Performing Arts

Star Wars + West Side Story = West Side Saber

Star Wars + West Side Story = West Side Saber

We search the internet for whatever we find interesting and think that you would find interesting too. While the rest of the world posts tired “Call Me Maybe” covers, or the latest, crappy, “Gangnam Style” parody, we would like videos of old altered musicals to start making the rounds. A West Side Story with light(…)

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The Biggest Blue Whale Kite Ever

The Biggest Blue Whale Kite Ever

Presenting the biggest kite we’ve ever seen, Peter Lynn Kites has crafted an enormous 30 meter Blue Whale kite. The starting price is about $6000 dollars, and while they have smaller versions, we really can’t see a reason to get a smaller one if it’s only a difference of a couple thousand dollars and you’re(…)

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It’s Jim Henson’s 76th Birthday!

It’s Jim Henson’s 76th Birthday!

I’m old, I suppose, since I remember when Jim Henson died, which I’m pretty sure is the same day Sammy Davis Jr. died. Not all nostalgia aside, he was a force in the world of childrens entertainment, but didn’t pander to them like so many modern incarnations do. He entertained adults with his humor too,(…)

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“Oh Joy!” on the Streets of Riga

“Oh Joy!” on the Streets of Riga

Sometimes mining the internet for interesting things to share with others becomes a tiresome act of drudgery. This little film by Kut, a “creative collective consisting of filmmakers, musicians, artists, politicians and cats” is refreshing, as it contains no snark, zombies, bacon, Mario, or Star Wars references. It’s people bringing joy in a simple form(…)

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Burning Man Streaming Out of the Desert

Burning Man Streaming Out of the Desert

It’s that time of the year again, when lunatics converge on the Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada to take part in Burning Man. The event includes every aspect of art, but recently, its detractors say it’s sold out to the establishment, becoming too exclusive and/or nothing but a money-grab. While those claims may hold(…)

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Mario Kite Lights Up the Night

Mario Kite Lights Up the Night

Mark Rober lights up the night sky with an eight-bit Super Mario. Watch how he not only did it, but how you, too, can make your very own.

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