Tag Archive: New York

How IBM is Enabling Smarter Management of … Medieval Abbeys

Question:What does a rack of high-performance, network blade-servers have in common with the 15th century Flemish tapestry The Hunt for the Unicorn? Answer: Both are being watched over by some of IBM’s most advanced smart building systems. Last week, as part of a roll-out of a broader suite of smart building technologies, I got to…

Historical society will celebrate Martin Luther’s birthday with medieval dinner

Puppeteers, a juggler, and a minister acting as Martin Luther and dressed like a monk will appear on Saturday when the Historical Society of North German Settlements in Western New York celebrates Martin Luther’s 527th birthday. The dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall of St. James Lutheran Church, Bergholz. All the food…

Medieval Masterworks from Court of Burgundy Leave France for First and Only U.S. Tour in 2010

A group of 40 of the greatest masterpieces of medieval sculpture, which have never before been presented together outside of France, will be on view at the Dallas Museum of Art from October 3, 2010 through January 2, 2011, as part of a first and only seven-city exhibition tour in the United States. Carved by…

BBC Two announces new factual shows

Filthy Cities will be presented by Dan Snow and will bring to life the histories of London, New York and Paris. Snow will discover how these places went from being filthy cities to modern metropolises. Using CGI, he will travel back in time to uncover the battle against filth during each city’s defining era –…