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Supply and Demand Back in Stock!

5th Edition has just been released and is available to purchase in our store.

All S&D books come signed by Shepard and are only $55.

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The Art of Politics

The nytimes has a great article about Obama being a muse for the art world. With Shepard Fairey making a poster for him and all of the posters, songs, music videos and websites that are pro obama.

NPR Update

If you miss it on Monday’s broadcast, you can now catch up and listen to Shepard’s NPR interview here.

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=89431734

OBAMA SIGHTINGS

We love to see the Obama posters are being put to good use. Here are a few that we have seen around town and in Philadelphia.

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LA vs WAR

LA vs WAR highlights the travesty of a senseless war now going into its 6th year, giving LA artists a platform to exercise their freedom of speech. Hundreds of artists representing our diverse communities unite in delivering a universal message of peace and understanding, and offering resistance and opposition to the US government’s war policies.

Artist reception:
Thursday, April 10
7 PM – 9 PM

LA vs. WAR
April 10-13 13, 2008
12pm – 11pm

The Firehouse
710 S. Santa Fe Avenue
Los Angeles CA 90021

This is an all ages event and admission is free
For more info, visit: http://www.lavswar.com

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Story on Monday on NPR

There will be an NPR national broadcast with me talking about the Obama stuff Mon. morning.

-Shepard

Here in LA, our program airs on KPCC FM 89.3 FM from 9 – 10 am. And all of our stories get archived online. You can listen to it at www.npr.org/daytoday/.

Local Heroes Warehouse Party with Crystal Castles

Warehouse of dance music in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles. We’ve taken over two warehouses on Imperial between 6th and 7th, set up three stages, and will have the place creating noise complaints until they force us to leave.

FREE COLT 45 until 11PM with food and drinks available all night along with music and diversions…

Skullphone (skullphone.com) will be providion visuals along with other local Los Angeles artists.

Early birds will receive gifts from Obey, Iheartcomix, So Sweet Records, Scion, and more!

Get there early for free street parking. There is also valet parking available on Santa Fe and Jessie…

Artists: CRYSTAL CASTLES, Fat Lip (Pharcyde), Justin Martin, Them Jeans, Jason Emsley, Mr. White, DJ Skeet Skeet, Classixx, Acid Circus, Hollywood Holt (DJ Set), Acid Girls, DJ Diabetic (Shepard Fairey), Cosmic Kids, Trevor Labrelle, and Alex Dyer

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Gaslamp Killer Record Release Party

On Wednesday, April 2nd, Low End Theory presents the official Los Angeles record release party for Gaslamp Killer’s I Spit On Your Grave CD/7-inch release on OBEY Records. To honor this special occasion, we’re bringing you DJ sets from Flying Lotus, Sam I Yam and Kutmah. All residents (Daddy Kev, Nobody, D-Styles, Gaslamp Killer and Nocando) will also be in the house. Now please be aware that Airliner is STILL going through zoning issues with L.A. city, so the back area will be CLOSED again.

Bummer, we know! With the limited capacity, early arrival is highly suggested.

lowendtheoryclub.com

@ THE AIRLINER
2419 N. BROADWAY
LOS ANGELES CA 90031

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Blek Le Rat – ART IS NOT PEACE BUT WAR

The first solo US exhibition of legendary street artist Blek le Rat is opening on April 5th at the new Subliminal Projects location. There has been a lot of buzz about the gallery’s grand re-opening and the exhibition and Blek has been putting in some work to make this a great debut. For more information about Blek, and his impact on the street art world, please visit www.subliminalprojects.com.

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Obama Philly

Sales of the Obama T-shirts through Upper Playground funded these bus shelter ads in Philly. You might be saying… “supporting a political candidate, paying for ads, what is Obey thinking?” Well, we’re thinking that helping to put Obama in office is one of the most subversive things we could be doing. To see for yourself, check out his policies at barackobama.com

-Shepard

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