Weekend Wanderer – London, Paris, New York

Weekend Wanderer – London, Paris, New York

Find art in unusual places this weekend. Photo: Capecentralhigh.com

It’s Friday and we can’t wait to unchain ourselves from our desks and get out and about. Weekend Wanderer is a series that you’ll find every Friday morning featuring a few activities we’d like to explore. Check them out for yourself or do something in your neck of the woods. Either way, just get out and wander.

Through the Looking Glass, London, England

Weekend Wanderer – London, Paris, New York

Get a taste of Road to Nowhere with their pop-up dinner. Photo: Theroadtonowhere.org

Join the Through The Looking Glass pop-up dinner tonight in London. The 3-course meal, which includes interactive entertainment, is a fundraiser by Road To Nowhere, an experimental music festival similar to Burning Man. The festival will take place in August and carry on the tradition of using no currency on site. Help raise money for the free spirit event over canapés and live music by Ashley Wild. Visit The Road to Nowhere for more details on the dinner at 271 City Road, Shoreditch, London.

Re-architecture Exhibit, Paris, France

Weekend Wanderer – London, Paris, New York

Pavillon de l’Arsenal has architects redesign spaces like the AA Atelier d'Architecture Autogérée to support the community. Photo: Pavillon-arsenal.com

Don’t miss this fascinating exhibit in Paris on rebuilding cities. Pavillon de l’Arsenal teamed up with European design firms to redesign Paris locations in an effort to find potential social improvements. The Re.architecture, Re.cycle, Re.use, Re.invest, Re.build exhibition includes sustainable projects as a way to enhance city living. Thirty exhibited proposals show the stages of development complete with videos, drawings, plans and photographs. To see more about the exhibit, visit Pavillon de l’Arsenal at 21, Boulevard Morland in Paris.

Earth Day 2012, New York, New York

Weekend Wanderer – London, Paris, New York

New York City heads outside to celebrate Earth Day. Photo: Teacher.scholastic.com

This Sunday, Earth Day celebrations will take New York City by storm. Highlights of the event include an indoor/outdoor festival at Grand Central Station with exhibits, children activities, green food vendors and live music featuring groups such as Conveyor and Kinectics and One Love. Be sure to catch the green vehicle fashion show and Broadway musical performances in Times Square. For more information and a schedule of events, visit Earth Day New York. If you’re in Brooklyn, stop by the Dekalb Market a free workshop with Bao Khang-Luu of Relevé Design. The designer will be hold a how-to on his DIY pendant lamp made with upcycled six-pack plastic rings. For more information, visit Blog.Krrb.com.

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