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E.S.L. – You don’t need language when the music is this good.

by on February 25, 2011

The Waldorf's revamped exterior

The oncoming night was a creeping bruise and under the black-and-blue firmament, the Hastings sidewalk between Commercial and Clarke provided a perpendicular partner to skip-troweled edges wrapping an Armet & Davis fascination for basic shape in a 1947 Mercer and Mercer design. After sixty-three years of high balls and umbrella drinks, the Waldorf has once again gone home and wiped off its architectural make up, returning …
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Motorama – Garage Gods of Drag Strip Punk

by on January 30, 2011

Motorama Jan 2011 Poster

Funky Winkerbean’s is a blood red hallway, its vertical lines of cardinal geometry flying into false cornices and climbing into vaulted voids. This darkened corridor, paddocking its patrons in balustrade fences, is littered with seating and lined on one side by an extended Naugahyde bench the color of cigarette smoke. Opposite this, the bar sits huge and heavy, a patchwork walnut edifice of solid finish and …
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