Monthly Archives: November 2013

Early Animation

Originally posted on victoriastewart: I found this on YouTube, its an animated cake. What a wonderful world we live in. This idea has been taken from the very early stages of animation in the 19th century where the traumatrope, praxinoscope…

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Manchester skyline

Originally posted on ulearn2bu:
Walking round the side of Manchester Cathedral approaching the Arndale Centre you see this cityscape, a cross-section of buildings in Manchester across the ages.

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Thanksgiving: The Red-Headed Step-Child of Holidays

Originally posted on The Maniacal Geek:
This was previously posted at Word of the Nerd on November 16th, 2012 Let’s be honest Americans, Thanksgiving rarely pops up on our radar as a thing anymore. Sure we get a lot of…

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‘Carnival’ in the Kong!

Originally posted on WanderFong:
27 November, 2013 Hong Kong has done it again. Before getting into the ‘winter’ holiday season of parties, festivals, and specialty markets, this energized city managed to squeeze in yet another party – ‘Carnival‘! Last week,…

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Archiving the story of BME communities in Manchester

Originally posted on Reading Race, Collecting Cultures:
The archival record is the foundation on which are built all our histories, with their many and varied voices… – Archives for the 21st Century With the Centre closing to the public on…

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Children in poverty in Britain

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:
From daily News Line in Britain: Tuesday, 26 November 2013 Cuts Harming Children! Single parents have been targeted by the coalition AUSTERITY is being exploited to drive through budget cuts and reforms which…

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Out House Update

Originally posted on Existing Through Pixels:
Back in October last year I posted some photographs of street art by a group of artists known as Out House. Between then and now, the pieces displayed on these three concrete blocks outside…

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Why We Create Music

“Why We Create Music” tells the story of the absolute importance of music with the individuals who create it. Fifteen musicians, ranging from Bill Withers to Aloe Blacc to Lady Antebellum, sit down with the director, Michael Marantz, to discuss … Continue reading

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