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Discover the Pittsburg ArtWalk “Your Downtown” Mural located in Pittsburg, Kansas

View on Google Maps  The Pittsburg ArtWalk in Pittsburg, Kansas has been a local happening since 2005. For 2015 ArtWalk, in collaboration with SEK Art Fest, a completed public art piece entitled “Your Downtown” located at the northwest corner of 5th Street and Broadway was dedicated.  It was so beautiful that I had to photograph it and share […]

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Technical Difficulties, Please Stand By

Hi, everybody. Just a quick note to let you know that I’m experiencing extreme technical difficulties with my blog including ghost posts, subsequent Twitter posts (due to integration) and importing my blog to my website.

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Put On Your Google Cardboard and Experience Beijing’s 798 Art Zone in VR

Once the home of the North China Wireless Joint Equipment Factory, the 798 Art Zone is a vast compound built in the 50s that has been renovated to house dozens of galleries, design studios, art spaces, artists’ studios, ateliers, fashion houses, shops, restaurants, and bars. Today the 798 is also the epicenter of China’s street […]

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Atop the Beijing Ancient Observatory

Visit on Google Maps Street View   The Beijing Ancient Observatory, on the UNESCO Tentative List, is located on the top of a fort-like building at Jianguo Gate. It is one of the oldest observatories in the world. It used to be a part of the city wall once surrounding Beijing. Although there were no […]

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“RISE UP” – The Street Art of Las Vegas from the Life is Beautiful Festival featuring Works by Alexis Diaz, AWARE, D*Face, Doze Green, Vhils, Zio Zeigler and Many More

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas — literally! RISE ABOVE is the eclectic, and permanent street art program of Life Is Beautiful Festival curated by JUSTKIDS that turned 15 blocks of Downtown Las Vegas into an art-inspired playground showcasing works by some of the biggest names in international urban art. Line-up: Vhils, D*Face, Doze Green, […]

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18b Arts District – Las Vegas Street Art & Murals

The “18b” in Las Vegas, Nevada,  is just a short walk or bus ride from Fremont Street. Also known as the Las Vegas Arts District, the “18b,” represents the original Arts District area, which consisted of 18 blocks.

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Cell-e-Brate – Final CELLspace Jam in San Francisco on Saturday 8/30/2014

  Since 1998, CELLspace in San Francisco’s Mission was a locus for unique cultural, artistic, and community events. The space is also known as a world famous practice venue within the street dance community, and many events were held there such as Mighty 4, Solidify, Momentum, Who Can Roast the Most, and Burning Sessions to name […]

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Mono Lake in 360°

Those that know me know that my favorite getaway in California is to hit the road and get on the US 395 — specifically, the segment that crosses the Mojave Desert and Owens Valley and then passes east of the Sierra Nevada mountain range all the way on to Carson City. I love everything about the […]

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Foster the People’s “Supermodel” Mural in #DTLA Gets Pwned

View on Google Maps Street View By its very nature, street art, and mural art is impermanent so my efforts in documenting it with immersive panoramic technology help to preserve the fact that a piece even existed. Case in point: earlier this year I posted this panorama of the epic Foster the People “Supermodel” mural […]

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I ♥︎ San Francisco Street Art

  This past weekend on August 2nd and 3rd, 2014, Flickr members around the world organized photo walks to celebrate the best photo community on the planet for a Global Street Art Photo Walk. The theme for the weekend “street art”. Yep, it was literally right up my alley. It included graffiti, murals, stencils, installations, wheat […]

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