Dennis Hopper passes away at 74. Here%uFFFDs a tribute to the legend, plus an excellent video of him explaining his art collection including the importance of street art.
Dennis Hopper Discusses Art
Shepard Fairey Obama Poster Spoof in Ironman 2
Open Air–Street Art and Graffiti Documentary Takes a Look Inside the Growing Subculture Urban Landscapes, Art, and Advertising
Street art and advertising lines continue to blur as more brands seek out artists to create cred between their brands and elusive youth culture. Open Air focuses on 5 artists, their stories, and asks hard questions about the future of the forum.
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.
%u201CEndless Bummer” Executive Produced and Co-Written by Warped Founder Kevin Lyman Released by National Lampoon
Debuting in Ventura where it was filmed, this hilarious surf flick will surly be the “Fast Times” of a new generation, especially given its epic soundtrack.
Jimmy Page and Jack White at Premiere of”It Might Get Loud” Documentary by Davis Guggenheim at LA Film Fest Talk About the Impact of the Guitar in Music and Defining Their Voice
The highly-anticipated documentary on the history of the guitar featuring 3 generations of legends, Jimmy Page, Jack White, and The Edge draw star-studded crowd for must-see new movie sure to impact audiences globally.
E3 Expo Reveals New Energy for Video Gaming Industry, New Releases, and Star-Power Including the Beatles, Tony Hawk, Steven Spielberg, and More
This is one genre of entertainment that’s still going strong. Here’s the Label Networks report from the show.
Anime Expo Attracts Largest Crowd of Anime/Manga Fans and Industry in America with Conferences, Cosplay, Masquerade Ball, Midnight Tea, Movies, Dance, Gaming, Karaoke, and Exhibition Hall
Manga and Anime continue to change the world of entertainment as more young people embrace this lifestyle from Japan in the form of movies, comics, video games, fashion, online communities, and conventions. Label Networks captured the expo from consumer and industry perspectives.
Measuring Manga and Anime Popularity among Youth Culture Indicates Where the Entertainment Industry May be Headed Next -Label Networks Delivers Fresh Data on the Genres
The popularity of last week’s stories, including “Anime Expo Attracts Largest Crowd of Anime/Manga Fans and Industry in America with Conferences, Cosplay, Masquerade Ball, Midnight Tea, Movies, Dance, Gaming, Karaoke, and Exhibition Hall” and “Anime Expo Fashionistas Showcase Latest Trends in Styles Impacting Mainstream Fashion Including Gothemo, Maid Caf?, Goth-Lolita, Cosplay, Visual Kei, J-Rock, Accessories, Collectibles, and Backpacks” indicated that many readers are interested in the changing landscape of the entertainment industry when it comes to today’s youth culture marketplace of 13-25-year-olds. As mainstream media and entertainment continue to lose marketshare based on the increase in preferences for niche entertainment types, consumer-generated content, and a plethora of other market influences, anime and manga from Japan, continue to have an impact on a new generation -from entertainment, reading patterns, cultural influences, events, music, art, and fashion.