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What to Do This Month in L.A., Miami, and NYC

With the beach and its bliss far behind us — well, not for our SIXTY ports in Los Angeles or Miami, but you get the idea — it’s time to sink our teeth into the indoor bounty that is the fall cultural calendar. This month, our resident culture critic Scott Heins...

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Art Beat: 6 Exhibitions to See in November

The mix of shows in this edition of SIXTY’s Art Beat has something to satisfy everyone, from modern sleekness to archival research to literal trash. The exhibitions picked by resident art critic Rob Goyanes include a neglected performance artist of the 1970s NYC queer scene, a painter who had...

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In the Studio with L.A. Designer Chris Earl

Chris Earl makes nice things. Things you’d like to have sitting in your living room, on your kitchen shelves. The the kind of things that make people say “Oooo… where did you get this?” when they walk into a home. That’s because Earl has an ingrained feel for quality,...

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SIXTY Listens: Jessica Pratt “This Time Around”

Yellowed leaves are very quickly turning into bare branches over here at SIXTY HQ and the scene has plunged us headlong into a rather contemplative mood. Good thing the latest track from Jessica Pratt, “This Time Around,” is the perfect song for mid-autumn daydreaming. It’s off her soon-to-be-released album,...

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In the Studio with Shinji Murakami

Those of us of a certain age will remember it clearly: sitting in front of a tube television, our young reflections trapped in its thick curved glass, fingers moving furiously over the rudimentary plane of a controller. In the right hand: red buttons, A and B. In the left:...

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The Best Halloween Events Happening This Week

October 31 lands on a Wednesday this year. Halloween 2018’s midweek presence is seen as an inconvenient for some. For others, it represents an opportunity to dress up for three to five days straight. Yes, the parties will be starting this Friday and continue well into next week. So...

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SIXTY Listens: Washed Out “Don’t Wanna”

Synth pop master Washed Out (aka Ernest Weatherly Greene Jr.) is reissuing High Times, the album that put him on the map in 2009. Only, back then, Greene issued it exclusively on cassette. (How charming!) Most people weren’t able to get their hands on it. But, as of November...

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The Most Historic Bars in Los Angeles

Drinking and history go together like beer and bar nuts. Wherever you go in the world, chances are your beverage of choice has deep roots. You might go to Italy to taste an ancient grape, or you to Brazil for an education in cachaça and caipirinhas. In Los Angeles,...

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The Interrogator with Helen Levi

Brooklyn-based ceramicist Helen Levi deals in the kind of perfect imperfection that is wholly aligned with the aesthetic of today. Each piece, made out of her light-filled industrial studio in Red Hook, is unique and bespoke. Lines waver, paint drips, colors meld. Levi’s work is the antithesis of mass...

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Outrageous Images from 1970s Corporate America

The scene is comically out of date. Hulking computers, file cabinets packed with paper, boot-cut suits. It could be a parody starring any one of Judd Apatow’s favored actors. Only it’s not. In the late 1970s, photographer Susan Ressler took to the offices of corporate America–or, at least, the moneyed...

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