Seven Magic Mountains

Photo: Paint Restoration in Process Quotes Most people don’t know how beautiful the land is around Las Vegas, so I hope this inspires them to explore the city’s nature. – Ugo Rondinone Essay Can stacked, day-glo boulders be an inspired roadside attraction? Yes, with free admission. For those visiting (or living in Las Vegas) Seven …

Borderlands

Photo Borderlands = An area of overlap between two countries Planeta.com Border Mexico-USA Borderlands La Lengua Sin Frontera (Language Without Borders): Three Indigenous Poets The Real Costs of a US-Mexico Border Wall

Diversity Days

Poster Planeta.com’s annual celebration of May 21 and 22 gets its own page. Join us as we reflect and celebrate the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development (Día Mundial de la Diversidad Cultural Para el diálogo y el desarrollo) and the International Day for Biological Diversity (Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica) …

Cultural Diversity Day

Poster. Image from downtown Las Vegas @Okudart mural May 21 is Cultural Diversity Day, officially the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development = Día Mundial de la Diversidad Cultural Para el diálogo y el desarrollo. Hashtag: #CulturalDiversity See culture Also see: Biodiversity Day (May 22) Key Links http://www.un.org/en/events/culturaldiversityday Universal Declaration (PDF) Planeta.com Planeta.com celebrates …

Parking Day

Buzzwords Parking Day is an annual worldwide event where artists, designers and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks. Established in 2005, it is held the third Friday of September. Popularity has waned in the past few years. Elsewhere on the Web http://brisbaneparkingday.weebly.com – @BrisPARKingDay http://www.parkingdaydallas.org Inhabitat Urban Redevelopment Authority parkingday.org Questions What …

Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History

Photo: Patio Fountain Mexico – The Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH, National Institute of Anthropology and History) – inah.gob.mx – is a Mexican federal government bureau established in 1939 to guarantee the research, preservation, protection, and promotion of the prehistoric, archaeological, anthropological, historical, and paleontological heritage of the country. INAH and the Instituto …

Artemis

Wikipedia: Artemis = in the ancient Greek religion and myth, is the goddess of the hunt, the wilderness, wild animals, the Moon, and chastity. Artemis is the daughter of Zeus and Leto, and the twin sister of Apollo. Photos Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artemis Planeta.com Moon Greece

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

Logo Source The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia was created in 2004 to draw the attention to the violence and discrimination experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexuals, transgender, intersex people and all other people with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities or expressions, and sex characteristics. The date of May 17th was specifically chosen to …

International Museum Day

Photo: Nevada Museum Showcase May 18 is International Museum Day, an annual celebration coordinated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM). 2019 Planeta.com celebrates International Museum Day this year by reflecting on the role museums play as cultural hubs and curating tweets and videos. How are museums making the most of the social web? How …

Neon Museum

Photo: 2008 Boneyard Las Vegas – The Neon Museum is one of our local faves downtown and one of the world’s best displays of beautiful and memorable signage. Key Links neonmuseum.org Facebook @NeonMuseum Questions Who is writing and tweeting about the Neon Museum? 2019 Filmmaker Tim Burton will bring a giant show of his art …