I do love an afternoon of ballet. Sandwiched in between Ballanchine SymphonicConcertante which was a half hour of twirling white tutus and Robbins Fancy Free was the premiere of Jessica Lang’s Garden Blue. Last week I was to a works and process where JL and her artistic Partner […]


We keep trying new places having not found that special place near Lincoln Center, Public Theatre ottos place near the Guggenheim. And we still haven’t. Island was lovely, we sat outside, the Caesar Salad was not, it was a salad bit not a Caesar. We shared two meals, […]

Island Restaurant

Before heading to the Guggenheim we grabbed a bite at Island. We thought it was fine. But.. the Caesar salad was too much vinegar. And not creamy enough. The Brussels were good as was the salmon. I liked the seafood skewer but should have asked to substitute a […]


It really and truly might just have been The goal was met. I got to The National Arts club and saw the exhibit. I made it to both sidewalks etched by Ken. But I did so much more and had so many unexpected delays…unexpected treats… unexpected rare happenings […]

Looking forward to a big Broadway Season

But where will find the time?  Matinees I suppose…. Stolen from the New York Times here are excerpts file     broadway plays NYTimes 2018 season Lucas Hedges, Daniel Radcliffe, Mercedes Ruehl and Kerry Washington are already in previews; still to come are Annette Bening, Bryan […]

The National Arts Club

Like the Grollier Club this private club opens regularly ( daily) for public exhibitions.  I have devised a plan for today, the day of  Ken Hiratsuka.   There are two carved sidewalks  I am hoping to see.  The first is graffiti, done without invitation outside the Prada store on […]