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Setting up Success: An Interview with Renowned Set Designer Andy Walmsley

Posted on September 11, 2013

Andy Walmsley is the youngest designer to ever work on Broadway and the set designer for countless well-known competition shows, including Who Wants to be a Millionaire and American Idol. With ...

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Defunct Wizard of Oz Theme Park Enjoys Annual Fall Renaissance

Posted on September 10, 2013

In 1970, high atop Beech Mountain, North Carolina, the highest town in Eastern US, the Land of Oz theme park opened and brought in 20,000 visitors per day to the ...

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‘Legendary Children’ Exhibit Exposes Atlanta’s Drag Queen Culture

Posted on September 9, 2013

  When you think of the Deep South, tolerance and embracing counter-culture is not necessarily the first thing that springs to mind. But in Atlanta - smack in the middle of ...

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Does Russia Have Enough History for Two Theme Parks?

Posted on September 6, 2013

Sure Russia has a rich history filled with centuries of Cossacks, Bolsheviks, Tsars and a myriad of other groups that shaped the massive land, but is it fascinating enough to ...

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Fantasy Fare: 5 Amazing Restaurant and Club Designs by Karina Wiciak

Posted on September 5, 2013

For most designers, once your career is established, your works are commissioned and driven by client goals and budget albeit with latitude for your creative vision. With collection XII, Polish ...

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LEGO the Everyday and Celebrate Creative Construction with The Art of the Brick

Posted on September 4, 2013

If you’ve ever dreamed of quitting your day job to create art, lawyer-turned-artist Nathan Sawaya should serve as a source of inspiration to you – and that’s what he wants ...

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Record-Breaking White Noise: Gatekeeper Soars but Bores

Posted on September 3, 2013

Sandusky, Ohio - Cedar Point, Cedar Fair’s behemoth wonderland, has long been the destination for the most abjectly absurd, envelope-pushing roller coasters under the sun. Just as Disney is the ...

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The End of an Era in the ATL – Six Flags Shutters Southern Star Amphitheater

Posted on September 3, 2013

If you grew up in or around Atlanta – in the 80s in particular – a seat at the Southern Star Amphitheater at Six Flags Over Georgia had you rocking with your ...

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Triotech Melds Thrill Ride with Competitive Gaming in New Dark Ride for Canada’s Wonderland

Posted on September 2, 2013

  Canada’s Wonderland has announced a new dark ride to open in May 2014 called Wonder Mountain’s Guardian. The new installation, designed by Triotech, will be smack in the middle of ...

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X Marks the Spot – Fogo Island Inn’s Severe Design Complements Rugged Rock Landscape

Posted on August 30, 2013

A brand new inn on the edge of the North American continent redefines hospitality and offers a vacation experience unlike any other. With temperatures ranging from five degrees in the ...

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