The original theater had three stages. The audience sat on unfixed chairs that could be turned towards whatever stage was being used–scenes would move from one to the next with the various connecting doors. 165 more words
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It is remarkable to see the courtyard so full of people in the historical images. Over the last couple of decades, there have been a few successful events in the courtyard–evening awards dinners with candle-lit tables, a reception for visiting dignitaries spilling out of the English Lounge, book fairs with publishers setting up tables of new publications under the portico–but for the most part, in its recent history, this is a space that has been underused. 185 more words
The P-Building is generally considered to be an example of the Spanish Colonial Revival style of architecture–what does this mean?
The 1915 Panama-California Exposition, held in San Diego’s Balboa Park popularized the architectural style known as Spanish Colonial Revival. 162 more words
Welcome to In the Sketchbook, a monthly look at fashion design sketches that we are working on for ourselves. Sketching garments on a personal croquis is a great way for the individual couture enthusiast to move beyond the use of commercial patterns and into a world of personalized design! 462 more words