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Every so often you forgot that the Marquee and Tao installations at the Roundhouse music venue in Camden, North London were more than just really, really good parties. The entrance gave it away a bit, as there were not one but two queues: one for Guests and another for Athletes. Still, you had to remind yourself that an abundance of medals of gold, silver and bronze on the dance floor was not normal in real life; but for the London 2012 Olympics, it just made sense. More»
In addition to the country-specific houses established across London to bolster National Olympic Committees and patriotic sentiments, pop-up sports bars from House of Nations were created to serve as the unofficial Team Great Britain fan headquarters and hosts fans from all over the world. Both venues are open to the public and admission is free. More»
It was a whirlwind of a week at the Oylmpics-- check out some of the highlights from the first half of the 2012 games. More»
If you're headed over the pond for the Olympics there are probably other aspects at the forefront of every spectators mind; hotel reservations, car services, flight times, and every other headache pertaining to international travel. Check out these apps for the London Olympics, that are essential to guarantee a hassle-free visit. More»
The Olympics aren't just a spectacle for sports, but also an opportunity for every discipline to showcase their best talent. If you're traveling to London, take advantage of these cultural exhibits that are going on during the Olympics. More»
When the Olympic Flame enters the Stadium and inevitably lights the Cauldron, the Games will officially be underway. The ceremony will provide an opportunity for the host nation, Great Britain, to captivate the world through a sequence of performances. Some details of the $42.3 million ceremony have been leaked so let's fill you in on all the details you need to know for tonight. More»
The British have a knack for their tongue in cheek humor. Although the Olympics isn't really considered a business endeavor, there are licensing fees and contracts that must be signed to utilize anything pertaining to the games. Even though there are these stringent policies, clever Londoners and street artists have found loopholes in the system to utilize Olympic signage. More»
Competitors, rivals, teammates, and most importantly, best friends. As we get closer to the start of the 2012 Olympic games, we see the intense relationships between fellow athletes begin to grow. It's a true test of friendship as lifelong and new-found friends must withstand the competitive nature of the Olympics in order to "go for the gold." Check out these siblings, childhood friends, and fraternal twins that will be competing together in the Summer Olympics. More»
Wenlock and Mandeville hail from a long line of Olympic icons. But, unlike this summer’s Olympic contenders, Wenlock and Mandeville aren’t too worried about their athletic performances: that’s because they are the official mascots for the 2012 London Summer Olympics and Paralympics. In the spirit of fun and games, we’ve come up with a list of unofficial London 2012 mascots from Kate Middleton to Harry Potter, that may give Wenlock and Mandeville some competition. More»
Saturday, May 18
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.