Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6The Arts Fun Facts Career InfoGuide Careers in The Arts – Item 604 Copyrighted Material 2016 Edition  Michelangelo did not want to paint the Sistine Chapel ceiling because he considered himself a sculptor, not a painter.  The Boston University Bridge is an architectural wonder. It is one of the few places in the world where a boat can sail under a train that is running under a car that is driving under an airplane.  After performing an opera in Germany in 1988, Luciano Pavarotti received 165 curtain calls and was applauded for 1 hour, 7 minutes.  Jewelers used more diamonds in their designs after the invention of electric lighting. People liked the way electric lights made the diamonds sparkle.  In 1962, a Decca Recording Company executive rejected The Beatles stating,“We don’t like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out.”  The set designers for the 1991 Broadway production of Miss Saigon had an unusual challenge. At the end of Act II, a life-size helicopter had to be able to land on stage.  Vincent Van Gogh, one of the most famous painters of all time, sold only one painting during his lifetime. WOODBURN PRESS ©Copyright Woodburn Press LLC all rights reserved This digital publication was presented by: