Every now and again I find myself longing to adventure, a getaway from the Miami madness. Some weekends I get on the road, sometimes on the A1A, and I head North with no particular destination in mind. These day trips have become my favorite way of exploring South Florida.
Word is that the Downtown Hollywood historic arts and entertainment district is transforming into a vibrant live music hot spot. This year, the City of Hollywood also initiated the Downtown Hollywood Mural Project to curate contemporary outdoor murals by some of our favorite local artist, including Luis Pinto and Jessy Nite, at key locations in Downtown Hollywood.
And so, my last day trip which had started off as a quest for bargain antiques, became a street art treasure hunt in Downtown Hollywood…
Hello 2013! Our sincerist apologies to our loyal readers (and best wishes for the new year); its been far too long since our last update! We hope that this short absence hasn’t hindered our credibility. We assure you we are still in the very much in the know and have tons of coverage lined up including the best in upcoming events, music, and film.
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StrangeWays is due for second zine release this Friday, January 18th and is having a 90′s Dance Party with DJ’s EDAU, Strangeways, Josie Garzoli, Dee Jay Sensitive Side, John Jolt, Benton, Mixx Piggy and Peligro D. Lux at (our second office) Wynwood watering hole, Lester’s.
When illustrator, musician, and graphic designer Luis Pinto discovered the art of the spray can at the ripe age of 13, he dove into the realm of artistic expression and never looked back.
His premiere solo exhibit, Before The Legends of Man, illustrates the history and function of the evolving universe via mythological divinities and geometric shapes that reflect the human condition in the scope of technology, ritual, and industry.