Category Archives: The Arts

I Won’t Let You Down

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An EPIC new music video from OK Go An EPIC new music video from OK Go featuring hundreds of choreographed umbrella-weilding dancers. Only four months after their music video for the “The Writing’s on the Wall” filled with optical illusions, OK Go are back with yet another meticulously choreographed dance video for “I Won’t Let…more »

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Life, Death, and Beauty

Feminine beauty couples with the reminder that life is short and death is our next companion. Please help spread the word.

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Stonewalled In Jerusalem

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Sculptural Installation What you see in the image above is a 10 ft. x 4 ft x 5in. photo-based interactive sculptural installation depicting Sara Friedlander’s reflections on the situation in Israel/Palestine. Her exhibition, “Stonewalled in Jerusalem: A Gateway to Dialogue,” is currently on display in Santa Cruz through Dec. 15th (details below). See close-ups of…more »

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Horse and Water

Photo of the day - September 26, 2014

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Les Twins: Hip Hop Dance Championship

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Les Twins ~ France Performance @HHI’s 2012 Professionally known as Les Twins, identical twin brothers Laurent and Larry Bourgeois are French dancers, choreographers, and models. Often referred to by their respective nicknames, “Lil Beast” and “Ca Blaze”, they are recognized internationally for their talents in new style hip-hop dancing. Please help spread the word.

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We Are The World – From Palestine To The World

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From Gaza to You From You to Gaza For the children, call your representatives and ask them to stop providing financial aid and weapons to Israel. Thank you for being one of the powerful! People Power can change the world! Please help spread the word.

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Opening Your Eyes

The Mind Unleashed

Neo asked: Why do my eyes hurt? Morpheus: Because you’ve never used them before. Please help spread the word.

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PHOTOS: One Palestinian Museum’s Artistic Message To The Pope

Artwork: The Deposition (c. 1507) by Raphaello Sanzio da Urbino.
“In that day there will be great mourning in Jerusalem,“ Zechariah 12:11.
Photo: Israeli soldiers kill a Palestinian and detain others in downtown Ramallah. 31 March, 2002, by Alexandra Boulat.

The Pope’s visit to the Holy Land (today’s Jordan, Palestine and Israel) has been the focus of many activists hoping to get the Catholic pontiff to speak out in favor of the Palestinian cause. One such symbolic act was done through an artistic lens. The Palestinian Museum, a new museum set to open in the…more »

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Two Men With Cellos Flow

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Flow Chello players, Stjepan Hauser and Luka Sulic, remind us what it means to be alive, to create, to live in flow, as described by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi [ˈtʃiːksɛntmihaːji ˈmihaːj.] AC/DC’s rock cover of ‘Thunderstruck Tribute to Michael Jackson Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi [ˈtʃiːksɛntmihaːji ˈmihaːj] Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi is best known for developing the notion of flow, the psychology…more »

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Six Landscapes: “Look Up” To See The Secret State

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“The Other Night Sky” is a project to track and photograph classified American satellites, space debris, and other obscure objects in Earth orbit. The project uses observational data produced by an international network of amateur “satellite observers to calculate the position and timing of overhead transits which are photographed with telescopes and large-format cameras and other imaging devices.

Secret State In this talk, artist Trevor Paglen discusses his work attempting to “see” the various aspects of the secret state. In examples ranging from tracking spy satellites to foraging through the bureaucratic refuse of CIA front companies, Paglen will discuss methods used to identify a… Trevor Paglen’s work deliberately blurs lines between science, contemporary…more »

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