6/2/19

Retro wheels: Fiat 500 Jolly Icon-e by Garage Italia


 

Tiki-style, Hawaiian dress was the all the talk in the 1960s


 

How were vinyl records made in the 1950s?


 

What to Know About JFK’s Wild 1960s Bar-Packed Hotel, Opening Today


 

The Inverted World Map – Variations on a Blue Marble


 

A man spear fishing at night in Hawaii, 1940s


 

The zero-waste revolution: how a new wave of shops could end excess packaging


 

Complex societies gave birth to big gods, not the other way around: study


 

Hans Hass – Unternehmen Xarifa

Links for 3/27/29

How the 45 RPM Single Changed Music Forever


 

Westside Historic


 

In Loving Memory of Darcy Belanger, 1972-2019


 

There is a word for the trauma caused by distance from nature


 

From paradise to landfill: beloved California beach covered in trash


 

Jacques and Yvonne Lasry play a crystal baschet (1961)


 

Why Australia’s beaches are the spiritual centre of a secular nation


 

Are super-yachts the best places to keep your art collection?


 

Where Have All the Music Magazines Gone?


 

www.weidmansart.com

Surf Film Maker Bruce Brown Dead at 80

On Any Sunday poster image

So we lost John Severson and Bruce Brown in the same year …

link to Vimeo

I watched his films many times – maybe because I couldn’t be in the water nearly as much as I would have appreciated. His iconic The Endless Summer was my first exposure to both Brown’s work as well as to mid century surf films as a genre.

Links for 9/17/17

Source: Have You Heard of The Great Forgetting? It Happened 10,000 Years Ago & Completely Affects Your Life


 

With her buttoned-up style, work with the UN, and name like a plucky character in a certain English wizard series, Delia Derbyshire may not seem a likely pioneer of experimental electronic music.

Source: Two Documentaries Introduce Delia Derbyshire, the Pioneer in Electronic Music | Open Culture


 

Source: Tidal Power – A Growing, Significant Source Of Renewable Energy | Seeking Alpha


 


 

Source: California Locales Sue Fossil Fuel Companies for Rising Seas – Scientific American

Links for 7/11/17

Skateboarding’s ascent to the Summer Olympic Games in 2020 may have finally established it as a legitimate sport, but it’s had a plentiful share of trials of tribulations.

Source: From illegal to Olympic sport: Skateboarding in Vancouver through the ages – British Columbia – CBC News


 

Sounds Of The Unexpected by Various Artists (Fun Time) on Ace Records

Source: Various Artists (Fun Time) – Sounds Of The Unexpected – Ace Records


 

Monika Pon-Su-San passed away on the 14th June from natural causes in Johannesburg. She was 86. In 1952 she met the Russian artist, Vladimir Tretchikoff, while she was working at her …

Source: Tretchikoff’s “Chinese Lady” Monika Pon-Su-San has passed – The South African Art Times


 

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Source: Immerse yourself in the very strange world of wonderfully weird (and rare) records | Dangerous Minds


 

What its like to be a marine conservationist – The i newspaper online iNews


 

Update on the Sacred Headwaters Project so Far in 2017 | Pachamama Alliance

Links for 4/30/17

Peruvian songstress Yma Sumac, a pioneer of exotic, was a legend. That legend was built in Los Angeles.

Source: On the trail of Yma Sumac: The exotica legend came from Peru, but her career was all Hollywood – LA Times


 

“We’re being overwhelmed by our waste.”

Source: How The Oceans Became Choked With Plastic


 

The Archivist: Wild At Heart | The Surfers Journal


 

Self-Sustainable Lifestyles are Becoming Illegal | Homestead Guru


 

Tiki bar site Critiki has named Portland’s Hale Pale as the third best tiki bar in the entire world—for the second year in the row.

Source: Portland Bar Named the Number 3 Tiki Bar in the World – Willamette Week


 

André Staltz – An off-grid social network


 

Il compositore, direttore d’orchestra e arrangiatore Alessandro Alessandroni è morto a Roma. Aveva da poco compiuto 92 anni. Celebre il suo

Source: Addio ad Alessandro Alessandroni, il ‘fischio’ western più famoso del mondo – Musica – Spettacoli – Repubblica.it


 

Dublin’s Science Gallery hosted an evening of talks by Sea for Society featuring people whose lives revolve around the ocean.

Source: Sea for Society: Surfers Against Sewage and the Science of Ireland’s Water – HeadStuff