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Watch Cat Power, Wayne Coyne, Michael Stipe, More Pay Tribute to David Bowie in New Documentary

Back in April, Carnegie Hall and Radio City Music Hall hosted a pair of sold-out tribute shows in honor of David Bowie. Artists like Michael Stipe, the Flaming Lips, Cat Power, Blondie's Debbie Harry, Laurie Anderson, and more covered songs spanning Bowie's career. Okayplayer TV has shared a short …

Someone Turned a Bunch of Death Grips Tracks Into Weird, Freaky-Ass Elevator Music

Occasionally, two opposing forces come together to create something magical - which is exactly what's happened here.<p>Photography by Paul Sethi<p>Occasionally, two opposing forces come together to create something magical, which is kind of what happened when one plucky Reddit user decided to feed a load …

Moby's Documentary About His Life In 90s New York Is Here

"Porcelain (Visual Memoir)" is guided tour of the electronic music icon's favorite former haunts.<p>You've probably heard by now that techno icon Moby has written a memoir, <i>Porcelain</i>, about his life back in the New York of the 90s—one that, if you believe the headlines, was full of booze and drugs and …

Anish Kapoor: Boris 'foisted' new slide on my sculpture

Sir Anish Kapoor, the Turner Prize-winning artist, has warned his Olympic Park sculpture must not become an “amusement park”, claiming plans to install a slide around it were “foisted” on him by the Mayor of London.<p>Kapoor’s Orbit sculpture is currently being transformed in collaboration with artist …

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‘Performance art has the power to change lives’: Marina Abramović in Athens

‘I can’t do performances in public like I used to, people follow me around and want to take selfies,’ said Marina Abramović at the opening of 'As One'. The exhibition has been developed in collaboration with Athens-based contemporary arts organisation NEON. On show at the city's Benaki Museum, the …

7 Gems of 21st Century Installation Art You Need to Know Now

<b>Installation art</b> has flowered in the early years of the 21st century, with increasingly ambitious projects popping up in museums, galleries, and …

Nature Gets Surreal in Ellen Jewett’s Fantastic Sculptures

Wire octopi, seaweed turtles, and more come alive in the work of the self-taught sculptor.<p>At a shallow glance, nature might not seem so surreal. But a deep dive into the natural world, void of all human technology and earth-moving, reveals an incredibly intricate, dreamlike, and almost alien world. …

[Best of 2015] The Year in Performance Art

Highlights include: a middle-aged artist who slept on a bed of nails for 24 hours and another who lived in a gallery wall for 3 weeks. Who said performance art ain't tough?<p>Menstrual blood, parrots reciting poetry, and an imprisoned man in the middle of Manhattan are just a glimpse of the …

How to make homemade doughnuts

You don't have to be Homer Simpson to swoon over a doughnut. But no matter how wonderful they appear, it's hard to find a store-bought doughnut that compares with homemade.<p>And believe it or not, they're really not hard to make.<p><b>Devil's food doughnuts</b><p>Total time: About 1 hour<br>Servings: Makes about 1 …

Artist Transforms Scrap Metal into Lifelike Animal Sculptures

Specializing in metal and inspired by nature, artist John Brown transforms spare bits of scrap into quirky animal sculptures. The gifted artist manages to repurpose salvaged metal by producing delicate, lifelike characters that range from colorful butterflies and insects to birds, snakes, and …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Easter Eggs

<b>Thomas Brodie-Sangster Cameo</b><p><b>Thomas Brodie-Sangster</b>, who played Jojen Reed in <i>Game of Thrones</i> appears in the film very briefly 20 or so minutes into …

How to Watch All 6 Star Wars Movies in a Little Over 2 Hours

That's 817 minutes of film in a breezy 142-minute sitting.<p>We are roughly 80 hours away from the first local screenings of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>. You could spend that time watching all six movies 34 times. <i>I'm sorry, but that's not possible when all six movies have a total run time of 817</i> …

Google’s Cultural Institute Performing Arts Project Lets Users Enjoy Virtual Reality Theater

Ever wondered what it was like to sit onstage at Carnegie Hall, or the Berliner Philharmoniker, the Royal Shakespeare Company, or Sao Paolo’s Teatro …

Tips For Playing Fallout 4 [Updated!]

It’s a harsh wasteland out there, fellow vault dwellers. Horrors can be found in every corner of the Commonwealth. Making it through <i>Fallout 4</i> in one …

Rainbow Six Siege Closed Beta Extended Again

The ongoing Rainbow Six Siege closed beta has been extended for a second time. Originally slated to end on Monday, September 28, the beta was first extended to October 1, and now again to October 4.<p>Players are getting extra time due to some server issues that prevented people from playing, Ubisoft …

Exploring Consciousness with 10 Sanskrit words in ways that English can't – Sanskriti - Hinduism and Indian Culture Website

<i>“The extraordinary thing about Sanskrit is that it offers direct accessibility to anyone to that elevated plane where the two —mathematics and music,</i> …

Josh Duggar is going to rehab for porn addiction. Is that a real thing?

Josh Duggar has reached the "checked into rehab" station of the celebrity-scandal cross. What does Josh need to recover from? It's unclear from his …

100 Wes Anderson obsessives have turned his films into art

New York-based fans of Wes Anderson: clear your bespoke, graphically-symmetrical diaries. Nearly one hundred artists have reinterpreted the work of Anderson for a pop-up exhibition this weekend at New York’s Joseph Gross Gallery entitled “Bad Dads IV”. The exhibition is a colour wheel of Anderson …

The most convincing argument for legalizing LSD, shrooms, and other psychedelics

I have a profound fear of death. It's not bad enough to cause serious depression or anxiety. But it is bad enough to make me avoid thinking about the possibility of dying — to avoid a mini existential crisis in my mind.<p>But it turns out there may be a better cure for this fear than simply not …

All you need to know about OS X El Capitan

Apple has released the latest update to its Mac operating system. OS X 10.11 El Capitan is available as a free download in the Mac App Store.<p>As Nate Ralph says in his review , El Capitan is more evolution than revolution, but it's the next step in Apple's relentless march toward efficiency, chock …

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Inside a Chinese Internet Addiction Rehab Center

A documentary captures the awkwardness and recovery of IRL escapees.<p>Internet addiction, for better or worse, started off as a poorly-hinted joke, made by an American psychologist in 1995. But it's an unfortunate reality for Chinese teenagers, some of whom have died, had hands chopped off, and are …

20 Rappers & Singers Who Suffered From Addiction

Everyone has an addiction, whether it be fast cars, music, money or fame. But sometimes the addictions are more detrimental to the body like drugs or …

Ezra Koenig and Chromeo Perform "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa" at Governors Ball

Ezra Koenig joined Chromeo during their gig at Governors Ball last night for a brief performance of Vampire Weekend's "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa". "There's this guitar riff I like to play sometimes," said Chromeo's Dave 1, playing the "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa" riff a couple of times. Then, Koenig …

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Reggie Watts and Paul F. Tompkins Share Drinks and Laughs on Speakeasy

DID YOU READ<p>It’s always nice to see two of your favorite things together in an entirely new setting. Like peanut butter and chocolate in a Hershey’s …

A trippy program that makes you the DJ of your own art

If you've ever stared slack-jawed at the swirling images of a music visualizer, check out Iridescent Configuration, a program where you take control …

Hot Toys 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Vision 1/6th Scale Collectible Figure

Hot Toys has just released a 1/6th scale collectible figurine for the android superhero Vision of<p>Hot Toys has just released a 1/6th scale collectible figurine for the android superhero Vision of Marvel’s <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i>. Measuring at a height of 31.5 cm (12.4 inches), the movie-accurate …

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