Archive for the ‘Culture and Design’ Category

Jerseys quirky film festival returns

Jerseys quirky film festival returns

Although only in its third year, Jersey’s Branchage Film Festival has already established a world-class reputation for its quirky array of films, dynamic live performances and ambient screening venues. (more…)

Tel Aviv’s new art gallery is a temple to modernism

Tel Aviv’s new art gallery is a temple to modernism

Israel’s very modern city kicks off its Year of Art this month with the opening of a new contemporary art gallery.

The new gallery – named the Herta & Paul Amir Building – is the latest addition to the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. (more…)

London celebrates street photography

London celebrates street photography

The inaugural London Street Photography Festival will bring together the work of international artists this month.

Throughout July, a series of photographs which document everyday life, highlighting amusing juxtapositions and exposing bizarre habits, will be on show alongside a diverse events programme at various venues in the capital. (more…)

I said, Im on the beach

I said, Im on the beach

Josef Hoflehner’s ‘Jet Airliner’ pictures were taken at Maho Beach, on the Dutch/French Caribbean island of St Maarten/St Martin, from 2009 to 2011. The beach is adjacent to the short runway of the Princess Juliana International Airport, and passenger jets fly as low as four metres above the heads of sunbathers. (more…)

Raising the bar

Raising the bar

Nightlife maestro and DJ Paul Sevigny has big plans to play it cool with a new lounge in downtown Manhattan

Paul Sevigny (brother of Chloe) seems to have a divining rod to tap into the after-dark desires of New York’s hip and fabulous. (more…)

Art on the South Coast

Art on the South Coast

All eyes will be on the South Coast when a new Jerwood Gallery opens on the seafront in Hastings next month.

The seaside town hopes to follow the success of Margate and Eastbourne, which reinvented themselves with the addition of the Turner Contemporary and the Towner. (more…)

Drive this car to the Italian Grand Prix

Drive this car to the Italian Grand Prix

Fans of Formula One, Ferrari and Italian style may believe that all their Christmases have come at once with the opportunity to drive a Ferrari California and spend the day with the Ferrari team at the Monza Grand Prix next month. (more…)

Art on a jumbo scale at Heathrow

Art on a jumbo scale at Heathrow

Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 2 will reopen in 2014 with an enormous sculpture – at 70 metres long it will be the longest permanent sculpture in the whole of Europe, in fact – taking centre stage. (more…)

Secret dining location in London

Secret dining location in London

CREATE11 Festival opens with a series of pop-up restaurants at a secret location in Canary Wharf.

Restaurants In Residence will see four of London’s underground supperclubs take over the space at the CREATE House for a week each. (more…)

Mango Unchained

Mango Unchained

One wag suggested people should be on the look out for someone selling cheap mango smoothies. Another that it could now be disguised elsewhere, perhaps now painted and looking like a giant peanut. (more…)

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