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Asian Art Museum and a peek into Castro Confidential January 16, 2012

Filed under: ART,dance/electronic,hip hop/rap,Movies,Music,My Life — kateliveslaughsloves @ 8:35 am


On Wednesday, I finally made it to the Asian Art Museum in SF to see the Secrets of the Maharaja exhibition as well as Sanjay Patel’s Deities, Demons, and Dude’s with ‘Staches.

The Maharaja exhibit was amazing!  All the robes and jewelry that the royalty of India wore; I’m talking diamonds, rubies, emeralds, pearls, silver, gold…and all the hookahs and spice jars and games they played.  The exhibit also showcased the decoration and adornments of the elephants for when they were decorated for processions and ceremonial events.  I highly recommend this exhibition.  It’s only $12 for students and $17 for adults to see the Maharaja exhibit as well as the rest of the museum and you get the audio for free!

I’ve just recently become interested in more contemporary Indian and Asian art from the Contemporary Asian Art class that I took last semester and Sanjay Patel’s animations of the Hindu gods are sa-weeet! I’m tellin ya they are so cool! I bought the poster book of them and have been showing my friends and looking through it non-stop!  Here’s what it looks like:

sooooo awesome!

So, after the Museum, my friend Makiko and I met up with Kyle and took muni to the Castro for Happy Hour!  First we went to this club/bar called the Lookout. We sat outside, upstairs and had a great view of the Castro Streets below us.  We got Margaritas and Chips and guac there and after headed to Harvey’s and once there Makiko and I ordered pear ciders and Kyle got a Bloody Mary.  I was starving by this point and I ordered a Chicken Tostada, which was amazing and my friends took the liberty of devouring it with me. 🙂  On our way back to the Muni station we got cookies at HOT COOKIE.  best snickerdoodle ever!

Top 5 Songs of the Week:

  1. Heartbreaker feat. LOVEFOXXX – Steve Aoki
  2. Werk Me – Hyper Crush
  3. Niggas in Paris – Kanye West and Jay-Z
  4. Summer is Over – Jon McLaughlin and Sara Bareilles
  5. Take Care feat. Rihanna – Drake (CANT STOP LISTENING TO THIS SONG!!!)

I also saw Contraband with Mark Wahlberg last night and I definitely recommend it!

p.s. Visit my friend Kyle’s blog, Castro Confidential!!!!

 

La Roux October 24, 2009

Filed under: dance/electronic,Music — kateliveslaughsloves @ 1:03 am

la-rouxOn Monday, I ventured down to LA to see my friend Kyle and go to a concert.  I knew that Kyle loved this band and i had heard one of her songs and liked it too so i thought why not!   I LOVED HER! La Roux has an amazing voice and so much energy.  She was even sick and couldn’t do a full set, but I didn’t even care, I had such a blast dancing and singing to her songs!  I have to say it was up there on my list of best concerts!  She is a must listen if you like dance music!