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Roundup January, 13 2010

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01. 18 US Cities Chosen as Host Cities

“According to GoUSABid, 18 cities have been chosen as the host cities should the US be awarded either the 2018 or 2022 World Cup. I’m sure this list is going to cause it’s fair share of questioning with people wondering why certain cities have been left out, and why others may have been included. Maybe the most obvious thing about this list is that Chicago is not a part of it.” (ogwinger)

02. “Colouring of Pigeons” by The Knife (listen)

The Knife, in collaboration with Mt. Sims and Planningtorock, are to release the studio version of the opera ‘Tomorrow, In A Year’, on the 1st March 2010. Commissioned by Danish performance group Hotel Pro Forma to write the music for their opera based on Charles Darwin and his book ‘On the Origin of the Species’, The Knife decided to make this a collaborative process, working with artists Mt. Sims and Planningtorock for the first time, to capture the huge width of the Darwin and evolution theme.”

03. Textile: Typography of the 19th Century Textile Trade @ The TDC

“‘Textile: The Typography of the 19th Century Textile Trade’ lecture by Adrian Wlson will be held at the Type Directors Club in NYC on January 28th, 2010 from 6-8pm.” (designrelated)

04. Pringle of Scotland Spring/Summer 2010 campaign: a film by Ryan McGinley featuring Tilda Swinton

“Under the creative direction of Clare Waight Keller, Pringle of Scotland, the heritage knitwear brand, has edged out of the classic and into the cutting edge fashion arena, whilst remaining true to its core brand values at every step, earning considerable critical and commercial praise and legions of new fans in the process.” (wallpaper*)

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