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The Art, Collectibles and Design at London and Los Angeles Art Fairs

Jan 29, 2016  |   Contributor: Todd Jatras

The London Art Fair (January 20-24) took place this past weekend and visitors were greeted at the entrance with Infiniti’s QX30 art car by British wire sculptor Rachel Ducker. The compact, luxury hatchback was covered with 48,000 copper tacks that took more than 130 hours to apply. The effect is certainly radiant, but tacks or no tacks, the standard version of the auto—with a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder turbocharged engine, producing 208 horsepower and connected to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission—looks sharp but won’t actually cut you when you try to wax your new ride.

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5 High-Profile Plagiarism Cases That Cost Celebrities Dearly in Fines and Royalties

Jan 22, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Amy Schumer’s recent run in with plagiarism claims only serves to remind us that original ideas can be pretty hard to come by—especially when it involves art. So far, nothing has happened to the comedian other than a lot of side-eye and finger pointing, but other artists haven’t fared so well in the past. 

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The #OscarsSoWhite Hashtag Has Struck Again With 2016 Nominee List & Yes, It Matters

Jan 14, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Last year the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite was started by April Reign in response to the Academy’s dismissal of great performances from black actors and unfortunately, it’s trending again. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released the list of Oscar nominees this morning and just like last year, the list is being called incredibly whitewashed and sadly, still not surprising.

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VIP Experience at NOLA Jazz Fest Gets You a Massage While Grooving to Snoop Dogg and Beck

Jan 21, 2016  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The New Orleans Jazz Festival is kind of a big deal and should definitely be on your radar. Taking place in February, the event is being headlined by Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Neil Young. As you can see, the talent present this year represents a wide range of diverse acts, some of whom fans may not immediately associate with jazz.

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A Photographer Immersed a Model in Shark-Infested Waters and the Result is Stunning

Jan 21, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Sharks may be presented as terrifying creatures, but photographer Benjamin Von Wong wants you to know that they're not all that bad. In an effort to encourage the protection of sharks, he found a model willing to dive into toothy waters for a photoshoot that helps break stereotypes and promote his ongoing petition for shark sanctuaries titled Support a No Shark and Ray Kill Policy & the Creation of a Malaysian Shark Sanctuary.

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Wands Up for a Fallen Hero: Family, Friends & Fans Remember the Great Alan Rickman

Jan 14, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The world woke up to the news that cancer has taken another one of our favorite English stars (first Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister and just last weekend, David Bowie). Actor Alan Rickman died this morning at age 69, leaving behind him a long list of beloved roles that include Professor Snape, Sheriff George of Nottingham, Colonel Brandon and Hans Gruber. Once the news hit the world, tributes and loving words began pouring out from everyone he touched, which has been a lot of people.

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A Cultural Exploration of Nice & Its Historic Towns and Many Museums

Jan 14, 2016  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

While some French Riviera hotspots are just about glitz and glamour, Nice offers a special blend of luxury mixed with homespun local neighborhoods, busy beachfronts, a thriving arts scene and an attractive old town center. As France’s seventh largest city, the area is protected by surrounding hills, making its pleasant microclimate an attraction for many international visitors.

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Live from the Artists Den's Exec. Producer Discusses Living Room Shows, Adele & Season 8

Apr 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

When you’re a die-hard music fan, discovering new bands and helping others see the potential in an emerging artist is an essential part of your day-to-day life. You browse online blogs, search through various music magazines, read forums, and go to local shows—all in the hopes of uncovering fresh sounds, inspiring lyrics and original talent. 

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#techstyle Exhibition Brings Tech-Forward Fashion to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Jan 13, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Thanks to the recent CES event in Las Vegas, we all have had wearable tech on our minds lately, which is why we’re super excited to check out the Fashion Meets Technology exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Called #techstyle, the show will focus on the environment, fabrics that can be “grown,” ready-to-wear items that can tweet for you and 3D-printed items. Basically, this is the event for you if the future of fashion is of any interest.

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Follow in the Immortal Footsteps of David Bowie By Reading His Favorite 100 Books

Jan 11, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The undeniably brilliant David Bowie passed away on Sunday after an 18-month battle with cancer and the loss is far too great to put into words. Coming just two days after Blackstar’s release (his 25th studio album)—which also happened to be his 69th birthday—Bowie’s death has come as a shock to millions who have always seen him as untouchable.

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Buy Banksy's Famed Spy Booth Mural and Get a House Along With It

Jan 8, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

People will do almost anything to get their hands on an original piece of Banksy artwork, from spending millions at auctions to actually destroying buildings to remove murals. But now that a Victorian home in Cheltenham, England that actually boasts one of his pieces is up for sale, you can bag a Banksy and a property all for just £210,000 (USD $304,836).

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You’ve Seen Star Wars, Now Watch These 7 Brilliant Movies You Probably Missed in 2015

Jan 8, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

There were some huge movies to come out in 2015 and most likely, you’ve seen the biggest. Despite its December release, Star Wars: The Force Awakens led the box office for the entire year by grossing a total of $750 million, with Jurassic World coming in second at $652M. However, plenty of flicks came out that we think were actually better than the biggest grossing ones and though some of them gained serious film festival and critical attention, the mass population didn’t flock to the theaters to see them. 

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London to Display 30 Light Art Installations Around the City in First Lumiere Festival

Jan 7, 2016  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

London may have just figured out a way to beat the winter blues. The city will be holding its first Lumiere London Festival in areas of Piccadilly, Mayfair, King’s Cross, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, St. James and Regent Street.

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Interview: Actor Alan Thicke On Private Planes, Swag, Travel and Other Perks of the Profession

Jan 4, 2016  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

One has to assume that entertainment industry veteran Alan Thicke is no stranger to luxury living. Amid an esteemed career through which he has earned a Golden Globe Best Actor nomination, seven Emmy Award nominations (five for writing, two for acting) and an induction to Canada’s Walk of Fame, Thicke has lived an exciting, adventurous and privileged life. 

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From Guerrilla Girls to Judith Scott: 5 Female Artists Who’ve Broken the Mold & Continue To Do So

Dec 29, 2015  |   Contributor: Anna Johansson

Women have been making extraordinary art for centuries, but the visual art world has only recently fully embraced groundbreaking female artists. After toiling in the shadows, women are finally getting attention from galleries, museums and mainstream press. But that doesn't mean that those outside of the major art scene know of all the names they should. Ready for a women’s art education experience?

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