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Mia Liu's Mesmerizing Recycled Paper Sculptures

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Poetic works created from discarded Guggenheim Museum tickets

Taiwanese artist Mia Liu worked for a time at the ticket booth of New York's Guggenheim Museum, where she found material inspiration in the thousands of museum admission stubs that get thrown out everyday. Saving the tickets from their inevitable trashing, Liu recycles the paper into mesmerizing sculptures that play with the movement of light. "I wish to construct a new personal experience and......read more

Vote YES on Prop 37

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Because we have a right to know what's in our food

Our friend Mia Doi Todd, a singer-songwriter from Los Angeles, put together this little clip urging Californians support Proposition 37. A yes vote on Prop 37 will require that genetically modified foods carry a label. This is the first legislative opportunity for citizens to speak out against the power of Big Food, so Californians that care about the food system (like us) are yelling "YES!" from......read more

Elementals: SHFT's Exhibition at Art Basel Miami

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A group show presented by SHFT, Architectural Digest and EnV Group

We're descending on Art Basel Miami Beach this week to present ELEMENTALS, a group show featuring works by Jade Doskow, Shepard Fairey, Greg Auerbach, and more. The exhibition, curated with Kipton Cronkite of @60", is a pictoral exploration of our relationship with Earth, its growing vulnerabilities, and the push for climate change solutions. ELEMENTALS is being produced in partnership......read more

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Between Wynwood, Brickell Avenue and downtown Miami is a sparse, almost vacant area now called the Arts and Entertainment District. Just west of the Adrienne Arsht Center and blocks of the Metro Mover is a newly remodeled 81-unit rental space called the Filling Station. The building, with nothing much else around, is getting some star......read more

Developer NR Investments, which is working to grow a Downtown arts and entertainment district, teamed up this fall with film producer Peter Glatzer and actor/filmmaker Adrian Grenier to curate a showroom in NR’s Filling Station Lofts with art and sustainable furnishings to promote the vision of the pair’s lifestyle platform SHFT.com. This helps push what the developer envisions for......read more

Walls Of Change

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From The Cinemart Series "Here Comes The Neighborhood"

Check out the genisis of a neighborhood in Miami where art meets revitilization. In 2009, The Cinemart (thecinemart.com) traveled to Wynwood, Miami with the late Urban Visionary Tony Goldman to document his efforts to re-invent the Neighborhood with Street Art and Entrepreneurial Innovation. The result was Here Comes The Neighborhood (vimeo.com/herecomestheneighborhood) After the Series......read more

The Best of Art Basel: Hollywood Reporter

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Peter Glatzer and Shepard Fairey at SHFT's 'Elementals' exhibit in Miami

Producer Peter Glatzer, partner with Adrian Grenier in the eco-website SHFT, met up with artist Shepard Fairey at Architectural Digest's AD Oasis at the James Royal Palm on Dec. 5 to celebrate SHFT's "Elementals" art exhibit. A portion of the proceeds of the sales of the show's artworks, which include pieces by Fairey and Mr. Brainwash, benefit SHFT's nonprofit......read more

Human Nature by Anna Mia Davidson

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Crowdfunded photo book documents sustainable farming communities in the Northwest $60.00

A while back we posted some Anna Mia Davidson images of small scale farming activities in the Pacific Northwest. Now that series of photos is being collected in a book, Human Nature: Sustainable Farming in the Pacific Northwest, alongside an essay from the photographer: "Davidson’s photographs highlight over ten small farms throughout the region; the book opens with an honest and......read more

Organic Soap by Osmia

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Handmade soaps that combine organic ingredients with thoughtful packaging $12.00

A former ER doctor, Sarah Villafranco started Osmia Organics ("osmia" means "sense of smell") after taking a soap making class. Inspired to learn more and explore her interest in chemistry, Sarah set out to make her own organic skin care products using only the best ingredients. The brand is gaining lots of attention for its organic soaps, made with food-grade oils and scented with botanical......read more

Obama Talks Gas

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With gas prices climbing, the President addressed a Miami crowd about energy

Late last week, President Obama spoke to a crowd of almost 1,500 at the University of Miami on gas prices and energy policy, saying that the Republican's "drill, baby, driil" ethos is not going to solve our energy crisis.  "Anybody who tells you we can drill our way out of this problem doesn’t know what they’re talking about, or just isn’t telling you the truth," he......read more

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