Life is Good
May 30th, 2013

Lantern Festival 2013

We'll be sharing some beautiful video with you soon but for now, enjoy these lovely photographs courtesy of Jomari Mori. Life is Good.

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May 28th, 2013

In this TED video, a provocative theory is posited by artist, Jae Rhim Lee, addressing decomposition and remediation of toxins in our bodies after death. Why?... to end recycling of toxins that return to the environment when our dead bodies, full of toxins, are buried or cremated. Ms. Lee has designed a "mushroom death suit" that contains mushroom spores she's cultivated for the purpose of devouring the body and the toxins it contains, particularly BPA and PCB, chemicals all of us seem to carry along with 217 other toxic chemicals. Our human bodies are storehouses for environmental toxins that get recycled back into the landscape. Ms. Lee's very fascinating idea may make good sense. Anyone for a mushroom omelette?

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May 7th, 2013

Astrith Baltsan Gershwin

No words necessary. A must see. Worth every minute.

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April 29th, 2013

Jon Hamblin at Cafe Che

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One of the most interesting gallery shows I've seen is up at Cafe Che Pasta. The work is by painter, Jon Hamblin, who has been creating drawings, hanging sculpture, prints, paintings in acrylic, graphite, metal, mixed media, wood and likely anything he fancies at the time of inspiration. Whether abstract or figurative even his most whimsical imagery contains universal messages (at times quite literal ones) embedded in fields of brightly colored very approachable visuals and full of humor and irony. See his show up close and personal at Cafe Che Pasta (1001 Bishop St., ground floor, 524.0004) where owner, Marc Cohen, continues to turn his restaurants into local galleries (for the past 20 years). Book lunch and enjoy both the paintings and pasta. Bravo to both.

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April 24th, 2013

Do I Hear Dripping?

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Thanks to (and Wennie Wang) for this story. It's just hilarious. "Refusing to leave his abandoned apartment building in Jilin City, China, Wen Hsu feared that the uninsulated pipes running through his building would freeze during the winter. His solution? Just leave the tap running."
Read the full story at

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