Reflections: Hello Summer

May 31 / 17 Summer – Poem by Louise Gluck Remember the days of our first happiness, how strong we were, how dazed by passion, lying all day, then all night in the narrow bed, sleeping there, eating there too: it was summer, it seemed everything had ripened at once. And so hot we lay completely uncovered. Sometimes the wind rose; a willow brushed the window. But we were lost in a way, didn’t you feel that? The bed was like a raft; I felt us drifting far from our natures, toward a place where we’d discover nothing. First the … Continue reading Reflections: Hello Summer

Victoria & Albert Museum: Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

May 24 / 17 For those who love fashion, this is something for you. The Victoria & Albert Museum in London, England are displaying the works of the late Cristobal Balenciaga. cred: victoria & albert museum         This exhibition examines the work and legacy of influential Spanish couturier Cristóbal Balenciaga, with over 100 pieces crafted by ‘the master’ of couture, his protégées and contemporary fashion designers working in the same innovative tradition.   Opening on Saturday, 27 May 2017 Daily: 10.00 – 17.30Last entry 16.15Friday: 10.00 – 21.30Last entry 20.15 Room 40 Tickets cost £12.00Concessions apply. Advance booking is … Continue reading Victoria & Albert Museum: Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

Film Review: Alien: Covenant

May 22 / 17   And on the pedestal these words appear: ‘My name is Ozymandias, king of kings: Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!’ –Percy Bysshe Shelley  It’s been ten years after the events of Prometheus….the year is 2104, a colony ship, the Covenant, carrying 2,000 colonists plus a thousand embryos, are heading to Origae-6. The ship suffers some major mishaps, but they continue to stick with the mission. That changes when they pick up a signal from an unknown planet. Acting captain, Christopher Oram (Billy Crudup) decides to investigate, thinking that this planet could be better than … Continue reading Film Review: Alien: Covenant

Weeknd Scene: MoMA

May 20 / 17 Found this in my email and yes, I will pass this along too. cred: MoMA  Buy your tickets today! Corporate Members Save on Party in the Garden Tickets   Celebrate with MoMA at Party in the Garden 2017! Corporate Members save $25 on After-Party or VIP After-Party tickets featuring an open bar and performance by pianist James Blake (limit two per person). JOIN THE PARTY!   The Museum of Modern Art 11 West 53 Street NY, NY 10019 For more information about your company’s Corporate Membership benefits, visit moma.org/corporate or email corporate_membership@moma.org. Enjoy the rest of your weekend, … Continue reading Weeknd Scene: MoMA