Name Name

title
descript

SEARCH

13 results for "event"
Page
1

All in for the 99%: Artists, Musicians and Activists Unite in Los Angeles

read
One-day cultural festival goes off in the name of reform

Forget what you heard about the Occupy movement being dead. If last Saturday's All in for the 99% event is any indication, there's plenty of life left yet.  The arts and music festival on South La Brea Avenue amplified the voices of the 99 percent with Funny or Die short film screenings, Slake magazine readings, a Van Jones talk, DJ sets, and an art exhibit featuring over a hundred artists......read more

Original Series: SHFT Events

custom
SHFT @ Sundance and SHFT @ SXSW

SHFT produces short films around our events and partner activations we've hosted at Sundance and SXSW....read more

Young Galaxy "Fever"

watch
Montreal band unveils the seventh and final video from 'Ultramarine'

Hot on the heels of their video release for "Hard To Tell," Montreal-via-Vancouver band Young Galaxy has shared a new animated clip for "Fever"--the seventh and final video from 2013's excellent Ultramarine LP. It's a mercurial track, and Toronto filmmakers Christopher Mills and Gaëlle Legrand of Number Four Films match the audio moodiness with some glum, psychedelic imagery. The animation,......read more

How TV Has Made Us Stupid About Farming

read
Seventh-generation farmer Forrest Pritchard skewers television's portrayal of agriculture

Forrest Pritchard for The Huffington Post: From parachuting cows to learning-disabled farmers, commercials have effectively dumbed down agriculture. As a full-time farmer, I don't have much time to watch television. Despite my best intentions, I've never seen an episode of Mad Men, Breaking Bad, or Game of Thrones. I'm usually game for a lunchtime episode of Pawn Stars, but farming requires me......read more

Youth Lagoon, "Seventeen" (Unofficial)

watch
Kasey Lum offers up a nice visual counterpart to Youth Lagoon's hauntingly poetic bedroom pop

Boise, Idaho's Youth Lagoon (whose mom knows him as Trevor Powers) crafts dreamy piano pop from the confines of his bedroom. After generating a bunch of Internet buzz with his first self-released tunes, he landed himself a two-album deal with Fat Possum, dropped out of Boise State University, and is now set to head on the road for a prolonged North American tour.  From Vancouver......read more

Lighten Up: Phish

watch
The Phish Festival shows us the right way to do big music events.

At Phish's 2009 reunion festival in Indio, California, almost fifty thousand devotees congregated among the desert mountains to revel in the jam band's free-form sounds. As we all know, the environmental impact of such a gathering is nothing to slouch at. One of the things we love about this band is they — and their fans — have always had a staunch commitment to ecological......read more

Think Again: TEDGlobal 2013 Theme Announced

read
TED's internationally-focused flagship event announces its thought-provoking theme

The internationally-focused TEDGlobal recently wrapped a fantastic week of stimulation and inspiration, centered around the theme of Radical Openness. Hosted and curated by Bruno Giussani, the European Director of TED, the international non-profit dedicated to "Ideas Worth Spreading." TEDGlobal is the TED Conference's flagship event with a global focus, weighing heavily towards talks that cover......read more

The Heavy on the Wet Deck

read
Take a look at some photos from our event on the stunning rooftop of W Hollywood

We officially kicked off summer with a jam at -- or rather on top of -- our new digs at the Residences at W Hollywood. Presented in conjunction with Chris Douridas of KCRW, the open-air evening on the Wet Deck featured renegade UK soul-rockers The Heavy performing tracks off their forthcoming LP, The Glorious Dead. Fueled by boozy concoctions from Kanon Vodka and 123 Tequila, and organic......read more

Faulty Design Caused BP Disaster, Says Official Report

read
Every blowout preventer may have the same problem. Gulp.

The Deepwater Horizon drilling disaster was caused by a faulty design of the blowout preventer and a piece of trapped pipe, says an official report published by the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Department of the Interior. According to the 551-page report, "The primary cause of failure was identified as the blind shear rams failing to fully close and seal due to a portion of drill pipe trapped......read more

Prius 10th Anniversary

read
SHFT co-hosts the Toyota hybrid's birthday at an epic event in Malibu. M. Ward performs while Shepard Fairey prepares his DJ set during magic hour.

Oh, how the years go by. Toyota's iconic Prius hybrid celebrated its 10th anniversary last weekend in the Malibu hills. The bash took place in a stunning, sun-drenched setting at the Wright Way Organic Resource Center (founded by sustainable architect Eric Lloyd Wright, who learned the trade from his famous grandfather) overlooking Santa Monica Bay. The eight-hour affair was produced by......read more

Page
1