Culture N.E.W.S.: June 17-19, 2016

from the North, East, West and South


Karl Lagerfeld

Through Oct 23rd | Florence, Italy | Filtering photos. Around one of the city’s most famed locale during a mens fashion event, Pitti Uomo, nearly 200 photographs by Karl Lagerfield,  “Karl Lagerfeld: Visions of Fashion is an anthological study of photographs  installed in light boxes or printed onto translucent paper akin to coffee filters. According to Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery, “images will be show from the “grand staircase, Scalone del Moro, and wind its way through the rooms of the Galleria Palatina, the Sala Bianca and the two rooms of the Appartamenti degli Arazzi.”

NOW | Las Vegas, Nevada | You Wanna Rock Right Now. Mothership, The Las Vegas newcomer, is offering tickets with purchase of a Nitro Brew. When you stop in ask for details. Coffee and music is happening. Show is on June 23rd.

imageFRI | Austin, Texas | Click  your drinks. Or, your toes. One of Ada Smith’s drawing features such and is part of an opening at Friends and Neighbors tonight. It’ll feel like an evening at home with close finds with beverages going around as you mingle and art. TIME 6-9 p.m. 2614 E. Cesar Chavez, St.

SAT | Saint Louis, MS |  Art takes the award. Honoring visual artists, Art Saint Louis, will hold a ten-artist exhibition for the annual Honor Awards, celebrating regional artists from Missouri and Illinois in the field of drawing, mixed media, paint and photography. On exhibit through July 21, tomorrow’s marks its opening. 6-8 p.m. FREE

NOW | Santa Barbara, CA |  On the west coast? Taking a road trip for a couple of hours? As of today, Handlebar Coffee Roasters have a new website detailing their origin sourcing trips and the stories that accompany them – subtitles too. If you’ve been to their space, a visit means, seeing their in-house roaster, sitting on its outdoor patio, or taking an indoor seat where art suspends on walls above you. It’s a space where coffee culture feels full circle and it continues with the site redesign.


Vancouver, Canada | June  18-19 | Hold the cars. Its ‘Car Free Day’ along some of Vancouver’s streets – West End, Main Street, Commercial Drive. Helping those traveling by food is Matchstick Coffee bringing coffee to the streets. Walking just became even more delightful. Near 28th Ave in Front of Nineteen Ten Home.

Dublin, Ireland | June 22-25 | Occurring after this weekend and before the next is the Dublin World Coffee Championships. The all-eye-on-it stage will welcome baristas from all over the world to compete for a world title by delivering the most balanced and articulated coffee experience before a panel of judges. Representing the U.S. is Lem Butler, the current United States champion. This culture can’t wait to watch, cheer and coffee him on.