MoMA and MAD

Its a fact, I go and I wind up confused.  MoMa more than anywhere else  is the place that truly makes me ask “who decides what is art?” Its not that I dont understand pushing limits, discovery, revelation, its just that I dont get why these pieces at […]

A repost…..

  my dear friend, and woman with a way with words recently posted the following….. BEFORE OUR VERY EYES October 7, 2018 inkstainedwretch1951 Uncategorized Leave a comment     The Washington Post motto proclaims that “Democracy dies in darkness.” But the tiny, pale-suited senator from Maine defended Brett […]

National Arts Club

While researching a bit about Grameercy Park I happened upon the National Arts Club.  A private club located at 15 Gramercy Park South whose members have access to a park key.  But, they are also open to the public during the week and one can visit to see […]

Jerome Robbins/ Pacific Northwest Ballet

For Works/Process and this was outstanding.  The season is interesting but often the guests are less than enlightening.  Not so this night.  Peter Boal, artistic director at Pacific Northwest Ballet did an amazing job.  He was prepared, he brought dancers and he spoke well… a change from o […]

Bel Canto by Ann Patchet

After the Guggenheim’s Works/Process last week I realized that though I had read Bel Canto, I couldn’t remember a thing about it.  As luck would have it the book was waiting on my kindle.  And it was a great read which I can’t wait to see made into […]

Blue Smoke- Flatiron

Really not good.  The baby backs were moist and tasty, the fries only average, the mac & cheese was creamy and flavorless until you got the bacon bits.   The brisket was dry and the chocolate cake was grainy and generally not good.  larry and I sat next […]

Avra on Madison

Lovely lunch outside at Avra.  A gloriously cool day, a not so good dessert, but a yummy lunch.  We shared a lamb chop and a fish, Porgy.  I had never heard of it before.  A flakey white fish, served with out a trace of a bone and a […]