Day: May 27, 2021

wax-resist patterns and African fabrics on homewares, art and markets across London

(On homewares: a lampshade by Natalie Manima of bespokebinny.com costs £55)

Let’s start with wax resist

Wax resist — aka batik — is a very old way to make fabrics. It began in Indonesia, got mechanised in Europe and the patterns became wildly popular in West Africa.

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Etched rollers print designs in wax on cotton cloth. The waxed parts then ‘“resist” the dye, leaving a pattern, with more detail printed on top.

Personally, I’m more interested in the result

Well a lovely artisan effect usually has a bit of “crackle” where dye seeps through the wax.

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Bergen County Music Instructor Charged With Sexual Conduct With Minor

A music teacher from Wayne had “sexually inappropriate conduct” with an underage Ho-Ho-Kus teen, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said Thursday.

Kyle Kubicki, 29, formerly of Mahwah, remained held in the Bergen County Jail pending a first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack following his arrest Tuesday.

He’s charged with providing obscenity to a minor and child endangerment for “engaging in sexual conversations with a child under the age of 18 and also providing pornographic materials” to the youngster “for the purpose of sexual gratification,” Musella said.

Detectives from the prosecutor’s Special Victims Unit began investigating with Ho-Ho-Kus

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Newsroom – American Airlines Gives Customers More Inflight Lifestyle Entertainment Choices with FREE Access to Rosetta Stone and Skillshare

FORT WORTH, Texas — Imagine learning a new language, how to sketch or brushing up on your interior design skills, all by the time you arrive at your travel destination. Starting June 1, American Airlines will give customers more entertainment choices to enhance their travel experience thanks to an exclusive partnership with Rosetta Stone and Skillshare, making American the first U.S. airline to tap into online/remote learning from 35,000 feet.

Customers can choose from a collection of more than 150 creative, productivity or language classes, and learn for free on American’s new Lifestyle inflight entertainment channel.

“The importance of personal

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Weekend Ticket: Feastival, photography and lots of live tunes | News

This weekend, get your appetite ready for food and fun.

Fried catfish and catfish stew signal the Memorial Day weekend happening that brings thousands of visitors to Ware Shoals for the annual Catfish Feastival.

The Feastival opened Wednesday with amusement rides and live music, and continues through Saturday night with bands, arts, crafts, a firefighter challenge and more. There is no alcohol being served at this family-friendly event.

Photography fans can get their fix and a cup of joe, too, at Aromas Uptown, 338 Main St. Recent Lander University graduate Seth Young, of Greenwood, is installing a show of 15

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Machine Gun Kelly releases slasher music video for ‘Love Race’

Machine Gun Kelly has released the music video for his recently released track ‘Love Race’, featuring Kellin Quinn and Travis Barker.

‘Love Race’ arrived back in April and marked Kelly’s second single of the year. The music video takes a leaf from classic slasher films, with a group of teenagers getting picked off one by one by a masked killer while at a summer camp.

The video also features Barker playing drums, as well as influencers Alissa Violet, Xowie and Noah Beck.

Watch the clip for ‘Love Race’ below:

‘Love Race’ arrived a month after Machine Gun Kelly’s collaboration with

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Billie Eilish, Alessandro Michele, and More Join Vogue’s Forces of Fashion Summit

This year’s annual Forces of Fashion summit, occurring on July 7 and 8, already has a star-studded lineup of speakers including designers Marc Jacobs and John Galliano, makeup artist Pat McGrath, and stylist Zerina Akers. As of today, even more A-list speakers have been added to the lineup—and Vogue invites you to get in on the fun and to register for tickets.

Award-winning, record-breaking artist Billie Eilish will be joining Gucci’s visionary creative director Alessandro Michele for a candid conversation around fashion, music, and more. Michele has dressed Eilish on many occasions—including for the Grammys this year, sparkly headpiece and

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