced a few links below. Enjoy.


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