O.M.G. – I hope this becomes reality…
According to The Pulse Of Radio, a Seattle theater is currently developing a grunge musical that could feature songs from some of the genre’s most iconic artists, including NIRVANA, SOUNDGARDEN and ALICE IN CHAINS. As first reported by Rolling Stone, the Seattle Repertory Theatre has commissioned the project, which will feature an original story about “a brilliant grunge musician and the rival who may have killed him.” The musical takes place in Seattle in the early ’90s.
Source: New Grunge Musical Could Feature Music From Nirvana And Soundgarden – Blabbermouth.net
I know quite a few who are excited about this possibility.
“The Defiant Ones,” the four-hour-plus-long HBO documentary on the unlikely partnership between veteran record producers/ Beats by Dre founders Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine that premiered Sunday night, has brought together virtually every major player in the duo’s respective lives — and it turns out at least one of those reunions may have extended beyond the documentary. In an interview with Uproxx published Friday, director Allen Hughes may have let a new collaboration slip while answering a question about the pair’s transition from producers to businessmen.
Continue: Is New Music On the Way From Eminem and Dr. Dre? | Variety
I still wonder if this what he would have wanted.
Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to binge-watch some Prince videos.
Music superstar Prince may have fought hard during his life to keep his music off of online outlets, but 15 months after his death, his estate is embracing them.
More info: Prince’s Music Videos Are Now On YouTube | Fortune.com
Six caves in southern Germany containing some of the oldest known art have been awarded World Heritage status by the UN’s cultural agency, UNESCO.
More info: Caves home to ancient human art given heritage status – CNN.com
I can’t express how cool I think this idea is. I hope other’s pick it up and offer something similar!
Museum’s like NYC’s Met and the Smithsonian are becoming more egalitarian by releasing high-res images from their collections, letting you curate your own virtual tours. However, San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) has taken another approach, letting you receive artwork via text messages. With its new “Send Me SFMOMA” project, all you need to do is send a text with the words “Send Me” followed by a mood, color or something specific you want to see.
Full article & details: San Francisco’s MOMA texts modern art to suit your mood
Never underestimate the power of healing from art.
“When you’re painting or creating, you don’t think about these other things,” she said. “You get immersed in what you’re doing, and going through cancer or going through some other hardship, that seems to go away for a period of time.”
Full story: Creating art brings healing for cancer survivor in Oklahoma City | News OK
Very excited about this – and for Bill Morrison to be behind it makes it all the better!!!
Incoming MAD Magazine editor Bill Morrison will write and illustrate Titan Comics’ adaptation in time for the movie’s 50th anniversary next year.
More info: ‘The Beatles: Yellow Submarine’ Coming to Comics in 2018 (Exclusive) | Hollywood Reporter
Stunning photographs! Click the link below to view more of the photographs.
An award-winning photographer from America’s west coast has captured hundreds of images of iconic bridges from around the world.As part of his collection, San Francisco’s Jassen Todorov, 42, has travelled as far as London to photograph Tower Bridge, which was built in 1894.
More at: Jassen Todorov captures iconic bridges from 39,000ft | Daily Mail Online
It seems like years since smartphones usurped dedicated cameras to become the most popular way to take photos. That’s not to say that dedicated cameras are obsolete (not at all), but more and more people find their phone camera to do the job well enough. Smartphone camera apps are generally easy to understand, with auto modes going a long way to help. But what if you’d like to dabble with your phone’s pro mode? Here’s what all those settings do…
Continue here: Manual smartphone photography: here’s what those terms mean [Tech Savvy SA]
There are more photography MAs on offer than ever. But very few give students the commercial know-how to build a career says award-winning photographer Paul Wenham Clarke, who is on a mission to change that.
Full Story: The photography Master’s degree teaching how to make a living as a photographer – British Journal of Photography