Category | Art & Culture

Brooklyn Night Bazaar – NYC

Posted on 20 March 2014

One of the greatest things about the Brooklyn Night Bazaar is just how much there is to do. The event, which takes place every Friday and Saturday night from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. at 165 Banker St. in Williamsburg — a block north of McCarren Park — is an amalgam of night market, concert […]


ANALOGIA Installation at Bryant Park – NYC

Posted on 02 March 2014

Analogia is a 60 foot free standing structure of two towers, measuring 15’ x 15’ each, surrounding a ziggurat (pyramid) frame comprised of 1.5 miles of bamboo with 32,000 pounds of steel. The structure will hold 7 layers of 14 fresco paintings by New York native artist Ben Tritt on 600 yards of burlap with […]


Fabric 14th Year Birthday Party – London

Posted on 20 December 2013

I had the honor and privilege to attend one of London’s most exclusive parties, the 14th Birthday Party of Fabric. Not only was I lucky enough to be in London at the time, but also I was grateful to attend this colossal party with so many amazing DJs from all around the world. After recently […]

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Roman Polanski’s ‘Weekend of a Champion’

Posted on 14 November 2013

Two old friends reminiscing about a long-gone weekend probably seems more like the stuff of holiday gatherings than packed theaters. But when the two chums are Formula 1 legend Sir Jackie Stewart and Oscar-winning film director Roman Polanski, it’s the kind of thing that draws crowds. At least that’s what the two men, along with […]

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Interview with Elvira Vintage Founders – London

Posted on 26 October 2013

Elvira Vintage is an online vintage boutique that offers a carefully edited collection of internationally sourced vintage clothing and accessories by high end designers including Celine, Dior, Chanel and Yves Saint Laurent, to name a few. Founders of Elvira Vintage, Tori Steinberg and Sophie Scrimgeour, noticed that vintage clothing shops in London are scarcely edited, […]


Martyn Lawrence Bullard’s

Posted on 27 July 2013

Multiple award winning interior designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard is known for his glamourous and worldly interiors for a high profile and celebrity clientele that ranges from rock stars to royalty. Martyn Lawrence Bullard has also developed various collections to extend his brand experience through a custom furniture line, wallpaper collections, fragrances, candles and a fabric […]

Boris – Los Angeles

Posted on 06 June 2013

I had the pleasure of witnessing a once in a lifetime performance. Boris from Japan played their entire Flood album. This was one of the best, unique shows I have ever seen. Most bands do not play an entire album as a themed show. Boris is a visionary band who enjoys being classified as not […]

A Tribe Called Red – Santa Monica

Posted on 02 May 2013

A Tribe Called Red is an amazing 3 piece electronic group from Canada. They blend together tribal beats and war-cry chants with hip hop and dub step. I had the pleasure of witnessing an incredible performance in Santa Monica, California. The crowd was packed into this smaller venue called Central SAPC in Santa Monica. Central […]

James Mistry + Blake LDN

Posted on 27 March 2013

  Photography: James Mistry ( Model: Shannon Hair: Frederic Belanger Makeup: Gloria Peñaranda Clothing: Blake LDN (


Zalez Studio Z Dimension Fall 2013 Collection Los Angeles Fashion Week

Posted on 22 March 2013

Los Angeles fashion designers Joab Zalez and Rafael Mercado introduced their Fall 2013 collection during Los Angeles Fashion week. At a downtown Los Angeles warehouse space, the audience witnessed a trip into the future. Zalez fashion pieces will transmit you into a different dimension far, far away. Zalez states  that “from the runway to the […]

Com Truise and XXYYXX at the Echoplex, Los Angeles

Posted on 09 March 2013

The Check Yo Pony Tail 2 show at the Echoplex in Echo Park, Los Angeles was the place to be Tuesday. This sold out show was packed full of fans of both Com Truise and XXYYXX. Swell City Guide had an exciting ticket giveaway which had two lucky winners to this show. The contest was […]



Posted on 25 February 2013

Com Truise and XXYYXX TICKET GIVEAWAY!!! Wanna win tickets to the sold out Check Yo Pony Tail 2 show with Com Truise and XXYYXX show tomorrow 2/26 at the Echoplex from Swell City Guide?   Follow these steps for your chance to win 1) go to Swell City Guide on facebook at: and like […]

Tomahawk and Retox live at the Mayan Theater, Los Angeles

Posted on 25 February 2013

I was in for a very special treat last week on Tuesday, February 19th to see rock supergroup Tomahawk reunite for the first time in 10 years. They played live at the Mayan Theater in downtown Los Angeles to celebrate a new era free from the apocalypse. The show’s opening band was Southern California’s own […]

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Todd James & Alexis Ross presented by Andy Valmorbida and PM Tenore

Posted on 16 November 2012

November 13, 2012- New York, New York Andy Valmorbida and PM Tenore presentedBeyond Elegance, sponsored by VistaJet, Bombardier and RVCA Artist Network Program. The exhibition will run through November 30, 2012. Andy Valmorbida and PM Tenore were pleased to present Beyond Elegance, an exhibition of multimedia works by Todd James and Alexis Ross. The exhibition opened at […]


Drain Expressions opens at PRISM gallery

Posted on 07 November 2012

PRISM is delighted to announce the forthcoming exhibition by Jim Drain, ‘Drain Expressions.’ This is the artist’s first solo presentation at the gallery. ‘Drain Expressions’ proposes a level of visual fecundity that has long been present in the artist’s work – elaborate woven compositions, deconstructed paintings, immersive wall patterns, wall-mounted sculptures and gently satirical promotional […]