Lollapalooza or Bust!

July 27, 2010 at 8:57 am (music) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Since I’m not going to the Free Fest, I set my eyes on a higher prize. The Lollapalooza in Chicago. It would be my chance at a roadtrip too if I find people to join me. Its coming up soon August 6th. Probably too soon to plan, but not to stop dreaming.  Lady Gaga’s getting a stage built especially for her.  Green Day, Soundgarden, MGMT, Arcade Fire, Erykah Badu, X Japan, and Devo are some of the acts going.  And its even more awesome considering that tickets to Lady Gaga by her self can easily cost the amount of a three day pass and she’s set to do a two hour performance.  How can you pass that up? And why are there still tickets? If I lived closer to Chicago I would have bought mine a long time ago.  People in that area must be spoiled having something like that come around every year.

Well I’ll just try to content myself with old Live Aid footage from 1985…which I believe was the greatest concert ever held. And the attempts to copy it with Live 8 in 2005 and Earth Aid not too long after paled miserably in comparision. Live Aid had Queen, Phil Collins, Sting, Mick Jagger, Tina Turner, Madonna, Duran Duran…in fact it would be easier to say who was not there than who was. They each had 20 minute sets and the amount of people who attended was crazy.  You can see in this clip of Queen’s performance that people weren’t just paying to see the performance, because not many people could even see the stage.  They were paying to be in the artist’s prescence.  I don’t think people do that as much anymore considering arenas don’t sell like they used to.

Now it seems Madonna wants to put on a Live Aid type concert for Malawi.  Could be hope yet for me. If I can’t go to Lollapalooza this year maybe next, although I’m sure Lady Gaga won’t be there…and there may be this Live aid type thing.  I know there are always concerts, but not always in my area, and not usually what I can afford. I’m broke as who knows what.  Especially know that I’m going to grad school. Pff. The life of a broke student in a area that usually doesn’t get the awesomeness of the Lollapalooza.

Or not that whole Madonna thing doesn’t seem real…Oh well.

Kagehime

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20s stylin’

April 3, 2009 at 9:11 pm (fashion) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Short Bob Haircuts 2009

Recently I’ve really started like the 20s as in 1920s.  Guess it started with the comeback of the bob for me.  I think bobs are awesome, but unfortunately I’m not brave enough to cut my hair. *sigh….anyways the first person I noticed with an awesome bob was Rihanna who seemed to love cutting her hair.  Not so much lately though.  But now it seems like bobs are popping up everywhere like with Philip Lim’s models, Lady gaga, they’re just everywhere. 

 

Also, for the 20s fashion there’s the emphasis on legs and I luv tights and leggings.  I luv all colors and styles and I’m always glad to see other people in them as well as long with they have nice legs.  I wear them as often as possible.  Of course that shows up again in the 60s, but I think its awesome.  Wearing tights and leggings means plenty of tunics, short dresses and skirts.

Recently I had bought a cloche which is a hat from the 20s.  I wore it as much as possible since its made from wool and would be kind of hard to wear as of now.  Mine looks kind of like this one, but with a smaller bow.  I’ve like these since I saw Angelina Jolie’s hat from the Changeling.  Haven’t watched the movie yet, but the style was awesome.

I suppose you can tell my favorite designer from this list of things that I’ve listed.

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