Cool Things

Whatever…

Big + small, proud + humble, screams + whispers. We are excited by these ideas which bring depth to our understanding of the world and makes our lives less flat.

 

Money and Violence. First two seasons are on Youtube and the latest is on Tidal. Produced, written and directed by one man with non-actors performing the characters. Each episode is completed in about six days. Filmed on the streets of Brooklyn, this exceptional dramatic series teaches “street knowledge” and brings things down to their fundamental lexicon. This show brings to screen a part of America rarely engaged in a truthful and meaningful way. You can learn a lot from this one.

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Musician Beck’s self-produced album– Morning Phase, winner of Album of the Year at the Grammy Awards.  This pure, richly layered, unique and surprising iteration of his music makes one long for the days when every CD was an actual album, a voyage to somewhere new, cohesive and exciting. Reminiscent of Van Morrison’s Astral Weeks, with a tone that resonates as something distinctly profound and quintessential to the artist’s true voice.

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Artist Kim Schoenstadt, creates sprawling artworks that combine drawing, painting and architecture installations found in world-class museums. They are site-specific interpretations and re-imaginings of local space based on the past and present buildings which define that space.

Interview on: Thinking Aloud, she and BYU Museum of Art curator Jeff Lambson talk with guest host Mark Burns about her ongoing MOA installation. Here is a link: http://www.classical89.org/thinkingaloud/

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Work of Architect Jean Prouve at Galerie Patrick Sequin.
This gallery has fascinating furniture and architecture. The houses pictured here were designed to be capable of being built by two people over two days. They were inspired as a way to create quick housing for bombed out locations during World War 2, and in a particularly French way they are exquisitely beautiful. We know of a collector who has paid $5MM U.S. Dollars for one.

JEAN PROUVÉ ARCHITECTURE
8X8 DEMOUNTABLE HOUSE, 1945
METAL AND WOOD
8 x 8 m
26.2 x 26.2 feet

Simon Salloom Prouve
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Joshua Distler, PCSRE Design Director

Award winning and internationally acclaimed. Former head graphic designer at Apple Computer. Dutch informed. RIT Alumnus.

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Dinosaur Jr.

Real Rockers from Simon’s hometown in Western Massachusetts. +++

Leold

An animated pilot episode of the popular comic strip “LEOLD” by Roger & Simon “Salem” Salloom, published in over 500 newspapers between 1990-2000. Pilot episode written by Mike Scully & Julie Thacker of “The Simpsons” and Roger & Simon Salloom. Animation by acclaimed Olive Jar Studios, Executive Producer, Wes Talbot. Voices by Simon “Salem” Salloom, Tom Savoy, Rachel Haas, and Wes Talbot. Music by Jared Faber.

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Visit to John Lautner’s Sheats Goldstein Residence

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SMOKY BRO’S BBQ, one man’s dream has become a beautiful and sublime reality as husband and wife duo, Brolin and Sunshine Winning– deliver the finest BBQ in New England. Coming out of a nifty red shed kitchen, no pretention, just straight up good eating. It is magical eating there. They even had grape soda. Maestros in Beverly Hills has nothing on this slice of heaven:  http://www.smokybrosbbq.com

Brolin and Sunshine Winning

 

 

Brolin and Sunshine’s food is homemade and so is their jingle.