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Tuesday Odds and Ends

-As part of their 60th anniversary celebration, the Cannes Lions folks have teamed up with artist Gerald Scarfe to brand the city with artwork during the Festival, which begins June 16. See the Cannes crew chat it up with Scarfe at his London home above.

-The Denver Egotist takes a trip inside CP+B’s Boulder HQ. link

-Editor Logan Hefflefinger has relocated from Los Angeles to join Dallas’ Lucky Post.

-The folks behind electronic payment service Square are showing some love for local businesses with a Valentine’s Day campaign called #lovelocal. link

-IL-based B2B creative/digital agency MarketSense has merged with sister company, MarketEffect, to form a new entity called The Mx Group. link

-Mindshare/360i alum Marissa Polin has joined San Diego/NYC-based agency Piston as associate media director for a client roster that includes, Sunglass Hut and Mitsubishi.

-Leadership shakeup at Adweek? Leadership shakeup at Adweek. link; link

-A couple of Bay Area creatives are trying to help out an industry colleague whose pup has slipped a disc and has to have $7K worth of surgery. You can go to the “hairy weiner” site to help the cause and donate.

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