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Roundup May, 30 2014

Where To Go This Weekend | May 2014, Week 4

As the work week comes to a pleasant end, we begin to plot the weekend. We round up some great events and gatherings to visit this weekend around the world. We have art and design happenings in New York and Berlin, a new shop and fireflies in Tokyo. Enjoy the weekend and get out there!

NEW YORK: Exhibit of Abstract Art – Jayson Musson

Jayson Musson returns to New York’s Salon 94 Bowery with his second solo show entitled: Exhibition of Abstract Art. Musson takes reference from a vintage cartoon strip and is constantly questioning the “value in art, how it is derived, and who connotes value.” Learn more about the show here.

94 Salon
243 Bowery
New York, NY 10002

 

TOKYO: Firefly Evening at Hotel Chinzanso

Remember trying to capture fireflies as a kid? Well, we do. The luxurious Hotel Chinzanso in Tokyo offers a “Firefly Evening” where guests are invited to indulge in cocktails and watch a glowing garden of fireflies. If you’re traveling to Tokyo this summer, this maybe be the spot to stay. Find out more about Hotel Chinzanso here.

Hotel Chinzanso
2-10-8 Sekiguchi
Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo

 

LOS ANGELES: ReForm School

Kinfolk gives us an in-depth look into ReForm School, a Los Angeles based home and design shop. What started as a “tiny corner of ideas” has grown into a brilliantly curated shop that stocks original art, antiques, items for the home and other objects of curiosity. Check out ReForm School online and see Kinfolk’s look at the space here.

ReForm School
3902 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90029

 

New York: Lucky Peach at Momofuku Milk Bar

Momofuku Milk Bar is hosting a family friendly event in Williamsburg, Brooklyn with Lucky Peach this Sunday from 11:30am – 2pm. In addition to fun filled games, face painting, and “cereal milk” ice cream, a free copy of Lucky Peach for Kids will be distributed to the public. Make sure to look for their latest issue, All You Can Eat.

Momofuku Milk Bar
382 Metropolitan Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211

 

United Kingdom: Levi’s Customization Service

Throughout the summer, Levi’s is offering a customization service at all shop locations. You can take in your worn out 501’s or denim jackets and let Levi’s in-house tailors work some magic. This is right in line with festival season around the corner. See the video above and find your closest Levi’s retailer here.

 

BERLIN: DMY International Design Festival 

It’s been a month of design from our coverage of New York’s OFFSITE Fair to major exhibits at ICFF. To round the month off, we suggest a visit to Berlin’s DMY Indernational Design Festival — a showcase of the best of interior and product design from young to established designers. Learn more and buy tickets here.

 

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