With her trademark modern style, smooth lines, and bright white open layout, it's no surprise that UK firm Zaha Hadid beat out 10 other finalists to win a contract to design and build a new national stadium for Japan. The 80,000-seat stadium is a key part of Tokyo’s bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games and will replace the existing Kasumigaoka National Stadium. The arena is also slated to…
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Generally, people don't look forward to getting caught in the rain or stuck in a snowstorm, but photographer Christophe Jacrot makes it seem like an incredibly beautiful experience. The French photographer's body of work features several images of huddled pedestrians walking along soaked streets and ivory coated paths trying to withstand the weather. Jacrot romanticizes the rain, turning the…
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The 2008 Nisei Week Japanese Festival takes place in Los Angeles' Little Tokyo District from August 16-24. The festival is produced by the Nisei Week Foundation, whose mission is to promote Japanese and Japanese American heritage and traditions while bringing together the diverse communities of Southern California through cultural art, activities, exhibits, entertainment, food, and games.
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