Sitting on a Secret, Staring at the Sky
The moon has been so intense lately, I’d love to see some daytime drama in the sky as well. photos by April via her flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/aprilcakes/sets/72157605425437127/
In the Corners of my Mind
Some of you know I grew up living in a Bed & Breakfast in Rappahannock…my place is gorgeous but this is ridiculous! Yet another reason to visit New Zealand Marshe…a cottage for 2 in the shape of a boot. $160 a night. http://www.airbnb.com/rooms/13022
Realign Your Chakras
Wow I want this. Crystal Brass Knuckles by Debra Baxter. http://www.debrabaxter.com
I See Things Differently
Sandrine Estrade Boulet sees different things in the streets than everyone and visualises them through quirky illustration. http://www.sandrine-estrade-boulet.com
Life is Designed With Unfinished Lines
Photos of Jessica Stam by Richard Burbridge, originally published in i-D (September 2004)
Dominion Skateboards Mountain Dewww
Crazy, Paul Rogriguez & Don Pendleton inspired 35 skate shops across the country to partner with an artist and design a can for Mountain Dew. Only one of these shops is going to have their can distributed nationwide & Richmond’s own Dominion is one of the participating shops! http://greenlabelart.com
Rumors three year anniversary GET DOWN
June 2010 we got our whole crew together and we threw a ginormous party. We packed the To The Bottom And Back bus with the Rumors Kids and we headed to Hadads Water Park. Hadads water park is a dream within a dream. It if Real Southern Virginia Water Park Freedom. Three kegs. 100 peices of fruit. two dj’s. two bands. 60 husk of corn. Choke slams. Girl fights. Rope Swings. booty on the dance...
40 hour jam session Richmond Style (jackson ward)
I was lucky enough to be invited to a 40 hour jam session held at the house of my good friends josh and lindsey. Musicians around the city who heard the calling came running with big muffs, electric guitars and anything around the house that could make noise. This music experiment lasted a full 40 hours without the music stopping even once. The whole session was recorded for scientific...
Sleeping By the Fire Screaming at the Stars
Erik Fox photographed Gioia and Summer in some of our favorite items in Rumors right now….
Amsterdam Tripping: One Day to change your life
After 7 complimentary red wines I arrived in Amsterdam at 6am. I went to the nearest coffee shop to have a cappuccino and slice of apple pie. I had two hours to wait before my mother and sister arrived. I was already horribly drunk and I had only been in Amsterdam for less than 10 minutes. Amsterdam is the city of rasta love, smoke shops, amazing boutiques, acro-yoga in the park, sex museums, red...
Fashionable Aftertaste Without End
Inspired by punk music, hot chicks and sparkles, artist Natalia Fabia is depicts “hookers” & sultry women in an amazing light….so many more amazing images at www.nataliafabia.com
Come party with Casey, McKinsey, and myself at Balliceaux tonight. Dj Doddie will be spinning as well as 3 dollar drinks. So come party and dance all night long with us. It starts at 10 pm. and the address is 203 North Lombardy Street, so come out and PARTYY!
Tear It Up
Photographed by Philip Gay and styled by Lotta Aspenberg in the current Zoo Magazine, Olga Sherer looks amazing.
lookin for something to check out this weekend…Stroll by Balliceaux on 203 N. Lombardy St. Everytime I’ve gone I had a great time, so definitely try and check it out. On Friday June 18th 11PM: No Richmond Vinyl spinning DJ’s playing the best in post-punk music from 1978-1983 & beyond. & On Saturday Richmond’s legendary Soul dance party, hosted by DJs Pari and...
Known for his amazing street art, Edgar Mueller is a talented artists who allows the public to become part of his artwork. Around the age of 25 he began traveling around the world sharing his artwork with people everywhere, and allowing them become part of his 3d art. check out some of his work The Cave in Germany A Cave in London Waterfall in Canada Lava Burst in Germany The...
Heat + Colorful Patterns = Hallucinations
Sebastian Kim photographed Jacquelyn Jablonski who wore Viktor & Rolf, Emilio Pucci and Alexander McQueen in July’s Vogue Germany. Gorgeous. via http://fashiongonerogue.com/
Show at Gallery5 Tonight!
Snacktruck, Hot New Mexicans, Pocahaunted and Shitty Darkness 7PM $6 at Gallery5 You’ll be missing out if you’re not at this show„,Pocahaunted is inspired by dub, weird jazz, North African percussion and DJ Screw mix tapes just to give you an idea… they look like they’re all a lot of fun too images were all google searched, if they’re yours just let me know!...
We Realized It Was Maybe Time to Leave This Place
See more at www.jessebalmer.com
They Want You to Turn Heads
We Are Handsome is a collaboration between Indhra Chagoury and Jeremy Somers, and each piece is made by hand…these bathing suits are amazing. http://wearehandsome.com
DEFIANCE, OHIO SHOW TONIGHT IN RVA
So, so excited for this show tonight at the camel: DEFIANCE OHIO (bloomington folk punk kings come back to richmond after 3-4 years) THE MAX LEVINE ENSEMBLE (dc pop punx) HOLD TIGHT! (rva lifetime core) FOLK THE SYSTEM (rva/vb folk punk) Defiance, Ohio pictures via http://www.flickr.com/photos/violentgrind/
Pure Vegan: Olsen haus
Look up company info about any of your favorite shoe brands and chances are, you’ll be disappointed about what you learn. From causing pollution to utilizing sweatshop labor, dress shoes and sneakers alike are rarely made in the states, and are usually made at someone’s expense. OLSEN HAUS was created through a belief in a higher level of consciousness…and finally, vegan shoes...
WORLD FOOTBALL FASHION
World Football fever is at an all time high this summer with the 2010 World Cup. Crazy outfits and team pride are a must for these fans. Make us proud USA! DAN KITWOOD, GETTY IMAGES KIRSTY WIGGLESWORTH, ASSOCIATED PRESS HOWARD BURDITT, REUTERS ADNAN ABIDI, REUTERS JAMIE MCDONALD, GETTY IMAGES SALVATORE DI NOLFI, ASSOCIATED PRESS VALERY HACHE, AFP/Getty Images ENRIQUE...
RVA News Recognizes Our 3rd Anniversary: Thanks...
Erika interviewed me the other day, here’s the link! http://rvanews.com/features/no-rumors-here-thrift-boutique-owners-celebrate-third-anniversary/28914
The Next Scream You Hear Could Be Your Own
Awesome photography by Baldovino Barani. I know nothing else about this individual. www.baldovinobarani.com
The Imaginary World of Hotel Gluttony
Avant guarde jewelry designer Rupert Kojima, who is still in undergrad at a college in Tokyo, created each piece of his line Hotel Gluttony for an imaginary guest of the fictitious hotel. Inside this hotel, he imagines each room’s history, and behind each room’s door, he imagines the belongings of the hotels residents. Each piece of jewelery embodies the creative mind of a hotel...
Has Darth Vader Ever Looked So Good?
Curated by Dov Kelemer and Sarah Jo Marks of DKE Toys, the Vader Project consists of 100 Darth Vader Helmets re-imagined by artists such as Paul Frank, Dalek, Tokidoki, Marc Ecko and around 15 more… completing its world tour, The Vader Project returns to Los Angeles in June for a special ten-day exhibition in Hollywood as a preview to the upcoming Freeman’s Auction in Philadelphia. ...
R.I.P. Alley Katz
The Richmond music community suffered a blow this past week with the closing of Alley Katz. On Friday, the RTD reported that the club had been shut down by the city of Richmond for an invalid business license and nonpayment of meals taxes.
STORM BLOWS A 200ft HOLE
This is the scene in Guatemala after a 200ft deep sink hole swallowed up a three-storey building. The enormous crater appeared in the Central American country’s capital, Guatemala City, as it was being ravaged by torrential rain and mudslides during Tropical Storm Agatha. Agatha, the first named storm of the 2010 Pacific season, slammed into Guatemala and neighbouring El Salvador at...
Booty dance party @ Empire this Saturday FREE!!
SATURDAY!!! SATURDAY!!!! SATURDAY!!!!!Come out Saturday night to Empire to sweat and shake your booty to the sweetest booty dance music on the planet. That’s right the entire planet. You know how me and my boy DJ DIRTY FINGERS from NY roll. It’s going to be epic. So put on some booty shorts throw on a bathingsuit top or whatever and bring your bum to empire to dance dance dance dance...