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  • 360° Replay! (2/5/2017) - The Super Bowl is here, and this year there’s a new cool way to see the game. Intel 360 Replay lets you to see replays in 360° from the player’s point of view. Here’s a fun commercial about it (with Tom Brady, of course). The technology is not as trivial as putting a camera on … Continue reading 360° Replay!
  • Nouveau Cirque (6/8/2017) - Cirque du Soleil (Official Site, YouTube, Wikipedia) is the most well known example of a genre called nouveau cirque (French) or contemporary circus (English). Nouveau cirque is a genre of performing arts in which a story or a theme is conveyed through traditional circus skills. Animals are rarely used in this type of circus, and … Continue reading Nouveau Cirque
  • Start your engines! (5/26/2017) - It’s that time of year again. This isn’t just a long Memorial Day weekend — it is also time for the 101’st running of The Greatest Spectacle in Racing! In honor of this I thought it would be fun to see if there are any 360° YouTube videos that give a sense of what it’s … Continue reading Start your engines!

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spectacle : something exhibited to view as unusual, notable, or entertaining; especially : an eye-catching or dramatic public display — Webster

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Spectacle refers to an event that is memorable for the appearance it creates. — Wikipedia

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    on November 20, 2017 at 9:13 am

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  • Former AP reporter recalls surreal spectacle of...
    on November 20, 2017 at 6:19 am

    Fox NewsFormer AP reporter recalls surreal spectacle of Manson trialFox NewsThe trial of Manson and three female followers lasted from late 1969 into 1971, a surreal spectacle punctuated with grotesque images of death, bloody scrawlings and tales of a "family" of disaffected youths living in a backwater commune. The aura of ...and more » […]

  • Theatre Review: Pinocchio – a feast of...
    on November 19, 2017 at 10:15 pm

    Daily MaverickTheatre Review: Pinocchio – a feast of spectacle over substanceDaily MaverickPinocchio delivers wave upon wave of dazzling costumes and dizzying movements, but very little sense of coherence. By LESLEY STONES. For the last few years I've always seen Joburg's annual pantomime on opening night, with a full audience crackling ... […]

  • Stodgy spectacle and one for the sadists. How the...
    on November 19, 2017 at 12:49 pm

    WalesOnlineStodgy spectacle and one for the sadists. How the media reacted to a truly awful Wales v Georgia boreWalesOnlineWales huffed and puffed their way to an unconvincing 13-6 victory over Six Nations wannabes Georgia after being pushed to the limit. It was a match that had back-row legend and BBC pundit Martyn Williams questioning on social media whether he'd seen a ...and more » […]

  • Symphony's holiday spectacle includes...
    on November 19, 2017 at 12:07 am

    Winston-Salem JournalSymphony's holiday spectacle includes collaboration with NC Black RepWinston-Salem JournalWinston-Salem's creative community is preparing to swing into holiday mode, starting the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving with the Winston-Salem Symphony's “A Carolina Christmas: Home for the Holidays!” The day before Thanksgiving, a crew led by ... […]