The artsy folks at “Rebar”:http://www.rebargroup.org/ recently converted a 2-hour parking space in San Francisco into a “temporary urban park”:http://www.rebargroup.org/projects/parking/ complete with grass, tree, and park bench. The reason: bq. One of the more critical issues facing outdoor urban human habitat is the increasing paucity of space for humans to rest, relax, or just do nothing. [...]
Posted by Chris in Art on December 20th, 2005 | Comments Off
The Library of Congress is running an “exhibit of color photographs from the 1900s”:http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/empire/ reconstructed from three-color glass plates taken by a Russian experimental photographer. The “process”:http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/empire/making.html is fascinating, but the photos themselves are truly extraordinary. My favorite is “View of the Nilova Monastery”, which looks like more a fairytale castle photo from a 1960s [...]
Posted by Chris in Art on December 14th, 2005 | 2 Comments »
I know Karen will like this: Make, the blog/zine about making keen stuff, has just started up a “craft sub-blog”:http://www.makezine.com/blog/archive/crafts/ to focus on craft projects with a geeky edge.
Posted by Chris in Art on October 13th, 2005 | 1 Comment »
I heard the “most wonderful thing”:http://fafblog.blogspot.com/2005/06/now-he-belongs-to-ages-whatever.html on Fafblog today. “Jeff Coleman”:http://tippytoe.multicasttech.com/somewhereoutwest/ has turned a “great ol’ rambling post”:http://fafblog.blogspot.com/2004/08/legend-of-benjamin-healy-whatever.html into a “great ol’ rambling song”:http://tippytoe.multicasttech.com/somewhereoutwest/music/Jeff_Coleman_The_Ballad_Of_Benjamin_Healy.mp3 and posted same for the world to hear.
Posted by Chris in Art on June 7th, 2005 | Comments Off
This is for anyone interested in gay square dancing. I came across it and felt that I had to make it known, just in case.
Posted by Deana in Art on June 5th, 2005 | Comments Off