The Faberge Big Egg Hunt is ON!

Is NYC cracking up? Well, while there may be several examples of that, right now, and through until April 18, there are more than 250 giant eggs "hidden" all over New York City. Each one of these fabulous two-and-a-half-foot sculptures has been dyed… er, designed, by a different artist. They are the focus of the Big Egg Hunt presented by Faberge. Each egg can be "cracked" via the Big Egg Hunt app on your smart phone, with a chance to win extravagant prizes–aka, a $50,0000 Faberge Egg pendant necklace–each week. And each of these amazing eggs are for sale though the Egg Hunt online auction or wait for the Grand Auction at Sotheby's on the April 22nd. The best part: 100% of the money raised through sales goes to two charities, one an arts organization for children in NYC, the other an elephant conservation group in Asia. Here's how the…

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This Weekend: Conflux Festival at NYU

The Conflux Festival is here again..in fact, it's this weekend, October 20-21.  Right off the bat we'll say that we haven't been to any of the previous nine Conflux Festivals, so we don't know what to expect. But it SOUNDS like something we'll enjoy. The festival is an annual gathering of urban adventurers, artists, musicians, writers, planners, pranksters, philosophers, photographers and anyone and everyone interested in "psychogeograophy," which artist Joseph Hart once described as being "a whole toy box full of playful, inventive strategies for exploring cities…just about anything that takes pedestrians off their predictable paths and jolts them into a new awareness of the urban landscape."  And that certainly is us. 

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