Arts + Culture

Indie Acoustic boy Leo Stannard releases perfect slow summer jam

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Leo Stannard, hailing from Leicester, England, is a gem of an acoustic act that we came across on Facebook a little while back. This boy has a beautiful voice, and the instrumentals accompanying his vocals always make us want to hop on a plane to check him out live. Check him out with his latest track, called “Eliza”, on SoundCloud ...

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Discovering Dublin’s Coastal Villages


By Annie Fitzsimmons I’d been to the Irish capital several times before, but had never ventured from the city center to the seaside towns along the coast. As I came to find out, these aren’t seasonal communities brimming with tacky T-shirt and ice cream shops, but rather suburbs of Dublin where many families make their home. Soon after the sun rose, ...

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Salvatore Ferragamo’s anatomical research displayed in Florence exhibit


By Nancy Buckley Italian fashion label Salvatore Ferragamo’s museum in Florence is launching the exhibit “Equilibrium” to explore its roots in footwear. The nine room exhibit will honor Salvatore Ferragamo’s dedication to the science and the art of the human foot. The display will likely present consumers with a deeper understanding of the brand’s origins. “Ferragamo’s Equilibrium exhibition is offering ...

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Jessie Ware makes us fall in love all over again

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British babe Jessie Ware drops her latest single in the UK on August 3rd but has recently leaked it for the world to hear. Calling it “Tough Love”, her songs never make it hard to fall headfirst in audio-amour. Ever stylish and sultry, the songstress has only seemed to succeed in creating the perfect hypnotic lullabies, with “Tough Love” following ...

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Art Monaco’14 makes a splash

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This past edition of the celebrated Art Monaco international art fair continues to make waves amidst the fine arts community even three months after its occurrence throughout the last week of April. Bringing together over 4,000 artworks from over seventy different international galleries from vastly different creative backgrounds, Art Monaco serves as a meeting ground for art dealers, collectors, and ...

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That song by Vance Joy

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The other night I had dinner with a friend of mine in her apartment in the city. During our gourmet meal of mussels (that had to be cooked  in a shrink-wrapped plastic bag, #fancy), we started discussing and and wondering what the name and artist of this song that we both had been singing all day and couldn’t shake out of our ...

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