Shoreditch, London
Well, the cat’s out of the bag: we’ve got a couple of new neighbors joining us on High Street. By the end of July, Soho’s beloved Sister Ray Records and our dear friends at Opening Ceremony will have a pair of new Shoreditch storefronts — right here at Ace Hotel. 
Sister Ray’s new vinyl-only outpost opens on July 29, and promises to stock stacks of new and used wax across all genres. They’ll be throwing an opening bash once the ribbon’s cut — we’ll let you know once it shapes up. Meanwhile O.C.’s new, Max Lamb-designed pop-up is set to take over 106 High Street — keeping us company with both men’s and women’s wares.

Shoreditch, London

Well, the cat’s out of the bag: we’ve got a couple of new neighbors joining us on High Street. By the end of July, Soho’s beloved Sister Ray Records and our dear friends at Opening Ceremony will have a pair of new Shoreditch storefronts — right here at Ace Hotel. 

Sister Ray’s new vinyl-only outpost opens on July 29, and promises to stock stacks of new and used wax across all genres. They’ll be throwing an opening bash once the ribbon’s cut — we’ll let you know once it shapes up. Meanwhile O.C.’s new, Max Lamb-designed pop-up is set to take over 106 High Street — keeping us company with both men’s and women’s wares.


Palm Springs, CA
Alvaro FREEGUMS Ilizarbe’s gif’d up a sneak peak at the Infinite Pattern Making Workshop he’s hosting next weekend at Summer School. Over and over again forever.

Palm Springs, CA

Alvaro FREEGUMS Ilizarbe’s gif’d up a sneak peak at the Infinite Pattern Making Workshop he’s hosting next weekend at Summer School. Over and over again forever.


Panama City
When oceans kiss… a postcard from the (not fully processed) Henry Dosch papers showing the connection of the Panama Canal in 1915, one year after it opened…

Panama City

When oceans kiss… a postcard from the (not fully processed) Henry Dosch papers showing the connection of the Panama Canal in 1915, one year after it opened…

Cite Arrow via multcolib

Downtown Los Angeles

Purple just shared Samantha Casolari's kaleidoscopic throwback to last February's residency with L.A. Dance Project — a dreamland look at the Theatre and the show, with National guitarist Bryce Dessner’s score for choreographer Justin Peck’s “Murder Ballads” soundtracking.


New York City, Downtown Los Angeles
Last Thursday we had a pair of parties — one for each coast — celebrating bustling group shows in both the Gallery at Ace Hotel New York and Segovia Hall at Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles.

First the sun went down on Warm Up PLATFORMS, our show co-presented by MoMA PS1,  with the work of Warm Up stage designers The Principals, Fort Makers and CONFETTISYSTEM. That show’s on display through July 31.

Over on the left coast, our lady loves of Inspired Women of Los Angeles celebrated their first anniversary with First Love — a one-night pop-up show with work from Megan Mcisaac, Nouel Riel, Ash Anthony, Future Eyes and more.

Keep an eye out for future developments in the IWoLA x Ace love affair as it develops.
NYC photos courtesy of Kiran Gurung, LA photos from Megan Mcissac.

New York City, Downtown Los Angeles

Last Thursday we had a pair of parties — one for each coast — celebrating bustling group shows in both the Gallery at Ace Hotel New York and Segovia Hall at Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles.

First the sun went down on Warm Up PLATFORMS, our show co-presented by MoMA PS1,  with the work of Warm Up stage designers The PrincipalsFort Makers and CONFETTISYSTEM. That show’s on display through July 31.

Over on the left coast, our lady loves of Inspired Women of Los Angeles celebrated their first anniversary with First Love — a one-night pop-up show with work from Megan Mcisaac, Nouel Riel, Ash Anthony, Future Eyes and more.

Keep an eye out for future developments in the IWoLA x Ace love affair as it develops.

NYC photos courtesy of Kiran Gurung, LA photos from Megan Mcissac.


Cape Cod, Massachusetts
On July 9, 1975, conceptual artist Bas Jan Ader set sail from Massachusetts in the Ocean Wave — a single occupancy sailing vessel — toward his birthplace in Holland, as part of a durational performance entitled “In Search of the Miraculous.” Remnants of the Ocean Wave were recovered off the shore of Ireland, but the artist was never found.

Cape Cod, Massachusetts

On July 9, 1975, conceptual artist Bas Jan Ader set sail from Massachusetts in the Ocean Wave — a single occupancy sailing vessel — toward his birthplace in Holland, as part of a durational performance entitled “In Search of the Miraculous.” Remnants of the Ocean Wave were recovered off the shore of Ireland, but the artist was never found.


Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles

Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles


Things that are good: handmade things, sunshine in the hair and breeze on the back, helping out strangers, discovering shaking-and-moving things. Things that are better? Well, Better, over here, has been sharing writing and art that’s like that for a bit, and issue Five — from what we can tell — it’s a theme issue: everything is hi-five worthy. 

Collage by Rachel Day

Things that are good: handmade things, sunshine in the hair and breeze on the back, helping out strangers, discovering shaking-and-moving things. Things that are better? Well, Better, over here, has been sharing writing and art that’s like that for a bit, and issue Five — from what we can tell — it’s a theme issue: everything is hi-five worthy. 

Collage by Rachel Day


David Foster Wallace’s copy of Finnegans Wake, by James Joyce. 

David Foster Wallace’s copy of Finnegans Wake, by James Joyce. 


Seattle, WA

Our friend Casey Curran's sculptures are mechanical marvels. They're wood and wire and delicate organic materials like feathers, pelts and vines — living, breathing beasts, moving with stilted, animatronic grace from the end of an elegant hand crank. They're something.

Indeterminate Apotheosis is Casey’s latest kinetic sculpture collection, and it opens at Roq La Rue tonight. 


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