Archive for the 'culture' Category

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.

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.

Look, up in the sky: The Great Eclipse Across America 2017

Friday, July 21st, 2017

Mark your calendars – monday, 21 august 2017 – the first US coast-to-coast eclipse of the sun in nearly a century will occur. Grab your safety glasses and bucket list, and check out a roundup of information and resources for the Great Eclipse Across America.

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.

Nostalgic for book-finding, the old fashioned way

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Love the speed and accuracy of a digital library search, but sometimes the senses want what they want: An old-fashioned card catalog cabinet at the public library.

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?