How does one top The Chinese??

14 Bazillion Dollars spent.  15,000 performers (none repeating). A bird’s nest stadium.  LCD floor and fiber-optic technology that allows the Olympic rings to literally come off the ground.  Human calligraphy pens.  Artists suspended in mid-air and around a giant globe: walking sideways.  Drummers playing and Tai-Chi experts running with equi-distant precision (2,008 of each to symbolize the Olympic year).  A circular LCD screen that circumvents the length of the stadium.  Giant oars that serve as a panoramic panel-display of ships when held together. Lit-up costumes, stage, and of course fireworks.

Aside from singing monkeys, I don’t know how you can top that. 

They say that next year Great Britain’s hosting.  Great. Perhaps there’ll be a bunch of Benny Hill half-naked chicks in knickers running around with bad teeth whilst reciting a Monty-Python skit.  Sounds like a gas.


About Lisa Perez

Lisa M. Perez is a published poet, editor, copywriter, public speaker and artist. The co-creator of the first ever ArtSpace in Jersey City, member of IUOMA (International Union of Mail Artists), and administrator for an online Mail Art group, Lisa supports the arts and advocates for creativity. Her successful, Art Journal and "Notes from my Brain" series are ongoing projects that evolve with the artist. In addition to being an active blogger since 2005, Lisa scripts and edits copy for various online articles and videos. In September 2017, she was a guest-speaker and virtually chaired a YOGA Recovery meeting. In her spare time, Lisa studies, reads, and creates while maintaining a day job in a STEM field and being a full-time fur-mommy to her shih-tzu, Cher.
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