Visitors and locals in Paris have been zip-lining from the second floor of the iconic Eiffel Tower this week, reaching speeds up to 55 mph. The zipline was put up to allow tennis fans to mimic the speeds of balls struck at the French Open, which concludes on Sunday.
A choir group from Spokane's Whitworth University surprised guests at the Guggenheim art museum in Bilbao, Spain over Memorial Day Weekend with a surprise flash-mob style performance of "Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal." Video of the performance sparked quite a bit of attention on Facebook.
Instagram user Megan Rebecca shared clips and images of Chris Cornell's final performance with Soundgarden at Detroit’s Fox Theater on May 17. This clip shows his performance of the band’s hit "Black Hole Sun."
Star Wars fanatics gathered May 6, 2017 at Berkley Riverfront Park in Kansas City during an attempt to set a Guinness World Record for “Biggest Lightsaber Battle.” Proceeds for the event will support the Children’s Mercy Cystic Fibrosis Endocrine Clinic for clinical care, education and clinical research, one of the foremost cystic fibrosis clinics for treatment in the country.
Walt Hekala, president of Bellingham Metal Arts Guild, and Glenn Ishihara, past president of Mount Baker Gem and Rock Club, talk about their work and the new charity project on Thursday, March 30, at Bellingham Metal Arts Guild in Bellingham.
Sesame Street will welcome Julia, a Muppet with autism, to the show in April. The Sesame Workshop initiative "Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children" created Julia as a continued commitment to the autism community, supporting a mission to "help all children grow smarter, stronger, and kinder." Additional resources can be found at www.sesamestreet.org/autism.
Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers … and her true destiny.
"Moonlight" - not, as it turned out, "La La Land" - won best picture at the Academy Awards in a historic Oscar upset and an unprecedented fiasco that saw one winner swapped for another while the "La La Land" producers were in mid-speech. "Moonlight" director Barry Jenkins called it "an imperfect way for us to get the perfect result."