Cut&Paste Global Championship 2009 Review

October 18, 2009 at 5:13 pm (Uncategorized)

Wow! A five hour marathon performance. Was this the 3rd straight event with a DJ where the DJ spun reggae and afrobeat? Read on!

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Cut and Paste Global Ghampionship Blurb.

October 8, 2009 at 4:22 pm (Uncategorized)

This is from the Cut and Paste Press Materials. I highly recommend my readers to go to this event. This is one of the greatest art competitions in the city. Credit goes to Lauren Dapiaoen and the rest of the Cut & Paste crew.

Cut&Paste 2009 Global Championship



This year’s Cut&Paste Digital Design Tournament has made its way through 16 cities and 256 competitors from February – June 2009. 


It now culminates in a battle of the best, champions vs. champions, with the final 2009 tournament event: the first-ever Cut&Paste Global Championship


Showcasing the talents of 48 competition winners in 2D3D, and motion design, from the North America, Europe, and Asia/Pacific regions , the championship event will take place at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City on Friday, October 16, 2009.


The Global Championship will present the same three competition formats that Digital Design Tournament 2009 has featured throughout the cities on its global tour: 2D3D, and motion design. The Global Championship will be putting sixteen competitors onstage for all three competitions. These competitors, forty-eight in all, represent the winning designers from every city on the 2009 Cut&Paste tour. Arriving with at least one successful competition under their belts, the city champions will take the stage again to quickly create designs against the ticking pressure of the clock and under the watchful eyes of the crowd. And this time, the pride of their countries and hometowns, along with their personal reputations, will be on the line.



Friday, October 16th, 2009

Doors open: 7:00pm EST

Show starts: 8:00pm EST



Hammerstein Ballroom @ Manhattan Center Studios

311 W. 34th Street

New York, NY 10001



48 Competitors from 3 Competitions and 16 cities. To take a look at their portfolios and winning work from each city, check out the following links:

2D3D Motion Design .

Here are a few more features from the press packet on the event.

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The Global Championships for the C&P Design Tournament Update.

October 7, 2009 at 10:00 pm (Uncategorized)

I’m sorry I did not update my blog on all the happenings that happened with this event. The event was initially slated for June 20th. It got postponed due to fears of the global competitors not being able to get their visas on time. I am pleased to announce that the Global Championships will be held next Friday, October 16th at the Hammerstein Ballroom, 311 W. 34th St. in the Hell’s Kitchen section of Manhattan. 48 competitors from 16 cities around the globe will battle for design supremacy. These include our New York competitors for 2D(Miguel Hernandez), 3D(Neil Benjamin), and motion design(Jake Guttormsson). There will also be DJ Cosmo Baker to set the mood for competition right. Everybody, come on down (provided you’re over 21) to the Hammerstein Ballroom and come to the event.

Disclaimer – I do not work for Cut&Paste, I am just promoting it because I support these people and all the blood, sweat, and tears they put into putting these events on. These events are extremely entertaining.

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The Cut&Paste 2009 Global Championships are Coming…

April 30, 2009 at 2:34 am (Uncategorized)

Hello readers, just a reminder that the Cut&Paste Global Championships are coming toNYC on June 20th, 2009. This is the sequel to the event that I posted about back in the latter part of March. In my opinion, this is the best show I’ve seen this year so far. I can’t wait to see what the champions from the other cities have in store for the grand finale. I’m definitely showing my support for the New York Champs. Maybe I will be impressed by the other champs. We’ll just have to wait and see.

This event is being held at the Hammerstein Ballroom at the Manhattan Center, 311 West 34th St. in Hells Kitchen, Manhattan. The time of the event is 6 PM-10:30 PM(11 PM?) with doors opening at 5 PM. For more information about Cut&Paste, visit

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Some Good News for today!

April 17, 2009 at 3:21 am (Uncategorized)

There was a pachinko game in Yankee Stadium today. The term “pachinko game” applies to a insurmountable comeback coined by NBC 4 placing in pachinko sounds to a 51-point loss by the Knicks to the Celtics in the 2007-2008 season. The point, I am the Anti-Sterling and I have a thirst for Yankee losses. The result of this pachinko game? Ballgame over, Yankees lose, the Yankees lose the home opener by 8 runs to the Cleveland Indians! Go Indians, be the first team to play and prove you’re better than the Yankees in the new Yankee Stadium!

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End Days Review

April 7, 2009 at 7:52 pm (Uncategorized)

Religion, science, and 9/11 combine for a pretty decent play.

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Bonus Review Coming…

April 5, 2009 at 4:19 am (Uncategorized)

A special review coming this Tuesday, my first Theatre review in months, plus the regular review on Saturday or Sunday night is coming up.

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Conspiracy of Beards: The Songs of Leonard Cohen Review

April 5, 2009 at 4:16 am (Uncategorized)

Quite possibly the most unique arrangement of a folk singer you will find anywhere…

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Special Report: Reality Show Immunity Rules That Should Be In Place

April 3, 2009 at 3:26 am (Uncategorized)

Due to the Events of tonight’s Hell’s Kitchen, there is some good news and bad news. First, the bad news. There will be no weekend review for last weekend. The good news is, my trip last weekend was a lacrosse game at Hofstra University, so there was really no way to review it. The real reason for writing this is after the jump…

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Cut&Paste Digital Design Tournament 2009

March 27, 2009 at 3:53 am (Uncategorized)

This probably has to be event of the year so far.

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