May 1st is Free Comic Book Day 2010

Every year, the first Saturday in May is Free Comic Book Day.  Participating stores give out free comics to anybody who comes in.  See the Free Comic Book Day site to find a store near you.

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Exit Through The Gift Shop

Saw a poster for this (Banksy’s Exit Through the Gift Shop) and was intrigued.  Sorry, Sacramento hasn’t been deemed cool enough to get a showing.

Dumbworld Asks What Is The Song at The Beginning of How To Make It in America?

Back when I had HBO, How to Make It in America, the story of two entrepreneurs trying to hustle in New York, was one of my favorite shows. I always wondered who sang the title song.

Come to find out it’s none other than Stones Throw Records’s Aloe Blacc.  Continue reading

heArt for the Kids

Later this month, Shane Grammer of SG studios is taking a team of artists to Svay Pak, Cambodia to paint murals with girls who were either rescued from or in danger of being forced into prostitution.

He is throwing a fundraising art show on April 8, 2010 that will include a silent auction of some of his work, along with the work of Aman, Jenvy Fox, and many others.  There will also be musical interludes by Dusty Brown, special guests, cocktails, food and a good vibe.

Above is part of one of the paintings that will auctioned off.  Shane explains some of the inspiration behind it below: Continue reading

Sacramento HipHop Group Delorean Launching New Website

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Sacramento’s Own Delorean (emcee 5th Ave and producer Jon Reyes) are launching their new website.

They promise:

…individual artist blogs filled with genius and absolute non-sense, art, music,
fashion, recipes, randomness, mayhem and debauchery…

Dumbworld is always down for a little mayhem and debauchery.

The video Hey Alice is from their album “No More Heroes.” Here is their “Dear Langston” video.

For Second Saturday Painter Ryan Seng’s Blind Tiger Exhibition at Sacramento’s Shady Lady Saloon

One of Dumbworld’s favorite painters, Ryan Seng is having his Blind Tiger Exhibition, Saturday, April 10, 2010, 6:00pm – 9:00pm, at the Shady Lady Saloon and Mahony Art Loft, 1409 R Street corner of R and 14th, Sacramento, California.

We worked with him on Natasha Kmeto’s video for Drunk Dial.  More on Ryan here, but don’t click on it if you are easily offended. Oops, I knew that would get you to click on it.

My New Favorite Video

These kids go off.

via fry cook on venus

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Beni Featuring Sam Sparrow ‘Maximus’ Music Video.

Directed by Warran & Rhett for MOOP JAW

DP – David Payne

Styling – Antuong Nguyen

Art Direction – Warran & Rhett

http://www.moopjaw.com