Prepared for the weekend?
Take heed to a podcast collection concerning the function of Latino historical past and tradition in aviation and area. Take an airport artwork tour. And enter Frontier Airways’ sweepstakes to win a visit to attend a Taylor Swift live performance.
The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum has launched “AeroEspacial,” a restricted collection of its “AirSpace” podcast that focuses on tales of Latino historical past and tradition on the coronary heart of aviation and area.
The four-part collection is being produced in each English and Spanish and follows the museum’s 5-part “QueerSpace” collection, which was launched in February 2022.
Right here’s the “AeroEspacial” Episode Schedule
- July 13: Within the early Nineteen Sixties, 1000’s of unaccompanied youngsters fled Cuba by airplane, shifting to the US on visa waivers from the U.S. authorities. This episode explores the function of aviation in Operation Pedro Pan.
- July 27: Arecibo Observatory is the pleasure of Puerto Rico’s science group. Following the devastating collapse of the observatory’s radio telescope, this episode explores the historical past, science and social significance of Arecibo.
- Aug. 10: Latino Futurist artists use their mediums to think about futures not like the current, utilizing artwork to create a society that’s entire and inclusive in a manner actuality is just not. This episode explores artwork from Latino creatives on the intersection of area and tradition.
- Aug. 24: In latest expansions of the Star Wars universe, Latino actors and storylines have taken middle stage. From Arturito to “Andor,” this episode explores the previous and current of Latino illustration in Star Wars.
Right here’s the QueerSpace podcast record:
Artwork tour at Greenville-Spartanburg Worldwide Airport
Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) now has a digital artwork tour that highlights the airport’s artwork assortment of 17 two-dimensional items of artwork and three-dimensional sculptures, all representing the themes of textiles, know-how, and water.
There are QR codes positioned close to every artwork piece within the terminal that hyperlink to an audio description of the work, details about the artists, and the importance of the art work inside the area. The artwork tour can be accessible through the GSP airport website.
Taylor Swift fan? Frontier Airways is making a gift of two tickets
Frontier Airways has launched a sweepstakes to provide away tickets to Taylor Swift’s August 7 The Eras Tour present at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, CA.
The winner will obtain two live performance tickets, two roundtrip flights, two nights of lodging, and $500 in spending cash.