Last Friday, Conor McGarrigle walked Colfax Avenue -- the longest continuous commercial street in the U.S. -- and drew a 26.2 mile line captured in a satellite photograph. The walking art performance, named Walking West, was conceived as a catalyst for a discussion of the role of Colfax Avenue in th ... More >>
A revered hip-hop producer who got his start with Phonte and Big Pooh in the North Carolina-based group Little Brother, 9th Wonder has worked an array of top shelf artists from Jay-Z and Destiny's Child to Mary J. Blige and Ludacris, among many others. Known as one of the best samplers in hip-hop, w ... More >>
As stores start to get in the holiday spirit, your wallet begins to get a work-out. Fortunately, you won't have to spend much this weekend to stay entertained. You can ignore the upcoming holidays and pretend it's still Halloween at a Second Halloween art show, dance like a fool in a flash mob, atte ... More >>
Photo by Britt Chester
Kaia Wilson (due tonight at Yellow Feather Coffee) was a teenager in the late '80s and early '90s in Oregon when she became involved in the Pacific Northwest's underground music scene. Although she played shows with many of the famous bands of the era with her band Adickdid, she first came to ... More >>
Photo by Charles Steck.Gabriel Elizondo circa 2005. "New Gig," an October 2005 Message column, introduced readers to Gabriel Elizondo, who decided to leave his job as an assignment editor at Channel 7 in favor of an opportunity to join Al-Jazeera International, a new English-language spinoff of the ... More >>
Vik Muniz makes unexpected art.
Leave the skivvies, grab the bike and hit the road.
Carandiru reveals the human side of Brazilian prisoners, then leads us to their slaughter.
Tucanos is pleased to meat you, but nothing more.
Aquarela is finally finding its voice.
Sondre Lerche puts plenty of fizz into his sophisticated brand of pop.
Emporio Minas From Brazil
The acid jazz of United Dope Front keeps 'em dancing in the trenches.
Bossa Nova keeps the beat -- and makes hearts beat faster.
In the brave new world of telecommunications, US West has an ace up its sleeve: the residential phone customer.