October 14

TOUCHING UP THE WAKE-UP MURAL ON TENELLE STREET WITH FABIAN & CNN GREAT BIG STORY

Fabian asked me to come by Tenelle Street while he touched up the Wake Up Mural.  CNN was filming him touch up the mural for Great Big Story.  I was on hand to hand him spray paint, hold the ladder and touch up the bottom of the mural that I could reach from the ground. […]

October 13

MAKING AFRICA: A CONTINENT OF CONTEMPORARY DESIGN OPENING PARTY

Start your weekend at the High and be one of the first to experience our newest exhibition, Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design, before it officially opens to the public. Enjoy guided tours of Making Africa at 7 and 8 p.m. along with drinks for purchase throughout the night. Also enjoy live music by HOT 107.9’s DJ Kash, special […]

October 13

THE HIGH: TECHNICOLOR-JAIME HAYON, AMY ELKINS- BLACK IS THE DAY BLACK IS THE NIGHT, PAUL GRAHAM- THE WHITENESS OF THE WHALE, AND THE MELLON UNDERGRADUATE CURATORIAL FELLOWSHIP GALLERY SHOW

TECHNICOLOR: JAIME HAYON Enter the vibrant world of Technicolor, an immersive installation in the Museum’s Anne Cox Chambers Wing featuring dramatic new works by Jaime Hayon (Spanish, born 1974). Hanging from the ceiling are six large-scale textiles based on designs Hayon created for last summer’s piazza installation Tiovivo (those murals are still on view at […]

October 07

LUNCH WITH ANGEL JOY BLUE

We took Angel to lunch at Bergdorfs to celebrate her debut as Mimi at The Metropolitan Opera.  I relished having her all to myself so that we could chat and about opera and life. It means so much to me to be able to really talk to someone about opera that knows what I am […]

October 06

ROSENBERG THE DOG & TOPHER BROPHY MEET & GREET

I met Topher Brophy the last time I was in NYC with my parents at a restaurant.  He seemed pretty cool – he and my Dad knew each other from the advertising scene in NYC.  Both he and my Dad neglected to tell me about Rosenberg, the movement that is Rosenberg and Topher Brophy, and […]

October 04

MET OPERA: LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN BACKSTAGE MEET & GREET

Les Contes D’Hoffmann LIVE was even better than I thought it would be.  Vittorio Grigolo as Hoffmann and Erin Morley as Olympia were outstanding!  It was definitely a night to remember. POSSE PHOTOS:

October 04

THE MET: LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN

Vittorio Grigolo sings the title role of the tortured poet in Offenbach’s glittering treatment of the stories of E.T.A. Hoffmann. Bartlett Sher’s production provides a vibrant backdrop for this operatic journey through the hero’s many love affairs. Johannes Debus conducts. TEXT: Courtesy of http://www.metopera.org PHOTOS: