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Category: Perpetual Calendar Animations (1)

Animated South Florida perpetual calendar



Last year I produced a special project that proved to be popular with readers. It was a humorous look at South Florida culture as visualized in the form of a twelve-month calendar that could be reused over and over, since some of the things that distinguish our unique habitat never change.

Thanks to the help of some very talented people who have forgotten more about computers than I will ever learn, we are gradually animating the entire calendar, month by month.

Click on the blue word "January" below the thumbnail above to view the animated month of January. That's my voice you hear doing the narration.

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Chan LoweCHAN LOWE has been the Sun Sentinel’s first and only editorial cartoonist for the past twenty-six years. Before that, he worked as cartoonist and writer for the Oklahoma City Times and the Shawnee (OK) News-Star.

Chan went to school in New York City, Los Angeles, and the U.K., and graduated from Williams College in 1975 with a degree in Art History. He also spent a year at Stanford University as a John S. Knight Journalism Fellow.

His work has won numerous awards, including the Green Eyeshade Award and the National Press Foundation Berryman Award. He has also been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. His cartoons have won multiple first-place awards in all of the Florida state journalism contests, and The Lowe-Down blog, which he began in 2008, has won writing awards from the Florida Press Club and the Society of Professional Journalists.
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