Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

US: Seattle – Wings over Washington

Monday, December 16th, 2019

Thought this was chicken wings joint as it is in the area of the Pike’s Place Market in Seattle. Boy was I wrong – it’s a flight simulator which focuses on scenery rather than stomach-churning dips. The life-like soaring vignettes from the ocean to the forest to the mountains are enhanced by effects like a light mist spray near Snoqualmie Falls and a pine scent in the woods.

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US: Seattle, WA – Architecture in Seattle,WA

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Seattle’s history of architecture styles can sometimes be glimpsed all at once.

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US: Seattle, WA – Hammering Man Statue in Seattle

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

About a dozen Hammering Man statues can be found around the world. This is the one we found in Seattle, WA. Jonathan Borofsky designed these huge kinetic sculptures as a silhouette a man who has a motorized arm and hammer. In each city they are different sizes but always painted black; They symbolize and celebrate workers all over the world.

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US: Seattle, WA – An Eye on Seattle

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

I think the The London Eye was first. Set up as one of their Millennium Projects, the slow moving ferris wheel gives you a slow moving view of a city. Here we caught a glimpse of it in Seattle down by the waterfront.

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US: Seattle, WA – Seattle Space Needle

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Here’s a moody shot of the iconic Space Needle in Seattle looking like something you could make with a giant erector set.

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US: Seattle, WA – MoPop’s Space Needle

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

No Frank Gehry did not salute the Seattle Space Needle by building it into his architectural plans of MoPop. That’s the actual Space Needle in this tromp l’oeil shot.

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US: Seattle, WA – Views of Space Needle

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Seattle’s Space Needle is omnipresent all over the city.

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US: Seattle, WA – Rippling Sheet Metal at MoPop

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Architect Frank Gehry’s signature metallic swoops and swirls allow for great sculptural photographs of the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle.

 

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US: Seattle, WA – Fantastical Museum in Seattle

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

When architect Frank Gehry designs a building, it’s more than a building, it’s a sculpture. Here in Seattle, the Museum of Pop Culture certainly stands out in the city.

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US: Seattle, WA – Captain of the Star Trek Enterprise

Monday, September 9th, 2019

If you ever wanted to feel like Captain Kirk and sit in his command chair from Star Trek, you can try it out at Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture.

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