Bakar: Having A Good Time, Sometimes.

British recording artist Bakar (aka Abubakar Baker Shariff-Farr) closed 2020 with three consecutive releases: two collaborations with artist Lancey Foux, “Play” and “Poison,” and a solo effort called “Having A Good Time, Sometimes.” The latter, an R&B/indie tune, relies on generated drums, filtered accents and a screeching guitar crescendo. Paired with a video focused on Bakar and his dog, the track proves personal though riddled …

London’s Connaught Bar Claims the Top Spot in The World’s 50 Best Bars 2020 List

Though so many of us are not frequenting bars right now, the annual World’s 50 Best Bars announcements were made digitally this week and London’s prestigious Connaught Bar took the top spot—after years of top 10 finishes. Last year’s number one, NYC’s Dante, slipped to number two. The Clumsies in Athens placed third and Singapore’s Atlas gin bar took the fourth spot. It’s the first …

In Regent’s Park, Frieze London’s Sculpture Park Still Welcomes Guests

Though Frieze London and Frieze Masters have shifted to online viewing room format, the prestigious fair’s large-scale outdoor sculpture division continues as usual in Regent’s Park (now through 18 October). The installation comprises 12 captivating works, including Lubaina Himid’s five reclaimed doorways and new commissions by the artists Kalliopi Lemos, Arne Quinze and more. “Rarely have our public spaces been quite so important for our …