Archive for the 'art' Category

Smiles on a summer day and night

Monday, June 26th, 2017

Three wonderfully upbeat art exhibits are perfect respites from New York City’s dog days of summer.






Stateside Shakespeare: Birthday Celebrations 453

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Get out and enjoy the some Bard this weekend as the world celebrates Shakespeare’s 453rd birthday.











Dandelion dead

Friday, March 31st, 2017

National Crayon Day is not so dandy for Crayola’s recently ousted dandelion crayon. Replacement crayon to be named later.











Oscars 2017: Applause for inclusion + one big shocker

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Oscars 2017 was humming along until the final award for Best Picture made unprecedented history. What a finale!











Predictions 2017: The Oscar will go to…

Monday, February 20th, 2017

2016 was a fine year for film. As the Academy Awards approach, here are my picks for who’s taking home the golden guy – who will win (vs. who should win and who’s missing). We’re off!











Subterranean solar greens

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

In 2009, The High Line became a reality. Now, The Lowline is poised to reclaim a vacant space for public good, and further the use technology in 21st century living. What could be better?











Alternative gifts for your Valentine sweetie

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

On Valentine’s Day, when flowers or chocolate don’t fit the bill for that special someone in your life, a specially chosen book is great alternative. It’s a keeper, and is calorie-light.











Farewell 2016: You won’t be missed

Friday, December 30th, 2016

So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye 2016: A year of extreme highs and lows, and very little middle ground. If politics are a barometer of the country, then the year could be described as feverish. My year in review.











Best of film 2016: Originality + indies rise again

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Best films of 2016: This year proved to be another good year for film. Originality flourished, indies rebounded with great filmmaking, and documentary storytelling continued to be strong.











Fantastic historical resources, and where to find them

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

For anyone who appreciates historical photography, graphics and maps, here are resources to get lost in. These two collections house more than 100,000 digitized images for research and personal use.