Atomium – 50th Anniversary of Expo 58, Brussels, Belgium: Part 3

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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”

Webster Hall (Night Club / Concerts) – New York City Landmark

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”

Cafe La Fortuna, New York City – John Lennon’s favorite haunt, to be closed

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”