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Meredith Graves Talks Andrew W.K., Lana Del Rey and Authenticity

Meredith Graves Talks Andrew W.K., Lana Del Rey and Authenticity

At the amazing Basilica Soundscape festival in Hudson, New York, Perfect Pussy singer Meredith Graves gave a spoken word piece that just might have become a manifesto. People wept, people laughed, people cheered, the New York Times enthused and one of Soundscape’s organizers suggested that…

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Measures vid!

A few months back, we gave 6 choreographers the task of creating original pieces using music we selected for them. Shot by the excellent Charlie Hayes, and featuring: Surf Curse — Forever Dumb Choreographer: Adreana Polimeni Dancers: Shelby Wilburn and Gabbie Kott Slothy Mane —…

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Playlist from THE LADIES

Playlist from THE LADIES

Here’s the playlist that was running prior to Sunland #3: The Ladies–some super great stuff in here, check it out! Sunland#3: The Ladies PLAYLIST  

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Chuck Berry in Jet Lag! zine, 1980

Chuck Berry in Jet Lag! zine, 1980

We came across this AWESOME thing via Mike Nipper in The Stranger: “In 1980, a local St. Louis zine, Jet Lag!, interviewed one of the inventors of rock and roll, Mister Chuck Berry, and asked him to review a handful of then contemporary punk and power…

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A Fashion Show Playlist…

A Fashion Show Playlist…

All these awesome artists were picked as inspiration for Saturday’s Fashion Show event, and we can’t wait! (There’s two missing–Igor Stravinsky and AC/DC, they’re not down w/ Spotify, but everyone else is on there!). Come out on Sat. at 8pm and check out the original…

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Extended Sunland Interview: Omar Pierce

Extended Sunland Interview: Omar Pierce

On Wednesday, May 7, we hosted our second event in our quarterly Sunland Symposium series on the theme “The Convergence between Art and Music.” It was a great one–and on a topic that we could have kept going for way longer.  We heard from a…

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Extended Sunland Interview: Jon Kortland

Extended Sunland Interview: Jon Kortland

Last Wednesday’s Sunland talk on the convergence between Art and Music was a great one–and on a topic that we could have kept going for way longer.  We heard from a few of you that you had burning questions you wished you had asked or…

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Full Reading Lists from Jon & Omar

Full Reading Lists from Jon & Omar

SUNLAND IS NEXT WEEK!  Below are the non-edited, full booklist suggestions from panelists Omar Pierce and Jon Kortland. Omar’s Booklist Black Leather Lucifer: the films of Kenneth Anger, Jack Hunter Less Than Zero, Brett Easton Ellis Factory Records: the complete graphic album, Mathew Robertson Between…

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Economic Development Must Include Our Youth

Economic Development Must Include Our Youth

Check out this awesome post from Advisory Board Member (and father of two of the coolest kids we know) Dave LaPlante. Hits the nail on the head. Today is Nevada’s Big Give — a one day event designed to help raise funds for many of our regions…

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Jonathan Richman! 6/28!

Jonathan Richman! 6/28!

Checking off a box on Clark’s dream list, amazing singer/songwriter Jonathan Richman will be IN RENO AT HOLLAND (!!!!) on June 28. This is a day for the books.

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