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Entries from April 2008

street art

April 29th, 2008 by citiesinpixiedust · View Comments

Cities in Pixie Dust is a big fan of art you can access in the everyday world, without going too far out of your way to see it - such as street art, graffiti, murals, stickers, found art, etc.  Cities are places where people interact with each other. Sometimes they choose to interact with each other, [...]

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Tags: foundart · graffiti · street culture

Roosevelt Island

April 20th, 2008 by citiesinpixiedust · View Comments

Cities in Pixie Dust went to NYC for the weekend. On the agenda was much exploration, eating, drinking, and story-gathering. Nothing highbrow was accomplished, and as the editor made her way back home on the train a little hungover this afternoon, she kicked herself in the behind after seeing a sign for the Murakami show [...]

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Tags: nyc

Funky Broadway

April 17th, 2008 by citiesinpixiedust · View Comments

Cities in Pixie Dust is going to NYC!

Smell ya later…

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Tags: adventure · nyc

Look Harder

April 15th, 2008 by citiesinpixiedust · View Comments

The next time you’re out and about, look around. Look up. Look down. Peek thru the fences. Look down the grate. The devil is in the details.

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Tags: details

Spring is Messing with Us.

April 7th, 2008 by citiesinpixiedust · View Comments

Wissahickon Creek trails, 4/5/08

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Tags: parks · philadelphia · wissahickon

The Devil is the Boogie Man

April 4th, 2008 by citiesinpixiedust · View Comments

Christian Posters Invade Philly! But there is no 53 AM. Or is there?
Sent to me by Chris “Spam” White,
“These posters have been showing up in center city and south Philly for
about a year. They always have a model’s head and a similar style of
Christian ranting. They always mention demons getting in your blood
and defecating. They [...]

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Tags: foundart · mystery · philadelphia

Parks, real and imagined

April 3rd, 2008 by citiesinpixiedust · View Comments

Now that Spring is coming upon us, I’m hoping to take spend a fair amount of time exploring some of the local parks. I grew up right by the Wissahickon Creek/Forbidden Drive area of Philadelphia, and have been wandering that area since I was a small child. Some places don’t really get old. And there [...]

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Tags: parks · philadelphia

cities in pixie dust

April 1st, 2008 by citiesinpixiedust · View Comments

this project aims to be a visual storybook documenting cities – and the lifeforce and people who make them alive.  the agony and the ecstacy. the beautiful, the mundane, the silly and the bizarre. 
Cities have their own rhythm and hustle, they can be anything you want them to be. Sometimes the city seems harsh, mean, gritty; [...]

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