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MEXICANA ACOUSTICA – The art of strings and the music of Herradura

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The music from a finely crafted instrument is a thing of beauty.  In the hands of a skilled luthier, the instrument itself can be  a work of art.  Case in point, “Mexicana Acoustica”, a guitar created by South Florida artist Cynosure.

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The Music Movement that Spawned a Fashion Movement Punk: Chaos to Couture at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Jean Paul Gaultier, Moschino, Versace, Karl Lagerfeld – These are a few of the fashion industry’s icons responsible for the punk rock music scene’s crossover to the fashion world.  You may have remembered Elizabeth Hurley making her shock-factor appearance at the premiere of Four Weddings and a Funeral in the memorable, black Versace gown held together at the seams by oversized, gold safety pins.  Also of note are the torn graffiti tees reminiscent of the 80s punk rock scene influenced by the music scene’s Patti Smith, Joe Strummer and John Lyndon of the Sex Pistols. These are all examples of the Punk rock era of the 70s and 80s having an influence of the fashion scene of the same decades. Read more…

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