Archive for the 'art' Category

The new shape of pasta

Saturday, November 25th, 2017

Pasta takes on a new shape, courtesy of MIT food labs. What’s happening with experiments in elemental shape-shifting? Noodle design is being democratized.

The power of Louis Kahn’s architecture

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Take a walk, a run, a bus, a train or a plane to Philadelphia to see the ‘Louis Kahn, The Power of Architecture.’ It’s that good.

A stunning Chihuly Night @NYBG

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) exhibit, Chihuly Nights, brings the increased drama of the vibrancy of color and form against the night sky.

Banned Books Week 2017: 10 quotes from iconic banned books

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Celebrate the freedom to read: Banned Books Week begins on 24 september 2017 with a selection of quotes from 10 iconic books that have been banned or challenged globally.

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?