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Why Did Banksy’s Dismaland Capture Everyone’s Imagination?

Posted on October 6, 2015

Are you looking for an alternative to the soulless sugar-coated banality of the average family day out? Or just somewhere cheaper. Then this is the place for you—a chaotic new ...

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The Court of Holland Brings Interactive Storytelling to Maturodam

Posted on September 30, 2015

Within the Hague, the Madurodam is a miniature park that celebrates the history of the Netherlands through replicas of full-sized important landmarks at a 1:25 scale. Within the Madurodam, there ...

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Six Flags Announces Its 2016 New Rides Lineup

Posted on September 25, 2015

2015 was an exciting year for Six Flags parks around the country. The theme park brand launched dark rides at two of their locations and opened a number of new ...

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DELQA And The Interactive Soundscape

Posted on September 23, 2015

Can interactive technology help audiences better understand how music is constructed?  Can audiences step inside a song and deconstruct the mathematical concepts that make it whole? In an interactive exhibition ...

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Designing Burning Man

Posted on September 20, 2015

A new competition is inviting designers to rethink one of the biggest icons of festival culture: Burning Man. Every year, tens of thousands of people (estimated around 70,000 annually) come together ...

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Exploring the Latest Educational Innovations at Museums

Posted on September 18, 2015

The role of museums and other cultural institutions is rapidly changing. For centuries, museums held an unchallenged place as the archive and key interpreter of cultural knowledge. This has evolved, ...

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What Entertainment Designers Need to Know About Flying Theaters

Posted on September 16, 2015

  During a recent trip to Vancouver, I had the opportunity to experience an unexpected but delightful attraction: Fly Over Canada. Fly Over Canada offers guests an experience that’s exactly what ...

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The British Museum Offers a VR Tour of the Bronze Age

Posted on September 14, 2015

Close your eyes and imagine roaming the Earth during the Bronze Age: wide-open savannahs and forests teaming with exotic wildlife. Primitive people living together in small tribes, using basic technology ...

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Soul Camp: Reimagining the Sleepaway Camp Experience

Posted on September 8, 2015

Sleepaway camp evokes images of lake swims and nature walks, late night conversations in rugged cabins, and making s’mores over open campfires. Maybe those times were the start of lifelong ...

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An Inside Look at D23: Disney’s Big Announcements

Posted on August 28, 2015

There’s no brand with fans more fanatically devoted than Disney. Visit a park and watch people happily strolling Main Street USA wearing themed T-shirts with mouse ears perched upon their ...

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