Interested in attending a performance—an opera, ballet, recital, or concert—at the Palais Garnier in Paris? This article will comprehensively provide advice and tips on all aspects of your visit to the Opera Garnier such as when to arrive, what to wear, and what to expect so you can make the most out of your visit to this beautiful and historic venue. I really love the Palais Garnier and have attended two ballets and one opera here—our most recent visit was in June. While you can also see performances at the other Paris Opera location—the Opera Bastille—there is nothing quite like seeing a performance in this opulent venue. The Palais Garnier is arguably the most famous opera house in the world and for many it’s a once in a lifetime experience to attend a ballet or opera here during their
Setting: May of 2000. Scene: First date. Guy and girl both in late teens. Conversation about movie preferences. Girl: I like the classics. Guy: The classics. Like Die Hard? Girl: (confused) No…like Casa Blanca. Guy: Oh. You mean old movies. Why would you want to watch a black and white movie when there is color now? Girl sits in stunned silence. Scene fades to black. Yep. That was us. Stepping out on the unsure waters of a possible relationship and trying to figure out if this was all going to work. What? Old movies? You think Die Hard is a classic? And this was just the movies discussion; the book discussion was years ahead. But we pushed through it. Through long distance dating, we figured some things out and eventually found an i
Māori culture is the culture of the Māori of New Zealand (an Eastern Polynesian people) and forms a distinctive part of New Zealand culture. Within the Māori community, and to a lesser extent throughout New Zealand as a whole, the word Māoritanga is often used as an approximate synonym for Māori culture, the Māori suffix -tanga being roughly equivalent to the qualitative noun ending "-ness" in English. There have been three distinct but overlapping cultural eras—before widespread European contact, the 1800s in which Māori began interacting with European visitors and settlers, and the modern era since the beginning of the 20th century. Culture in the modern era has been shaped by increasing urbanisation, closer contact with New Zealanders of European descent (or Pākehā) and revival
Will AI replace creative professionals? ANTHONY WOOD, SHILLINGTON EDUCATION JUNE 1, 2017 12:10 PM Automation. From assembly lines to cubicles, this word strikes fear into the heart of workers the world over. However, automation’s effect on creative professionals (and designers in particular) is somewhat unclear: While some writers warn of a day in the near future when computers will automate creativity, still others hypothesize that creativity may be our best (and last) defense against the widespread loss of jobs. So which will it be? Should designers fear the machines? Or should they embrace them? In order to determine how automation will affect designers, it’s important to examine several factors and developments: First, what types of jobs are most likely to be auto
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