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Gargoyles, Grotesques & Chimeras: Listening to The Anatomy of Melancholy

Back in the late 1980’s when I was in school in Boston, I frequently visited a place on Newbury Street called “Gargoyles Grotesques & Chimeras.” Part store and part museum, it was a mysterious space full of beautiful artwork, crumbling … Continue reading

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The beautiful Dawn Chorus intro to WGBH’s “Morning Pro Musica” classical music radio show

I grew up in New England in the 80’s, and my first exposure to classical music was listening to WGBH on the radio.  My favorite classical music show was Robert J. Lurtsema’s Morning Pro Musica. Listening to Morning Pro Musica as a … Continue reading

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Hypergrid Adventurers Club meet #15: Sci-fi art and fun in FrancoGrid

In today’s meeting we visited FrancoGrid and checked out a very cool science fiction themed region named Hybride. Hybride was stunning.  It’s impressive to see how one can create a consistent visual theme across an entire region.  We met some … Continue reading

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Hypergrid Adventurers Club meet #3 and #4: Exploring “instant” Hypergates and live rock on FrancoGrid

We had two meetings this past Sunday, so I’m combining the transcripts in this update. We explored using Hypergates to instantly jump between grids as a group.  And in the second meeting we attended a big live rock concert on … Continue reading

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1-Bit Symphony and the Art of Constraint

Pioneers are everywhere.  And they explore many different worlds. We often find them in the worlds of business, science, technology and the arts. And we can learn many lessons by simply observing their innovative work. Let’s explore artist Tristan Perich’s … Continue reading

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