Las Fallas festival in Valencia, Spain

Perhaps one of the most outrageous spring festivals every year, Las Fallas in Valencia, Spain is a week-long celebration of the Spring Equinox known for its carnival of bonfires, fiestas, fireworks and a healthy dose of satire.  Giant sculptures known as Fallas made from wood frames, papier-mâché, and polystyrene are displayed all over the city….

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Bill Viola’s new video game project

Bill Viola has been working with the Game Innovation Lab at the University of Southern California to utilize video game technology to create something new.  “The Night Journey,” offers the interactivity of video games, but without the fast-paced competition and violence that characterizes previous games.  The game player’s surrogate appears alone in an unknown environment,…

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New Chihuly Glass Museum at Seattle Center?

As the Seattle Center looks to reinvent itself, it is entertaining a proposal to replace the center’s outdated Fun Forest with a 44,000-square-foot museum for work by famed glass artist Dale Chihuly. The owners of the Space Needle recently described a partnership with Chihuly and Seattle that could attract more than 1,000 visitors a day. …

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