Actually…you can improve on a classic!
And we’re talking about the most classic of all, the incomparable Baroque Spanish artist Diego Velásquez. At a new exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris, he gets the Google Glass treatment. […]
Taking a mobile tour can be a solitary pursuit. Wearing headphones may be the only way to achieve a truly immersive sound experience but then you’re isolated in your own world. It’s the reason we recommend using our Opus device as a “wand”—you have one ear free to listen to the sounds (and people) around you, which can be a vital part of a visitor experience. But these days, with ipods and smartphones, visitors are usually ear-budded to infinity. […]
Those lyrics are from Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton,” now on stage at the Public Theatre in New York. Yes, someone—a very talented someone—wrote a play/musical about Alexander Hamilton. You know—one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. An outsized (but unsung—at least until now) personality who rose from nothing to do just about everything. And auteur Miranda saw in him a scrappy, ambitious, brilliant man worthy of a two plus hour stage production replete with hyper-energetic rap, dance, romance, and yes, a couple of duels. […]