tungwaiyip.info

home

about me

links

Media

Yucatán Photos

St Lucia Photos

Photo Album

Videos

Blog

< October 2007 >
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   

past articles »

Click for San Francisco, California Forecast

San Francisco, USA

 

Jazz at de Young

Concert at Osher Sculpture Garden

We went to a free jazz concert at de Young museum's Osher Sculpture Garden. It was a great way to spend an lazy sunday afternoon, eating at the outdoor cafeteria in the beautiful garden while enjoying live music.

I looked at metal roof overhang above the garden and a well attended concert under. I have an observation. Why are there so many people crowded in this small garden when there are acres of open space within the Golden Gate park? In particular the western part of the park are so much more secluded compare to here. Now this garden is no shabby space for sure. But it is only a tiny area out of the entire park. We think people want a park for its open space, for a large lawn to enjoy by themselves. Why are so many people coalesce here instead? It is like what usually happen in a party. Rather than spread out evenly in a spacious house, people often crowded in the same room where everyone else seems to be in.

Of course there are a lot to do here. The sculpture garden is a wonderful attraction by itself. It is also a great space because it borders the architecturally interesting museum building and afford a good view of it. Most people are really coming for de Young but has discovered this delightful extension after their visit. Food and music also draw people of course. The result is great atmosphere. Everyone want to gather here more than the open lawn elsewhere.

2007.10.21 comments

 

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

past articles »

 

BBC News

 

North Korea faces tighter sanctions under Trump strategy (26 Apr 2017)

 

Turkey suspends more than 9,000 police officers over 'Gulen links' (26 Apr 2017)

 

'Exciting' blood test spots cancer a year early (26 Apr 2017)

 

Trump seeks tax windfall for business (26 Apr 2017)

 

Missing Taiwanese trekker found in Himalayas after 47 days (26 Apr 2017)

 

White Bengal tiger cub quadruplets at Austria zoo (26 Apr 2017)

 

France election: Macron heckled by pro-Le Pen workers (26 Apr 2017)

 

Trump 'considering draft order to scrap Nafta' (26 Apr 2017)

 

IS conflict: Iraqi force 'retakes ancient city of Hatra' (26 Apr 2017)

 

Ann Coulter's Berkeley speech cancelled a day beforehand (26 Apr 2017)

more »

 

SF Gate

 

Bay Area News (7 Jan 2012)

 

City Insider (11 Feb 2012)

 

Crime Scene (13 Feb 2012)

 

C.W Newius Column (10 Jan 2012)

 

C.W. Nevius Blog (11 Feb 2012)

 

Education News (10 Jan 2012)

 

KALW (11 Feb 2012)

 

Matier and Ross Blog (11 Feb 2012)

 

1st Twitter revenue drop since IPO, but stock rises (26 Apr 2017)

 

Thai woman has no anger toward Facebook after infant’s killing (26 Apr 2017)

 

U.S. Steel sinks; drinking to the Coup; United’s dead rabbit (26 Apr 2017)

 

Insurer Anthem hands feds deadline on crucial Obamacare subsidies (26 Apr 2017)

 

Novato oxygen tank supplier to pay .4 million settlement (26 Apr 2017)

 

Forget flying cars. Google’s Brin secretly builds an airship (26 Apr 2017)

more »

 


Site feed Updated: 2017-Apr-26 18:00