[Video Link] Here's a video (well, real audio with some graphics) of the Los Angeles Philharmonic performing Ravel's "Daphnis and Chloé during a 5.1 magnitude earthquake. It's pretty interesting to hear the gasps and murmurs of the audience followed by the lovely music continuing without a hitch.
A couple of things to note here: -Walt Disney Concert Hall was built only 10 years ago and is made to withstand seismic activity. -I work for the LA Phil and had a hand in making this video.
Nothing more punk than releasing your first album in 35 years — during a global pandemic — by surprise. You can stream X’s Alphabetland now in this very post: [bandcamp width=350 height=853 album=1895915315 size=large bgcol=ffffff linkcol=0687f5 package=804661974] “When your heart is broken you think every song is about that. These songs were written in the […]
Washington Post captured the empty streets of Los Angeles by drone. As one commenter puts it, “On the bright side, we have lots of new B-roll footage for future apocalypse movies.” screengrab via Washington Post/YouTube
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Just as in almost any industry that seeks high-demand, well-trained workers, certification often becomes key. For project managers, that means anyone who’s serious about serving in that role with a respected company knows they’re going to need the seal of approval in one of the field’s most recognized methodologies before they stand much of a […]
Popping a new battery in a smoke detector or adding salt to your water softener are easy fixes. But if you run into trouble or a necessary repair in a cramped, tight place, sometimes with no obvious fix or easy access, it can be a pretty frustrating exercise. Since flying blind is the absolute worst, […]