Showing posts from July, 2019

fall phun 2019

a machine for living Over the next few months, there will be some really great festivals.  It all starts with the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, which will feature some of the original cast, and whole pile of favorites.  After that, make a quick stop south of Kansas City in  for Dancefestopia, then bounce on out to sunny southern California for Desert Daze in October. Woodstock 50th Anniversary August 15 - August 17 White Lake, New York Dancefestopia - Emeral City September 5 - September 8 La Cygne, Kansas Desert Daze 2019 October 10 - October 13 Lake Perris, California ... check back for our favorites for winter

motion reflecting motion

Reflecting Motion is the latest Skynet artwork by the internationally recognized Patrick Shearn and his Poetic Kinetics team, opened to the public in Union Station’s Haverty Family Yards. This hypnotizing sculpture measures 12,000 square feet and floats above the grass, constantly reshaping itself with the wind.  It is designed to evoke the natural phenomena of swarming found in the synchronized movements of flocks of birds, schools of fish or insects in nature.

fireworks from the happy rock

A night of fireworks in the northland yielded some fantastic photographs this year.  There always seems as though the view is perfect from this locale.  The crowds are not usually intense, and it is relatively easy to get above their heads; it usually in these circumstances though.