The A.E. Larson building in Yakima, Washington. Built by businessman Alfred Larson in 1931 by architect John Maloney, this great example of the Art Deco style stands 188 feet tall to the flagpole top.
Such a treat to hear Laura Gibson and Sean Ogilvie perform in the intimate living room of the Sou’Wester Lodge last Saturday evening! Sean, who is part of Musée Méchanique, performed as Museum of Modern Heart this evening.
The use of the shingle in architecture caught my attention when I was in 6th or 8th grade, when the neighbors down the street in my hometown added a second store to their house, and chose shingles as the siding, only for that second story. It looked so odd, out of place, in that suburban […]
Matt Henderson’s Xhurch hosts a now-yearly alternative Nativity installation. This year he and the Xhurch team created a virtual space which visitors can experience NTVTY installations of the past, as well as a Virtual Baptism, in the 3d environment via the Oculus Rift headgear.
Read more about the past and future of this impressive riverboat Empress of the North at Maritime Matters, a blog run by my friend Martin Cox, who asked if I’d take a trip to Swan Island (where I’d not been before) to take a look at the ship.