Oscars 2017 was humming along until the final award for Best Picture made unprecedented history. What a finale!
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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!
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?
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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.
Hundreds of thousands of women, men and children of all colors, ages, and creeds marched in peaceful protest of the Trump administration on Saturday in New York City. It was a beautiful thing.
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Women’s March NYC, 21 jan 2017: For this historic event, I will proudly join “the international community to march in support of equality and promote civil rights for every human.”
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Inauguration 2017: To quote Lin-Manuel Miranda’s now famous lyrics from Hamilton, “History Has Its Eyes on You.” For some of us, those words could not be more true.
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 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.
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Salute new year! My wish for 2017 is that there’s grace and dignity in managing the newness to come, in whatever form 2017 brings it.
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