BuSK is a new app which launched on Friday. Created by The Busking Project with support from Tech for Good funder Nominet Trust, the app promises to transform the way we engage with buskers and other street artists. These days we don’t carry cash like we used to, which can be an issue for buskers. To tackle this, […]
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Dublin Youth Theatre is running a Fundit campaign to support its 38th annual ‘Big Show’. Founded in 1977, DYT is a voluntary organisation which “delivers quality creative experiences that promote artistic, personal and social development for young people aged 14 to 22 in Dublin”. It provides regular workshops for beginners and current members, theatre visits, residential weekends, festivals, […]
Donal O’Kelly’s one-man play Catalpa is an amazing theatre experience. In the first place, the true story on which it’s based is fascinating. In 1876, members of the IRB based in the United States bought a whaling ship and sailed to Australia to rescue Fenian prisoners from a prison colony. Secondly, Donal O’Kelly’s inspired play is “a classic […]
I’m a fan of Julian Gough. I used to play his band on the radio in the 1990s, and I’ve sneaked a read of one of his novels in a bookshop. One day, I promise, I’ll actually buy one. That’s the problem right there, for Julian and others like him. He’s got plenty of goodwill and accolades, […]
With a bit of clever editing Disney’s “Frozen” could be a horror .. well not really but you could make a trailer for a horror from its footage ..
The British Pathé Archive, an extraordinary visual record of the 20th century, is now available in its entirety on YouTube. Spanning the period 1896 to 1976, the collection totals 85,000 films which were produced as short news programmes to be shown in cinemas. The collection includes coverage of major historical events, as well as sport, fashion, culture, travel and […]
So if you combine Frozen’s “Let It Go” with Game of Thrones the end result is .. well.. pretty epic I guess 🙂 (And yes, this does contain spoilers up until season 4 episode 2, so don’t watch if you want to avoid them)
Today’s ‘Simply Wonderful Thing on the Internet’ comes from Huffington Post Movie Mashups where they’ve spliced together clips of legendary Oscar winning actor Christopher Walken dancing in 57 different films [youtube]http://youtu.be/sNaau2uPFqI[/youtube] No doubt Chris has got the moves. Could do with more cowbell, though.
Dutch animation studio Studio Smack have created a slightly different version of The Lion King opening sequence for their client Greenpeace: As you can see the animals disappear leaving just the landscape.
No, this isn’t science fiction or fantasy. Disney is experimenting with using plants as interfaces to computers. The concept may sound a little different, so here’s a couple of videos to demonstrate the technology in action. [youtube]http://youtu.be/_uTJiEYI1ik[/youtube] From the description: The visitors communicate with living and artificial plants by reaching to and touching them and […]