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…is a fascinating book that I just finished: …about how cities eat. That’s the quick definition. A slightly wordier one might that it’s about the eternal engine driving civilisation. Feeding cities arguably has a greater social and physical impact on us and our planet than anything else we do. Yet few of us in the ..

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…is the title of an upcoming documentary directed by friend Wu Tsang, which is described as “…a hybrid documentary/narrative depicting Latina transgender women who build community with queer performance artists at downtown Los Angeles bar the Silver Platter.” We can’t wait to see it!..

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…previews today, and for the first time in it’s history, more than half of the featured artists are women – we can’t wait to see what they do. Here is the complete list of the artists: David Adamo, Richard Aldrich, Michael Asher, Tauba Auerbach, Nina Berman, Huma Bhabha, Josh Brand, The Bruce High Quality Foundation, James ..

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…curated by Jenelle Porter and featuring work by Eleanor Antin, Charles Atlas, Ann Carlson and Mary Ellen Strom, Bruce Conner, Tacita Dean, Oliver Herring, Luis Jacob, Mike Kelley, Joachim Koester, Elad Lassry, Bruce Nauman, Kelly Nipper, robbinschilds + A.L. Steiner, Uri Tzaig, Flora Wiegmann, and Christopher Williams, is a show I’m really hoping to catch ..

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…presented by The Llano Del Rio Working Group, beautifully illustrated by Katie Bachler (former intern and Sundown Schoolhouse student), and designed by Department of Graphic Sciences (original designers the Edible Estates book), identifies and locates all of the exciting alternative activity in the city which is really what makes this place worth living in – ..

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…is a book by Barbara C. Matilsky that I am revisiting this morning – from the exhibition of the same name at The Queens Museum of Art – which had a huge influence on me when it came out in 1992, featuring many artists that I had not been very aware of at the time, ..

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…in the short program the other night, and did pretty great tonight too, but with a program that lacked the complexity of Vera Wang clad gold medalist Lysacek – and even Weir’s whole fur thing is super annoying/distressing – I do love his preening as a Russian diva, and the idea that the world of ..

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…looms large while we are laboring over our sewing machines this afternoon for the first day of sewing workshops with Annie O’Malley, as we sit beneath a giant version of the white folding plastic chairs we are sitting on, and to the back everything in the entire Machine Project office/work area has been shrink wrapped ..

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…a suburb of my hometown of Minneapolis, is considering an ordinance to limit vegetable, fruit, and herbs in the front yard to 10 square feet – as reported by master gardener Rhonda Fleming Hayes in the Minneapolis St. Paul Star Tribune – I’d love to post a list of other communities with similar restrictions – ..

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…arrived in the mail last night – the first advance copy of the new book from Metropolis Books and DAP which will be out in stores by early April – and I am so excited about all of the new content including essays by Will Allen of Growing Power and Eric Sanderson of The Mannahatta ..

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