Tag Archives: Las Vegas

Bookstore Tourism: Las Vegas

When I think about bookstore tourism, Las Vegas is not the first place that comes to mind. In fact, the last time that I was in Vegas—about a decade ago—there wasn’t an indie bookshop to be found. That changed in … Continue reading

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Visit Planet Vegas

Director Philip Bloom has created an otherworldly version of Sin City in this surrealistic, slo-mo, infrared video peek at Las Vegas. Actually, it’s exactly as I remember it.

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Magic Mountains

Just about 20 minutes south of the famous Las Vegas Strip, Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone has erected a monumental installation of stacked boulders. Rising 10 meters above the desert, “Seven Magic Mountains” is constructed of colorfully painted limestone rocks, which … Continue reading

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Sin City

I have to admit that I was dazzled by my first view of Las Vegas from a plane, but photographer Vincent Laforet’s images of Sin City from 10,000 feet at night are truly breathtaking . Taken while literally hanging out … Continue reading

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Passion for Postcards

The Boston Public Library has uploaded more than 90,000 images to their Flickr page in 380 different sets. One of my favorites is a wonderful, nostalgic collections of over 25,000 postcards of U.S. sites. The linen textured, colored postcards were … Continue reading

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This Is Not A Map

Poetry Wanted is a tiny Paris-based publisher with a somewhat incongruous focus on photography. Last year the company founder, photographer Rémi Noël launched a project called “This Is Not A Map”, which produces a publication that looks like a map … Continue reading

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There’s An Infographic For That

       

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