The stunning Nasir al-mulk Mosque hides a gorgeous secret between the walls of its fairly traditional exterior: stepping inside is like walking into a kaleidoscope of colors. Every day, the rays of the early morning sun shine through colorful stained-glass windows, transforming the halls into a dazzling wonderland of rich hues, patterns, and light that play on the floor of the mosque.
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Argh. I cannot do the handwritten questions thingy at the moment. I mean, it’s meant to be handwritten, yeah? That’s not something I can do right now. :(
But I’m enjoying seeing everyone else’s answers. :)
Bradley James - ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
My very first thought upon seeing the top of this gif set was, “Did Bradley actually get even MORE attractive?” My next thought was, “Yes. Yes he did.”
How is that possible? I’m serious. HOW?
Small Press Expo Sponsors Gene Luen Yang, Liza Donnelly and Bryan Lee O’Malley at the National Book Festival
For the second year in a row, the Small Press Expo (SPX) is proud to announce it is a sponsor of the National Book Festival, presented by the Library of Congress
As a part of this sponsorship, SPX is bringing Gene Luen Yang, Liza Donnelly and Bryan Lee O’Malley to the National Book Festival.The primary goal of this sponsorship is to bring creators from the indie comics community to the National Book Festival to provide greater exposure for them and their works to the diverse audience that attends this prestigious festival.As a partner with the Library’s Center for the Book, Small Press Expo looks forward to help promoting their various literacy initiatives and events. More information about the National Book Festival can be found at: http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/.
The National Book Festival takes place Saturday, August 30, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.
Gene Luen Yang will be at the Teen pavilion, signing books from 3:30- 4:30PM and presenting from 4:40-5:10PM.
Bryan Lee O’Malley will be presenting at the Graphic Novel, Science Fiction and Fantasy pavilion from 6:45-7:20 PM and signing books from 8:00-9:00PM.
Liza Donnelly will be presenting at the Graphic Novel, Science Fiction and Fantasy pavilion from 8:15-8:50 PM and signing books from 9:00-10:00PM.
About the Small Press Expo
SPX is the premier independent comics festival in the United States, gathering over 600 creators to its yearly event that is held every September in Bethesda, Maryland. The yearly festival focuses on the best in graphic novels, independent comics, mini-comics and political cartoons.
SPX at the Library of Congress
In a first of its kind relationship, SPX teamed with the Library of Congress to establish the SPX Collection. This collection allows the Library of Congress to further its commitment to comics with donations to the collection from the creators who attend the SPX festival.
The SPX Collection at the Library of Congress also houses the winners of the prestigious Ignatz Awards and originals of the art produced for the SPX festival.
Find out more about SPX at a spxpo.com/about
If that doesn’t put the finest point on it you’ve ever seen/heard, I don’t know what does.