Day: February 8, 2021

An Indian design brand hits cinematic high with an exclusive Top Gun franchise collaboration

An Indian design brand hits cinematic high with an exclusive Top Gun franchise collaboration

© Priyanka Roshan
An Indian design brand hits cinematic high with an exclusive Top Gun franchise collaboration

For hobby pilot and brand consultant Akshay Sharma, a venture that began in a serendipitous moment — when he could not find a wooden replica of a vintage aircraft propeller he wanted as a decor accessory for his newly built home — is now paying global dividends.

His boutique decor brand, WoodFeather, has been picked by Paramount Pictures’ Top Gun franchise, starring Tom Cruise, to design, create and sell, globally, propellers inspired by Maverick, the next movie in the super-successful series.

Two years ago when Sharma stumbled upon an article on Maverick, which will release in July 2021, something sort of clicked in his head. “I felt goosebumps go up my arms. It would have been a missed opportunity if I did not do something with Top Gun,” he says, the excitement palpable

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Editors’ Picks: 16 Events for Your Art Calendar This Week, From David Hammons at the Drawing Center to Duke Riley on the Great Molasses Flood

Each week, we search for the most exciting and thought-provoking shows, screenings, and events. In light of the global health crisis, we are currently highlighting events and digitally, as well as in-person exhibitions open in the New York area. See our picks from around the world below. (Times are all EST unless otherwise noted.)


Launching Monday, February 1

Courtesy of Paradice Palase and Jen Shepard

1. Launch of apparel editions + art under $800 at Paradice Palase, Brooklyn

Paradice Palase is doubling down on it’s efforts to highlight affordable art by launching a new platform, apparel editions, where they are pairing limited-edition artist-designed t-shirts with artworks by Paul Anagnostopoulos, Emily Oliveira, Mitchell Reece, and Jen Shepard. All works are available for under $800 and are an excellent way to collect and support fabulous young artists.

Price: Free
Time: Ongoing

—Neha Jambhekar


Tuesday, February 2

Nina Katchadourian, composite of stills from <em>Orientation Video</em> (2020). Photo courtesy of Catharine Clark Gallery.

Nina Katchadourian, composite of stills from

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World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday

World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE:WWE) is scheduled to be releasing its earnings data after the market closes on Thursday, February 4th. Analysts expect World Wrestling Entertainment to post earnings of $0.21 per share for the quarter. Persons that wish to register for the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.

WWE opened at $57.58 on Tuesday. World Wrestling Entertainment has a one year low of $29.10 and a one year high of $60.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.14, a current ratio of 1.29 and a quick ratio of 1.27. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $49.78 and its 200-day simple moving average is $44.00. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.48 billion, a P/E ratio of 34.48 and a beta of 1.42.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 25th. Stockholders of record

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