Terry Border’s Bent Objects

Today I came across this so fun art form and wanted to share it with my New Yorker Point of View readers! So I found the art of Terry Border and his Bent Object Projects… Here’s just a sample and then I’ll tell you more about Terry.   So I found out that Terry Border…

A Book Launch for Richard E. Farley’s Wall Street Wars

The other evening I attended the book launch of Richard E. Farley’s new book, Wall Street Wars: The Epic Battles with Washington That Created the Modern Financial System.  The launch was held at The Four Seasons Restaurant, 99 East 52nd Street.  The evening’s hosts at this event were Jeanne and Herb Siegel, Robert F. Kennedy…

Art OnCuba Launches 6th Edition

Art OnCuba debuted in June 2013 as a new quarterly magazine about Cuban art and culture.  It’s published by Fuego Media Group the publisher of On Cuba magazine.  The magazine is set up in English with Spanish summaries and Hugo Cancio is Art OnCuba’s publisher and editor-in-chief. So what are the goals of Art OnCuba?…

Brooklyn Historical Society-What a Treasure!

I was lucky enough to visit the Brooklyn Historical Society which is located at 128 Pierrepont Street in Brooklyn. What makes the Brooklyn Historical Society such a treasure(having grown up in Brooklyn myself!) is that it connects the past to the present and makes the history of Brooklyn meaningful for its diverse communities today and…

Bullets over Broadway-The Musical

So awhile back as part of The Spelvin Society package that I found through Playbill.com (check Desmond’s Steakhouse Sizzles’ article in the Food tab) Bullets over Broadway was the play that was chosen. I had actually seen the original Woody Allen movie version and knew that I was in for a treat! I mean how…

What a Gal!-The One and Only Fanny Brice!

I was really wowed away by the one-woman performance of Chloe Brooks, a 17 year old who at The Thirteenth Street Repertory Company (www.13thStreetRep.org)  portrayed through song and 15 character shifts the incredible life story of Fanny Brice, comedienne, singer and actress extraordinaire!!! And so without further ado, let me introduce you to Fanny… Fanny…

Hee Haw-Georgia State Fair

OK. I admit it.  I’ve always wanted to go to a State Fair.  I think that it was from watching all those State Fair episodes either on the Food or Travel Channel but yes, they always looked sooo fun! Well, finally, I got my opportunity while visiting family in Georgia. It was actually my sister…

Roswell, Georgia-Alive After 5

I recently returned from visiting with family in Atlanta, Georgia and on the Thursday evening that I was there I went with my sister to Roswell, Georgia where the town of Roswell had a very fun event that they hold the third Thursday of each month. The town labeled their Alive After 5 event as…

Zimbabwe Sculpture/A Tradition in Stone

So as I mentioned in the Culture Tab in the article Roswell, George-Alive After 5 I recently found myself in Atlanta visiting family. So it was at The Hartsfield-Jackson/Atlanta International Airport that I saw these AMAZING African sculptures. Here is what the row of them looked like. I was really taken away by their presence…