Category Archives: Museums

Catch an Expeditious App and Put It In Your Pocket!

Six cities have updated wanderlusting apps from Fodor’s Travel, who has announced the re-launch of their City Guide apps for iPhone and iPad (Nook and Android versions are in the works). The free apps now integrate partner functionality from Expedia, … Continue reading

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A Taste of Maine

I attended a wonderfully executed event held by Visit Maine earlier this month, which has me dreaming up some idyllic summer plans. The food during the evening at the St. Regis Hotel was delicious, and the wine crisp and clean … Continue reading

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The Rebel as Poet

During my time in Paris, I visited the Musée d’Orsay, drinking in the architecture of the former railway station from blocks away (and understanding why the museum bills the building, which was erected for the Universal Exhibition of 1900, as … Continue reading

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Make It Personal!

I’ve been blazing around Paris soaking in a schizophrenic mix of historically significant writerly inspiration and modern-day Parisian glitz: it’s quite a paradoxical melange! Even the eye candy cuts its own broad swath, from beautifully dressed men and women to … Continue reading

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Savage Blood

  During my UK adventure last week, I had one of the most sensually remarkable experiences of my life. You might surmise it was enjoying the opulence of the famed Dorchester in London’s Mayfair across from Hyde Park, and while … Continue reading

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MAD for Patrick Jouin!

Chair Chick’s on the prowl and she’s discovered big news! French designer Patrick Jouin (yes, he’s a hottie, but he’s also talented) is making his American museum debut this November at Museum of Arts and Design (And you know who will be … Continue reading

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“He was too fragile for this world” -Madonna

I trekked downtown to the Film Forum yesterday to see Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child. What a poignant film about the life and struggles of the renowned artist. I felt the film captured his drive to be second to none … Continue reading

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Earth, Wind and Fire Frozen in Time

Since revolutionizing the Studio Glass movement, Dale Chihuly has continually pushed to new heights and experimented with new forms, creating blown glass artistry that take command of indoor and outdoor environments regardless of a setting’s inherent beauty. His works are … Continue reading

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Terence Riley Skips the Pop Stops!

In March 2006, Terence Riley left his position as the Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art in New York to take over as Director of the Miami Art Museum. He recently relinquished … Continue reading

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