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Manifest 1.0: A New Sonic and Sensory Immersion Experience

Immersive experiences have become something of a rage. Recently, Darkfield produced Séance at the Edinburgh Fringe. Here in L.A., Big City Forum recently offered Electric Soundbath as part of an experience for the “mystically inclined.” Museums have been offering various … Continue reading

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Venice Beach California

The magic of Venice Beach, California, nothing like it in the whole world, a special experience, lived there once.

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The Voice of Beauty

“the voice of beauty speaks softly; it creeps only into the most fully awakened souls” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

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Interview with The Most Famous Artist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BOgOwizL248&feature=youtu.be

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The Taj

Max Benavidez at The Taj Mahal. Crown of the Palace on the south bank of the Yamuna River. It is really a tomb in memory of a great love. The marble dome is the central focus of this amazing structure. … Continue reading

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A Thousand Ways to Go Home Again

“Home—So Different, So Appealing,” a truly astonishing show at the L.A. County Museum of Art (LACMA), captures dislocation, exploitation, despair, and division in work after work, in installation after installation. This show doesn’t explode in your face but gradually builds … Continue reading

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Frida 2017 by Dolce & Gabbana

Frida Kahlo’s influence only gets stronger. Here’s a take by fashion house Dolce & Gabbana 2017

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Wabi Sabi Building in Santiago de Compostela

This building in Santiago de Compostela in Spain is a great example of wabi sabi. Wabi sabi is an ancient aesthetic philosophy rooted in Zen Buddhism, particularly the tea ceremony, a ritual of purity and simplicity in which masters prized … Continue reading

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Painting at Palacio Ramalhete in Lisbon

I looked up as I was signing in to the hotel and saw this painting of a beautiful Portuguese woman

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The End of the World, at least for a minute

When you see Marcello Mastroianni in La Dolce Vita at the end of the film, you wonder is ennui something that passes? Is it a momentary fleeting experience or is it deeper and something that stays with you through months, … Continue reading

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