Poker Face 2.0: First Look!
Photo posted to Facebook by Absolute Skating: "'Finlandia Trophy flash': Long awaited! Johnny Weir in his gorgeous Lady Gaga program costume." From this morning's short program practice in Espoo. UPDATE: Johnny's Short Program, "Poker Face," from today's competition! Video posted by the amazing Ninni Fancinelli! And another view, from "MrYyyyytube." And one more, which includes Johnny and Galina before his program, and also afterward in the kiss and cry. Love. Results after the short…
zig-zag bamboo fence
Portland has one of the great Japanese gardens in the US. It was designed by Takuma Tono beginning in 1963, and opened in 1967. It's all quite beautiful, even in (too) early spring.
The Light of Shodoshima
Setouchi Triennale 2013 "A giant dome constructed of 5,000 island-grown bamboo lies at the foot of a slope of terraced fields. The impressive structure alters the landscape. Visitors can enjoy wandering around the building and, at night, can see it lit up by LEDs. Grant: Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office" setouchi-artfest.jp/en/artwork/a063
Château de Villette - Quintessence
An elegant new volume on Château de Villette traces the history of this historic home and its recent restoration by designer Jacques Garcia.