Event A mecca for all things mid-century modern, Palm Springs once again showcases its world-famous modern design, architecture, and culture with the 11-day festival know as Modernism Week. Modernism was a popular design aesthetic originating in the 1950s and ’60s, which typified clean, simple lines with elegant informality. It came to define desert modernism as a sought-after architectural genre. Modernism Week has become one of the most popular events for architects, modernism aficionados, artists, designers, and mid-mod fans. Over the last few years the attendance has grown to around 35,000 people and 2013 is expected to be bigger and better than ever. Palm Springs Modernism Week features over 100 events including architectural tours, films, lectures, symposiums, ( continue reading... )
Episode 323 Aug 17th 2014
We are in Tokyo Japan to talk to Kenny Sasaki from the Tiki Boys about his latest release called Bird Island. I’ve got a great little story about Mel’s Diner for you, and it turns out other radio shows have been talking about me so we will play some audio from that and find out what people have been saying about me. News as well about a bio pic about a legend of the sixties, Russ Meyer and you will be surprised who wants the role and of course the death of Lauren Bacall.