Because hes blind. But hes half-serious. Because hes on Instagram, the photo-sharing social-media service that has among other things helped turn every concertgoer into a concert photographer, including Zaghal. This is what happens when someone who cant see a thing decides to shoot concert pics, hes written on his profile page . Captions only indicate what I think Im shooting. Looking for things to do? Select one or more criteria to search Kid-friendly Get ideas Last time Zaghal was here at the Rocketship a group house in 16th Street Heights where underground rock bands make urgent noise on a cold basement floor he thought he was shooting local punk quartet Priests. Instead, Zaghal went home with some blurry snaps of the pipes and paneling. I thought there was some kind of stage here, he says. But my friends are pretty honest. Theyll tell me, Oh, you got a bunch of pictures of the ceiling. When his subjects dont elude the frame entirely, theyre often truncated, decapitated or abstracted into blurry smears of pixels. The least successful images become the most successful. Which is beautiful. And hilarious. Its a totally funny idea, Zaghal, 31, says.
Special concert to remember deceased loved ones
Nov. 4 is the 166th anniversary of the composers death. Elias, along with Paulus (St. Paul), form Mendelssohns representative oratorio works. The two-part oratorio, sung in German, lasts more than two hours in total. The choral groups Heinrich-Schutz-Chor Tokyo and Mendelssohn-Chor and instrumental group Ubiquitous Bach will perform Elias at the Requiem Gathering for the Consolation of Souls under the baton of Taro Tanno. Yoko Seto will serve as concert mistress. Yuichiro Shiina will play the organ. Those who wish to have the names of their deceased loved ones printed in the program should fax up to two names to Musica Poetica at 03-3998-5238, also showing the senders name, address and telephone number. The deadline is Oct. 24. Reservations for the concert can also be made in advance through that fax number.
Bam Margera weds girlfriend Nicole Boyd on stage during Icelandic rock concert
By Ethan Sacks / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, October 8, 2013, 4:41 PM Bam Margera via YouTube Bam Margera and Nicole Boyd get married on stage Saturday in Iceland. In what may be his greatest stunt ever, Jackass star Bam Margera tied the knot Saturday – on stage in the middle of an Icelandic heavy metal concert. The 34-year-old skateboarder turned TV daredevil posted video of himself marrying longtime girlfriend Nicole Boyd on stage at the Random Hero Festival – and shared the moment with fans by posting the video on YouTube. Bam Margera via YouTube The bride wore a low-cut white dress; the groom was less resplendent in a torn purple and black cape. Kevin Winter/Getty Images Actor Bam Margera (l.) and Nicole Boyd arrive at the Hollywood premiere of the movie,’The Last Stand,’ in January. As soon thenuptialswere over, Margera joined his band, F–kface Unstoppable to belt out some tunes. PHOTOS: SHHH! SECRET CELEBRITY WEDDINGS The concert benefitted a local skating park in Reykjavik, Iceland, E! Online reported. Its the second marriage for Margera, who was hitched to childhood friend Missy Rothsein in 2007 and officially divorced last year.