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13) The Musical Wheel- This is a an artwork placed in the entrance hall of the Atomium for the celebration period. It is a musical painting which is a fusion of visual and audio effects. It is interactive i.e. the visitor can walk through the work turning on and off the various sound tracks within the visual board. The visitor is the conductor of the music. Continue reading “Atomium – 50th Anniversary of Expo 58, Brussels, Belgium: Part 3”
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6) Fifty year olds invited to the Atomium – On 21st July 08, 275 Belgians born between 17th April and 19th October 1958 are honored in an evening event from 7:30 pm. Also any person born between these dates can visit the Atomium for free on Continue reading “Atomium – 50th Anniversary of Expo 58, Brussels, Belgium: Part 2”
Programs for the 50th year commemoration of Expo 1958 would take place between 18th April and 19th October 2008 in Brussels. The events, partnerships and collaborations are given below. Continue reading “Atomium – 50th Anniversary of Expo 58, Brussels, Belgium: Part 1”
When I jigged and flailed into 2008 on last New Year’s eve at Webster hall I did not know that it was a building with a 122 year history (since 1886). The building does have the grandeur of old construction. Well, it received the New York City Landmark status from the Landmarks Preservation Commission on March 18th 2008.
It was a 19th century Assembly Hall and over the years it has seen many types of Continue reading “Webster Hall (Night Club / Concerts) – New York City Landmark”
Imagine…if rents didn’t rise, Imagine….If mom-and-pop shops didn’t have to disappear… I wouldn’t be writing this now. Anything to do with The Beatles is always in news.
Came to know that a café in Upper west side, Manhattan, NYC called the Café La Fortuna which was patronized by John Lennon and Yoko Ono, is having to close down. The café started in 1976, was run by Continue reading “Cafe La Fortuna, New York City – John Lennon’s favorite haunt, to be closed”