AllGame - More than 35,000 games on 93 platforms, from the original Pong to the latest and greatest
next-generation products. Features include game synopses and reviews, credits, suitability ratings from the Entertainment Software
Rating Board, comprehensive platform descriptions, and a rotating Top Ten list.
AllMusic - Popular (pop, rock, country, jazz, blues, gospel, world music, underground rock, Latin,
electronic music) and classical (medieval to avant-garde, solo instrumental to grand opera) music guide.
American Comedy Archives - Emerson College, Boston, MA. The collection includes manuscripts, photographs, video and film materials, and an oral history
collection. It is the first collection of its kind at an academic institution devoted to exploring the nature of comedy as an American art
form and reflects the College's view that examining the history, sociology, and culture of comedy represents an important and
underrepresented field of study.
American Midway - A guide to amusement parks and roller coasters in the United States.
ARTISTdirect - A network of web-sites offering multi-media content, music news and information,
communities organized around shared music interests, music-related specialty commerce and digital music services.
Ballparks - Facts, figures and
photos about ballparks, stadiums and arenas.
Beijing World Park - The World Park, located in the southwestern suburb of Beijing,
covers an area of 47 hectares. It is a large area of gardens displaying miniatures of scenic spots throughout the world, including more
than 100 miniature world-famous buildings from nearly 50 countries. Also see official site.
Carnegie Hall (New York) - The largest hall at Carnegie Hall, dedicated the Isaac Stern Auditorium in 1996, has been the premier classical music performance space in the United States since its opening in
1891, showcasing the world's greatest soloists, conductors, and ensembles. Located on the third floor of Carnegie Hall, the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Recital Hall is an intimate auditorium ideal for recitals, chamber music concerts, symposia,
discussions, master classes, and more. The new Judy and Arthur Zankel Hall opened in September 2003 as the site of a broad
spectrum of performing and educational events.
Chase's Calendar of Events - Comprehensive and authoritative reference on
special events, worldwide holidays and festivals, civic observances, historic anniversaries, famous birthdays and much more.
Cipriani - Premium event organizers, caterers and restaurant group, worldwide.
Defamer - This blog compiles entertainment news and adds a heavy dose of snarky opinion. Agents,
producers, studio executives and other power players in Hollywood read it religiously -- largely because it lavishes attention on them.
(The site's motto is: "LA is the world's cultural capital. Defamer is the gossip rag it deserves.")
Festival Network Online - Find music festivals, craft shows, home & garden shows, art festivals
& fairs, and specialty events in the US and Canada.
Finlandia Hall - Leading Helsinki concert and congress venue. Centrally placed amid park-like
surroundings, it is an excellent environment for concerts, conferences and exhibitions and equally suitable for symphony concerts and light
entertainment, small meetings and major international congresses.
Gaia Festival - A three-day music and sustainable-living fair, featuring
world-class artists of many genres.
Good Zoo Guide Online - Provides official descriptions of every good zoo, wildlife park, and animal
collection on the planet - as well as reviews and comments from visitors.
Kodak Theatre -The crown jewel of the Hollywood and Highland entertainment complex located in
the heart of historic Hollywood.
Leisure Tourism - Seek and manage
information from the fields of leisure, recreation, sport, hospitality, tourism and culture.
Metacritic - What began as a simple
idea back in the summer of 1999 -to both provide access to and summarize the vast amount of entertainment criticism available online--has
evolved into one of the Web's best resources for critical information about film, video, music, games, books and television.
MovieFlix - Watch full length movies online. Choose from thousands of titles and watch action,
comedy, drama and horror movies streamed in Real Player or Windows Media Player formats.
MysteryNet - Online mysteries, mystery games, mystery books and resources.
Northern California Renaissance Fair - Brings to life a colorful,
bustling Elizabethan village, complete with a championship joust, traditional English fare and ales, many stages of non-stop entertainment,
costumed characters, and a kind marketplace full of hand crafted wares and activities.
Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) - Founded in 1935, the Tony
Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival is among the oldest and largest professional non-profit theatres in the nation.
Each year OSF presents an eight-and-a-half-month season of eleven plays in three theatres plus numerous
ancillary activities, and undertakes an extensive theatre education program. Operating on a budget exceeding $26
million, OSF presents more than 780 performances annually with attendance of approximately 400,000.
OurStage - A forum for democratic competition where the fans decide who's best in emerging
Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) - Exhibits,
sporting events, amusement rides, concerts, cultural activities and, of course, the annual summer fair in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Rainbow Circle - Magic hat camps with environmental and community focus.
Regal Entertainment Group - The largest motion picture exhibitor in the world. The company's
theatre circuit, comprising Regal Cinemas, United Artists Theatres and Edwards Theatres, operates 6,119 screens
in 562 locations in 39 states in the U.S.
Shakespeare Santa Cruz - A professional repertory company in residence at the University
of California, Santa Cruz. The Festival was founded in 1981 and continues to be held annually each summer at UC Santa Cruz. Plays are
held indoors on the UCSC Theatre Arts Mainstage and outdoors among the redwoods in the Festival Glen.
Theme Parks - Information and reviews
on theme parks and amusement parks.
Universal Studios Hollywood - Guide to Universal Studios Hollywood Attraction
Movie Theme Park, southern California: studio tour, hours, tickets, rides, attractions, shows, vacation, and other information.
Wolfgang's Vault / Concert Vault - Has the largest selection of vintage t-shirts, rock
posters, rock and roll tee shirts, concert posters, concert tees, band photos, rock n' roll memorabilia and vintage concert apparel. Also
go to the Concert Vault to to listen for free to complete concerts from
music's greatest live performers, from the King Biscuit Flower Hour and the Bill Graham Archives. Brought to you by Wolfgang's Vault.
Zero G - A privately held space entertainment and tourism company whose mission is to make the excitement and adventure of space accessible to the public. The experience offered by ZERO-G is the only commercial opportunity on Earth for individuals to experience true "weightlessness" without going to space.
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