Protest In Moscow Is Becoming ‘Celebritized’

After weeks of Sunday protests in the Russian capital against the disqualification of opposition candidates for the city council, on August 10 famous actors, artists, and rappers started to join the demonstrations. While the participation of well-known artists in protests is hardly unknown in Russia (e.g., Pussy Riot), some… [Read More...]

The Squares Who Saved Woodstock

A big part of the 1969 festival’s legend is that no one involved had any idea how big it was going to get and how many people would show up, and the organizers were utterly unprepared. “Woodstock was saved at every step of the way by decidedly non-groovy… [Read More...]

The Squares Who Saved Woodstock

A big part of the 1969 festival’s legend is that no one involved had any idea how big it was going to get and how many people would show up, and the organizers were utterly unprepared. “Woodstock was saved at every step of the way by decidedly non-groovy… [Read More...]

Hostile Architecture In The Big Apple

Here’s a look at the some of the design features — often touted as amenities — that keep people from lingering, stretching out, or even sitting down in various public (or should that be “public”) spaces in New York City. – Gothamist [Read More...]