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Alcatraz to host Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's exhibit

Ai Weiwei, arguably China's best-known artist, spent 81 days in prison in 2011, so he knows about incarceration. That's part of the reason he is helming an exhibit opening this month on San Francisco's Alcatraz Island. He developed the works in ... Los Angeles Times, 1 day ago

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Comment: Why do people believe in ghosts?

In June, Sheila Sillery-Walsh,a British tourist visiting the historic island-prison of Alcatraz in San Francisco, claimed that she captured an image of a ghost in a picture she snapped on her iPhone. In the frame of what was otherwise supposed to be ...
 World News Australia1 week ago Best of the festival  San Francisco Chronicle1 week ago 15 Hidden Gems in San Francisco  Big News Network1 week ago Twenty reasons to visit San Francisco weeks ago
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Everything You Need For The Most Elaborate Prison Escape In History

, Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary officially opened its gates to some of America's most violently incorrigible criminals. After all, it was . Escape-proof, that is, for everyone except three prisoners in 1962 and their trusty arsenal of brilliant, ...
 Times of India1 month ago Everything You Need To Escape From Alcatraz  Huffington Post1 month ago

Triathlons test the mettle of the middle-aged athlete

Runners and bikers compete in the 34th annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in San Francisco, California June 1, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Noah Berger (Reuters) - Triathlons, the swim-bike-run races of varying lengths, are scaling the bucket ...
 Reuters2 weeks ago

Work Of Dissident Artist Ai Weiwei To Be Shown On Alcatraz Island

Having served since it was built in 1859 as a military fortress, federal penitentiary housing Al Capone, site of an 18-month-long occupation by Native Americans—not to mention a national park Alcatraz Island, in San Francisco Bay, will turn into ...
 Forbes.com2 weeks ago

Home Movies: Who's the Bigger Criminal, Whitey Bulger or the FBI?

Mugshot of James "Whitey" Bulger. Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary. Magnolia Pictures Joe Berlinger's fascinating true-crime film suggests that the legendary crime boss may not be the most corrupt guy in Boston In the Irish-American neighborhood of ...
 Time4 weeks ago

Princeton Power's Microgrid Project On 'The Rock' - A Harbinger of Things To Come

One of the most innovative electric power projects in this country sits on Alcatraz Island, in the middle of San Francisco Bay. On The Rock, Princeton Power Systems coordinates a microgrid combining 307 kilowatts (kW) of solar panels, a 400 kW (two ...
 Forbes.com1 month ago Princeton Powers Microgrid Project On The Rock - A Harbinger of Things To Come  Big News Network1 month ago Top Alcatraz Project Just the Start for Princeton Power  Clean Technica1 month ago

10 Historic Buildings in America - Famous Structures Over 50 Years Old - AARP

Alcatraz Island, San Francisco. The fort, federal penitentiary and American Indian occupation site housed infamous inmates including Al Capone and George "Machine Gun" Kelly. It was closed as a prison in March 1963 by Bobby Kennedy, then the U.S.
 AARP6 days ago History of Alcatraz In Movies Television  Big News Network1 month ago 80 Years Ago: Alcatraz Takes In First Group of No Good Thugs  Mother Jones1 month ago 80 Years Ago, Alcatraz Prison Opened for Business  VOA News1 month ago

Alcatraz by the Numbers

From 1934 to 1963, the most high-profile, dangerous criminals in America went to one place Alcatraz. A high security prison built on an island off the coast of San Francisco, the Rock's hyper-vigilant security systems and improbable escapes ...
 Time1 month ago

Solitary confinement at 'Alcatraz of the Rockies'

What struck me most about arriving at ADX Florence, the U.S.'s only federal supermax prison, was the sterile silence. You would think that a prison known as the Alcatraz of the Rockies with the capacity for 490 inmates would be awash with noise, but ...
 The Hill1 month ago
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