SHE SUMMIT 2014 NY

  SHE SUMMIT 2014 NY     By:  Amber Creighton     The SHE Summit, founded by Claudia Chan, focuses on empowering women in all aspects of their lives, professional, personal and beyond. This is accomplished through bringing like minded women together and building lasting networks and personal support groups. SHE is an acronym for She …

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PS ART 2014, ART BY STUDENTS IN NYC PUBLIC SCHOOLS, ON VIEW AT METROPOLITAN MUSEUM

Image Caption: Christine Chu (Age 17, Grade 12), Sliced Apples, 2014. Oil on canvas. Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, Manhattan. Art Teacher: Andrew Stehle. Image: Courtesy New York City Department of Education     PS Art 2014, Annual Juried Exhibition of Art by Students in NYC Public Schools, on View …

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THE ROOF GARDEN COMMISSION: DAN GRAHAM WITH GÜNTHER VOGT AT THE MET

On cover: Dan Graham (b. 1942, Urbana, Illinois) Two Different Anamorphic Surfaces, 2000 Installation view from Wanås Foundation, Knislinge, Sweden     The Roof Garden Commission: Dan Graham with Günther Vogt April 29 – November 2, 2014 (weather permitting)   Installation Location: The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden     American artist Dan …

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ETIQUETTE CLASSES FOR CHILDREN AT THE RITZ-CARLTON NEW YORK BATTERY PARK

It couldn’t be a more proper time to freshen up on your kids’ manners.         THE RITZ-CARLTON NEW YORK, BATTERY PARK OFFERS NEW INTERACTIVE ETIQUETTE CLASSES FOR CHILDREN     Just in time for the spring holidays, The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park has added a new program to its array of …

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IN THE CLOAK OF DARKNESS AT THE BLIND CAFE SAN FRANCISCO

A peek into the world of the blind in an evening of dining in the dark.      IN THE CLOAK OF DARKNESS AT THE BLIND CAFE SAN FRANCISCO     by:  Karina Calayag     The Blind Cafe’ San Francisco held its second show March 21-23 this time at the Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, a proud …

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THE 13th ANNUAL WINE AND WISHES ON FEBRUARY 1st AT TREASURE ISLAND IS NOT TO BE MISSED!

Be a hero and help grant the wishes of kids with life-threatening illnesses like Miles Scott who’d been battling Leukemia all of his life of 5 years, battled the most evil of the bad guys and saved Gotham City (SF) when his biggest wish came true – to be Batkid.     THE 13th ANNUAL …

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THE ART OF BULGARI: LA DOLCE VITA AT THE DE YOUNG MUSEUM SAN FRANCISCO

Among the more famous icons of this sweet life is Elizabeth Taylor with her absurdly ginormous treasure trove from her twice-husband Richard Burton whose brilliant display of affection often involved anything Bulgari. “Because it’s Tuesday” Burton nonchalantly said, oft-repeated to this day.  We explored this allure, fanatic and mythical draw to the magnificent Italian Jeweler …

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JEAN PAUL GAULTIER: FROM THE SIDEWALK TO THE CATWALK AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM

A striking pose is a quality not just inherent of beauty but is manifested from a woman’s couture. A woman painted in a dress adorned with a corset, a cone-shaped bra, heavy bangles and red lips stands amidst dark shadows and a ray of obscure light.  Her expression: somber, yet passionate and driven.  This is …

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CHARLES JAMES: BEYOND FASHION AND NEW COSTUME INSTITUTE GALLERIES TO OPEN IN MAY 2014 AT THE MET

Cover: Charles James Butterfly Gown, 1954 Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photograph by Cecil Beaton, The Cecil Beaton Studio Archive at Sotheby’s       Charles James Exhibition and New Costume Institute Galleries to Open in May 2014 at Metropolitan Museum   Gala Benefit May 5, 2014, with Chair Aerin Lauder and Co-Chairs …

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EVA FLAIR LAUNCHES IN THE US MARKET IN SAN FRANCISCO

Does it matter where an item is made?  … It does.   eva flair LAUNCHES IN THE US MARKET IN SAN FRANCISCO   PRESENTED BY   THE CONSUL GENERAL OF ITALY, MAURO BATTOCCHI, and THE ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY   by: Karina Calayag   Most of us have a notion that immediately comes to mind …

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