WATCH | La La Land
Everyone is buzzing around the new film that won seven Golden Globe Awards. The craze does not only stem from a cast that includes Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend and Rosemarie DeWitt, but also praises director Damien Chazelle. The film brings a bygone genre back to life, as a musical that tells of a love affair intertwined with the excitement and pain of pursuing dreams.
LISTEN | Shape of You – Ed Sheeran
Following a year-long hiatus, Ed Sheeran is back with this single from his upcoming third studio album, ÷ (pronounced divide). “Shape of You” sold 240,000 copies in the U.S. within its first week and is Sheeran’s first No. 1 hit (as an artist) in the U.S. and his third No. 1 hit (as an artist) in the U.K.
READ | At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails – Sarah Bakewell
Bakewell recounts during the winter of 1932, a discussion between three in a bar in Paris about a new way of thinking. Protagonist Raymond Aron points to his drink and says, “You can make philosophy out of this cocktail!” Introducing the story of modern existentialism, this book serves as an original journey through a captivating intellectual movement.
GO | The 4th Jakarta Contemporary Ceramics Biennale
“Ways of Clay: Perspectives Toward the Future” showcases contemporary ceramic art from 41 artists originating from more than 20 different countries. The exhibition closes this Sunday, 22 January at Galeri Nasional Indonesia; more information here!
GO | Tiga Negeri: Peranakan Fashion & Collection of Edward Hutabarat, Didi Budiardjo and Adrian Gan
This exhibition opens for public on 22 January until 5 February, showcasing the interpretation of traditional references into modern fashion collections. Opens from 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM at dia.lo.gue Art Space.
SHOP | Under Armour, Pacific Place
Everyone’s favourite American sports clothing brand, Under Armour, opened its first store in Indonesia on 12 March 2016. A year later and an Under Armour Brand House will be opening at Tunjungan Plaza in Surabaya on 25 January 2017!