Paris’s La Cite de la Mode et du Design was recently the setting for the inaugural Be Street Weeknd Urban Festival in Paris. With this first edition of the festival, Be Street was able to successfully combine art, music, and fashion into one huge, two-day event. More than 3,000 visitors came to experience the pop-up shop [...]
Superbeat came to life with the philosophy of combining local favorites with international headliners to create a truly global night out that has something for everyone. The amazing headliners for this year’s event are no one else but the international sensation and Grammy Award winning PAUL VAN DYK with electronic legend EDDIE HALLIWELL. Check out [...]
The fifth installment of the annual Perspectives Film Festival: Breakthroughs in Cinema dives into an exciting and daring new theme: sexuality. This year’s line-up takes the audience on a journey of exploration and enlightenment. The six films shed light on the sensitive topic of sexuality and its impact and influence on elemental aspects of human [...]
Clockenflap is back! Clockenflap, Hong Kong’s much-loved pioneering music and arts festival, will take place on Saturday-Sunday, 1-2 December 2012, at the West Kowloon Cultural District. Well, every music festival has to have a good line up if anybody is going to want to go, so here it is ! Check out THE SOURCE
Sick of Hollywood? You aren’t alone. I’m sick of the city too. Looks like the 2nd of October would be an awesome time to go to Potato Head in Bali. Sun, sand, (skin cancer), and short film screenings courtesy of Flicker Fest International at 9pm. BUT WAIT, THERE’S MORE. It’s free admission too. Four thumbs [...]
All the way from Switzerland, shnit (shee-nit) was formed in 2003. That marks her 10th anniversary in 2012. Shnit is about sharing great stories as well as excellency in filmmaking. It is no surprise even, as the festival consistently delivers great stories that never fail to take your breaths away on the first week of October. YOU [...]
For all of us “dirty fingernailed friends”, here’s something that might actually induce geeky o’s for you. Australian makers of fine custom bikes, Deus Ex Machina, is celebrating everything handmade with, well, Deux Ex Machina Handmade Festival. If your craft involves pressing ctrl+z, this is not for you. Check out THE SOURCE. DEUS HANDMADE FESTIVAL [...]
Jakarta Culinary Festival is aimed to introduce a new gourmet experience to food lovers in Jakarta; arouse excitement around the growing culinary industry; provide exciting value added benefits to all food lovers in the city; promote quality F&B products currently available in Jakarta from trusted suppliers; and unite the people of Jakarta through the topic [...]
Superhero movies be damned, festival season is underway. Indeed, by the time you read this, this writer will be winging his way to (hopefully) sunny Italy to spend ten days or so resolutely avoiding getting anything like a tan at the 69th Venice Film Festival. The first under the new leadership of Alberto Barbera, it’s lived up [...]
SCREENING TONIGHT: DIAMOND INSIDE: A GRAFFITI AFFAIR IN CAPETOWN / LUIS SÁNCHEZ ALBA / SPAIN / 2011 Diamond Inside follows a collective of mural artists from Madrid called Boa Mistura, during their trip to Cape Town, South Africa. The camera follows their time living and interacting with the people from Woodstock and Khayelitsha: a slumtown where [...]
Legend has it that the fest, originating from Buddhism and Taoism and taking place in the seventh lunar month (August 17 to September 15 this year), is the time when the gates of hell are opened and countless lonely and hungry spirits return to the living world. Despite its ancient origin, Yu Lan Festival, as [...]
Singapore’s first ever international documentary film festival returns! Featuring more compelling works, portrayals of real people and exciting personas. The Singapore Indie Doc Fest reflects the trials and tribulations of our time. Indie documentaries that say what they want. Get the details at THE SOURCE.
Dub Skank’in Hifi plus 2 S’pore bands are heading up to KL for this festival… Let’s head up north and skank our socks off… Check out THE SOURCE.
And while a typhoon is currently torturing the Philippine Islands as we speak, with different parts of the archipelago underwater, just to let you know, this is what’s up on Saturday. A stiff middle finger to the eye of the storm. All deets on the poster! Check out THE SOURCE.
After too many rainy days at festivals sporting frizzy hair and compromised outfits, two friends – Kelly Power and Chanelle Calderwood – decided to do something about it. “After living in Melbourne our whole lives, with such unpredictable weather, we found we didn’t always want to carry a big umbrella or coat with us,” Power [...]
As we all know, any successful music festival experience has two vital hallmarks: great bands and good friends. But might we make a few more suggestions? Cameras, hammocks, and coolers are summer music fest essentials — and perfect for sharing with your buds. Make sure Red Bull Multipacks are also on the list, so your whole [...]
The festival profiles emerging artists in various fields; from photography to poetry, drama, visual installations and even architecture. The slogan for the festival is ‘Occupied Art’ and themes are memory, space and architecture. Currently there are over 20 performers and exhibitors who will inhabit and celebrate Lit Up with us. Check out THE SOURCE.
WHILE YOU STILL HAVE TIME TO BOOK FLIGHTS!!! Dimensions Playground Festival “Time to Change” Wednesday, May 9, 2012 Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK Cultural Park), Jl. Raya Uluwatu, Ungasan, Bali, Indonesia 5PM onwards Main Arena Lotus Pond featuring: Gorillaz Soundsystem Kelis James Zabiela George Fitzgerald Marc Roberts The Silent Disco DJs Area 2 featuring: Mikey Moran, [...]
Tribeca, the film festival launched by Robert De Niro in 2001 to support growth and culture in Manhattan following the September 11 terrorist attacks, is to open up its programme to online viewers for the first time. Six feature films and nine short movies from the 2011 festival will be streamed over the internet live [...]
The State of Design Festival is the largest and most innovative design event in Australia and the heart of design thinking and design activity each year. Taking place from July 20–31 2011, the State of Design Festival increases awareness of the value of design and showcases how design generates innovation and adds value to both [...]
Celebrate Life’ is the perfect theme for this year’s Sensation, because the spectacle on New Year’s Eve at the Düsseldorf Esprit Arena will be an unbridled celebration of life and house culture. The line-up showcasing Fedde le Grand, Joris Voorn & 2000 and One, Mr. White and Swedish House Mafia member Sebastian Ingrosso has now [...]
Mark the Calendar for December 10 and 11 2010. With only 3000 tickets available for a place front of the beachside stage, the need to get in early is vital to ensure you don’t miss out on one of the country’s favourite two day music experiences. This year there is only one ticket release, there [...]
Montreal’s 11th annual Mutek electronic music festival, put on by an arts non-profit of the same name, took place mid this year from June 2nd to 6th. The lineup covered the spectrum of digital sounds, from avant-garde noise acts like Tim Hecker and Nurse With Wound, to Matmos, Mouse on Mars and late-night DJ sessions. [...]
One of the world’s pre-eminent electronic music festivals, Creamfields has a history of names like Chemical Brothers, Basement Jaxx, Gorillaz, Fatboy Slim, Groove Armada, Underworld, Outkast, Sasha, Jeff Mills and Paul Oakenfold. Creamfields remains a top destination for many electronic acts around the world today. Creamfields 2010 took place August 28-29 with dance music heavyweights [...]