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NYC’s Plant People Serves Up Serious Chill

If SIXTY had its way, you’d be drinking a cold, CBD cocktail at our Make Believe lounge right now. Unfortunately, the powers that be (aka the Department of Health) have put the buzz on hold for the time being. The trendy ingredient—a won’t-get-you-high, will-keep-you-chill derivative of cannabis—is A-OK with...

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A Guide to Upper Manhattan’s Cultural Crown Jewels

There are few places in the world with a greater concentration of culture than New York City. If you start at 42nd Street and make your way north, you’ll find more theaters, venues, stages, and ballrooms filled with more talented actors, musicians, comedians, and dancers than you could ever hope...

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In the Studio with Aaron Poritz

Furniture design, when you’re doing it right, should feel a lot like art. Every line, considered. Every surface, thought out. Elevating materials like wood and stone to another realm in such a way isn’t easy, but it’s exactly what Aaron Poritz does. There is rhythm in his tambour cabinentry...

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Jess Bass and Nadia Tahoun Are Democratizing Art

It’s a sea change some—the old guard, in particular—might see as a threat, but the democratization of art presents the necessary and welcome destruction of an exclusionary world. In making art for the people, said art will become increasingly representative of the people. Inclusion is paramount in this brave...

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The Interrogator with Nicola Collie

Nicola Collie is, you could say, a sculptor of space. She moves swiftly and with purpose, carving air with lean arms, slicing through the world with capable legs. Her dances straddle the line between elegant and feral. There is a toughness to her, one that belies the delicateness of...

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The Interrogator with Nicholas Newcomb

It is difficult to say why handmade ceramics, with all their imperfections, have had such a resurgence in the last few years. You could suppose, though, that it’s one of many small, subconscious responses to the increasingly non-tactile world we find ourselves in. Today, we check ourselves out at...

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The Interrogator with Canyon Coffee

Casey Wojtalewicz and Ally Walsh used to ship each other beans they discovered while on the road. Caffeinated love letters, if you will. The Los Angeles-based couple—a musician and a model, respectively—at the time were indulging their shared passion of the ritual of coffee. For them, it’s just just...

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In the Studio with Paul Mpagi Sepuya

The flesh reveals itself in slivers and fragmented reflections. In color sometimes. Often in black and white. The curve of a bicep, a strand of hair, pants always dangerously low. L.A.-based photographer Paul Mpagi Sepuya mines the sensual spaces of the studio, filling every blank space with a bristling...

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20 Questions with Designer Chris Gelinas

Waves were quickly made when New York City womenswear designer Chris Gelinas debuted his CG collection in 2013. That same year, he won the MADE for Peroni Young Designer Award. In 2014, he placed as a finalist in LVMH’s first Young Fashion Designers prize, ranking amongst such talents as...

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In the Studio with Joseph Algieri

Globs of resin, swirls of vinyl, piped loops of ceramic. From his studio in Brooklyn, artist and designer Joseph Algieri creates works where the natural order of things seems to be encouraged. Foam is left to settle into pools. Chaotic splatters create winning design motifs. The genius is in...

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