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IT’S OFFICIAL: Coffee Common’s First Public Event in North America to be at A Startup Store in Chelsea Thursday January 19th – Sunday January 22
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From January 19th through 22nd, a selection of the world’s best baristas will gather in Chelsea to make delicious coffee and help people understand how they can, too. Demand for quality coffee is on the rise, but a market filled with strange devices and alien vernacular can sometimes be intimidating. Luckily it’s easier than ever to find great coffees and to help you navigate all of this. Coffee Common has assembled crew of local and international baristas seeking to distill it all down so each attendee walks away equipped with the fundamentals of delicious coffee. In addition to engaging demo stations, baristas will be on hand to answer any questions, whilst serving some of the best coffees currently available from around the country. The entrance fee is $5 per a person, per a visit, to experience, learn, taste and sip some of the most amazing coffees!  Starting Tuesday January 10th, tickets will be available online at astartupstore.com/events or available on site.


Coffee Common’s NYC event will be located at A Startup Store - a new story-based retail concept located in Chelsea at 144 Tenth Avenue at 19th street. Developed by Rachel Shechtman, this new venture opened weeks ago with rave reviews. Shechtman’s vision and concept is a retail environment that has the point of view of a magazine, changes like gallery, and sells things like a store. The store will reinvent itself every 4-6 weeks, changing all merchandise, décor and event programming. The store is currently in beta, and will launch officially on February 1st announcing its permanent store name and debuting a shopping exhibition called LOVE.

Coffee Common’s NYC event is unique to its Manhattan location, creating new opportunities for an evolving group of roasters and baristas to take part and engage with diverse segments of the public. In addition, a myriad of local and international brands have partnered to amplify and augment this experience. A Startup Store will be broadcasting Coffee Common in Google+ hangouts throughout the duration of the exhibition; Breville will be giving away some of its latest home brewing equipment. In addition, partners such as GiltCity and Skillshare will be offering special Coffee Common events on their sites.

allisonweiss:

chriskuffner:

Bess Rogers and I are officially Epiphone endorsees!
These two sexy new additions to the family just arrived and are both playing and sounding super awesome. They will be seen in Bess’s next music video and also on tour with Rachael Platten and Ingrid Michaelson very soon.  
Humbuckers!!! Woo Hoo!!! Thanks Epiphone!!

OH FUCK this is amazing!!!
Look at those sexy sexual sex machines!! Congratulations you guys! 
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allisonweiss:

chriskuffner:

Bess Rogers and I are officially Epiphone endorsees!

These two sexy new additions to the family just arrived and are both playing and sounding super awesome. They will be seen in Bess’s next music video and also on tour with Rachael Platten and Ingrid Michaelson very soon.  

Humbuckers!!! Woo Hoo!!! Thanks Epiphone!!

OH FUCK this is amazing!!!

Look at those sexy sexual sex machines!! Congratulations you guys! 

writersnoonereads:

No one reads Daniel Spoerri, a visual artist known for his snare-pictures, and also the author of a classic literary snare-picture, An Anecdoted Topography of Chance—an unfortunately difficult book to track down.

The premise of An Anecdoted Topography of Chance is simple: the map above is of Spoerri’s room, drawn on the afternoon of October 17, 1961. After numbering the items in his room, the author set out to inventory each object, providing in the process an autobiography unlike any you’ve read. Each page lists a single object (illustrated by the inimitable Roland Topor) followed by an entry describing the object. Sometimes laconic:

44 Very Pretty Dark Blue Bottle

with a large neck, bought in a shop opposite the Galerie Raymond Cordier, rue Guenegaud, one day when for no apparent reason I visited the gallery; said bottle is topped by a socket and bulb, the whole forming a bedside lamp.

And at others elaborate, like number 66, a bottle of Sauze (a cologne), to which are appended three footnotes and five pages of text that ends with the following anecdote:

I myself was so drunk that evening that I’m certain it was there I infected my finger, and not in the door of a taxi, as I once supposed; after two days the infection had spread almost up to my shoulder, and I was sent to a doctor: if I had come two days later, he said, I probably would have died of blood poisoning.

To get a better idea of how the book works (and to see how easily it could be adapted to an online text), see this page.

And for an article about “chance art,” see Dario Gamboni piece in Cabinet Magazine.

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