Browsing Tag

Slovenia

McCurry in Ljubljana, Thru June 17

There won't be too many of you who won't recognize this iconic photo taken by Steve McCurry, whose work will be on exhibit at Ljubljana Castle through June 17. McCurry popped into town today for tonight's official opening, hosted by…

LJ Pic of the Day

This is another shot of one of my favorite sculptures in Ljubljana, a memorial at Žale Cemetery for civilians killed during the German occupation of Ljubljana during the second World War. I posted another of the same sculpture about a…

Let’s Clean Slovenia 2012 – LJ Pics of the Day

If you were anywhere in Slovenia today, it's likely that you saw lots of bags very much like these. It was part of the Let's Clean Slovenia 2012 campaign, a follow up to the nation-wide effort two years ago which turned out to be the…

Five Minutes to Midnight

This is a detail from Slovenia's offering to the United Buddy Bears exhibit that was on display on the Ku'damm in Berlin from 26 June through 3 October. Said Berlin-based Slovenian artist Marjan Kekec-Ogradni who painted the bear: Our…

LJ Pic of the Day

This was taken about two weeks ago in the central Prešeren Square. They were playing the Theme from the Godfather on two of my favorite instruments. I had an accordion forced upon me at an early age - I wanted to play the guitar and…

Occupy camp at Ljubljana’s Stock Exchange

One last bit from the weekend before my mind will have to be occupied elsewhere. Here's a quick video to give you an idea of what the Occupy Camp at the Ljubljana Stock Exchange looked like late Sunday afternoon. Several demonstrators spent…

OccupyLjubljana vidblog

Here's a quick (semi) rough cut of yesterday's 15 October demonstrations here in Ljubljana, complete with a kick-back-and-relax-perfect-for-a-Sunday-Afternoon/evening soundtrack. Please, do share. If you can't download from vimeo I also…

#OccupyLjubljana Notebook.

Here’s a few dozen images from today’s #OccupyLjubljana demonstrations in the Slovenian capital, and a few scattered notes: The crowd of some 3000 to 4000, which filled much of Kongresni Trg, or Congress Square, under the sunny…

#OccupyLjubljana today

Ljubljana's Congress Square, or Kongresni Trg, beginning at 15:00 local. If you can't come out on this absolutely lovely fall day, there will be a livestream here: http://www.livestream.com/prisotnoststeje .

LJ Pic of the Day

Here's a shot taken from the home office window early last night, a day that quite likely brought an end to Slovenia's hottest September on record. Considering it's October already, it was about time. It's also a snap with which to kick…

In Ljubljana – free hug and kiss, through Sunday

Through Sunday 9 October, to be precise. At Grad Tivoli in Tivoli Park, courtesy of Praxis (Brainard & Delia Carey), in their performance piece, New Economy, part of the 29th Biennial of Graphic Arts. http://youtu.be/KgVgG5mtIJw The…