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Sisters No More: Strain on US-Japanese Relations Because of a Statue

The concept of the sister city started sometime in the 1950s, but a lot of people tend only to know the term from browsing a town’s Wikipedia page. New York and Beijing are sister cities, as are Paris and Seoul, as well as Krakow and Edinburgh. This particular bond between cities is meant to strengthen … Continue reading

Standing Guard at Minitrue

In this time of advanced technology and political mayhem, we can all look back on the speculative works of the past like Brave New World and A Clockwork Orange to see if the fictitious worlds of Aldous Huxley and Anthony Burgess are closer to our world than the past. The epitome of this brand of fiction is Nineteen … Continue reading

Christo Sinking or Swimming

Earlier in the month, the renowned Christo unveiled his latest work that has taken him forty-six years to bring to realization. The Floating Piers have been out on Lake Iseo, in northern Italy since 18 June, and will continue to float out in the lake until 3 July: a bridge dressed in saffron-colored fabric that connects two … Continue reading

Guy Laramée: an artist of many talents

Guy Laramée is an artist of many talents; successfully conquering the disciplines of theater writing and directing, contemporary music composition, musical instrument design and building, singing, video, scenography, sculpture, installation, painting, and literature.  The conglomeration of his works have been shown throughout the United States, Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland, Japan, and Latin America. Influenced strongly … Continue reading

Giant Rubber Duck explodes in Taiwan just before the New year celebrations begin