It’s a lot better looking at night but nevertheless, this is a live streaming webcam focused on The Sphere in Las Vegas. Or, I should say, it’s a link to that webcam. I’m still trying to process the actual size of this other-worldly structure. It has a seating capacity of 18,600, or 20,000 standing. And 10,000 of the seats employ haptic technology.
This is the weekend my son and daughter-in-law are there for the U2 concert (Achtung Baby tour). (Hope they had some of those haptic seats.) I can’t even imagine what the experience must have been like.
I just watched a monorail cruise by on that track in front of the Sphere. Surreal. Especially for an aging former Okie who’s traveled very little and has never been to Vegas. And there was a brief, creepy display that looked like shadowy humans trapped inside the Sphere trying to get out.
Currently I’m sitting here looking out at an overcast 28° day, expecting the season’s first snow any minute, while it’s a perfect 70° in Vegas. And The Son is debating whether to try to get home tomorrow, as scheduled, despite our winter storm warning, or stay another day in Vegas. Decisions, decisions …