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5 Interesting Links for 04-19-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Reading (Science Fiction) A fascinating list of 17 novels that influenced the science fiction genre with annotated commentary detailing why the author (or quoted others) believe each work belongs in … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.164: Art with Tulle

This video offers evidence there’s an artist for every possible medium. Benjamin Shine creates incredible portraits and art with tulle, something I never would have considered possible until this. His philosophy in approaching the medium is equally impressive. Prepare to … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.163: Stormy Weather Tap

A mix of tap, gymnastics, and shadow work makes this black and white tap routine from Stormy Weather in 1943 by the Nicholas Brothers just fabulous.

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Things That Make Me Smile No.162: Giant Puppet Theater

The French street theater company from Nantes, La Machine, created two more gigantic machines for their programs. The articulation is fascinating as well as design choices to allow the minotaur to blow steam and the spider’s legs to handle varied … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.161: Glass Blowing and Shaping

This video is a little longer than I usually put on here, but I think it’s worth the extra time. Rather than a quick glimpse at the process of glassblowing and shaping, you get to see a talented artist demonstrate … Continue reading

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