Category Archive: Arts

Mar 12

Downtown Tulsa’s Modern Architecture

This weekend my friends and I enjoyed a rainy yet amazing tour of downtown Tulsa’s Modern architecture guided by the Tulsa Foundation for Architecture.  I always tell people that two of my favorite things about Tulsa are the friendly people and the architecture, and many of my favorite T-town buildings were covered in the tour. …

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Feb 22

Flying Cars in Space and Cosmic Fun at the Beach in Lana Del Rey’s “Love”

Lana Del Rey now has a dreamy video, complete with flying cars in outer space along with more fun beach scenes that we’ve come to love in her videos, yet with a very new spin because it appears that the kids are playing in a crater lake on a new planet, for the new song which she …

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Feb 15

Trailer: “Kedi”

The topic of this documentary is simple, yet brilliant.  They are a daily part of our lives, living in most every corner of the world, both outdoors and indoors and close to many of us.  Yet as often as we encounter them, they are still endlessly fascinating. Yes, Kedi is a documentary about cats, and the …

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Jan 07

Tiki Pleasures Mix

Take a wintermission and escape to the tropical paradise of tiki exotica lounge music with Martin Denny and more legendary exotica artists included in this mix. Find this mix and more tiki love in our Tiki Room. Tiki Pleasures Mix after the jump!

Dec 14

December 14th Birthday Love: Jane Birkin

On December 14th 1946, Jane Birkin was born in Marylebone, London, and has been charming audiences over the years with her many talents, which include singing, songwriting, acting, and directing. One of her most well-known songs, and my very favorite work of hers, was this duet with her lover, Serge Gainsbourg, “Je t’aime… moi non plus” (“I love …

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Nov 19

New: Animal Collective – “Mountain Game”

Animal Collective just shared an amazing unreleased track from 2010 they had recorded for the game Red Dead Redemption, but wasn’t used. Listen to Animal Collective – “Mountain Game” after the jump!

Aug 27

Joey Chou Does Pokémon Go Splendidly

Having a creative daughter that grew up as a huge fan of Pokémon, I know that it is much more than a game to many kids as well as adults. There’s a story to Pokémon, and many use the story and characters as a means of being quite creative. Just search for Pokémon on Deviant Art …

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Jul 18

Artist Spotlight: Chiaki Okada

Chiaki Okada has a unique talent for capturing the innocent beauty of childhood home life as well as imaginative childhood themes. For instance, notice the delicate comfort that Chiaki has created in “Tea Party Late at Night” where a girl, her teddy bear, and a polar bear all enjoy a quiet night around the table with tea: …

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Feb 11

February 11th Birthday Love: Elsa Beskow

Elsa Beskow was a prolific Swedish author and illustrator of children’s books, with over 40 published books written and illustrated by her. She was best known for Peter in Blueberry Land; Children of the Forest; The Sun Egg; Tale of the Little Little Old Woman; and Aunt Green, Aunt Brown and Aunt Lavender. Here’s a poem and illustration by Elsa Beskow …

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