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Desert X art show puts a Jenny Holzer installation on hold over animal welfare worries

Desert X art show puts a Jenny Holzer installation on hold over animal welfare worries
  • Desert X art show puts a Jenny Holzer installation on hold over animal welfare worries FWC: Desert X art show puts a Jenny Holzer installation on hold over animal welfare worries

    The Desert X biennial that scatters large-scale artworks across the Coachella Valley will open Saturday minus one of its most anticipated pieces, a projection by Jenny Holzer that has been put on hold because of concerns about its effect on nearby bighorn sheep. The New York artist had planned…

  • MAGA hats and blackface are different forms of expression, but they share a certain unfortunate DNA FWC: MAGA hats and blackface are different forms of expression, but they share a certain unfortunate DNA

    Two potent racial symbols — MAGA hats and blackface — have been in the news. They may not appear related at first blush, but they belong on a political continuum that ranges from racial provocation to outright racism. They share DNA. Wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat is not necessarily an…

  • BREAKING: Is Kaskade doing a Redux in NYC? Mysterious signs appear all over city FWC: BREAKING: Is Kaskade doing a Redux in NYC? Mysterious signs appear all over city

    All roads lead to Redux? It sure seems that way in New York at least, given anonymous pictures of his visage all over town have been popping up on the web. It’s through mysterious campaigns like this that the dance world came to find out about stops on the Swedish House Mafia reunion tour, and Aphex Twin’s Coachella appearance. Now, what…

  • Anya Taylor-Joy joins Edgar Wright’s psychological horror movie FWC: Anya Taylor-Joy joins Edgar Wright’s psychological horror movie

    Back in January, director Edgar Wright announced that his next film would be a psychological horror film in the vein of Nicolas Roeg’s Don’t Look Now and Roman Polanski’s Repulsion. Now, we know the title and the star. As Variety reports, Glass and Split star Anya Taylor-Joy has signed on to star in what’s currently being billed as Last Night in Soho. As Wright previously stated, the film…

  • It’s too early to say Howard Schultz — or anyone else — shouldn’t run for president FWC: It’s too early to say Howard Schultz — or anyone else — shouldn’t run for president

    To the editor: It’s a bit early to thin out the field of presidential contenders. Some of these folks may have something to say and a way to say it. While I understand the realities at play in a third-party candidacy, I cringe that the political machine is operating per usual. Until more time passes…

  • The media, lost in Trump World, are ignoring the consequences of the Afghanistan war FWC: The media, lost in Trump World, are ignoring the consequences of the Afghanistan war

    Since Donald Trump’s ascent to the presidency, the trivia quotient in the average American’s daily news feed has grown like so many toadstools in a compost heap. We’re living in Trump World, folks. Never in the history of journalism have so many reporters, editors and pundits expended so much energy…

  • Frank Ocean Teases SZA, Kendrick Lamar, & André 3000 Collaboration FWC: Frank Ocean Teases SZA, Kendrick Lamar, & André 3000 Collaboration

    Frank Ocean fans may be getting some new music soon. Taking to his Tumblr page on Tuesday morning (Feb. 5), the reclusive crooner posted a cryptic teaser for something dropping month. “MARCH 1ST ..SOLANA + KL + ANDRE,” he wrote. “HERE FOR THE BEANS.” While it’s unclear exactly what he’s teasing, it appears that he may have a collaboration with…

  • Michael B. Jordan to star in new Tom Clancy film series FWC: Michael B. Jordan to star in new Tom Clancy film series

    Fresh off his stint in the ring in Creed II, Michael B. Jordan will be suiting up to star in a new Paramount spy thriller film series centered around Tom Clancy’s famed John Clark character. The renewed Hollywood interest in the bestselling author follows Amazon and Paramount’s successful TV series reboot of Clancy’s most popular character, Jack Ryan, starring John Krasinski.…

  • 21 Savage’s Manager Shares Update, Thanks Supporters FWC: 21 Savage’s Manager Shares Update, Thanks Supporters

    21 Savage remains in federal immigration custody as he faces potential deportation for overstaying his visa. While his peers and fans rally for his release, his co-manager Stone Mound Meezy has provided an update on the “a lot” rapper. “Just got off phone wit Savage,” he tweeted and later deleted. “He is in lockdown for 23hrs of the day no…

  • Plane fell apart in air before deadly crash into Yorba Linda home FWC: Plane fell apart in air before deadly crash into Yorba Linda home

    The Cessna plane had flown about 10 miles, reaching an altitude as high as 7,800 feet, when witnesses saw it coming through the clouds in one piece, authorities said. Moments later, its tail came off. Then its wings. The plane plummeted rapidly into a Yorba Linda home Sunday afternoon, setting…

  • This Fresh Prince and Twin Peaks mashup will leave you crying: Watch FWC: This Fresh Prince and Twin Peaks mashup will leave you crying: Watch

    Ask any self-respecting Fresh Prince of Bel-Air fan what the best episode is and they’ll immediately say, “Papa’s Got a Brand New Excuse”. It’s one of the most emotional half-hours in sitcom history, concluding with an Oscar-worthy monologue by Will Smith to the late James Avery, aka Uncle Phil, who listens to his nephew as he vents about his disappointing father,…

  • Jennifer Lopez to Perform Motown Tribute at Grammys FWC: Jennifer Lopez to Perform Motown Tribute at Grammys

    J.Lo is headed to the Grammys. The global superstar will take the stage at Sunday’s show as part of a tribute to Motown Records, celebrating the label’s 60th anniversary. A commercial promoting the performance aired on CBS on Monday (Feb. 4). While she has never won, J.Lo has been nominated for two Grammys including Best Dance Recording in 2000 (“Waiting…