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Dré Wapenaar’s Unusual Tents: Artful Environments Cloaked In Canvas

Dré Wapenaar's Unusual Tents

Dré Wapenaar is a Rotterdam-based artist whose primary medium is tents – environments designed to shape encounters, whether between individuals or for large groups. Dre’s portfolio includes a tent for reading newspapers, a birthing tent, “Deathbivouac,” the “Pavilion of Loneliness,” “Tree Tents” and “4GPP” – a pavilion for the performance of Dutch composer Simeon ten Holt’s “Concerto for Four Grand Pianos.” (more…)

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The Hottest Outdoor Grills On the Market: These are Smokin!

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Ahhhh, Fourth of July weekend. Time for outdoor BBQ’s, pool parties and illegal fireworks. If you’re thinking of grilling, how about firing up those steaks on a beautifully designed outdoor modern grill? Viking, Dacor, Lynx, Weber, Vidalia and other professional cooking grills and barbeques are impressive but tend to be mammoth blocks of stainless steel. I wanted to find some that were a little more unusual in their design. (more…)

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