All of the Art Shows You Need To See In The Month of September

 

Culture season is upon us.

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Fist Bump to Cross

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Walking in LA is bullshit. As really the only form of exercise I ever got in New York, I thought I would carry the trend on over to the West Coast when I moved out earlier this year. While I still hoof it from place to place in my neighborhood, this city makes you feel uncomfortable doing it. First, there’s the fact that there’s nowhere worth walking to. It just seems that all the best places to go, you need to be driving or be driven. No bodegas either. Secondly, you can’t jaywalk, which is dumb. Let me cross the road when I feel like I can safely enough do it. And finally, this thing where you have to push a button to get a walk signal? Fuck you. Let me jaywalk or automatically turn it on. The unnecessary stress of having to remember to hit that button really ruins a peaceful activity. Great weather though.

Alfredo Adán recently made the task of pushing the walk button a little more enjoyable by turning the act into a fist bump. Good work from him on that.

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“The only thing I think first is ‘make sure them ribs is right’”

Robert Wright, a man who at 3 o’clock in the morning saved his ribs and his kids from an apartment fire in Fresno. The only injury our hero sustained was smoke inhalation, but because he already had other smoke in his lungs, he was unharmed.

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Mars on Earth

 
A hike through the Haleakalā Crater on the island of Maui is like nothing else in this world. Voyaging over volcanic sands into the center of the dormant beast, you enter a wilderness area containing a range of ecosystems and terrain that stimulate your eyes and challenge your endurance. From an extraplanetary landscape scattered with the Seuss-like silversword, to a seemingly endless cinder desert pierced with jagged volcanic rocks, you can easily trick yourself into thinking that you’re on the Road to Mordor. And it’s just then—when you start looking over your shoulder for Gollum—that you traverse down into native shrubland and life seems possible again. Here, 11 miles worth of pictures.

Doggy Style, The Building

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‘Domestikator,’ architected by Atelier Van Lieshout for the Ruhrtriennale in Bochum, Germany.

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Reminisce Over This Radio

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For fans of Hip-Hop’s golden era and those lucky enough to get their hands on a cassette recording in the early-mid ’90s, or even better, those actually able to listen to Stretch and Bobbito live, this one’s for you. STRETCH AND BOBBITO: RADIO THAT CHANGED LIVES, an upcoming documentary about the best radio show in Hip-Hop history.

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‘Dismaland’

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Banksy is allegedly up to his old stage tricks and preparing some type of spectacular in the English seaside resort town of Weston-super-Mare. Obviously, no details on the show have been confirmed, but if rumors are to be true, it will open this coming weekend.

Ruth Krishna’s Tandoori Steakhouse

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Chefs David Chang and Akhtar Nawab collaborate for a mouthwatering one-night-only Indian steakhouse experience in NYC featuring Tandoori Ribeye, Creamed Saag, Biryani Onion Rings, and more.

Longread Food History

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The Great Sushi Craze of 1905: The Unexpected History of Japanese Food in America, From Edo Bay to the Bowery

Jardines de la Reina

Sitting 50 miles south of Cuba, this coral garden is one of the healthiest reefs in the Caribbean.

Art Openings in Los Angeles This Weekend

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A lot of great events happening on Friday and Saturday including Slow Culture’s second anniversary show honoring the late and great Justin Van Hoy.

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