Cherry Poppin’

So it involves trees and photography… what more could my friend Carla over at digital-tree.com ask for? How about making sure that it’s *cool* to watch too?

 

This timelapse was created by Dave Allen, BBG’s Web Manager, from over 3,000 digital photos, one taken every 3 minutes from April 18 to April 26, 2008, of Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s famed Cherry Walk.

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It’s a pig, it has fat on it

Went to the World Cafe Live in Philly last night for an awesome performance by Jonathan Coulton. I’m really glad that we got a chance to go and didn’t miss it. There’s something magical about the addition of a audience, the resonance of the room with live voices and instruments and the subtle changes of a live performer that really help the songs come alive.

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He got the mustard out

Ok, so it’s not Once More With Feeling, but my favorite public chaos group Improv Everywhere recently staged a musical in the foodcourt of a Los Angeles mall. While the customers were certainly in the dark, the mall staff was not – as IE managed to coordinate with wireless mics and the mall’s PA system.

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