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Eiffel Tower 130th Anniversary

The Eiffel Tour/Tour Eiffel/ La Dame du Fer (The Iron Lady, not to be confused with the derogatory name given to Margaret Thatcher) celebrated its 130th anniversary last week on May 15.   To mark the historic occasion, the city hired the famous set and lighting designer Bruno Sellier, who designed the Notre Dame light show in 2017 and 2018, to design a special light show. The show was only displayed last Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday night, at 10, 11, & 12PM.   I went to Place Troca...
Tags: Entertainment, Events, Richard Nahem

From Shakespeare to kids’ shows, here are outdoor theater shows you’ll be seeing around Puget Sound in summer 2019

Here are some of the outdoor theater productions happening this summer in Seattle and around the Puget Sound area.
Tags: News, Entertainment, Events, Theater, Shakespeare, Seattle

Connect Las Vegas: Did you see Gary Keller’s interview?

Watch Keller Williams Co-Founder Gary Keller onstage at Inman Connect as he discusses with Brad Inman how the pro-agent real estate franchisor is pivoting to turn itself into a technology company.
Tags: Video, Technology, Events, Radio, Keller Williams, Brad Inman, Gary Keller, Inman Connect, Inman Connect Marketing, Real Estate Connect, Connect Video, ICLV19, Icsf18, Inman Connect San Francisco, Watch Keller Williams Co

Seattle-area music and nightlife events, May 17-23: Jorja Smith and Kali Uchis, Art Garfunkel and more

Almost every night of the week, Seattle’s stages offer a roster of regional indie-folk artists, do-it-yourself punk bands and homegrown comedians, as well as nationally touring pop stars. To that end, choosing something for your night out can be a daunting task. This weekly guide can help by filtering for recommended shows, select dates and […]
Tags: Music, News, Entertainment, Events, Seattle, Nightlife, Garfunkel, Jorja Smith

Left-wing writers, revolutionaries — and Marxist alien hunters? — converge on Seattle for Red May festival

Red May, a free, three-year-old event that rolls around Seattle for four weeks, brings Marxist thinkers from around the country to talk about (mostly) serious subjects.
Tags: News, Entertainment, Life, Events, Seattle

Matcha Latte Art Competition to be Held in Japan

A matcha latte art competition will be getting underway in Japan in May, additionally allowing observing bystanders to serve as judges. While latte art has been around and popular for years (especially in Eastern countries), this could very well be the first time the unique skill has been made into a competition. A few details […]
Tags: Japan, Events, Anime, Announcements

Community calendar: Bike Everywhere Day, West Seattle Bee Festival, Hydro Fever, Poulsbo Viking Fest

A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, May 17-23, 2019.
Tags: News, Entertainment, Events, Seattle, Western Washington

‘South Park’ Escape Room Opens in Chicago Today, Expanding to More Cities Soon

Have you heard of the latest entertainment sensation called escape rooms? A group of friends get together and get locked in a room full of puzzles, clues and locks that must be navigated in order to get out of the room. Each escape room usually has some kind of theme and narrative to add some layers of fun, and now Comedy Central’s best known series will be getting one of its own. A new South Park escape room is opening today, May 15 at Escape the Room Chicago, and it will soon expand to more m...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, South Park, Comedy Central, Events, Chicago, United States, Animation, Dallas, Cool Stuff, Oakbrook Center, Creations, Oakbrook IL, San Diego Comic Con and New York Comic Con, Cartman s Escape Room

Shibuya Banning Halloween Street Drinking

Following the wild and rambunctious events that occurred last year, Shibuya has decided to ban the consumption of alcohol whilst on the streets during Halloween – with the authorities sure to have difficulty enforcing such a ban. It is presumed that the prohibition will likely be imposed come next fall – incidents last year, presumed […]
Tags: Halloween, Japan, Law, Alcohol, Events, Anime, Shibuya

Paul Feig Heading to Ghostbusters Fan Fest for Panel with Ivan Reitman and Jason Reitman

For the first time ever, Ghostbusters franchise directors from the past, present and future will be together for a panel at the first ever Ghostbusters Fan Fest next month. Wizard World has announced that Ghostbusters: Answer the Call director Paul Feig has been added to the line-up of special guests at Ghostbusters Fan Fest. Furthermore, he’ll be on a panel together with Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II director Ivan Reitman, as well as Jason Reitman, who is slated to be at the helm of a new G...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Sci-fi, Events, Sequels, Sony, Bill Murray, Paul Feig, Sony Pictures, Jason-Reitman, Sigourney Weaver, Ghostbusters, Jason, Leslie Jones, Ivan, Culver City California

Washington’s best outdoor summer concerts and festivals 2019

For a few short months a year, Seattle-area music fans are able to enjoy their favorite bands under the sun/stars without a high probability of getting doused. These are some of the top options for outdoor summer concerts and festivals this season.
Tags: Music, News, Entertainment, Washington, Events, Seattle

Which Washington summer 2019 music festival is right for you?

In the summer, Washington state becomes a paradise for music-festival lovers, each with a different vibe.
Tags: Music, News, Entertainment, Washington, Events

Listen to the daily Radio Audio Week podcast here

Every day this week, a new podcast is being recorded and released covering Radio Audio Week in London. The podcast team is backstage at events including Radio Festival, Tuning In and the British Podcast Awards, speaking to the biggest stars and industry professionals. Catch-up each morning with the previous day’s Radio Audio Week action, as hosts Beth, Joel and Liberty bring you coverage. Episode one features British Podcast Awards judging chair and feared critic Miranda Sawyer, Radiocentre C...
Tags: London, Top, Events, Industry, Radio, Alerts, Miranda Sawyer, Flora Williams, Radiocentre, Siobhan Kenny, Radio Audio Week, Beth Joel

New Marvelous Game “Difficult to Make Due to Its Sexiness”

A recent financial results briefing from Marvelous has divulged their progress on a new upcoming game, albeit highlighting the company’s struggles in creating it as the sex appeal present is serving as a roadblock (likely due to censorious Sony). The briefing discussed several Marvelous games, such as the impending Bokujou Monogatari (Story of Seasons) and […]
Tags: Business, Games, Censorship, Events, Sony, Anime, Marvelous

Luscious Black Tights Are in Abundance at Yomu’s Art Exhibit

Lovers of black tights who just need more and more will potentially be enthused by this new illustration exhibit, which specifically contains art produced by the tights-obsessed Yomu (who is also serving as both illustrator and story-writer of currently airing ONA Miru Tights). This event is actually Yomu’s 4th exhibit, his penchant for the lithe […]
Tags: Japan, Events, Illustration, Artists, Tights, Anime, Fetish, Akihabara, Image Gallery, Yomu, ONA Miru Tights

Stop the summer slide: Here are free educational resources for kids in and around Seattle this summer

Learning should not have to stop when school is out for the summer. Not even if your family is operating on a budget. Here are some great resources to keep your kids engaged and challenged before they return to class in the fall.
Tags: Wellness, Outdoors, Books, News, Education, Entertainment, Life, Lifestyle, Events, Visual Arts, Seattle, Eastside

Where to watch outdoor movies in Seattle and around Puget Sound in summer 2019

Don't want to be stuck indoors watching movies on a beautiful summer night? Here are dozens of options that allow you to kick back, relax and watch your favorite films, new and old, outside!
Tags: Movies, News, Entertainment, Events, Seattle, Don

James Purnell: Changing to stay the same with BBC Sounds

James Purnell, BBC’s Director of Radio and Education, has spoken at the Radio Festival about a new public service algorithm to improve BBC Sounds. The Director says the BBC wants to make sure it is recommending radio programmes, podcasts and music to listeners not just based on what they already enjoy but also in a way that meets our public service values. A team in the BBC’s Design and Engineering division is already working on the tools and components that will make up what is being called...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, UK, Podcasts, Top, Events, Bbc, Industry, Radio, Paris, Tony Hall, South America, Bristol, Birmingham, Guildford, James Purnell

Friday Fluke

Pretty much ever since I’ve worked at Ubisoft Montréal, I’ve sent out an email at 16:oo on Fridays to invite everyone on the team to take it easy as we head into the weekend. It started out as a pretty typical “beer mail” — as Production Coordinator on For Honor, one of the things I did was order and stock up the beer fridge (along with soft drinks) — and over time I started having a bit of fun with the email. When I changed teams (the Game Operations Online team), I kept doing it, even th...
Tags: Travel, Hong Kong, Games, Events, Personal, James Bond, Ubisoft, Hitler, Jack, Secret Hitler, Harbour, Coup, The Resistance, Werewolf, Eidos Montreal, Ubisoft Montreal

Snow Miku 2020 Finalists Wondrously Snowy

The six finalist designs for the official Snow Miku design contest have at last been decided, with each iteration of Miku and her bunny pal Yukine naturally being quite adorable and fittingly winter-themed. The finalists were revealed during the “Snow Miku Time” livestream (which can be viewed via YouTube) – the six lucky artist designs […]
Tags: Events, Illustration, Artists, Anime, Hatsune Miku, Miku, Vocaloid, Yukine

Connect Las Vegas: Redfin CEO on main stage

Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman comes to Inman Connect Las Vegas, where he’ll bring his piercing forthrightness to the main stage and give us a glimpse at what is going on at the industry giant.
Tags: Events, Radio, Redfin, Inman Connect Marketing, Real Estate Connect, ICLV19

Minefaire, a festival for Minecraft fans, is coming to Seattle for the first time

Organizers expect some 14,000 people at Seattle's first Minefaire, happening May 18-19 at CenturyLink Field Event Center. The event is designed to bring the two-dimensional video game into our three-dimensional world.
Tags: News, Video Games, Entertainment, Events, Seattle

Edith Bowman confirmed for London radio event – Podcasts: What’s The Point?

An upcoming radio event in London looks at the future of podcasting and asks: What’s The Point?. Edith Bowman has been confirmed as the special guest for the evening, along with Total Media’s Phill Palmer, Ruth Fitzsimons from Audioboom, freelance journalist and podcaster Suchandrika Chakrabarti, plus founder and MD of Fresh Air Productions Neil Cowling. Maple Street Studios is hosting the event as part of Radio Audio Week, and will take place at its offices on Tuesday 14th May at 5.30pm. The...
Tags: Podcasts, Events, Radio, Maple Street Studios, Radio Audio Week

New Final Fantasy VII Remake Trailer Looking Explosively Faithful

The long-awaited re-imagining of classic JRPG Final Fantasy VII has finally been teased once again with a new trailer chock full of action scenes, dashing the hopes of those wishing the game would make a return to its original turn-based form but likely making up for this with overwhelming nostalgia. Both English and Japanese dubbed […]
Tags: Games, Trailer, Events, Anime, RPG, Remakes, Square Enix, Final Fantasy Vii, Final Fantasy, JRPG

Houston! I'm at Comicpalooza all weekend!

I'm one of the guests of honor at this weekend's Comicpalooza festival in Houston, Texas: in addition to my keynote and signing, you can catch me at panels on copyright, robots and AI, cyberpunk, copyright (again!).
Tags: Post, Happy Mutants, Science Fiction, Comics, Copyfight, Texas, News, Events, Houston, Houston Texas, Comicpalooza, Radicalized

Celebrate Mother’s Day with flowers and fun at Pike Place Market and other Seattle spots

Looking for things to do? Check out Mom’s Market Day/Flower Festival at Pike Place Market this weekend; the Seattle Waterfront, with free parking available May 12; or the Seattle Maritime Festival Family Fun Day May 11.
Tags: News, Entertainment, Events, Seattle, Pike Place Market, Seattle Waterfront

The Tales Series Tops 20 Million Sales Worldwide

Publisher Bandai Namco has announced the overall worldwide sales for the Tales series action RPGs have surpassed 20 million. To celebrate the occasion, the publisher will be running a special campaign with a digital sale of select Japanese Tales game, free wallpaper and icons and a Twitter hashtag competition (#テイルズオブメモリー) where fans can recount their […]
Tags: Twitter, Games, Sales, Events, Anime, Announcements, Bandai Namco, Tales Series

16th Hakurei Jinja Reitaisai Cosplay Still Formidable

Impressively achieving its 16th year in existence, the annual Hakurei Jinja Reitaisai event held at the Tokyo Big Site has managed to once again accumulate a large gathering of Touhou fans and cosplayers, demonstrating that the ancient franchise is still highly worshiped even to this day. The event is known for displaying and selling Touhou […]
Tags: Games, Events, Anime, Cosplay, Image Gallery, Tokyo Big Sight, Touhou, Tokyo Big Site

Final Fantasy Twitter Teases Potential FFVII Remake News

Theorists have been assuming that PlayStation’s upcoming “State of Play” event (Sony’s version of Nintendo Direct where new announcements and trailers for PS games are released) may contain new information regarding the highly coveted Final Fantasy VII remake. The theory partially stems from Shinji Hashimoto (executive producer of the FFVII remake) retweeting messages concerning the […]
Tags: Games, Events, Sony, Rumors, Anime, RPG, Remakes, Square Enix, Final Fantasy Vii, Nintendo Direct, Shinji Hashimoto

‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ Playing Two Weeks Early with Fandango VIP Screenings

Blockbuster sequels aren’t just limited to big action bonanzas like Avengers: Endgame, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, and Spider-Man: Far From Home. Family films are getting the sequel treatment this summer too, and one of them will be hitting the big screen much sooner than anticipated. The Secret Life of Pets 2 is the latest movie to become part of Fandango’s Early Access Screening program that is available to all members of the free-to-join Fandango VIP re...
Tags: Movies, Molly, Events, United States, Animation, Sequels, Universal, Kevin Hart, Ellie Kemper, Shih tzu, Max, Fandango, Liam, John Wick, Illumination Entertainment, Jack Antonoff

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