Today’s links feature individuals championing the arts in thrift stores, on the baseball diamond, atop light posts in Times Square, and more.
Takin’ It To The Streets: After MTV kicked him out for trying to promote his CDs in the building, this rapper decided to climb to the top of a light post in Times Square, threatening to jump if he did not receive a record deal. It brings back memories of the man who scaled the New York Times building in 2008. (WPIX)
Use Your Words: A young woman goes around thrift shops in Miami sewing words of wisdom onto articles of clothing. (Jezebel)
Beach Boys: Browse photos of rock stars on the beach. (LIFE)
Animalistic Art: This photo gallery explores humans’ relationships with animals on a number of levels. (TIME)
Haus of Gaga: Lady Gaga dresses up as a panda (“Gagapanda”) on a Japanese talk show. (BuzzFeed)
Pretty Pitch: Cirque du Soleil performer Gabryel Nogueira da Silva throws an elaborate first pitch at Monday night’s San Diego Padres game. (The Daily What)