Posts Tagged ‘culture’

The Sad Art of Missing Out

Written by Christopher Moore on . Posted in Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

chrismoor In NYC, crossing things off your cultural to-do list isn’t easy On July 16, I decided to go to an exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York, so I went online to get additional information. One particularly compelling detail emerged: the exhibition had closed July 15. I missed it. It’s a familiar [&hellip
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Why Is Kosher Wine So Bad?

Written by Josh Perilo on . Posted in Dining Our Town, Dining West Side Spirit, Eat & Drink, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, The Penniless Epicure, West Side Spirit

Jewish wines that are delicious and complex do exist Passover has come and gone already this year, but if there’s one question that I get more than any other from my fellow Jews, it is this: “Why is kosher wine so bad?” It could almost be added as the fifth question in the Passover haggadah. [&hellip
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Museum Director Is Not Licking Her Wounds

Written by admin on . Posted in Special Sections, WESTYS

Hotchner moving forward after Lollipop Building uproar By Mirva Lempiainen Holly Hotchner credits being selected for a WESTY award with the fact that she managed to do the impossible. Two years ago, she and her team breathed new life into the so-called “Lollipop Building” at Two Columbus Circle, turning it into the home of the [&hellip
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Making History at the Museum, Naturally

Written by admin on . Posted in Special Sections, WESTYS

Executive helps start a science education program By Alan Krawitz West Sider Lisa Gugenheim has been an integral part of the American Museum of Natural History since joining the organization more than a decade ago as executive director of government and community relations. “It’s very rewarding for me to contribute to finding ways to connect [&hellip
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City Week: April 2–April 8

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film

Friday, April 2 Screening—The Rubin Museum of Art, which houses a collection of Himalayan paintings, textiles and sculptures, screens Federico Fellini’s Academy Award-winning drama La Strada, presented with an introduction by artist Henry Chalfant. The film series at the museum is inspired by the exhibition Visions of the Cosmos, which juxtaposes Eastern and Western conceptions [&hellip
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