Monday, September 28, 2009

Excuses, bro

I've been bad about posting lately. I've been preparing the music and other such things for my brother's upcoming wedding in DC. Excuses, excuses. Those I like. Here are a few things that I've been meaning to post about.

The Burning Hand of Friendship is a new blog by Alex Caso, the DJ who is also known as Cookieheadz and is always known as one of the coolest guys around. Ever.
Alex isn't just a knower of all music, he's also a really smart dude about other things that matter. I mean, I think he's a little bit of a libertarian but it's forgivable since he knows his shit. Please leave him comments on his controversial posts.

Christy Gast is a local artist and new friend who moved to Miami not so long ago. I met her through one of my best buddies, Stephanie Hutin. They toured together with the Circus of the Performative Object, out of Gainesville, years back. Artlurker did a nice write up on Christy's work, which is worth reading.

I personally really appreciate Christy's aesthetic. Much of the work I saw takes place in spaces that are remote, haunting and beautiful, like Utah's Canyonlands. All of it is well conceived and visually interesting. Check out the Projects tab on her website. I guarantee you'll be impressed. I love how she's so thoughtful and adventurous, keeping the visual aspects vivid and powerful whether in her performances, sculptures or videos. Next month she'll be showing alongside other artists at the Bass Museum in a show called Night Shift. Should be very neat.

Metallica last Thursday: Lately every band I've ever wanted to see growing up has come around and has cost entirely too much. By lately, I mean since I lost my full time job. I missed the Boss a few weeks back, then Dolly and Janet Jackson came the end of last year. I'm just a little heartbroken about all of this and wanted to complain.

Art walk is on Saturday - I think I'll be avoiding it.
The TM Sisters are having a closing and fellow blogger Swampstyle will be having an opening.
Before the art stuff, catch Pure Imagination at Sweat.

1 comment:

Stephanie said...

Yay Christy, and yay Lizzy!