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Skype Williams's Album Is Putting Straight Beats on Gay Hip Hop

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The pressure to conform to some "straight shit"  almost derailed Jackson’s music career. In his early twenties, when Interview Magazine requested a photo to accompany an interview about his music, “I was like, ‘I kind of can't do it because I'm gay,’" Jackson recalls, thinking about his family in Queens. Now, the DJ, producer, rapper, singer is back with a straight but gay album. We met up with the multidisciplinary to discuss being late...

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Harris Tweed Covers The Standard, London with the Only Fabric Protected by an Act of Parliament

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A specific Act of Parliament, passed in 1993, legally safeguards Harris Tweed’s noble reputation from copyists and wannabes, ‘to promote and maintain the authenticity, standard and reputation of Harris Tweed; for preventing the sale as Harris Tweed of material which does not fall within the definition…’ Of course, we chose the iconic tweed producer to design fabrics unique to The Standard, London.

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Marcus Barnett Is Winning Prizes Doing the Most Anti-Stress Job in the World

London

As perhaps an antidote to the stress of military service, Marcus Barnett went straight from being a soldier to being one of the most celebrated gardeners in the UK: his first entry in the Chelsea Flower Show won him a gold medal and Best in Category. We caught up with the green-fingered talent before the reveal of his garden at The Standard, London to discuss the power of plants. 

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Annie O Presents: Forro in the Dark

New York-Standard Sounds

We dare you to listen to Brazilian band Forro in the Dark’s electrifying, rhythmic music and try not to start dancing—it’s pretty much impossible. The band, formed by the group’s leader Mauro Rofosco in 2002, seamlessly weaves farro (a percussion-heavy, ballroom dance hall style of music that’s popular in Northern Brazil) and elements from other musical genres like folk, jazz and rock. The result is a refreshing sound that instantly brings you to your feet. Annie O talks to the band before their show at The Standard, East Village...

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The Duality of Philip Johnson on the 70th Anniversary of his Iconic Glass House

Architecture

This year, Philip Johnson's Glass House turns 70. As the father of American modernism—depending on who you ask—we track the history of not only the iconic structure but also its creator and his interesting past juxtapositioning homosexuality and fascism. 

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Stand Up As a community that celebrates interconnection and radical self-expression, The Standard set out to find inspiration and perspective to guide us all in these tumultuous times.

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Wear (and Drink) Orange with Us for Gun Violence Awareness Weekend

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Join us for Wear Orange in NY, LA, and Miami this weekend. 

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PHOTOS: Everytown x The Standard, High Line's Powerful Parkland 17 Installation

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A recap of the powerful March For Our Lives installation at The Standard, High Line. 

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