Highlights from recent happenings in the action sports industry.
Action Sports Round-up: Bob Burnquist Lands 900 On Mega Ramp; New York Surf Film Fest; Nike 6.0 Title Sponsor of Winter Dew Tour
GenArt Has Folded
Very sad news that GenArt, the originators in promoting new fashion designers, indie filmmakers, and events of all kinds, has succumbed to the recession and is no longer in operation as of today.
Banksy’s Exit Through the Gift Shop Film Set for Release April 16th
Sundance Film Festival Wrap-Up: Films that Will Impact Youth Culture Most, from Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning’s”The Runaways” to Street Artist Banksy’s”Exit Through the Gift Shop”
Often it’s NOT the winners of the world’s most popular indie film festival that set new trends in motion, but rather, ones that relate to youth culture via music, art, love, social networks, and the environment. Fresh from Park City.
Banksy Film Debuts at Sundance -The World’s First Street Art Disaster Movie
“Exit Through the Gift Shop” by notorious street artist Banksy is chosen as Sundance’s “Spolight” Surprise” film of the festival.
Urban Cycling and How Fixies Are Transforming the Cult of Transportation Into a Lifestyle
Looking at our own %u2018hood in downtown LA and the upcoming Bicycle Film Festival as it rolls through town, we trace the trends of urban transport and growth of an important new sporting lifestyle through urban cycling.
The Urban Cycle Fashion Movement and the Cult of Transportation
When the journey surpasses the destination, and style and green ethics count too, you know you’ve located a worthy trend.
X/Y Tribes in the House: How Entertainment Venues, Runway Shows, Retail Spaces Need to Address the Importance of Attracting Today’s Youth Culture Markets
Entertainment venues, like any other industry trying to be relevant by 2010, need to address the importance of attracting youth culture markets, namely 13-25-year-olds.