Florentijn Hofman http://wesa.fm en Just How Big is that Giant Floating Rubber Duck? http://wesa.fm/post/just-how-big-giant-floating-rubber-duck <p>Artist Florentijn Hofman&#39;s <a href="http://wesa.fm/post/four-story-duck-headed-pittsburgh">Rubber Duck Project</a> will float down the Ohio and Allegheny Rivers Friday, kicking off Pittsburgh&rsquo;s Festival of Firsts.</p><p>The duck has been on display all over the world, with stops in Amsterdam, Lommel (Belgium), Osaka, Sydney Harbour, Sao Paulo and Hong Kong. It&#39;s also spawned some <a href="http://wesa.fm/post/rubber-ducky-youre-not-one-hong-kong-quacker-spawns-others">counterfeit quackers</a>.</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:31:18 +0000 Reid Carter 16993 at http://wesa.fm Just How Big is that Giant Floating Rubber Duck? Four-Story Duck Headed to Pittsburgh http://wesa.fm/post/four-story-duck-headed-pittsburgh <p>The task of making Pittsburgh stand out as an international city has fallen on the shoulders of a floating rubber duck.</p><p>The four-story duck is part of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s International Festival of Firsts.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Cultural Trust CEO and President Kevin McMahon said the purpose of this festival is not solely to bring money to Pittsburgh.</span></p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 19:12:45 +0000 Jessica Nath 10688 at http://wesa.fm Four-Story Duck Headed to Pittsburgh